The Moor Music Festival 2008

Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th August 2008
High House Farm, Straight Lane, Addingham Moorside, Nr. Ilkley, West Yorkshire, England MAP
£65 for 2 Day Ticket, day tickets £35, under 12s free
last updated: Fri 18th Jul 2008

An independent small festival set on a hillside in the countryside between Leeds and Bradford. Non corporate and unsponsored, the festival keeps an independent stance, showcasing some of the brightest and freshest acts from Yorkshire, the North and beyond.

This year, the collaborators and curators of The Homespun tent will be Utah Saints and Audiojack. Fridays line up will be hand picked by Audiojack and on Saturday, it's the turn of Utah Saints. Mr Clint Boon of The Inspiral Carpets will be curating this years outdoor Moorlive stage on Friday evening.

The line-up has been confirmed and includes The Long Blondes, Forward Russia, Paul Woolford, Dan Deacon, Eddy Temple Morris, Nucleus Roots, Tim Sheridan, Matrix And Futurebound, The Grammatics, Pete Molinari, Hijak Oscar, This Et Al, The Sugars, David Thomas Broughton, Fast-T, International Trust, Stevie Wonderful, The Old Romantic Killer Band, Micky P Kerr, Paul Marshall, Dr Butlers Hatstand Medical Band, and Madam Laycock And Her Dabeno Pleasures. For the line-up details as available please click here.

There's six marquees hosting a variety of musical and visual talent including folk, rock, blues, electro, breaks, drum and bass, techno, house, indie, brit-pop, nu rave, old rave, hip hop, dubstep, reggae, dub, beatboxing, breakdancing, baton twirling, fire eating, plus visuals, multi media, silent disco, film and cinema tent, art installations, workshops, kid's space, play activities, comedy, cabaret, beer, stalls, and the return of Kids Camp.

Tickets are on sale priced at £65 for both days, day tickets are £35, campervan tickets are £10 and under 12s free. Tickets can be purchased here. If there are any tickets left over they will be sold on the gate for £70 weekend and and £40 day. There is no guarantee that there will be door sales.

Green Room Tent at this year's festival will have artists creating live art over the weekend, with the tent also hosting various forms of art, film and performance. The audience too are invited to participate with daily opportunities to create their own art work. Set within a 1920's style conservatory offering tea and cake until very late, festival goers can play a game of chess or read a book from the library while enjoying the acts this year. It will also showcase experimental theatre troops and Burlesque dancers such as Celica Rouge, Rivita Von Cheese, Dagger Dames, and The Boneshakers will be performing the art of tease.There will be a tour round the world's best graffiti scenes in the documentary 'Bomb It', alongside more films revealing graffiti culture. Confirmed audio visual acts include Bombay Monkey, Dialog AV, VJ Metricpizza, VJ Chromatouch, and Liz Aigne teaming up with longtime partner DJ Quip.

Full camping and amenities on site, disabled access, children welcome, under 12's free (accompanied by an adult). It will be fancy dress on Friday, anything goes as long as its fancy.

More information will be here when available.

Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th August 2008
High House Farm, Straight Lane, Addingham Moorside, Nr. Ilkley, West Yorkshire, England MAP
£65 for 2 Day Ticket, day tickets £35, under 12s free
last updated: Fri 18th Jul 2008


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