The Big Session Festival 2006

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th June 2006
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road, Leicester LE1 7RU, England MAP
w/e incl camping £55 (aged 12-15 £15, under 12 FREE) - save £10 before 31/1/06 - call 0116 233 3
last updated: Wed 25th Jan 2006

After 2005's sell-out, Oysterband's the Big Session Festival returns on 16-18 June 2006 (and it's selling fast - get your tickets soon!).

Over the weekend, acts from the roots and folk music worlds will perform their own full length sets, peaking with the Oyster's headline appearance on Saturday night.

Artists confirmed so far include : Levellers (Acoustic), Nizlopi, June Tabor, Spiers & Boden, Big Session House Band (all Friday); Oysterband, Seth Lakeman, Martin Simpson, T & La Touche, Jackie Leven, Martha Tilston (all Saturday); Oysterband, Chumbawamba Acoustic, Ceilidh Concert (all Sunday); further names still to be announced. For further line-up details (as announced) please see here.

2006 brings much more music, an expanded outdoor venue, a larger beer tent with open mic space, more sessions and a bigger market place. As well as artists performing in their own right there will be lunchtime and impromptu sessions, a ceilidh, a children's area and more throughout the weekend.

Tickets are on sale, with a early bird price reduction of £10 for tickets purchased before 31/1/06. Tickets cost £55 for the weekend, £15 for chiuldren aged 12-15, and free for the under-12s. (these are the full prices before the early bird discount). Call 0116 233 3111 to buy.

There'll be more information here when available.

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th June 2006
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road, Leicester LE1 7RU, England MAP
w/e incl camping £55 (aged 12-15 £15, under 12 FREE) - save £10 before 31/1/06 - call 0116 233 3
last updated: Wed 25th Jan 2006


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