Mr Scruff to play the opening night of Swn Festival

and more acts announced for Welsh event

published: Mon 5th Aug 2013

Mr Scruff

Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th October 2013
various venues, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3QN, Wales MAP
£65 for a 4-day wristband
last updated: Wed 18th Sep 2013

Mr Scruff has been confirmed for the opening night of this year's Swn Festival which takes place from Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th October.

Also added to the line-up across the four days are Alun Gaffey, Amateur Best, Among Brothers, Annie Eve, Ashli Spillers, Babe, Bo Ningen, Burum, Call Back The Giants, Cam O'r Tywyllwch, Camera, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Cheatahs, Childhood, Clare Maguire, Claw the Thin Ice, Conner Youngblood, Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog, Cut Ribbons, Dan Bettridge, Danny Byrd, Dau Cefn, Deg Mewn Bws, Drenge, Early Hominids, Elly Sinnett, Fimber Bravo, Fist Of The First Man, Fortuna, Frankie And The Heartstrings, Geraint Ffrancon, Ghostpoet, Gulp, Gwenno, Gwyllt, His Naked Torso, HMS Morris, Iron Eye, Jemma Roper, Jen Long, Joe Robert Lewis, Joey Fourr, John Smith, Jonny Trunk, Joy Collective (DJ set) , Lanterns on the Lake, Llion Swyd, Macho City, Maddie Jones, Mark Eitzel, Money, Nai Harvest, Neil Yates' Five Countries Trio, Nick Mulvey, Night Engine, Olympians, Osian Howells, Paint Happy, Palomino Party, Peggy Sue, Playlounge, Plu, Plyci, Radio Rhydd, Radstewart, Rhodri Brooks, Right Hand, Left Hand, Ross Ainslie & Jarlath Henderson, Saturdays Kids, Sivu, Slowly Rolling Camera, Spectrals, Summer Ghost, Telegram, The Broken Vinyl Club, The Keys, Theo, Trampolene, Tuluum Shimmering, Verity Susman, Violas, Well Wisher, Winter Villains, and Y Pencadlys


Swn is a four day showcase of some of the best music from Wales and from around the world alongside DJs, film and art, held throughout Cardiff. The event, started by DJ Huw Stephens, takes place in various venues.

The early bird offer has ended. A 4-day wristband is priced at £65, a Thursday only wristband is priced at £17, a Friday only wristband is priced at £20, a Saturday only wristband is priced at £28, and a Sunday only wristband is priced at £22.

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Swn Festival 2013 wristbands allow access to all Swn Festival 2013 shows, subject to capacity of individual venues. However, there are a few select headline shows that will require a Top-Up ticket as well as a Swn Festival wristband to gain entry. (Everything Everything - £2).

The first acts announced were Aled Rheon, Alex Dingley Band, Beard of Wolves, Bloodflower, Brothers, Casi Wyn, Chloe Howl, Climbing Trees, Clipping, Deerhunter, Dutch Uncles, Estrons, Everything Everything, Golden Fable, Greta Isaac, Hail! The Planes, Heal the Last Stand, Heavy Petting Zoo, Kizzy Crawford, Kutosis, Land Observations, Little Arrow, Lowri Evans, Masters In France, Nadine Shah, Nanook of the North, Nathaniel, Peasant’s King, Pinkunoizu, Queer’d Science, R. Seiliog, Scriber, Seazoo, Shhh…Apes!, Sion Russell Jones, Soak, Stars & Flights, Story Books, Swearin’,  Temples, The Adelines, The Echo and The Always, Keys, The Lay Lows, The Yawns, This Is Wreckage, Trwbador, Up Down Go Machine, Waxahatchee, We Are Animal, Wicket, Without Feathers, and Wolf Alice. For the line-up details as available please click here.

 



Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th October 2013
various venues, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3QN, Wales MAP
£65 for a 4-day wristband
last updated: Wed 18th Sep 2013


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