The family friendly Bearded Theory have revealed the Magical Sounds Dance Tent line-up for the sixth festival which will be topped by A Guy Called Gerald, Subgiant, and The Egg.
Saturday the line-up will be topped by Manchester acid house legend A Guy Called Gerald, and special guests. Joining them on bill Ed Tangent (DJ), OOOD, Lorraine, Pure Mischief, High Fly, Engine-Earz, Chukkel, and Drum Machine will be opening the stage.
Closing this year's dance programme on Sunday will be The Egg, with support from Ian Liquid Lounge, DJ Mosienko, Two Man Ting, DJ Woodzee, F.O.E, and Drum Machine.
Tornado Town have added two new additions to their line-up with Saturday headliners The Destroyers, and kicking off the festival on Friday will be Whisky Stain.
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 Reverend And The Makers' Asian Dub Foundation, and Levellers will headline with Karine Polwart, Seth Lakeman, The Farm, Macka B, The Quireboys, Citizen Fish, New Groove Formation, ahab, Zombie Met Girl, 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, Far Cue, Pussycat & Dirty Johnsons, 18 Nightmares at the Lux, The Bee Keepers, Life & Times of Brothers Hogg, and Sunday Driver. The festival will have bands, DJs, and comedians across four main stages.
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.
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.
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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.
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