Beat-Herder 2011

Beat-Herder 2011

Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd July 2011
Gisburn, Lancashire, BB7 4NR, England MAP
£85 for the three days incl camping
Last updated: Tue 7th Jun 2011

The three day Beatherder festival takes place in Gisburn, Lancashire, with the dates for this the sixth year confirmed as Friday 1st until Sunday 3rd July. The festival is independently funded and has no involvement in corporate organisations, nor does it receive any sponsorship.


Leftfield, Dreadzone, The Selecter, Neville Staple, Simian Mobile Disco, We Have Band, Dub Pistols, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, The Lancashire Hot Pots, Lazy Habits, The Correspondents, Mr Scruff, Mylo, Plump Djs, Riva Starr, Boy 8 Bit, Justin Robertson, Andrew Weatherall, Jon Carter, Utah Saints, Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show, Drums Of Death, A Skillz, Krafty Kuts, Reverend Sound System, The Shit Robot Show (Live), Grinny Grandad, Doorly, Krysko, Retro/Grade, Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer, James Holroyd, Sicknote, Karl Roscoe, and more.

The latest additions are Afro Celt Sound System, Horace Andy and The Dub Asante Band, Gentleman’s Dub Club, The Squatters, Mirrors, Jon Kahuna (Asteroids), The Drop, The Fairey Band (Acid Brass), Dr Meaker, The Mouse Outfit ft Dr Syntax (live), Asteroids (live), AGT Rave Crew, Biggles War Time Band, The Other Tribe, The Boxettes, La La & The Boo Yaas, Brooke Sharkey, Luke Pompey, Crystal GEF, The Joker & The Thief, Johnny Clash, Misery Guts, Lazy Susan, Righteous Bees, Kj’s Live, Rum Jig, Bards, Stacey Cohen, Vieka, Wattle & Daub, Toyface, John Fairhurst, Vinnie and the Stars, Disco Machine Gun, Sharp Darts, Middleman, Citusk and The Acoustic Conquestador.

For the line-up details as available please click here.


Early bird tickets have sold out. An adult weekend ticket is priced at £85, children under 13 years of age need a child ticket priced at £15. Live in vehicle passes are priced at £15. A car parking pass is priced at £5. To buy tickets, click here.

More info

Expect there to be eight stages or musical areas these will include The Beat-Herder Stage, Toiltrees the dance area, Stumblefunk Soundsystem, Trailer Trash, The Bushrocker Family HiFi, The Beat-Herder & District Working Men's Social Club, and The Lazy Meadow & Smoky Tentacles Shisha Lounge.

Fancy dress

The fancy dress themes have been announced - Friday is Flower Power day, and Saturday night is 'Everything begins with an E!'

On site

The festival is split into five main areas combining live music, DJ sets, creative workshops, face painting, food, stalls and more.

Opening times

The festival gates will open at 12.00 midday on Friday. For health and safety reasons no one will be allowed on site before then.

There will be more information here when available.

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