Geno Washington, The Blues Band, and more for Rhythm Festivals

line-up complete for Rhythm & Blues strand of 3 part festival

published: Fri 9th Mar 2012

Geno Washington and The Ram Jam Band

Friday 24th to Sunday 26th August 2012
Mansion House, Old Warden Park, near Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England MAP
£119 adult weekend, includes a free child/ youth ticket - camping extra
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Fri 3rd Aug 2012

The latest line-up additions have been announced completing the Rhythm & Blues part of the three linked Rhythm Festivals held over the August bank holiday weekend at Mansion House, Old Warden Park, near Biggleswade, in Bedfordshire which this year is 3 Festivals in 1.

Geno Washington and The Ram Jam Band
The latest acts to be confirmed are new project Geno Washington & Yo-Yo Blues, Buick 6, The Blues Band (featuring Paul Jones, Dave Kelly, Tom McGuinness, Rob Townsend and Gary Fletcher), Chantel McGregor, acoustic guitarist Dave Kelly, The Oli Brown Band, Hat Fitz and Cara Robinson, Michael Messer & The Second Mind Band, and Bare Bones Boogie Band completing the Rhythm & Blues festival line-up.

Added to the Rhythm Folk Festival, line-up is Jim Moray Band.

Rhythm Festival is to have 2 stages: Big Rhythms and Happy Rhythms whilst the two new events, Rhythm Folk and Rhythm & Blues will each have their own areas, dominated by huge big-top stages. Camping and lots of other attractions will be shared.

Rhythm Festivals offers three days of three festivals in one plus a host of 'fringe events', will return for its seventh year over August bank holiday, from Friday 24th until Sunday 26th August 2012 at Mansion House, Old Warden Park, near Biggleswade, in Bedfordshire.

All three festivals will operate simultaneously over the August Bank Holiday Weekend in different parts of the same 500 acre site, with some shared facilities (children's entertainment; camping, toilets and showers; certain bars and entertainment) plus unique, specialist stuff in the Folk and Blues Fields. A "Land Train" is being booked to ferry people around.

For the line-up details as available please click here.

An early bird adult all events weekend ticket is priced at £99 (includes free youth/ child when bought together) with additional youth/child (aged 5-17 years) tickets priced at £60. Infants (under 5 years) are free when accompanied by adult ticket-holders. Camping and accommodation extra.

A Rhythm Folk Festival or Blues Festival Pass only pass (bought before 31/05/12) is priced at £70, with youth/child (aged 5-17 years) tickets priced at £35.

Camping is priced at £36 per tent, a caravan/campervan ticket is priced at £50, and a single room with 3 nights basic student accommodation with bed & breakfast (one person only) is priced at £75.

Tickets will soon be on sale for individual events (probably priced at £60-£75 for the weekend) and there will be a combined pass for all three events costing around the price of two.

To buy tickets, click here.



Friday 24th to Sunday 26th August 2012
Mansion House, Old Warden Park, near Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England MAP
£119 adult weekend, includes a free child/ youth ticket - camping extra
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Fri 3rd Aug 2012


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