Afro Celt Sound System, and Oysterband for Solfest

first acts announced for 10th year of festival

published: Mon 7th Jan 2013

Afro Celt Sound System

Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th August 2013
Tarnside Farm, Tarns, nr Aspatria, Cumbria, CA7 4NQ, England MAP
early bird £99 adult weekend
daily capacity: 8000
last updated: Mon 22nd Jul 2013

Solfest have announced the first acts for the main stage this year are Afro Celt Sound System, and Oysterband who return after playing at the very first Solfest 10 years ago.

Afro Celt Sound System
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.

There are still many more acts to be announced for the tenth Solfest taking place over August Bank Holiday weekend from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th August, 2013 and offers something for everyone, with a main stage, dance tent, second stage with many smaller acts, and a children's area with workshops to amaze, educate and enthral kids and adults throughout the day.

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.

Tickets will go on sale in the spring, and eFestivals will have links to buy them then.

Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th August 2013
Tarnside Farm, Tarns, nr Aspatria, Cumbria, CA7 4NQ, England MAP
early bird £99 adult weekend
daily capacity: 8000
last updated: Mon 22nd Jul 2013


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