The Beat, and Lee Thompson's Ska Orchestra top Wickerman's Scooter Tent

plus Sonic Boom Six, Imperial Leisure, Cockney Rejects, Anti Pasti, & more

published: Wed 30th Apr 2014

The Beat

Friday 25th to Saturday 26th July 2014
Kirkcarswell Farm, Kirkcudbright, Galloway, DG6 4JQ, Scotland MAP
£105 with camping and parking
daily capacity: 18000
last updated: Fri 20th Jun 2014

The Beat, and Lee Thompson's Ska Orchestra will headline the Scooter Tent at Wickerman festival happening on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th July 2014 and this year is encouraging festival goers to don their craziest caps, bonnets, hats and toories to celebrate a new fancy dress theme - 'Wicker Mad Hatters'.

Joining 2-Tone legends The Beat on Friday in the punk tent are Sonic Boom Six, Imperial Leisure, The New Piccadillys, The Pukes, Berry Tweed and the Chasers, and Root System.

On Saturday Lee Thompson's Ska Orchestra bring the tent to a close with their ska and reggae covers, topping a line-up featuring Cockney Rejects, Anti Pasti, The Members, The Counterfeit Clash, The Lurkers, and Victorian Trout Conspiracy.

Helen Chalmers, Wickerman’s Festival Coordinator, commented, "Our legendary Scooter Tent is a key attraction for many of our festival goers, so we are delighted to announce that two truly iconic ska headliners will top the bill in 2014. This year’s line up offer a truly eclectic mix of timeless classics to exciting new fusions."

Friday headliner is Dizzee Rascal, and on Saturday it's Del Amitri. Joining them are Alabama 3, The Feeling, Martha Reeves and The Vandellas, The Zombies, Big Country, Finding Albert, Model Aeroplanes, Young Fathers, Hector Bizerk, The Amazing Snakeheads, Neon Waltz, LAW , Tuff Love, Cairn String Quartet, Tijuana Bibles, Colonel Mustard and Dijon Five, Atom Tree, Thin Privilege, Algernon Doll, Call to Mind, Fat Suit, Gastric Band, Pronto Mama, Deathcats, Foreign Fox, and Cutty’s Gym.

Badmouth Battles rapper Gasp will pick up the pace by MCing the festival’s first ever rap battle.

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

As always, the weekend festivities will be brought to a spectacular close with the crowd-gathering tradition of burning the 40ft Wickerman statue at midnight on Saturday.

Sited on the 120 acre East Kirkcarswell Farm, near Dundrennan, South West Scotland, in deepest Galloway, the festival welcomes families, and features two main stages, as well as a dance area, acoustic tent, a campsite, trade stalls, alternative area, bars, and food stalls.

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Tickets are priced at £105 for weekend adult tickets and £52.50 for weekend concession tickets, with children aged 12 and under able to attend for free. A campervan/caravan pitch is priced at £45 or £95 with an electric hook up.



Friday 25th to Saturday 26th July 2014
Kirkcarswell Farm, Kirkcudbright, Galloway, DG6 4JQ, Scotland MAP
£105 with camping and parking
daily capacity: 18000
last updated: Fri 20th Jun 2014


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