Indietracks, the three day festival for 2,000 people combines heritage trains and indiepop music in the Derbyshire countryside. Guests are free to enjoy the regular facilities of the Midland Railway Butterley such as the steam train rides, farm and museum, and enjoy a range of new and established indiepop bands.
The event will take place from Friday 26th until Sunday 28th of July at The Midland Railway Butterley (a heritage railway located in Ripley, Derbyshire). Around 50 indiepop bands will be playing at the festival across four stages: the outdoor stage; the indoor stage, the church and on the steam trains themselves. The festival will also host a range of art and craft workshops and a selection of discos after the bands finish.
The latest acts confirmed are The Wake, Kid Canaveral, Another Sunny Day, Emma Kupa of Standard Fare, Bloomer, Pete Green, Enderby’s Room, Owl and Mouse, The Art Club and The Choo Choo Trains.
They join Camera Obscura, The Pastels, Still Corners, Bis, The Ballet, Flowers, Martha, The Understudies, Fever Dream, The Tuts, The Magic Theatre, Big Wave, David Leach, Frozy, Good Grief, Milky Wimpshake, The Beautiful Word, The Fireworks, The French Defence, Fear of Men, When Nalda Became Punk, Helen Love's Bubblegum Killers DJs, The Wave Pictures, The Lovely Eggs, Haiku Salut, Monnone Alone, Alpaca Sport, Anaesthetics, Big Wave, Brilliant Corners, Cars Can Be Blue, Expensive, The Fenestration, Finnmark!, Jupiter in Jars, Lardpony, Making Marks, The McTells, The Middle Ones, The Mini Skips, Northern Spies, Pale Spectres, Seabirds, The Soulboy Collective, Tunabunny, Without Feather, Woog Riots, and The Secret History. For the line-up details, as available please click here.
Tickets are now available at an early bird discount price of £65 (weekend) and £35 (day). These cheaper prices are available until 5pm on Saturday 11 May.
After this date, prices will be £72 (weekend) and £38 (day). Weekend tickets for children aged 5-15 are £10, or £6 for a day ticket. Children under 5 get in free.
To buy tickets, click here.
The bands will play until 10pm, and will then be followed by an indiepop disco. Included in the ticket price is unlimited train rides during the weekend, and full access to the normal Midland Railway Butterley attractions.
Camping is available at Golden Valley Caravan Park, which is a ten minute walk from the Swanwick festival site. Price per night, per tent for two people sharing is around £25. Cars will not be parked on the campsite but will be parked at the festival site once belongings have been unloaded. There will be a free music tent on site after the close of the festival at the railway. There is a bar and cafe on site, with a set menu available. Toilets and showers are available-cost included. Telephone 01773 513881 to book a pitch, pre-booking is essential.
More information will be here when available.
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