2ManyDjs (DJ set), Eats Everything, Hot Since 82, Jagwar Ma, and The 2 Bears top the latest wave of acts lining up for this year's Beatherder Festival taking place in Gisburn, Lancashire, from Friday 18th until Sunday 20th July 2014.
Also confirmed today are Gramatik, Justin Robertson, DJ Deekline, Blonde, Elite Force, Far Too Loud, Ed Solo, Kidnap Kid, Lisa Lashes, The Correspondents, Macka B & the Roots Ragga Band, Mountain of Love, Slipmatt, John Morales, Captain Hotknives, Asbo Disco, Chris Liberator, Russ Cuban, Tim Sheridan, Skittles, Davos, Pimp Soul, Tayo meets Acid Rockers, The Templebys, Lumberjack Cowboy Heartbreak Trucking Co, Eddie Earthquake & The Tremors, Two Man Ting, Ed Stones & The BD3, Me & My Friends, Emmott & The Folkestra, Jake and the Jellyfish, Lynn Veronneau, Foxes Faux, The Corporate Tramps, Mrs Cakehead, Blowjangles, and Ennio Maccaroni.
The latest additions also include Afrobilly Jones, Bells In The Birches, Blue inc, Boy Oliver, Brother Bear, ChainSka Brassika, Chloe Foy, DJ Flyffilbybl, DJ Earthdoctor, Espai, Father Funk, Fire Beneath The Sea, Hanky Panky Burlesque Review, Ian Gillibrand, ixy (Spiral Tribe), John Tree, DJ Kate Fear, Krysko / Lord, Mark Turner, Ms MQ, Olivia Fern, Paper Cranes, Pareidolia, Phil Smith, Red Tin Dave, DJ Rich T, Skalextric, Snow Apple, Steve Coby, Steve Jeffries, Stone Penguin DJs, The Dirty Gentlemen, The Inexplicables, and Vieka.
Festival co-founder Nick Chambers said, "We are extremely proud of this year’s line-up – legends, lunatics, liveness - it’s literally got it all. More than 100 acts - it’s immense! All we do now is add in a few thousand lovely Herders on the weekend – that’s when the magic really happens!
"We’ve also got a couple of little treats up our sleeves that we’ll announce closer to the festival. Watch this space, all will be revealed!”
They join the first acts confirmed who were Happy Mondays, The Bloody Beetroots, Riva Starr, Vitalic, Klangkarussell, Boney M, Timo Maas, Wolf Alice, Koan Sound, Bipolar Sunshine, The Orb, Mr Scruff, Dub Pistols, Dub Phizix & Strategy, Goldie Lookin' Chain, Greg Wilson, Eton Messy DJs, Dems, DJ Format, Utah Saints, Paul Taylor, High Cross Society, Ibibio Sound Machine, Rag & Bone Man, Eagles For Hands, Vessels, The Family Rain, That Fucking Tank, Gorgeous George, Arkon Fly, The Allergies, Gypsy Hill, Shopping, Galaxians, Greg b2b Krysko, Anne Savage, Gideon Conn, and Ivan Campo.
Beat-Herder prides itself on being a different festival experience to any other and this year festival goers can expect 15 completely unique, craftsman built stages including the mighty Main Stage, the oriental mystery of The Fortress, the heady atmosphere of The Woods, the Trailer Trash Big Top, the cosy Snug, the incredible, authentic Working Men’s Club (step inside, you could literally be in Todmorden in 1971) and many, many more beside.
The festival is independently funded and has no involvement in corporate organisations, nor does it receive any sponsorship. It has organically grown from its free party roots and has a musical emphasis on dance and electronic artists, and is renowned for it's dramatic creative site art.
Tickets will be sold on tiers with and priced from £95. Last year the lowest tier sold out in 5 minutes, so be quick if you want a bargain
Early bird tickets sold out in 5 minutes last year. Tickets are priced on tiers and started at £95 (currently tier 3 - £112). A child ticket for those aged 12 and under is priced at £20, car park passes are priced at £10, and live-in vehicle passes are £25 - please buy in advance. Prices do not include booking fees.
A deposit scheme is also available, pay 50% of the ticket price now (including booking fees and postage) and pay the remainder by the 1st May 2014.
There is a payment plan available, which breaks the ticket price into 5 bite-size chunks, these are automatically taken at monthly intervals starting from the day you make your first payment.
Expect there to be eleven stages or musical areas these will include The Beat-Herder Stage, Toiltrees the dance area, Stumblefunk Soundsystem, Trailer Trash, The Bushrocker Family HiFi, The Beat-Herder & District Working Men's Social Club, and The Lazy Meadow & Smoky Tentacles Shisha Lounge.
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