The sixth Doune The Rabbit is held from Friday 21st until Sunday 23rd August 2015, returning to Cardross Estate, Port of Menteith, Stirlingshire, in Scotland.
Latest additions are Earl Gateshead, Ceephax Acid Crew (live), Andy Jenkinson, Benedek, Samson Sounds, Golden Teacher, Argonaut Sounds, Riddim Tuffa, Rampant Sound, Ron Van de Kerkhof, aPAtT, and Highlife.
They join Deerhoof, Shooglenifty, The Phantom Band, Them Beatles, Fatherson, The John Langan Band, Colonel Mustard and the Dijon 5, Bhundu Boy's Rise Kagona and his Jit Jive Band, The Girobabies, Tuff Love, Zun Zun Egui, Trembling Bells, The Ex, Stanley Odd, Kiran Leonard, Dick Gaughan, The Cosmic Dead, Tantz, Trash Kit, Hannabiell & Midnight Blue, Plank!, The Barrow Band, PAWS, King Capisce, Charlotte Brimner, The John Knox Sex Club, The Wellgreen, Chris Duncan, Business Lunch, Douglas MacGregor, Prehistoric Friends, The Sun Spirals, Blood Sport, Mike Whellans, The Bevvy Sisters, Halfrican, Sharptooth, Happy Meals, The Strange Blue Dreams, Death Shanties, Hannabiell & Midnight Blue, Eagleowl, The Shiverin’ Sheiks, Howie Reeve, Honey & the Herbs, Tokamak, Fallopé and the Tubes, The Shithawks, Insect Heroes, and Dr Cosmo's Tape Lab.
The early bird offer has ended. Weekend tickets are priced at £88, a child (aged 13-16 years) ticket is priced at £48, a live in vehicle pass is priced at £25 for the weekend of £10 for the day, a weekend car parking ticket is £15, and £5 a day.
Expect also a cinema tent, walkabout art trail, spoken word, and lots of workshops suitable for the whole family. The festival aims to be a fun, frolicsome weekend for kids and adults alike - there will be a great mixture of music, stand up comedy, DJs, children's theatre, art workshops, lectures, poetry, craft stalls, local ale, cider, organic food and much more in a relaxed, festive atmosphere.
The festival has also introduced a barter scheme for useful items, in exchange for festival tickets. Organisers need a caravan, tents, yurts, generators, lights, furniture and decorations. The festival website now includes a 'Barter' page, allowing anyone to either trade or lend something in return for tickets.
This year the festival has teamed up with organisers from Kelburn Garden Parties to offer a bus service picking up from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling. The buses are timed to meet trains into Stirling railway station to help people coming into the area by train reach the festival site. E-tickets are available in advance or can be bought from the driver.
There are two bus services, morning and evening on Friday 21 August to the festival site from pick up points in Edinburgh, Stirling and Glasgow. On Sunday there are two evening services from the site back to the pick up points and there is a morning bus service from the site on Monday.
There will also be a special “crew bus” for festival volunteers heading to the site on Thursday 20th August.
More information will be here when available.
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