This summer's Boomtown Fair, the festival with an on going narrative for around 45,000 festivalgoers - Chapter 8: 'The Revolution Starts Now' has announced the full line-up for ChinaTown, the ska and punk-fuelled hub of the city built in the Matterley Estate, nr. Winchester, in Hampshire over the long weekend of Thursday 11th until Sunday 14th August 2016.
Joining the previously announced Leftover Crack, Talco, Big D and the Kids Table, and Sonic Boom Six, on The Devil Kicks Dancehall are Senser, Street Dogs, Jaya the Cat, Inner Terrestrials, Culture Shock, The King Blues, Mischief Brew, Banane Metalik, The Peacocks, The Brains, The Filaments, New Town Kings, Chewing on Tinfoil, Wonk Unit, The Bar Stool Preachers, Vanilla Pod, Faintest Idea, The Firepit Collective, Smokey Bastard, Ruby Throat, Dogshite, In Evil Hour, Casual Nausea, Rags Rudi, Intercity Crazy Train, Skaciety, and Last Gang In Town DJs
The ChinaTown Courtyard will host The Ska Vengers, Will And The People, The Riffs, Spred The Dubs, By The Rivers, Buster Shuffle, Caravana Sun, Goldmaster Allstars, The JB Conspiracy, Land of the Giants, Bombskare, Magnus Major, China Shop Bull, Wombo Orchestra, Cut Capers, Mad Apple Circus, The Meow Meows, Counting Coins, Smiley & The Underclass, The Majestic, Count Skylarkin, Karl Phillips and the NGF Rejects, The Stiff Joints, The Activators, Cartoon Violence, Millie Manders, The Tips, Dizney Rascal, and Last Edition.
Whilst confirmed for The Last Stand are Days n Daze, The Lagan, RatBag, Lenny Lashley's Gang of One, The Roughneck Riot, Matildas Scoundrels, Cistem Failure, 2 Peas in a Pod, Hello Mabel, Ed Ache, Joe Yorke, Mercurius Rising, and Efa Supertramp.
They join Madness, Damian Marley, Leftfield, Fat Freddy's Drop, Levellers, Afro Celt Sound System, Parov Stelar, Molotov Jukebox, The Correspondents, Asian Dub Foundation, Babylon Circus, Bad Manners, Beans on Toast, Beardyman, Big D and the Kids Table, Dhol Foundation, Fun Lovin' Criminals, Imelda May, Joe Driscoll & Seckou Kouyate, Lau, Leftover Crack, Los De Abajo, Mad Caddies, The Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Mokoomba, Molotov Jukebox, Nahko and Medicine for the People, The Neville Staple Band, Ojos De Brujo, Seth Lakeman, Shooglenifty, Skinny Lister, Sonic Boom Six, Steve'n'Seagulls, Talco, The Correspondents, The Dickies, The Selecter, The Slackers, Benny Page vs Ed Solo, Channel One meets Mad Professor, Congo Natty & Tenor Fly, The Heatwave presents Showtime (feat Big Narstie, Tippa Iris, General Levy, Flowoan, Nadia Rose, Serocee, Demolition Man, Skibadee, Eva Laurus, Rodney P, Solo Banton), Inner Circle, Junior Kelly, Kabaka Pyramid & The Bebble Rockers, Kiko Bun, Little Roy, Manudigital, Morgan Heritage, Mungo's Hi Fi Sound System, Prince Fatty ft. Horseman, MC Soom T, Tanya Stephens, Tarrus Riley, The Skints, Wrongtom meets Ragga Twins, Zion Train, Audio, Calibre, Calyx & Teebee, Cause4Concern, Critical Sound (feat. Mefjus, Kasha, Emperor, Foreign Concept, Ivy Lab, Enei, Sam Binga) , Billain, Deep Medi Takeover, Diemantle Aka Die & Dismantle, DJ Craze, Zinc, Dub Phizix & Strategy, Dynamite MC, Foreign Beggars, Hype, Hazard, Jus Now, Koan Sound, Levelz, Mele, MJ Cole, My Nu Leng & Dread MC, Newham Generals, Om Unit, Pharoahe Monch, Roni Size & DJ Krust, So Solid Crew, Special Request, Swindle, Submotion Orchestra, Teddy Killerz, The Upbeats, TQD (Royal T, DJ Q, Flava D) , Zed Bias & Mc Trigga, B.Traits, Chris Lorenzo, Craig Charles, Derrick Carter, Derrick May, Friend Within, Jackmaster, Nightmares on Wax, Octave One, Shades Of Rhythm, ShadowChild, Skream, Gaudi, EMS, Hallucinogen, Hilight Tribe, Neelix, Ozric Tentacles, Skazi, Shpongle (DJ Set) , Angerfist, Bong-Ra, Chris Liberator b2b Dave The Drummer, and more.
This summer also sees the rise of a new area Sector 6, and in total there will be over 100 stages, across 9 districts. For the line-up details, and stage splits as available see the BoomTown Fair line-up page.
Tier 3 city residency passes are priced at £170 & ecobond deposit. A limited number of teen (ages 13 - 17 years) tickets priced at £135 will also be available, but these can only be purchased in conjunction with an adult ticket by someone 25 or over (maximum of 2 tickets) who will be accompanying all under 18 teen ticket holders throughout the duration of the festival.
Child tickets (aged 12 years and under) are free and can be ordered by anyone 25 or over.
Family car (£15), campervan (£60) or caravan parking (£65) passes are also available.
The festival also offers a split-payment scheme where separate payments in manageable chunks can be used to buy a ticket over a few months.
Option A: Two Instalments: Total ticket price (£170.00 + £6.95 booking fee + £10.00 EcoBond). Payment schedule: Initial down payment is £85.00 + £16.95 due today. Final payment is £85.00 due 3rd June 2016. All ticket prices listed here include the Ticket, Booking Fees and EcoBond.
Option B: Four Instalments: Total ticket price (£170.00 + £6.95 booking fee + £10.00 EcoBond). Payment schedule: Initial down payment is £42.50 + £16.95 due today. Second Instalment is £42.50 due 3rd April 2016. Third Instalment is £42.50 due 3rd May 2016. Final payment is £42.50 due 3rd June 2016. All ticket prices listed here include the Ticket, Booking Fees and EcoBond
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