first acts announced for Off The Tracks Summer Festival

Peatbog Faeries, The Dhol Foundation, The Selecter, and more

published: Mon 4th Jul 2011

Dhol Foundation

Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September 2011
Donington Park Farmhouse, Isley Walton, nr Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England MAP
£65 for w/e inc camping; children (12-16) £32.50
last updated: Mon 4th Jul 2011

Peatbog Faeries, Dhol Foundation, and Neol Davies aka The Selecter are amongst the first acts to be announced for Off The Tracks Summer Festival which takes place from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September 2011.

Dhol Foundation
Also confirmed to appear are Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick, Saint Jude, John Otway, and The Lancashire Hotpots.

They will be joined by Merry Hell, Neverland (acoustic), Lil Jims Big Squeeze, Tri, Mishaped Pearls, The Wigornia String Quartet, Extra Love, Hyperpotamus, Denis Jones, In Fear Of Olive, Coda, Dr Matt, Inter Africa, Maybe Myrtle Tyrtle, King Capisce, The Balkan Bandits, The Cactus Room, The Mother Folkers, Nazdrove DJs, Frozac DJs, and Shirazmataz.

For the line-up details as available please click here.

John Atkin, festival spokesman, said, "We had a really great Spring Festival in May, with loads of fantastic responses and reviews. Now we can start to get really excited about the line-up we’ve put together for the summer festival.

"We believe Off The Tracks is now among the best-value and most-enjoyable festivals you can find, and the people who come back time after time seem to agree with us."

This popular family-friendly festival takes place in and around the courtyard of a farmhouse and offers folk, roots, dance and fusion on two stages, accompanied by 70 real ales, ciders and perrys, acoustic sessions, stalls, and atmospheric surroundings. The facilities include hot showers and caravan hook-ups.

Tickets are priced at £65 for an adult ticket for the weekend with camping, and £32.50 for a youth (aged 12 to 16 years) ticket, children aged under 12 go free and do not require a ticket.

To buy tickets from Seetickets, click here.

To buy tickets from Ticketline, click here.

There's also a children's play area for the kids, and children also have the opportunity to take part in circus workshops, and the parade. In The Orchard at Off The Tracks offers workshops and therapies such as yoga, tuning in, Tai Chi & Chi Kung, Shiatsu, Metamorphic Technique, meditation, and chanting & voice work.

Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September 2011
Donington Park Farmhouse, Isley Walton, nr Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England MAP
£65 for w/e inc camping; children (12-16) £32.50
last updated: Mon 4th Jul 2011


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