King Charles, The Farm and more for Strummer of Love

plus Campfire stage line-up revealed

published: Wed 23rd May 2012

King Charles

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August 2012
secret location in Somerset, England
£175 weekend pass, or £50 for day tickets
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Thu 9th Aug 2012

King Charles, The Farm, and The Men They Couldn't Hang have been added to the line-up announced for Strummer of Love, a one-off festival for 5,000 to commemorate the late Joe Strummer.

King Charles
The event, held at a secret location in the middle of the Somerset countryside over the weekend of Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August, will mark the 10th anniversary of the death of Strummer, the legendary Clash frontman

The festival has also revealed the line-up for the Strummerville Campfire stage, which takes its inspiration from the legendary campfire communities that Joe Strummer created at various festivals across the UK.

They are Alex Cox, Archive 45, Arrows Of Love, Bad For Lazarus, Bebe Black, Billy Liar, Bone, Boss Caine, Bryony Marie Fry, China White, Chris Jagger, Declan Bennett, Dekay, Dirty Nell, Formula and Creole, Gaz Brookfield, Hares, Hoodlums, Huw Olesker, Kal Lavelle, Kate Tempest, King Jacks, Kitty Finer, Leon Fender Walker, Little Robyn, Little Switzerland, Lloyd Yates, Lois & The Love, Los Ladrones, Loveproof, Ltnt, Lucy and The Scamps, Lyza Jane, Matt Guitar Matt, Missed You at the Show, Nimmo and the Gauntletts, One Eyed Wayne, Optik Sound System, Real Fur, The Savage Nomads, Sean McGowan, Sydney J Spencer, The Barker Band, Thee Deadtime Philharmonic, The Din, The Lights, The Meat and Onions Gang, The Promenade, The Riff Raff, The Savage Nomads, The Welcome Committee, The Wild Mercury Sound, This is Laura, and Thomas J Speight.

They join the existing line-up which includesThe Pogues, Badly Drawn Boy, Frank Turner, Roots Manuva, Basement Jaxx (DJ Set), Billy Bragg, KT Tunstall, Alabama 3, Don Letts, Dreadzone, Emmy The Great, Reverend And The Makers, Mr C, David Rodigan, Kitty Daisy And Lewis, Slow Club, Dog Is Dead, Dub Pistols, Man Like Me (Live), Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly, Bastille, The Whip, Joshua Moses, Fionn Regan, The Jim Jones Revue, Crazy P, Channel One Soundsystem, Talisman, Fit Les, Hollie Cook, The Time And Space Machine, Josh Kumra, Ska Levin, Kate Tempest, Yob, Luca C & Brigante, Guy Williams, Parmas Violets, Matices Latinos, Dark Moon, Atlantics, The Validators, The Joker And The Thief, The Supernovas, Beans On Toast, and Ben Folke Thomes. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Founder of Glastonbury Festival, Michael Eavis has endorsed the event saying, "I got to know Joe in the last years of his life, and his support in our unpopular campaign to control the numbers here in 2002 was invaluable to me. It¹s good to know that the spirit of Strummerville will still be alive in our part of the world, especially in our year off."

The line-up will comprise of friends and fans of Joe's paying respect to the influence that he has had on their lives and music. Internationally renowned artists are joined by a host of rising stars, many of them supported by the work of Strummerville.

There will be two main stages, one outdoor and one inside a huge marquee. Bunting and flags will be flyings all round the festival site. All bars will be reasonably priced and where possible all food outlets will use ethically sourced ingredients.

For the kids there will be an area dedicated to them, with activities to amuse them when their not on your shoulders listening to your favourite bands (ear protection will be available on site)

Festival goers can also expect stalls selling ethically sourced fair trade food and outlets highlighting a range of arts, crafts, Strummer memorabilia, alternative therapies, healing and community activism, a communal eating area, lots of space to camp and a patrolled car park, over looking the site.

The early bird offer has ended, a ticket is now priced £175. A childrens ticket (aged 13 - 17 years)is priced at £77. Children aged under 12 years go free. All children MUST be accompanied by an adult. A car parking ticket is priced at £10, and a live-in vehicle ticket is priced at £60. To buy tickets, click here.

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August 2012
secret location in Somerset, England
£175 weekend pass, or £50 for day tickets
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Thu 9th Aug 2012


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