The Wickerman adds Jake Bugg, and Skerryvore

plus goNorth Festival Tour acts Xavia, Fat Goth, Stanley Odd, & more

published: Fri 29th Jun 2012

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Friday 20th to Saturday 21st July 2012
Kirkcarswell Farm nr. Kirkcudbright, Galloway, Scotland, Scotland MAP
£90 with camping and parking
daily capacity: 18000
last updated: Thu 12th Jul 2012

With only three weeks to go The Wickerman Festival have announced more acts across the festival led by Jake Bugg, Skerryvore, The Leonard Jones Potential, and Legend In Japan.

The goNorth Festival Tour Tent line up has also been revealed with Xavia, Fat Goth, Olympic Swimmers, Washington Irving, Yusuf Azak, Miniature Dinosaurs, The Whisky River Band, Quickbeam, Blue Sky Archives, and Campfires In Winter announced for Friday.

Whilst on Saturday the line-up selected to play will be Stanley Odd, Brown Bear & The Bandits, Cleavers, The Mirror Trap, Aaron Wright, Michael Cassidy, Blindfolds, Pioneers of Love, John Wean, and Cafe Disco.

"We are thrilled to be taking the goNorth Festival Tour back to the Wickerman Festival this year," said goNorth Director for Music, Shaun Arnold. "Wickerman has established itself as one of the most diverse festivals on the calendar and has demonstrated a sustained commitment to supporting new music across genres. Our stage last year proved a huge success and we are really excited to be returning with twenty of the most exciting new acts in Scotland."

Also performing across the weekend at the Acoustic Village's Ingrid Pit stage, hosted by Milton Balgoni, includes the best stand-up comedy and poetry, with musical comedy from Ginger and The Tramp, Neu Reekie, and Headless Chicken Comedy Club.

The Wickerman Festival takes place at East Kirkcarswell Farm in Dumfries & Galloway and takes place from Friday 20th and Saturday 21st July, 2012.

Summerisle Stage headliners Scissor Sisters and Texas join very special guests The View, Cast, Levellers, Newton Faulkner to name a few, the Scooter Tent is headlined by legends The Blockheads and Bad Manners more innovative Scottish musicians include Human Don’t Be Angry and United Fruit on the Solus Tent bill and top DJs and dance acts such as Steve Lawler and Darren Emerson will keep the decks spinning in Bass Camp until 5am. For the line-up details as available please click here.

The line-up goes across ten stages including the Summerisle Stage, Scooter Tent, The Acoustic Village, Axis Sound System Reggae Tent, Bass Camp, Greenman Inn, Headphone Arena, Ho Down Wendy House, Solus and more.

All ticket prices have been frozen at last year's levels until 30th June 2012. Tickets are priced at £90 including camping and car parking. Concessions (13-15 years old) are priced £45 for a limited time and will only be available online. Children under 13 go free. Caravan/campervan tickets are an additional £30 with a further £50 to this ticket price for an electrical hook up.

To buy tickets, click here.

As always, the weekend festivities will be brought to a spectacular close with the crowd-gathering tradition of burning the 40ft Wickerman statue at midnight on Saturday.

Everyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult and bring proof of age - anyone without proof of ID will be liable to pay the full adult ticket price at the gate. We also recommend anyone who looks under 21 to bring ID with them. The ages shown on the tickets refer to the age of the child/concession on the day of the festival (not the age at time of purchase).

Friday 20th to Saturday 21st July 2012
Kirkcarswell Farm nr. Kirkcudbright, Galloway, Scotland, Scotland MAP
£90 with camping and parking
daily capacity: 18000
last updated: Thu 12th Jul 2012


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