Set in Leicestershire over the weekend of Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th May, and no relation to Glastonbury, Glastonbudget is a music festival that combines new acts with tribute acts. 2009 will be the festival's fifth year.
There will be over 130 bands appearing including a range of new and original acts playing at Glastonbudget as well, as tribute acts.
Confirmed Tribute Bands include Blurb, MimXS, Who's Who, Jamirrorquai, Four Fighters, Razorlike, Antarctic Monkeys, The Fillers, Mercury, Kins Of Leon, Us4U2, Buck Rogers, Stipe, One Step Behind, Oasish, and The Kinx.
Acoustic acts confirmed include Tony Alles, Zoe Pinder, Northern Quarter, Armson, Steve Faulkner, Dawson, Barricades Rise, and Jerrad J Manning (aka JJ).
The up and coming acts include Polaris, Vedanta, The Sneaks, captainHorizon, Local Heroes, GenreOxZide, Strangle Kojak, Beckett, SKAM#, aMiFuba, Gone Feral, ManniX, The Harringtons, Torn Asunder, Skarots, Evangelion, Formal Warning, Great Imitation, Hotel Zulu, Industry, Jukebox Junkies, The Lowreys, The Moonwhiskey Soul Jam, Neon Sarcastic, The Pennyhangers, Pluto?, Razmataz, The Renegades, Smoking Kills, Smoking the Profit, Urchin Child, The Whiskey Syndicate, The Stiggz, Evil Scarecrow, Great Imitation, Dirty Static, and Sons Of Beaches.
Tickets (with free camping and parking) are on sale, an adult weekend ticket is priced at £52.50. A teen (16-17) weekend ticket is priced at £43.45. A young person (6-15) weekend ticket is priced at £30.25 (must be accompanied by Adult Weekend Ticket Holder), and a child (0-5) weekend ticket is priced at £2 (must be accompanied by Adult Weekend Ticket Holder).
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Caravans / Campervans
Caravans & Campervans are allowed, but places are limited and tickets must be booked in advance. Please be aware that hook ups (water/electricity) will not be provided. Everyone staying in the campervans must also have a weekend camping ticket bought before the event starts, there won't be any campervan tickets on the gate.
There are plenty of toilets around the campsite and in the arena so please don't use the hedges. There will also be a few showers located in the family camping area. There are several taps located around the site which are safe to drink from. There is a bar and a catering outlet also located in the campsite which will be open until approx 2am.
The festival offers Family Camping - this is a quiet area of the campsite for families, ask the campsite staff on arrival for directions. This area will be monitored by Security and Campsite Personnel and noise will be expected to be kept to a minimum.
The site has full access for disabled persons. Any persons requiring disabled access must have booked through the ticket line 0116 2698807 as numbers are limited. When arriving at the festival enter via the main carpark entrance and at the gate show your blue badge and ticket, to be directed to the disabled parking area.
Getting to the Festival
If coming by car the carparks are well signposted. Please do not attempt to sleep in or near your car. You will be directed to the ticket office then to the campsite. If not coming by car there is a drop-off area at the top of the main carpark and this is where taxi's will drop off and pick up.
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