This summer's Boomtown Fair, the festival with an on going narrative for around 45,000 festivalgoers - Chapter 8: 'The Revolution Starts Now' happening at Matterley Estate, nr. Winchester, in Hampshire over the long weekend of Thursday 11th until Sunday 14th August 2016 has added to their line-up with Hyroglifics, DJ Deeon, Kaiju, Gakstreet Boyz vs Ma$$ive $xX, Iglooghost, Kafkr, Papa B & BBL, Crystal Distortion, Lucy Furr, PRSPCT Takeover, Therapy Sessions, Vandal, Johnny Dub, Rich Reason, Truthos Mufasa, and Fox & Black Josh.
After two years of squatting the derelict train station in the heart of the Wild West district, the party residents of the Wrong Side of the Tracks have reportedly found the original plans for the station and embarked upon a mission to restore it to it’s former glory as their own fully operational renegade train station, the stage will be home to Action Sloth, Barry Ashworth (Dub Pistols), Billy 'Daniel' Bunter, Binksy, Bluntskull, Capitol 1212, Cut La Vis, Dephicit & Summer Bright, Devvo, DJ Maars, Electrikal Sound (DJ Set), Fleck, Frandanski b2b Rob, Hydroponik Takeover, InsideInfo, Jah Prang, Jungle Jewce, King Long Ting, Kinky Movement, Law As F**k!, Mr Benn, Shepdog, Phatworld, Thorpy, Remarc, Rico Tubbs, Split Prophets, Subliminal Bassline Takeover, Tumble Audio Takeover, The Littlemen, Thesis Underkind, Volatile Cycle, and Waggles b2b Hiphoppapotamus.
Other additions include The Neville Staple Band, ChainSka Brassika, Gaz Brookfield & Ben Wain, Chimpo, Daddy Skitz & Friends, J-man & FLeCK, Serum & Bladerunner, Big Narstie, and YT who have been added to the line-up since it's last announcement in March.
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.
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