The annual Tropical Pressure Festival which takes place on the North Cornish coast at Porthtowan's Mount Pleasant Eco Park from Friday 14th to Sunday 16th July 2017. has announced more acts for this year.
Saturday moves the music to African continent, with Togo's Vaudou Game, the Kondi Band, from Sierra Leone, M'toro Chamou from the Comoros Islands, Senegal's Diabel Cissokho, and the high-energy Kakatsitsi Drummers, from Ghana.
Sunday mellows into the sounds of the Caribbean with Felix Baloy, one of the original stars of the Buena Vista Social Club. There's also King Lorenzo & The Upper Cut Band from Jamaica, Trinidad's Fimber Bravo, as well as Resonators, and The Hempolics both from the UK.
As well as main and acoustic stage performances, Tropical Pressure Festival hosts an extensive free daily workshop programme, with sessions for all ages covering African Dance, Tribal crafts, Carnival costume making, Circus Skills, Argentine Tango, Capoiera, Stilt Walking, African Drumming and more. There is plenty for kids, with a dedicated play and craft zone, plus storytelling tent, all open from 10 to 6 every day. The event remains 100% Vegetarian, with an impressive array of foods from around the globe to tempt your tastebuds.
Castaway Tickets – £90 Adults/£40 kids
Local Resident Weekend Tickets – £65 adults/£25 kids
Second Tier Weekend Tickets – £85 Adults/£35 kids
Final Tier Weekend Tickets – £100 Adults/£40 kids
All under 5’s go free and don’t require a ticket.
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