Edwyn Collins confirmed for Indietracks

plus Suburban Kids with Biblical Names, Jonny, and more

published: Thu 7th Apr 2011

Edwyn Collins

Friday 29th to Sunday 31st July 2011
Butterley Station, Butterley Hill, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3QZ, England MAP
early bird £60 for the weekend
last updated: Mon 17th Nov 2014

Edwyn Collins has been confirmed to as one of the headliners at this summer's Indietracks Festival.

Edwyn Collins
Edywn formed the Nu-Sonics in 1976 and later went on to form Orange Juice, who had a Number 8 hit with 'Rip It Up'. Collins released 'A Girl Like You' in 1994, which was a hit in both the UK and the US. 'Losing Sleep', the first album Edwyn recorded following his double brain haemorrhage in 2005, was released in September last year. Whilst making the record, he collaborated with Johnny Marr, Roddy Frame and members of The Cribs, Franz Ferdinand, The Magic Numbers, and The Drums.

Also announced as headliners at this year's Indietracks Festival are Swedish indie pop band Suburban Kids With Biblical Names, and Jonny are made up of Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub) and Euros Childs (Gorky's Zygotic Mynci). The pair first collaborated on Gorky's Zygotic Mynci's 'How I Long to Feel That Summer in My Heart' in 2001 before meeting up in 2006 at Norman's house in Glasgow to record some songs. Their self-titled debut album, was released earlier this year.

Other bands announced today are Butcher Boy, Withered Hand, Pocketbooks, Ringo Deathstarr, Chris T-T, A Little Orchestra, Dignan Porch, The Bumblebees, and Papa Topo. All bands are from the UK apart Ringo Deathstarr, who hail from Texas, and Papa Topo from Mallorca. Further bands will be announced shortly.

Over 40 indiepop bands will be playing at the festival across four stages: 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. The first headline acts have been confirmed as Jeffrey Lewis, and The Hidden Cameras, other acts previously announced are Math and Physics Club, The Wendy Darlings, The Sweet Nothings, Next Time Passions, Very Truly Yours, The Garlands, and Zipper. For the line-up details as available please click here.

The festival, now in it's fifth year, takes place from Friday 29th until Sunday 31st of July, is held in the grounds of Butterley Station, a picturesque 1950s steam railway in Derbyshire. The site houses a whole range of lovingly restored steam diesels and locomotives. Festival goers are allowed to have unlimited rides on the steam railway over the weekend and full access to other railway attractions including a farm and museum.

Weekend tickets are now available at an early bird discount price of £60, and day tickets are available for £32.50. This price is available until Friday 6th May. After this date, weekend tickets will be £65 and day tickets £35. Tickets for children aged 5-14 are £6 for a day ticket and £10 for the weekend. Under-5s get in free. To buy tickets, click here.

Friday 29th to Sunday 31st July 2011
Butterley Station, Butterley Hill, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3QZ, England MAP
early bird £60 for the weekend
last updated: Mon 17th Nov 2014


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