Chris Cunningham to make a rare appearance at The Big Chill

plus Baio, North Mississippi Allstars, Fight Like Apes, Digital Mystikz, & more

published: Fri 13th May 2011

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Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th August 2011
Eastnor Castle, Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 1RL, England MAP
£165 for the weekend
daily capacity: 30000
last updated: Thu 1st Sep 2011

Acclaimed video artist Chris Cunningham will produce an audio/visual set following the evening's Deer Park Stage headliners Rodrigo y Gabriela at the The Big Chill Festival on the Sunday night.

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The cult film-maker, musician, photographer and producer is responsible for some of the most iconic music videos ever made, amongst a myriad of other accomplishments. Cunningham will create a sight and sound spectacular, to bring this year's Big Chill to a close.

Vampire Weekend bassist Baio will also appear at The Big Chill this summer at Starburst on Sunday in his DJ guise.

Also confirmed, and bringing a slice of Americana to Herefordshire the Deer Park Stage on Sunday will be North Mississippi Allstars, with Fight Like Apes are added to The Revellers' stage on Friday.

Dubstep duo Digital Mystikz will appear on The People's Ear Stage on Friday, with that stage also hosting Bristolian Julio Bashmore on Sunday. London based dupstep duo Stinkahbell hit up the decks at Starburst on Friday.

Combining the talents of six London and Watford-based producers and DJs, True Tiger will deliver a live set on Sunday at Starburst, melding grime with hip-hop, house and more. Formerly DJ Clipz, the restyled DJ and producer Redlight, and South London's DJ Distance are also confirmed for Starburst on Sunday.

The Chemical Brothers, Kanye West, and Rodrigo Y Gabriela, top the line-up. Also confirmed are Empire Of The Sun, 2manydjs, Neneh Cherry, Wild Beasts, Electrelane, Mahala Rai Banda, Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Jessie J, Metronomy, Janelle Monae, Crystal Fighters, Robert Plant and Band Of Joy, Warpaint, Femi Kuti and the Positive Force, Norman Jay, About Group, Chipmunk, Plastician, Aloe Blacc, Hercules And Love Affair, Horace Andy, Fenech-Soler, Cubic Zirconia, Calvin Harris, The Midnight Beast, Example, The Midnight Beast, Katy B, Devlin, Brandt Brauer Frick, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Quantic and his Combo Barbaro, Mulatu Astatke & The Black Jesus Experience, Liam Bailey, Jamie Woon, Flying Lotus, xxxy, Scuba, The Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra, Matthew Halsall Remixed, The Stepkids, Ghostpoet, Buraka Som Sistema, and more. For the line-up details, day and stage splits as available please click here.

The dates for The Big Chill 2011 are confirmed as from Thursday 4th until Sunday 7th August at the site which has four lakes, thick woods and an arboretum at Eastnor Castle in Herefordshire.

Tickets are priced at £165 per adult with a maximum of 4 tickets able to be bought per household, teen tickets (13 to 15 years old) are priced at £85, and kid (12 and under) tickets are priced at £5. Day tickets are priced at £75 for Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

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Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th August 2011
Eastnor Castle, Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 1RL, England MAP
£165 for the weekend
daily capacity: 30000
last updated: Thu 1st Sep 2011


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