Green Man Festival 2007

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August 2007
Glanusk Park, Usk Valley, Powys, Wales, NP8 1LP, Wales MAP
SOLD OUT
last updated: Wed 15th Aug 2007

The dates for 2007 are confirmed as Friday 17th - Sunday 19th August, and again at Glanusk Park, Usk Valley, Powys, Wales.

Organised by folk duo It's Jo and Danny, there's live music with lots of folk and folktronica bands, plus film, literature, workshop and children's areas, and DJs.

Many acts are announced, including Robert Plant & The Strange Sensation, Joanna Newsom, Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks, Bill Callahan, Vashti Bunyan, Stephen Duffy & The Lilac Time, Dead Meadow, Gruff Rhys, Vetiver, The Earlies, Richmond Fontaine, and many more - click here for the full (to-date) list.

Friday's literature section will feature Shirley Collins, doing a show about English Traditional Music, Rachel Trezise (reading from her rockumentary Dial M For Merthyr) & Charlotte Greig (reading from her debut novel), Matt Thorne (reading from the Booker long-listed Cherry) + Robert Lewis (reading from Swansea Terminal).

Saturday will again feature Shirley Collins, Niall Griffiths & John Williams (both reading from Perverted By Language: short stories based on the songs of The Fall), and Will Hodgkinson (reading from and talking about his new book on songwriting, Song Man, and talking about his new record label).

Sunday will feature the third talk by Shirley Collins, Willy Vlautin (Richmond Fontaine frontman reading from his debut novel), Vashti Bunyan (in conversation with John Williams, talking about her remarkable life).

DJ's playing are as follows; Andy Votel's B Music, Richard Norris, Cherrystones, Stuart Souter, In The Pines, Super Furry DJs, Guto, Jon Hopkins, Jonny Trunk, Justin Spear, Jon Crowman, Chris Coco, James Yorkston, Lol Hammond, Rob McDowall, Pete Fowler, Chris Fowler, Pete Paphides, Qu functions, Luke Insect, John Stpleton, Steve Taylor, Chris Coco, and Kris Jenkins.

Tickets were priced at £98 for the weekend, and £35 for live-in vehicles, but have now sold out.

The site will open at 10pm on Thursday 16th August.

A shuttle bus will run from Abergavenny train station to the festival site all day and into the night on Thursday 16th and Friday 17th August. It will run from the festival site to Abergavenny train station throughout Sunday and until Monday morning.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August 2007
Glanusk Park, Usk Valley, Powys, Wales, NP8 1LP, Wales MAP
SOLD OUT
last updated: Wed 15th Aug 2007


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