More of the line-up has been revealed for the carnival themed Boomtown Fair held Matterley Estate, nr. Winchester, in Hampshire from Thursday 7th until Sunday 10th August 2014.
In the latest part of the narrative of the festival, the new area, The Wild West, is run by the ex-Mayor of BoomTown who is now Sherriff. The line-up (some of which is repeated on other stages features bluegrass, country, scrumpy and western. The Wild West will be rife with toe-tapping ceilidh’s and is "the sure-fire place to find your inner straw gnawing, yeehaa-ing hillbilly!"
The original settlement founded by the first residents of BoomTown during prosperous times of the gold rush… The devious ex-Mayor of BoomTown, via an exceptional use of time-travel, has bought the Wild West to the 21st Century, but are the existing occupants of Crazy Calamities saloon and Rusty Spur Avenue ready?
The line-up will feature Hayseed Dixie, Son Of Dave, Pronghorn, Boot Hill All Stars, Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra, Cut a Shine, Wille and The Bandits, Stompin Dave Allen, Grizzly & The Grasshoppers, The Skimmity Hitchers, Winter Mountain, The Vagaband, C.C. Smugglers, Dirty Cello, Johnny Cage & the Voodoogroove, Doghouse Boat Boys, Chicken Shed Zeppelin, Howlin' Lord, Dr Bluegrass and the Illbilly 8, Lumberjack Cowboy Heartbreak Trucking Co, Screamin' Miss Jackson & The Slap Ya' Mama Big Band, The Mongomerys, The Paper Trains, The Jimmy Hillbillies, Feral Mouth, Land of the Giants, Smiley & The Underclass, Captain Accident, Love Street Band, The Buffalo Skinners, The Recks, Crinkle Cuts, Solko, Cut Capers, Carnivala!, Slightly Offensive Steve, The Inexplicables, Beneath The Reef , Tree House Fire, Junior Bill & The Scallies, Shanty, The Piratones, The Backyard Rhythm Orchestra, Broken Boat, La Mort Subite, House Of Commoners, Fat Sandwich, Ben Russell and The Charmers, Josephine and The Artizans, and Fast Decline.
They join The Cat Empire, NoFX, Hot 8 Brass Band, Chas & Dave, [dunkelbunt] and the Secret Swing Society, The Dreadnoughts, Freddie Notes, Tape Five, Phoenix City All-stars, Russkaja, Woohoo Revue, The Destroyers, The Trojans, Molotov Jukebox, La Selva Sur, Babyhead, Horace Panter's Uptown Ska Collective, Jimmy Cliff, The Wailers, Raggasonic, Lady Saw, the world debut of the UK Allstars (featuring Congo Natty, Congo Dubz, Tippa Irie, Top Cat, General Levy, Daddy Freddy, Sweetie Irie, Tenor Fly, and Nancy & Pheobe), Warrior King, Easy Star All Stars performing the entirety of ‘Dub Side of the Moon’, Chronixx, Dawn Penn, The Skints, Mungo's Hi Fi Sound System, Raging Fyah, The Heatwave, Robbo Ranx, Stylo G, Jus Now, Tinariwen, Bellowhead, Playing For Change, Dub FX, Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit, Eliza Carthy, The Bad Shepherds, Treacherous Orchestra, Sam Lee & Friends, Joe Driscoll & Seckou Kouyate, 3 Daft Monkeys, Dizraeli and the Small Gods, Skinny Lister, La Chiva Gantiva, Beans on Toast, and many more.
For the line-up details, and stage splits, as available, click here.
Tickets for this summer's BoomTown Fair have already reached the final tier having been on sale since November.
Tier 3 city residency passes: £150 & £10 ecobond deposit
Teen residency pass (aged 13 - 17 years): £110 & £10 ecobond deposit - SOLD OUT
Child (aged 6 - 12 years): £20
Infant (aged under 6 years): free
Car park pass: £15
Campervan pass: £45
Caravan pass: £45
Family Field Campervan pass: £45
Family Field Caravan pass: £45
Disabled Parking Pass (per car): £15
Locker / phone charger: £15
Prices do not include booking fees.
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