more than 60 acts revealed for animals themed Beautiful Days

The Living End, 65daysofstatic, Dodgy, Tricka Technology, The Correspondants, and more

published: Wed 12th Jun 2013

The Living End

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August 2013
Escot Park, near Fairmile, Devon, EX11 1LU, England MAP
£120 for adult weekend tickets - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 15000
last updated: Fri 9th Aug 2013

The Living End, 65daysofstatic, Dodgy, Dave McPherson (INME), Hudson Taylor, Goldblade, Citizen Fish, and Electric River complete the bill on the Main Stage of the 'animal' themed Beautiful Days, which takes place at Escot Park, near Fairmile, Devon from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August 2013 which has sold out of tickets early again this year.

The Sunday theme at Beautiful Days this year has also been announced and will be 'Animals'.

The last acts to be announced for The Big Top stage are Thea Gilmore, The Long Hill Ramblers, Robbie Boyd, Martin Prahl's Skelter Wheel, and The Lancashire Hotpots.

The Little Big Top will feature music from The Correspondents, Monster Ceilidh Band, Subgiant, Melosa, Audio Razor, and DJ King Farmer.

The Little Big Top will play host in the evenings to Tricka Technology (Krafty Kuts, A Skillz & Dynamite MC), Mr. Nice, Ben & Lex, DJ Ambiessence, Lewah, Maxxi P, Re-Defeat, Grudge, Renzo, Don Johnston, Andy Guthrie, Urban Tourist, Simplistix, Dr Trippy, Freshold b2b Catalyst and Stokka, and MCs: Agony, Crisis, Johnny G, Jay Tuns, Westman, Pacman and Mr English.

The SSSSH Silent Disco returns with music from Just a Couple of Mums, DJ Ambiessence, Golly, Slugrave, Dizzit, King Farmer, Snatch the Wax DJs.

The evenings in The Theatre Tent once again feature stand-up comedy as 'Scary Dave presents' Robin Ince, Tom Price, Jim Smallman, Felix Dexter, Tony Cowards, Gareth Berliner, Nick Stein, Dougie Dunlop, and Sully O'Sullivan

The Band Stand in 2013 will be playing host to Martin Harley Band, The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican, Sly & Reggie and The Middle Class Sound System, One Eyed Wayne, Lisbee Stainton, The Brendan Pig & Whistle Band, Denis Jones, and Walk, plus Homebrood, Mrs Mills Experience, Winter Mountain, The Midnight Barbers, The Wolves of Meantone, and John Robb in conversation with special guests and the Open Mic sessions, the 2013 Fancy Dress Competition and daily singing workshops with the Exeter Gospel Choir.

The seated Theatre Tent returns in 2013 with a programme including Rob, Dex & The Entertainingly Different Gang who will start the mornings off with their Rise and Shine shows and will also be bringing some 'Traditional Tales' to life during the weekend. Le Navet Bete return to create more mayhem with their Extravaganza of clowning, acrobatics, mime and music. There is magic from the master of conjuring Peter Clifford and a fast paced juggling spectacular from Dan the Hat. Plus we travel back in time with Trifle Gathering Productions for a Curious Evening of Trance and Rap with The Ogden Sisters, and witness George Formby's rise from awkward stable boy to one Britain's biggest starts in a unique one-man performance from Ewan Wardrop. To top it all off there's extreme cabaret from Carney Cabaret and The Bo Diddlers (a Morris dance troupe with a difference) performing 'The Six Rods at Dawn'.

Put together by the Levellers, Beautiful Days is an old-style festival featuring quality acts old and new, and last year tickets sold out in April. Ticket prices have been held this year. There will be no day tickets available.

Headlined by Primal Scream, Ocean Colour Scene, and festival founders Levellers who close the celebrations on the Sunday night, as is traditional. Also confirmed are Sinead O' Connor, Arrested Development, Roy Harper, Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel, Imelda May, The Selecter, Skatalites, The Wonder Stuff, Clannad, Babylon Circus, Spiers & Boden, The Staves, Treacherous Orchestra, Damien Dempsey, Viv Albertine, Molotov Jukebox, Brother & Bones, Andy C, Banco De Gaia, Skamanians, Sharon Shannon, Headmix Collective, The Chair, Sheelanagig, Gaz Brookfield, The Emily Brothers, Heidi Talbot, Moulettes, Sam Lee, and The Fabulous Good Time Party Boys.

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

Tickets have sold out. An adult weekend camping ticket was priced at £120, child (10 to under 16 years of age) weekend camping tickets was £60, children aged 5 to under 10's weekend camping tickets was £30 and under 5's weekend camping tickets was £5.



Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August 2013
Escot Park, near Fairmile, Devon, EX11 1LU, England MAP
£120 for adult weekend tickets - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 15000
last updated: Fri 9th Aug 2013


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