The 7th Doune The Rabbit is held from Friday 19th until Sunday 21st August 2016, returning to Cardross Estate, Port of Menteith, Stirlingshire, in Scotland.
Headliners Admiral Fallow, Cate Le Bon, and Treacherous Orchestra top the line-up of acts including Mungos Hi Fi with Solo Banton, Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts, C Duncan, Colonel Mustard and Dijon Five, Blanck Mass, Richard Dawson, Clap! Clap!, Awesome Tapes From Africa, Emma Pollock, Bombskare, The Destroyers, Suuns, Kathryn Joseph, Resonators, onlyjoe, Julianna Barwick, The Baghdaddies, Trembling Bells, A Sudden Burst of Colour, Gun Outfit, Egebamyasi, Robin Catto, Falope & The Tubes, Lego Sounds, HQFU, Samson Sounds, Stalawa Sound, Sunshine Social, Barberos, Skayaman, Polarnecks, Herschel 36, Crucial Roots, Tom Spirals, Stephanie Fraser and Mo Evans, E Karika Djal, Strawberry Jam Soundsystem, Mighty Oak, Doug MacGregor, Escape Roots Sound, Outblinker, Jemima Thewes, Old Bag, Umbongo Nambarrie, Norrie McCulloch , Steadfast Sylvatica, Decades of Dub, December '91, Bass Warrior & Peter Brown, Heavy Duty Masterclocks, Tenement Sounds, B2kWhattSound, Green Ewan, Sax Ruins, Mickey 9's, Shopping, Babe, De Rosa, Rozi Plain, Iona Fyfe Band, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Vasa, Sound of Yell, Woodenbox, Jo Mango, Bossy Love, Teen Canteen, The Crying Lion, Howie Reeve, Honey & the Herbs, Massicot, Urang Matang, The Creeping Ivies, Glad Community Choir sings Bowie, Cairo Liberation Front, Upjumped Brass Band, Samedia Shebeen, Hannah Lou Clark, Mogen, Alien Lullabies, and Raza.
The early bird offer has ended. Weekend tickets are priced at £88, a child (aged 13-15 years) ticket is priced at £58, and children aged 12 years and under are free.
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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