comedy line-up revealed for Green Man Festival

Adam Buxton, The Rubberbandits, Zoe Lyons, Robin Ince, Holly Walsh, & more

published: Wed 28th Mar 2012

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Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August 2012
Glanusk Park, Usk Valley, Powys, Wales, NP8 1LP, Wales MAP
£145 adult weekend ticket
daily capacity: 10000
last updated: Tue 7th Aug 2012

The line-up has been unveiled for the Comedy Tent at this summer's The Green Man Festival taking place at Glanusk Park, Usk Valley, Powys, in Wales from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August 2012.

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In a special Thursday night curtain raiser in the Far Out Tent, comedian, writer, video director and YouTube commentator Adam Buxton will present the Best of BUG: The Evolution of the Music Video. The bi-monthly BFI Southbank show comes to Green Man for the first time promising video clips, online observations, and a few homemade gems of his own.

Each day The Green Man will offer seven hours of stand-up from 7pm to 2am every night in the Comedy Tent with a line-up including The Rubberbandits, Zoe Lyons, Robin Ince, Holly Walsh, Mike Wozniak, Mark Allen, Behemoth, Delete The Banjax, Brian Gittins, Henry Paker, Edward Aczel, John-Luke Roberts, Mark Olver, and Michael Fabbri, plus more to be announced.

The next headliner for The Green Man is due to be revealed shortly.

Feist will headline Sunday, The Walkmen, The Felice Brothers, Yann Tiersen, Jonathan Richman, Junior Boys, Damien Jurado, Time and Space Machine, Cass McCombs, Scritti Politti, Slow Club, GhostPoet, Peter Paphides, Peaking Lights, Dark Dark Dark, Cashier No 9, The Wave Pictures, Islet, Rocketnumbernine, Alt-J, Teeth of the Sea, The Perch Creek Family Jug Band, Richard Warren, Goodnight Lenin, Sweet Baboo, and Alaska.

Two more headliners and over 100 other acts are yet to be announced for the festival which takes place annually at Glanusk Park, Usk Valley, Powys, Wales. The dates for The Green Man Festival 2012 are confirmed as from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August 2012.

The Green Man Festival is a four day event with three days of music and more than 100 acts playing indie, psychedelia, Americana, and folk across 5 stages, while DJs playing everything from psychedlia, dub-reggae, modern electro and stoner rock right through the night.

Literature, film, theatre, ceilidhs, all-night bonfires, comedy and secret gigs are part of the festival's identity. The festival has carved a niche as a non-corporate and ethically-minded festival.

Ticket are priced at £145 for adults, £125 for students, £75 for teenagers, and £5 for children aged 5 and under. A live-in vehicle ticket will be priced at £60, and holiday tickets (bought in addition to a weekend ticket, allowing camping at Glanusk Park from Monday 13th August for 3 days before the festival opens) will be priced at £40. A resident day ticket will be priced at £50.

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Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August 2012
Glanusk Park, Usk Valley, Powys, Wales, NP8 1LP, Wales MAP
£145 adult weekend ticket
daily capacity: 10000
last updated: Tue 7th Aug 2012


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