Reverend And The Makers for Bearded Theory 2013

plus ADF, Levellers, Seth Lakeman, The Farm, Macka B, and more

published: Thu 25th Oct 2012

Reverend And The Makers

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th May 2013
Kedleston Hall Park, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH, England MAP
weekend with camping from Thursday - £89
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Mon 29th Apr 2013

The family friendly Bearded Theory have revealed the main stage line-up for the sixth festival will be topped by Reverend And The Makers, Asian Dub Foundation, and Levellers.

Reverend And The Makers
On Friday the Main Stage will be headlined by Sheffield's Reverend And The Makers. The stage will also host Scottish folk singer Karine Polwart, local indie chart toppers The Bee Keepers, and fellow locals Life & Times of Brothers Hogg will be opening the stage. There will be two more acts announced in December to conclude the Friday Main Stage bill.

Saturday the line-up will be topped by Asian Dub Foundation. Joining them on bill is folk singer Seth Lakeman reggae legend Macka B & his band band, classic rockers The Quireboys, punksters Citizen Fish, folk band ahab and festival favourites Zombie Met Girl will be opening the stage. There is one more band to announce to complete the Saturday billing.

It's no surprise after their late cancellation this year due to a fiddler's finger injury that Levellers are closing next year's Bearded Theory on the Sunday night and will be joined Liverpudlians The Farm, Goldblade, Ezio, New Groove Formation, and New Groove Formation. There are three final bands to be announced in December to conclude Sunday's festivities.

Tornado Town have added a trio of new additions to their line-up with Far Cue, Pussycat & The Dirty Johnsons, and Eighteen Nightmares In The Lux.

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.

Bearded Theory which takes place from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th May 2013 at Kedleston Hall Park, Derby, in Derbyshire and offers a large childrens area, site art, world foods, open mic, busk stop, random happenings, camping, and more.

Already confirmed are Maroon Town, Gallon Drunk, The Zen Hussies, The Caezars, Tankus The Henge, The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing, Buster Shuffle, Left Step Band, Port Erin, Boot Hill All Stars, Bootscraper, The Bakseats, Frenzy, and Sunday Driver. The festival will have bands, DJs, and comedians across four main stages.

Magical Sounds will be pumping out the heavy beats for the dance fans and are putting the final touch on the line-up in their now famous big top. Magical Sounds will be releasing their acts over the next few weeks.

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

Organisers are tweaking the festival to make it better and will be introducing some new attractions next year.

There will be a new area in the campsite which will house a new cabaret tent that will show case bizarre acts, stand-up comedy, competitions and provide a circus show. The tent will also be a late night venue and have comedians on until the early hours.

The Water's Edge Stage which plays host to acoustic and protest acts is being replaced with a better stage, PA system and moved to a new (as yet undecided) location.

The family camping area will now include a little playground area surrounded by picnic tables. Organisers say, "We thought this would be a good place to have your family dinners and let the children play if they eat quicker than there mums and dads.

"A huge effort is going into improving the site visually and we have sourced a number of art collectives from all over Derbyshire to come and create various areas, gardens and add a bit more weird stuff everywhere."

A weekend camping Thursday ticket is priced at £89, and camping from Friday is priced at £79. A 13-16 year old weekend ticket is priced at £40 or £45 including early entry Thursday, a child's aged 6-12 weekend tickets is priced at £10 whether for arrival on Thursday or Friday, children aged 5 and under are free and Family Tickets are priced at £230 (2 x adult & 2 x children) or £260 with Thursday entry. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. No day tickets will be released for sale for the 2013 festival.

There will a charge for car parking of £10. A live in vehicle ticket is priced at £25.

To buy tickets, click here.

A joint ticket is available for both Bearded Theory, and the Spring Off The Tracks Festival held in Derbyshire on consecutive weekends in 2013. A joint entrance ticket to both Derbyshire festivals is priced at £125, 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 24th until Sunday 26th May 2013 at Park Farmhouse, at Castle Donington - a week after Bearded Theory.

To buy the special combined 2 festival tickets click here.

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th May 2013
Kedleston Hall Park, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH, England MAP
weekend with camping from Thursday - £89
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Mon 29th Apr 2013


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