exclusive: Dance Tent line-up for Bearded Theory

System 7, The Ashan Project, Astralasia, Banco De Gaia, & more

published: Fri 9th Dec 2011

System 7

Friday 18th to Sunday 20th May 2012
Kedleston Hall Park, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH, England MAP
£74 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Wed 9th May 2012

eFestivals can exclusively reveal the Magical Sounds Dance Tent line-up for the fifth Bearded Theory which takes place from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th May 2012.


System 7
System 7
The Magical Sounds Dance Tent returns in 2012 to bring together the best of the UK's underground dance music nights melded with a bespoke soundsystem, separate lighting and lazer specialists, multi screen visuals and 6 decor crews all working together to provide an experience aurally and visually that befits the line-up.

Friday concentrates on kicking off the weekend in style with hard dance, dnb and techno with a line-up topped by The Ashan Project with The Producer, Spacehopper, Glowbones, Clumsy, Barefoot Mo, Oly NRG also confirmed. Plus a yet to be revealed special guest.

Saturday sees a psychedelic showcase culminating in a set by System 7, plus Liquid Ross, ZubZub, Andy Faze, Zetan Spore, Ed Tangent (DJ), Nanook, Magic Lamp, and Emma 'Cheekybeats' Worrell..

Sunday will be a full band, global extravaganza climaxing with Astralasia, and Banco de Gaia, and a line-up featuring Bez23, Dr Trippy, Arcomnia, Toby Marks, Monster Ceilidh Band, Red Tin Dave, and TwoManTing.

The remaining acts including the headliners will be announced over the next couple of months. The festival will features bands, DJs, poets, and comedians.

The line-up includes Terrorvision, Show of Hands, Chumbawamba, Radical Dance Faction (RDF), The Selecter, The Urban Voodoo Machine, Credit to The Nation, The Popes, Mad Dog Mcrea, Tarantism, The True Deceivers, Random Hand, Kissmet, Imperial Leisure, Ferocious Dog, WitchDoktors, The Travelling Band, Cracked Actors, Boot Hill All Stars, Karl Phillips & The Midnight Ramblers, Pronghorn, Back to the Planet, Los Albertos, and King Pleasure and The Biscuit Boys, and more. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Every year Bearded Theory attempts to break the world record for the most amount of people wearing a fancy dress beards in one place and at one time.

Tickets are now on sale with a weekend ticket priced at £74, 13-16 weekend tickets are priced at £40, 6-12 weekend tickets are priced at £25, children aged 5 and under are free and Family Tickets are priced at £190 (2 x adult & 2 x children). All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. No day tickets will be released for sale for the 2012 festival.

Well over a quarter of tickets for next year's festival have already been sold and there is a payment plan available where festival goers can pay for half of their ticket now and pay the rest in March 2012.

There will a charge for car parking of £5. Please note you will be charged £10 at the gate if you do not have a ticket. A campervan ticket is priced at £5.

To buy tickets click here.

For the first time a joint ticket is available for both Bearded Theory, and the Spring Off The Tracks Festival held in Derbyshire on consecutive weekends in 2012 with discounted camping also available to stay during the week between them. A joint entrance ticket to both Derbyshire festivals is priced at £110, and also includes the offer of discounted camping facilities between festivals at the home of Off The Tracks, the Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel, at Castle Donington. The Spring Off The Tracks Festival takes place from Friday 25th until Sunday 27th May 2012 at Park Farmhouse, at Castle Donington - a week after Bearded Theory.

To buy the special combined 2 festival tickets click here.

Friday 18th to Sunday 20th May 2012
Kedleston Hall Park, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH, England MAP
£74 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Wed 9th May 2012


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