Solfest announces Drystone Stage line-up

Aberfeldy, The Baghdaddies, Roddy Woomble, and more

published: Fri 20th Apr 2012

Aberfeldy

Friday 24th to Sunday 26th August 2012
Tarnside Farm, Tarns, Silloth, nr Aspatria, Cumbria, England MAP
£95 adult weekend
daily capacity: 8000
last updated: Mon 16th Jul 2012

Solfest has announced the line-up for the Drystone Stage led by Aberfeldy, The Baghdaddies, and Roddy Woomble.

Aberfeldy
The Solfest Drystone Stage is famous for bringing the best in contemporary folk, jazz, blues and world music to Cumbria, year after year.

Also confirmed are Belleruche, Bellevue Rendezvous, The Hut People, Man's Ruin, This Is The Kit, Will Pound & Dan Walsh, Bridie Jackson and The Arbour, Dub Jazz Sound System, Juba Do Leao, Matt Stalker and Fables, Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra, and new for 2012, Solway Sunset, the first ever Solfest 'community musical' tells the story of an epic theatrical journey to the Cumbrian Solway coast, featuring contemporary and historical folk songs from Cumbria and beyond, led by Cumbrian performers Dave Camlin and Ian Douglas with the Sing Owt community choir, lots of percussion and visuals.

They join Big Country, Adam Ant & The Good The Mad & The Lovely Posse, KT Tunstall, Billy Bragg, The South, The Duke Spirit, Transglobal Underground, and The Bootleg Beatles, Eat Static, System 7, Strangefruit, Nina Nesbitt, Larkin Poe, Emily barker and the Red Clay Halo, Pikey Beatz, The Talks, Davey Horne & The Golden Pipes, More From Jim, The BoobyTraps, Surfin' Turnips, Nikki Rous, Heidi Browne, Ford & The Shouts, Riff-X, House Of Three Hands, Jakarta Club, Eden's Daughter, The Manhattan Project, Emma Dockeray, PopGun, The 309s, Brewed Slowly, and In Dynamics, with seven stages of entertainment to be announced in total.

There will be seven stages of entertainment to be announced in total with a host of other folk, pop and rock bands appearing across the weekend. For the line-up details as available please click here.

The eighth Solfest takes place on August Bank Holiday weekend from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th August 2012.

Solfest is ran almost entirely by a group of volunteers whose aim has always been to create a festival where all generations of family can relax together, where young and old can find entertainment around every corner.

The festival includes free camping, free parking (next to your tent), plenty of food from around the world, a licensed bar (or you can bring your own), sculptures, a healing area, adult workshops, craft stalls, walkabout performances and theatre, a baby area, fire performances, an acoustic music session tent, and more.

The early bird offer has ended. An adult ticket is priced at £95 and a young persons (aged 12-16 years) ticket is priced at £65. A Thursday camping ticket is priced at £10, a child (aged 6-11 years) ticket is priced at £25, and a child under 5 ticket is free, but they still need a ticket.

To buy tickets, click here.

Friday 24th to Sunday 26th August 2012
Tarnside Farm, Tarns, Silloth, nr Aspatria, Cumbria, England MAP
£95 adult weekend
daily capacity: 8000
last updated: Mon 16th Jul 2012


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