LeeFest returns to Highams Hill Farm, Sheepbarn Lane, Warlingham, Surrey this year over three days from Friday 12th until Sunday 14th July 2013 and is a non-profit music festival that started as a community of 150 young people in a back garden. The festival has now grown to 2,000 people in a field with the same vibe retained.
Although being centred around young people the festival is targeted at an audience of all ages and offers opportunities for unsigned artists to play alongside seasoned professionals.
The latest additions are Audio Doughnuts, Sea Stacks, Danny Toeman, The Ruby Kid, No Limit Street Band, Jon Mills, Everything Is Connected, The Lost Cavalry, UltraSounds Acapella, Swing Patrol, and Simply The Jest.
They join Noisettes, Delphic, The Other Tribe, King Charles, Public Service Broadcasting, Man Like Me (live), Fiction, Stanton Warriors, No Artificial Colours, Clean Bandit, Friends, Lulu James, Stealing Sheep, To Kill A King, Story Books, Wall, Thumpers, Concrete Knives, Keston Cobblers Club, Hackney Colliery Band, The Ramona Flowers, Crushed Beaks, Eliza and The Bear, Misty Miller, By The Rivers, Troumaca, Throwing Up, Professor Penguin, Abi Wade, The Title Sequence, All We Are, Salt Ashes, Hella Better Dancer, Lazytalk, Bordeauxxx, Charles Anonymous, Patch and The Giant, Mele & Slick Don, Dark Sky, Pusherman, Itchy & Skratchy, Jesse James, Rattus Rattus, Sai, I Killed Kenny, Unai Trotti, Ketaloco DJs, Soulcycle, Pronto, Benny Digital, Mary Miss Fairy, Experimental XP, Hatesy, and more.
For the line-up details, stage and day splits as available please click here.
The early bird offer have ended. Tickets are priced at £70, and standard tickets are priced at £70 for the weekend. Teen (aged 13-16) tickets are priced at £45. Under 13's get in free and must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 21 at all times when on site. Maximum 2 children per adult. A live in vehicle pass is priced at £15.
To buy tickets, click here.
LeeFest exists on the belief that a festival should be about bringing a community of people together to celebrate the best musicians and artists of the moment and to construct an environment of unbounded creativity. A far cry from the profiteering of some larger festivals, LeeFest is entirely run by volunteers, ensuring that all its revenue is used to build the event and support local charities.
Play at Leefest
The Noise Collective applications for 2013, for up and coming artists to play at the festival in July. See their website for details.
All the essentials for a good day are available on site. These include toilets, reasonably priced food and drink, cash machines and first aid.
LeeFest offers more than just music; in order to ensure that everybody has the most amazing weekend they offer all manner of exciting things to eat, drink, see and do as well as hear.
The non-profit festival has also announced its continued support for the charity Kids Company in 2013.
The £50,000 'growth' target was pledged by over 600 Kickstarter 'backers' who are set to receive rewards including a place on The Campfire Cabinet, the festival's board of directors. This group will make key creative decisions about the way the event is run in the future.
More information will be here when available.
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