Shambala adds Beth Rowley, Bison, Gabby Young, and more

Spiro, The Boxettes, Roy Bailey & Tony Benn, Yes Sir Boss

By Scott Williams | Published: Thu 24th May 2012

Shambala Festival 2012 - Beth Rowley
Photo credit: Scott Williams

Shambala Festival 2012

Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th August 2012
a secret location in the Midlands, Northamptonshire, NN6 9LY, England MAP
£119 for weekend - SOLD OUT
Daily capacity: 8,000

Shambala the festival held at a secret location in the Midlands on August Bank Holiday Weekend have announced more of the myriad of acts that will be appearing across 12 stages.

Beth Rowley
The latest additions to the line-up are Beth Rowley, Bison, Black Roots, David J, Dizraeli and the Small Gods, DJ Dynamo, Gabby Young and Other Animals, Gadjo, Guerilla Science, Hint, Joe Driscoll & Seckou Kouyate, John Fairhurst, John Hegley, Modulate Collective, Molotov Jukebox, Oscillate Sound System, RSD, Shambala Beatbox Orchestra, Smerins Anti-Social Club, Spiro, The Boxettes, Roy Bailey & Tony Benn, Trio Manouche, and Yes Sir Boss.

The acts already announced include Roots Manuva, Vieux Farka Toure, Twinkle Brothers, DJ Yoda & The Transiberian Marching Band, The Apples, The Selecter, Imperial Tiger Orchestra, Introducing plays Mr Scruff, The Haggis Horns, The Destroyers, The Magic Tombolinos, Laid Blak, Analogik, Molotov Jukebox, Ed Rush & Optical, Shackleton, Toddla T & MC DRS, Luke Vibert, Micky Finn & Aphrodite, The Nextmen feat MC Wrec, Mungos Hi Fi & Soom T, The Heatwave, Parker (DJ set), Hint, Profisee, Belleruche, Boom Monk Ben, Buggsy, Radikal Guru, Credit To The Nation, Billy Bragg, Lau, Rory Mcleod & The Familiar Strangers, Laura J Martin, The Old Dance School, The Urban Folk Quartet, We Were Evergreen, Misty's Big Adventure, The Moonflowers, and Bella Hardy.

The the family orientated festival which has always had fantastic fancy dress participation each year, late night secret hideaways curated by arts collectives from all over the UK, and a host of things to explore.

New for this year is 'Bush Camp', a truly unique opportunity for kids and teens to have an overnight adventure in an off-site wooded glade with bushcraft expert and storyteller Chris Holland. Futerra will be hosting the Emporuim of Invaluble Insights featuring guest speakers from leading think tanks: The New Economics Foundation, The People Speak, Good for Nothing, Nice and Serious and Good Fucking Idea.

There are also independent films, workshops, talks and debates, comedy, a fresh organic market, fair trade coffee, practical demonstrations, speaker's corner, site art (an art trail and a range of get-involved sculptures), survival courses, 50 real ales and ciders, a Caribbean disco hotspot, a new Debating Chamber, giant sized floodlit crazy golf, annual Ping Pong championships, talent contest, healers, hot tubs, 6 themed bars on site, good food, multiple stages and lots of fancy dress.

An adult weekend ticket is priced at £119.
Teen (aged 15/16/17yrs) weekend ticket £79
Child (aged 5-14yrs) weekend ticket £29
Child and Teen tickets may only be purchased with adult tickets. Maximum of two teen tickets per adult over 21yrs.
Child under 5 Free (but must register)
Van/Car+Caravan pass £30
Car Pass £20 (one per car)
Motor cycles £5
Disabled tickets (2 for 1) Call 0844 870 0000. Valid with proof of middle or higher rate DLA support.

To buy tickets, click here.

Tickets are e-tickets so ticket holders must make sure they have their PIN and password ready for entry. Routing passes must be placed in the windscreen before arrival on site.

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