exclusive: Skatalites, and more confirmed for Endorse-It In-Dorset

ska legends will be headlining the Saturday night

published: Fri 11th Jul 2008


Friday 8th to Sunday 10th August 2008
nearish to Salisbury, but somewhere in Dorset, England
adults £75; kids (10-15) £40; under-10s £10; family (2a+2c) £210
last updated: Wed 6th Aug 2008

eFestivals can exclusively reveal that this year's Endorse-It In-Dorset Festival which happens from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th August at Cranborne Chase, Dorset have confirmed two new additions to the bill.

Endorse-It In-Dorset have confirmed that a band they have been hoping to book for ages the Skatalites will be one of the headlining acts on the main stage on Saturday night.

The Jamaican band who were at the forefront of ska and reggae in the sixties contacted the festival organisers asking to appear at this their only UK date of their current tour.

After impressing some of the EiiD organisers with their Glastonbury performances the garage act The Fabulous Penetrators have also been added to the bill for Endorse-It.

Unfortunately the previously announced King Kurt have had to pull out of their appearance at the festival due to family commitments.

Endorse-It In-Dorset also has a line-up of great musical entertainment on offer and to see who is playing so far, please click here. The bill includes some festival gems like Buzzcocks, Back To The Planet, Inner Terrestrials, Dreadzone, The Beat, Pronghorn, Goldblade, Subgiant, Cropdusters, Hobo Jones & The Junkyard Dogs, Imperial Leisure, The Highliners, Fat Drunk & Stupid, Six Nation State, Arno Carstens, Steranko, and Optic Nerves. Plus there's a wealth of comedy acts also programmed for the festival.

There are more bands due to be announced in the coming weeks exclusively through eFestivals, so keep your eyes on the news.

New this year and exclusive to Endorse it will also be Pub Joke Karaoke, where willing audience members get the opportunity to get up on stage and try their hand or more appropriately, stain resistant trouser power, live on stage. This new experience joins the Punk Karaoke and AXE Factor helping to make Endorse it this years most interactive festival of the year! With so many other activities combined to this year's festival experience and the great Endorse-It vibe, it's all set to be another winner.

Endorse-It In-Dorset is a family friendly festival which takes place near the village of Sixpenny Handley in a green open setting, and is a safe, family friendly old school type of festival, with a reputation for quality entertainment at an affordable price. The festival site is located on a chalk strata, so flooding should never be a problem.

Those visitors attending can also a great kids' area, lots of food, tasty beer, stalls, tipi hire, loadsa loos, family camping, healing area, chill-out area - all the usual things that make this festival such a nice experience.

There will also be more Theatre this year, the walkabout type and the staged type. These will be going on throughout the day around the site or on stage.

The ticket prices are as follows:-
Adult (16+) weekend with camping: £75
Family weekend with camping (2 adults & 2 kids aged 10 to 15): £210
Kids (aged 10 to 15) weekend with camping: £40
Under-10s: £10
Campervans/Caravans £20

There are a limited number of Family, kids and campervan/caravan tickets, so please do book early to avoid disappointment. We recommend you buy your tickets well in advance, as the festival regularly sells out.

Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.


eFestivals is pleased to again sponsor of Endorse-It In-Dorset. This is part of eFestivals' commitment to put 10% of our turnover back into festivals, making festivals better for us all.

Friday 8th to Sunday 10th August 2008
nearish to Salisbury, but somewhere in Dorset, England
adults £75; kids (10-15) £40; under-10s £10; family (2a+2c) £210
last updated: Wed 6th Aug 2008

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