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 24th until Sunday 26th of July at The Midland Railway Butterley (a heritage railway located in Ripley, Derbyshire).
Headliners Cinerama (Friday), The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart (Saturday) and The Go! Team (Sunday) are joined by Laetitia Sadier (former singer with Stereolab), The Wave Pictures, The Luxembourg Signal, Colour Me Wednesday, Fever Dream, Tuff Love, The Ethical Debating Society, The Haywains, The Free Fall Band, Frida & Ale, Oh Peas!, Flemmings, Lost Pets, Violet Woods, Firestations, The Hi-Life Companion, Baker Island, Alexander Christopher Hale, Remi Parson, Cristina Quesada, Rodney Cromwell, Martha, Tigercats, Euros Childs, Desperate Journalist, Mammoth Penguins, The School, Bunnygrunt, The Catenary Wires, The Tuts, Los Bonsais, Fire Island Pines, The Fireworks, JUNK., The Leaf Library, and Eureka California.
For the line-up details, day and stage splits, as available see the Indietracks line-up page.
Around 50 indiepop bands from across the globe will be playing across four stages at Indietracks: 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.
Tickets are now available at an early bird discount price of £68 (weekend) and £37 (day). These cheaper prices are available until 5pm on Sunday 3 May. After this date, prices will be £75 (weekend) and £39 (day). Weekend tickets for children aged 5-15 are £10, or £6 for a day ticket. Children under 5 get in free.
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.
In addition to the bands, visitors can enjoy steam train rides, art and craft workshops, real ale, a range of discos and the Midland Railway Centre's museums and 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.
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