Todd Terje, Beardyman's Dream Team, A Guy Called Gerald, B.Traits, Stanton Warriors, TC + MC Jakes, Ed Solo, Appleblim, Higher Intelligence Agency, Union Jack, Flamingods, Mark Archer, Paul Taylor, and Subculture Sage lead the latest acts revealed for Beatherder Festival, situated in the Ribble Valley, Lancashire from Friday 15th until Sunday 17th July 2016.
Also confirmed are ABBA Arrival, Tan Dem, Big Bad Sound System, Henge, Jinx In Dub, Jon Sterckx, Mojo Filter, Mrs Cakehead, New Kingston, Paddy Steer, Pete Lawrence, Phatworld, Smiley Maxx, Steve Thorpe, Spongebob Squarewave, Oh My God! It's The Church, Thorpey, Trikilatops, Ushti Baba, Nipples Of Venus, Mister Tooley, Shack, Ennio Maccaroni, Waka, Stagger Lee Fisher, Professor Lez Scott, Stee Bowden, DJ Kate Fear, Paul Woodgnome, Liz Collier, DJ Phez, Rumjig, Maxi Roots In Cumbia, Tantz, DJ Rorshack, Hot Damn, Head Tentacle, Louise Coady, Lewis Garland, Wenro, Matt Montez, Paper Cranes, Lyons and La Zel, Midnight Zu, Solana, Dub Dadda, Escape Roots & Tom Spirals, DJ Feline, Jon Dawes PC, Marc Constantine, Shunya, Kalika, Mama Jerk & The Lady Fingers, Binbag Wisdom, and Skayaman.
There will also be plus 2 new stages this year Sunrise with the psytrance partry crew, and The Illustrious Society stage, the "home of the Good, the Glitterati and the Intelligentsia" where suits, steam punk or vintage attire will be mandatory for entry. Plus the comedy line up has beem announced with Tom Stade, Rob Ruse, Fern Brady, and Jack Evans.
They will join Primal Scream, Chronixx & Zinc Fence Redemption, Donovan, Andhim, Claude Von Stroke, Derrick Carter, Clean Cut Kid, Doorly, Dub Pistols, Easy Star All Stars, Gentleman's Dub Club, General Levy, Format:B, Booka Shade, Miike Snow, Digitalism, Greg Wilson, Mr Scruff, Lady Waks, Krafty Kuts, Mr C, Chimpo, Chris Coco, DJ Deekline, Jon Rundell, Hybrid Theory, Solardo, JFB, Apexape, Haelos, The Lancashire Hotpots, The Fairey Brass Band, Georgia, Zibra, Nimmo, The Vryll Society, The Amazons, Yonaka, Fronteers, Tom Walker, Rationale, Beans on Toast, Meadowlark, Grinny Grandad, Jamie Berry, Credit to The Nation, WBBL, JAUZ, Jess Rose, Justin Martin, Marshall Jefferson, Riton, Sonny Fodera, A Skillz, Beatangers, Delta Heavy, Alex Patterson, Krysko, Mooqee, Utah Saints, Will Tramp, Broadway Sounds, Cash+David, Captain Hotknives, Cosmo Sheldrake, Formation, Kiko Bun, Louis Berry, Otherkin, Tantz, Dohnut, Ed Stones & The BD3, Eddie Earthquake & The Tremors, Fandjango, Folkestra, Foxes Faux, J-Bear and The Giants, Pete Foxon's Soul Train, Rare Element, Rubber Kazoo, Father Funk, and more.
For the line-up details as available see the BeatHerder line-up page.
The festival is independently funded and has no involvement in corporate organisations, nor does it receive any sponsorship. It has organically grown from its free party roots and has a musical emphasis on dance and electronic artists. The festival is renowned for it's dramatic creative site art, and unique venues including The Fortress complete with towers, turrets and flame throwers, Pratty's Ring, a huge earth bowl apparently carved from the ground by local, shovel handed, legend ‘The Giant John Pratt'. The Street features not only a functioning church, hotel, and hair salon, but a tattooist where ‘lifers' can demonstrate their allegiance with a Beat-Herder tattoo. At its centre is The Woods, a magical arena at the heart of festival surrounded by huge swaying Pines and not forgetting the Beat Herder and District Working Men's Club with Bingo and the hugely popular Beat Herder's got Talent competition.
All Beat-Herder tickets, regardless of the tier, are the same with the same entitlements. All tiers are available, so either grab a bargain from the lower tiers while you can, or if you're feeling super flush, buy a ticket from the top end to give those with shallow pockets a cheaper option.
Tickets will be sold on tiers and Tier 3 are £137.50 and Tier 4 cost £150. Prices are subject to an additional booking fee.
All Adult Tickets are subject to a £5 refundable litter bond. This will be refunded at the festival when the ticket holder presents a full bag of litter at a litter bond station in the campsite or campervan field.
A 'Youth Ticket' for anyone aged from 13 - 17 years old priced at £85 plus booking fee. All Youth Ticket holders must be accompanied to the festival by a parent, a legal guardian or a nominated guardian over the age of 30.
Child tickets for those aged 2 to 12 years old are £25 plus BF. Under 2 year olds need an Infant Ticket, but these cost £nothing.
This year there's the Car Parking Pass at £12, Campervan Pass (up to 6m in length) for £30, Campervan Pass (6m in length or longer) £50, and the Car and Caravan Pass for £50.
The cost of tickets can be spread out through the Deposit Scheme or the monthly Payment Plan for Tier 3 Adult Tickets as well as all child and vehicle passes. The Payment Plan collects your payments automatically via Direct Debit. The Deposit Scheme allows you to secure your ticket with a 50% deposit. The balance needs settling before May 1st 2016.
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