Beautiful Days announce more acts

Bimble Inn, and Dirty Daveys Bandstand line-ups

published: Wed 10th Aug 2011

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Friday 19th to Sunday 21st August 2011
Escot Park, near Fairmile, Devon, EX11 1LU, England MAP
£110 for adult weekend tickets (including camping), teenager (14-17) £60, children £30 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 13500
last updated: Thu 18th Aug 2011

The line-ups for the Bimble Inn, and Dirty Daveys Bandstand at Beautiful Days have been announced.

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The Bimble Inn will play host to JB & the Backline, Melosa, Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun, Griffs Majic Theatre, Joana And The Wolf, Cained & Able, Hawkwindesque DJ set, The Summertides, Dog Daisy, Rachel Sermanni, Jess Hall Band, The Lasting Days, The May Birds, Leatherat, Mad Dog Mcrea, Ferocious Dog, The Big V, ahab, True Blue, Winter Mountain, King Charles, Pike On A Bike, and Just a Couple of Mums.

Dirty Davey's Bandstand acts have been confirmed as live art, Ancient Greek Tales, Jackie Juno, Exeter Alternative Theatre, Piano Pop, Chris Eccleshall, The Teenagers, Rachel Sermanni, The Fancy Dress Competition, and Houndogs.

Plus John Robb hosts question & answer sessions with John Robb, Rankin Roger, Carter USM, Dave Brock from Hawkwind with Matthew Wright, Rob from Alabama 3, and Jeremy from Levellers.

The entry will be slightly different this year in that those in cars will be parked in the car parks and then festival goers will walk to one of two new Pedestrian Gates (whichever is closest, they will be clearly signed) where tickets will be exchanged for wristbands. Festival goers can then go through the Pedestrian Gates and into the campsites. Those arriving in a Campervan will exchange their tickets for wristbands as they enter the Campervan field as has happened previously.

Beautiful Days takes place from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st August 2011 at Escot Park, near Fairmile, Devon and will feature music across five stages, and street theatre, as well as site art and sculpture, lots of children's activities a huge children's area in the centre of the festival, theatre, comedy, family camping, camping facilities, licensed bars from local company Otter Brewery, world food, craft stalls, fancy dress, a 'village shop' on site, and more. There is plenty of family camping close to the car parks.

This year's Sunday fancy dress theme has also been announced and it will be 'Spots & Polka Dots', with bands and festival goers all wearing something spotty or dotty, plus there will be site art and other things which will tie in with the theme. There will also be a fancy dress competition on Dirty Davey's Bandstand again this year to find the person with the most dotty outfit.

The original Big Audio Dynamite headline the Friday night sharing the bill with Gogol Bordello. Headlining the Saturday night are Carter USM (only UK festival appearance), and, as is tradition, the festival founders Levellers will headline the festival on the Sunday night followed by a the usual fireworks spectacular to end the weekend.

Other acts confirmed include Pop Will Eat Itself, Flogging Molly, Tim Minchin, The Low Anthem, Afro Celt Sound System, Hugh Cornwell, Stereo MC's, I Am Kloot, John Grant, The Blockheads, The Mob, Alabama 3 (acoustic & unplugged), Teddy Thompson, Gentleman's Dub Club, Four Men & A Dog, Paul Heaton, The Beat, The Jim Jones Revue, Divokej Bill, Lau, Salsa Celtica, The Wolf People, Sheelanagig, Rory McLeod, Dave McPherson (INME), MojoFury, and The Fabulous Good Time Party Boys. Dance acts announced for The Little Big Top include Kissy Sell Out, DJ Friction, Sigma, Jaguar Skills, Mr. Nice, Maxxi P, Sunfish, FOS Brothers, Trolley Snatcha, and System 7.

Beautiful Days have announced that they have invited the Oysterband to take over The Big Top stage on Saturday 20th August for a classic all-day Big Session line-up headlined by them with Eddi Reader, Roddy Woomble, The Bad Shepherds, Dizraeli and the Small Gods, Jackie Oates, and The Young Coppers.

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

Tickets have sold out for this year's festival.

Friday 19th to Sunday 21st August 2011
Escot Park, near Fairmile, Devon, EX11 1LU, England MAP
£110 for adult weekend tickets (including camping), teenager (14-17) £60, children £30 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 13500
last updated: Thu 18th Aug 2011


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