End of the Road Festival 2008

Friday 12th to Sunday 14th September 2008
Larmer Tree Gardens,Tollard Royal, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 5PT, England MAP
weekend £105; live-in vehicle £30; under 12s £15 - SOLD OUT
last updated: Mon 1st Sep 2008

The dates for 2008 are confirmed as Friday 12th to Sunday 14th September.

Started in 2006, the organisers aim is to "organise an intimate festival with our favourite artists, and to offer the bands an opportunity to play longer sets, compared to most other festivals." As one of the festival organisers is Swedish, there is also a Scandinavian feel to the festival, with a Scandinavian showcase of up and coming Nordic talent.

The acts confirmed include Conor Oberst & the Mystic Valley Band, Dirty Three, Mercury Rev and Celexico with Tindersticks to headline and Two Gallants, Micah P Hinson, Low, Dirty Three, British Sea Power, American Music Club, Billy Childish, Akron/Family, Kimya Dawson, Darren Hayman (Darren and Jack Play Hefner Songs), FM Belfast, Laura Marling, Devon Sproule, Angelo Spencer, Kelley Stoltz, Mountain Goats, Sun Kil Moon/Mark Kozelek, Jeffrey Lewis, Jason Molina (Magnolia Electric Co.), A Hawk And A Hacksaw, Bob Log III, The Wave Pictures, Friska Viljor, and Woodpigeon. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Pete & the Pirates, Let's Wrestle and Screaming Tea Party will form a Stolen Recordings Showcase. Seabear, Friska Viljor, and Thinguma*jigSaw, complete the festival's Scandinavian Showcase section.

The End of the Road festival caters for about 5,000 people. There are three music stages, with the Big Top open to 2am. There's also comedy.

Tickets are SOLD OUT. They were priced at £105 for anyone aged 13 or over, with children under-12 tickets priced at £15. Live-in vehicles cost £30 and Car park £5 (pay on arrival).

The Larmer Tree Gardens is about 2.5-3 hours drive from London, and falls on the border between North Dorset and Wiltshire, fairly close to Stonehenge. It's a beautiful venue with gorgeous views and with peacocks and huge parrots roaming / flying around freely both inside the gardens and in the field.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 12th to Sunday 14th September 2008
Larmer Tree Gardens,Tollard Royal, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 5PT, England MAP
weekend £105; live-in vehicle £30; under 12s £15 - SOLD OUT
last updated: Mon 1st Sep 2008


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