Scotland's Wickerman festival happening on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th July 2014 has announced Riva Starr, Alex Metric, Ivan Smagghe, and Crazy P Soundsystem as their headliners in the Bass Camp Dance Village.
Riva Starr and Crazy P Soundsystem headline the The Skiddle Tent on Friday and Saturday respectivewly topping a line-up that includes X-Press 2, Sonny Wharton, PBR Streetgang, Kid Blast, James Ryan, Luke Strange, Western Groove, Seelie, The Filth Wizard, and Taneli.
Alex Metric tops the bill in the Em-It Tent on Friday with support from Silicone Soul, Simon Jackson, Ray McKinney, and No Strings Attached. In the same tent on Saturday Harvey McKay, Ryan Cass, Lee Clark, and Brett King join headline DJ Alex Metric.
Once again the Headphone Disco will be returning to Wickerman this year to keep people raving quietly on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights in the Headphone Arena, nestled alongside Bass Camp.
Helen Chalmers, Wickerman’s Festival Coordinator, commented, "We are delighted to welcome some of the biggest names in dance music to this year’s line-up and its also great to see some of our festival favourites making a triumphant return. Bass Camp is a really popular feature amongst our festival goers and we are confident that our line-up will keep the party stoked until the early hours."
Friday headliner is Dizzee Rascal, and on Saturday it's Del Amitri. Joining them are Shed Seven, Augustines, Skinny Lister, The Hosts, Life, Roddy Woomble, Alabama 3, The Beat, Lee Thompson's Ska Orchestra, Sonic Boom Six, Imperial Leisure, Cockney Rejects, Anti Pasti, 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, The New Piccadillys, The Pukes, Berry Tweed and the Chasers, Root System, The Members, The Counterfeit Clash, The Lurkers, John Smith, Emily Smith , The Mae Trio, Bridie Jackson and The Arbour, Sorren Maclean, Nick Harper, Esperanza, The Skarsoles, Blowjangles, Inishowen, Full Tonne Kidd, rhythmnreel , Jason Dupuy, Them Beatles, Victorian Trout Conspiracy, 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.
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.
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