The Feeling, Razorlight, Heaven 17, Hayseed Dixie, Toyah, Johnny Borrell & Zazou, Moriaty, and The Rising have been added to the line-up Plymouth Volksfest a VW themed weekend held at Newnham Park from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th May 2014.
Also announced is the line-up for the Live and Local Jammin Stage with Coda, Melosa, THePETEBOX, The Scribes, Electric Swing Circus, The Retro Gents, Vince Lee & Becca Langsford, The Manic Shine, Jazz Morley, Joanna Cooke, Forever 27, Tom Baker, Deficit, The Paisley Strays, Ben Robey, Sam Green & The Midnight Heist, Miss Walker, Andy Quick's Unidentified Flying Orchestra, The Cooling Pearls, Abee Hague, Jack Joyce, Steve Sampson, Manushka, Black Forest Ghetto, Empire of Fools, Risky Business, Charlotte Bolt, Josie Ghost, Jeff Horsey, Dr Jack's Piano and Sax, and Calvin Thomas all added to the bill.
There are also more acts for the Cabaret Tent which will also be home to Escape Commitee, Mauri Latino, Daddy Teacha and the Rooticals, Bess Howard Baker, Ken Parsons, Burlesque Beauties Review, Malavita, Hot Club Of Stonehouse, The Lena Smith Band, There Goes Lizzie, The Revellers, Miami Mix Dance Demos, Amie J, Weapons of Sound, Christian Sleep, Burlesque Beauties Review, The Banana Thieves, The Diamond Geezers, Abigail Colins, Alien Lane, Kitty Dolls Burlesque, Benjamin Michael, Anna Keirle, Ameera Dance, Africussion, Kali Tribe Belly Dance, The Apples, Watershed, and Lincoln House Band, plus comedians Marcel Lucont, Richard James, and Ken Parsons.
This year's fancy dress theme has also been announced as 'Oh I do like to be beside the Seaside' think nautical.'
This year a new Dance Village is being introduced situated within the main arena. It will offer a choice of 3 zones, including an outdoor stage with DJs from around the world, a real beach, foam parties and more.
They join Boomtown Rats, Mad Dog Mcrea, Dreadzone, Emma Stevens, The Apples, Babyhead, Joey The Lips, Yes Sir Boss, Judge Jules, Danny Byrd, Brandon Block, Baila la Cumbia, Alex Hart, Del Strain, Demitris Deech, Belfast Busker, Bert Miller and the Animal Folk, Hal Cruttenden, Anna Keirle, Demitris Deech, David Arnold, and many more.
For the line-up details, as available please click here.
An early bird adult weekend ticket is priced at £65, add £10 for camping, or £20/£50 for a campervan. Youth (16 - 17 yrs) weekend with camping ticket is priced at £75, a festival junior (6 - 15yrs) weekend with camping ticket is priced at £30, children aged 5 years and under have free entry. All children under 18 must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult.
Whilst this festival is called Volksfest, it is not prohibitive in letting non-Volkswagon owners attend. Whilst many VW owners camp in special reserved camping beside the main arena, above the arena on the slopes of Newnham Park is open to all, with the added bonus of being able to camp next to your vehicle most of the time. BBQ's (off the ground) are permitted, but not open fires, there are proper festival food stalls in the main arena.
The idea of the event is to offer everyone a chilled out family friendly weekend with lots of entertainment for all. They have two music tents, a comedy tent, children's entertainment, stalls and more, not forgetting the Show'n'Shine VW displays.
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