BoomTown Fair's Wild West District line up is revealed

Beans On Toast, The Men They Couldn't Hang, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Moulettes, & more

published: Tue 24th Feb 2015

Beans on Toast

Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th August 2015
Matterley Estate, near Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1HW, England MAP
tier 3 - £155 for the weekend
daily capacity: 45000
last updated: Tue 14th Jul 2015

BoomTown Fair's Wild West District, has announced it's line-up of Folk, World,Hillbilly, and Yeehaaw for the Wild West  and Whistlers Green areas of the site

Chapter Seven of the immersive, theatrical and artistic festival with an on going narrative for around 45,000 festivalgoers takes place at Matterley Estate, nr. Winchester, in Hampshire and will run from Thursday 13th until Sunday 16th August 2015.

Organisers explain, The Wild West Story saying, "The cowboys of the west are back in town and with their all-powerful Sheriff leading the way and the Mayor in their pocket, this leery bunch have ambitions set far beyond their designated district and have already taken control of the Old Mines!

"The Wild West is now an almighty powerhouse of thigh slapping, Stetson slinging, cider swigging sounds with the very best in folk, roots, world, hillbilly and a whole lot of Yeehaaaa!"

Joining the previously announced Flogging Molly, Amadou & Mariam, The John Butler Trio, Dreadzone, Transglobal Underground, Peatbog Faeries, Songhoy Blues, Ibibio Sound Machine, and Edward II in the Old Mines are Beans on Toast, The Men They Couldn't Hang, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Moulettes, Mad Dog Mcrea, Monster Ceilidh Band, RSVP, Cocos Lovers, HoneyFeet, 47soul, Symphonica feat Mr Switch, La Complet Mandique, The Firepit Collective, No Go Stop, and John Fairhurst.

Appearing on the Rusty Spur stage will be Kim Churchill, Curtis Eller's American Circus, Pronghorn, The Boot Hill All Stars, Cody Jasper, The Skimmity Hitchers, Leonard & Bubba's Delicious Goo Goo Cluster, Louis Barabbas & The Bedlam Six, Goat Roper Rodeo Band, Hightown Crows, Gentlemen Of Few, Dead Plants, Cash Converted, Railroad Bill, Crazy Arm, Poor Old Dogs, Black Hearted Riders, Screamin' Miss Jackson & The Slap Ya' Mama Big Band, Funke and the Two Tone Baby, Slapface & The Hoagies, Lady Winwoods Maggot, Quinns Quinney, The White City Shakers, The United Stoats of America, Johnny Boxcars, The Jack Ratts, The Maddison Tarheels, Ben Gunn and the Junk Yard Angels, and Doghouse Boat Boys.

Whilst the Flying Lotus will be home to Lucy Ward, Will Varley, Harp and a Monkey, Whiskey Moon Face, The Eskies, Gypsy Rebel Rabble, Rioghnach Connolly, Flight Brigade, Tadhg Daly, Worry Dolls, Kit Hawes & Aaron Catlow, Tim Holehouse, Deferred Sucess, Kog & The Zongo Brigade, Hoopy Frood, Bear & the Woods, Hedge Gods, Dexter Selboy and the Shonky Trio, Kezia, Jordan O'Shea, My Crooked Teeth, Kimberley Newell, Ned Dylan, Efa Supertramp, and Davy Watson.

 They join Noisia, Flogging Molly, Gogol Bordello, Caravan Palace, Streetlight Manifesto, Fishbone, The Beat, Dub Pistols, Slamboree, Dubioza Kolektiv, Matisyahu, Alborosie, Cham feat. O, Turbulence, Cutty Ranks, Ward 21, Katchafire, David Rodigan, Natty, Gentleman's Dub Club, Chopstick Dubplate presents Jah Mason & Demolition Man, Mungos Hi Fi, The John Butler Trio, Amadou & Mariam, Dreadzone, Transglobal Underground, Peatbog Faeries, Edward II, Songhoy Blues, Ibibio Sound Machine, Infected Mushroom, Ace Ventura, Perfect Stranger, Juno Reactor, Capdown, King Prawn, The Mahones, The Rumjacks, The Interrupters, Toddla T & MC DRS, The Bug & Flow Dan, DJ Ez, Jungle Brothers, Caravan Palace, Deluxe, Scarecrow, crazy Berlin cats Dirty Honkers, Bart and Baker, Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer, Swingrowers, The Gaslight Troubadours featuring Professor Elemental, Odjbox, Brass Band Remix: Dutty Moonshine Brass Band, The Fontanas, DJ Tofu Vs Brass Funkeys, Trans-Siberian March Band, Grant Lazlo, Smerins Anti-Social Club, Too Many T's,Gipsy-Ska Orkestra, Kate Tempest, Jungle Brothers, Goldie Lookin' Chain, High Focus Records Takeover, Mark EG, Chris Liberator, Punk Floyd, Audio Pancake, Dave The Drummer, Rowland The Bastard, DJ Yoda presents Breakfast of Champions, Akala, Mouse Outfit ft Sparkz, Dr Syntax & Pete Cannon, Cheeba, First Degree Burns, Tantz, Black Friday, Seas of Mirth, Johnny Kowalski & The Sexy Weirdos, Woohoo Revue, Formidable Vegetable Soundsystem, and more.

The festival is made up of eight very different districts and 22 stages, which celebrate a variety of individual music genres and cultures from Ska to Jungle, Reggae to Folk and a whole load more in between and beyond, the line ups are released district by district.

For the line-up details as available see the BoomTown Fair, line-up page.

Tier Three tickets are still available starting at £155 (+BF & EcoBond)  plus there is the split payment option starting from £40, where you can pay off as little or as much as you like in instalments until 1st July 2015.

Teen residency pass (aged 13 - 17 years): £120 & ecobond deposit
Child (aged 6 - 12 years): £20
Infant (aged under 6 years): free

Campervan pass: £50
Caravan / Trailer tent pass: £60
Family car, campervan or caravan parking passes are also available.

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There is an option to donate £2, £5 or £10 to the event's charity partners for 2015, all donations are matched by BoomTown.

This is just the first district line up announcement for BoomTown, next up on 3rd Feb will be the full headliners announcement and then after that from 10th Feb, will be the start of all the remaining district line ups:
27th Feb: TrenchTown (Reggae, Dub, Dancehall)
3rd March: ChinaTown (Ska, Ska Punk, Punk)
eFestivals will be bringing you all these as they are announced.



Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th August 2015
Matterley Estate, near Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1HW, England MAP
tier 3 - £155 for the weekend
daily capacity: 45000
last updated: Tue 14th Jul 2015


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