Now in it's 6th year Staxtonbury is a family friendly music festival held at Manor Farm A64 Staxton between Friday 4th and Sunday 6th July 2014 with local bands, local beers and local foods on show.
Huge, Snatch, Shamrockers, Travellin Band, Ishka, Dead White Doves, Unit 3, Trilogy, Boolas, Aftermath, Innes, Skapegoat, Qwikshift, Becky Arundel And The Techs, Another Manhattan, TFI, Coverups, Terri-Ann Prendergast, Soul Rida, Bluephunk, Blue Alibi, The Woolgatherers, Sub Gents, Tyler Smith, Mood Swings, Little Big Horn, Over The Limit, Alabama Paydirt, Hi Heel Sneakers, First Quarter, Tom Davenport, Luke Smythe, Phil Holliday, Leanne Burton, Amy Cutler, Two Men And A Beard, Ross Dransfield, Adam Chodan, Natalie Wardman And Mick Murtagh, String Theory, Abba Girls, The Mothers, Rat Catchers Mallet, The Supersonic Jets, Tom Gee Band And Twister.
Acoustic sets also featuring Ash Gray (USA) Ryan Spendlove, Linda Simpson and Jo Bywater boosting the already impressive list of top musicians and singers on show over the weekend.
A weekend ticket (with weekend camping) is priced at £46, teenagers (aged 10-17 years) are priced at £23, with children aged under 10 years are £9. Day tickets are priced at £18 for Friday, £28 for Saturday, and £8 for Sunday, under 18's half price, under 10's are £3 per day and under 3's are free (no need for a ticket this year).
The organizers are very keen to support charities and 20 percent of Sundays ticket sales will be donated locally, as well as giving hundreds of free tickets to charity organisations in the build up to the festival.
The organizers are keeping with the ethos of supporting Yorkshires bands and artists (of which there are over 80 on themed stages this year) and are also introducing a few new ideas. This year sees the introduction of theme nights on the marquee stage with an American night to herald Independence Day on Friday the 4th of July and a sixties seventies theme night on the Saturday. American genre bands will perform on the Friday while Saturday's line-up includes Beatles and Abba tributes amongst other popular tunes from that era.
There's lots of things for kids free including the arts and crafts workshop, childrens entertainer, zumba, tennis coaching and competitions. At a small cost there are age ranging bouncy castles, slides and rides, a climbing wall and waterballs along with the clay modelling, hair braiding, crazy golf, a carousel, henna tattoos and face painting.
Dogs are allowed as long as they are well behaved and are monitored closely by their owners.
More information will be here when available.
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