Utah Saints, and Baby Strange, lead latest Wickerman Festival additions

Tea Street Band, Ally McCrae, Ethan Johns, Esperanza, & more

published: Fri 4th Jul 2014

Utah Saints

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

Scotland's Wickerman festival happening on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th July 2014 has revealed more of it's line-up.

Added to the main Summerisle Stage areUtah Saints, Baby Strange, The Tea Street Band, Ally McCrae, The Cut Throat Razors, and 'One to Watch' competition winnersThe Mermaids.

The Acoustic Village also sees more acts added with Ethan Johns topping the bill on Saturday. Friday's line-up features Esperanza, Have Mercy Las Vegas, Neil Sturgeon, Gabriel Kelly, Zoe Bestal, Little Fire, Duffy's Gypsy Band , Jono and Gareth Icke, Rab McCahill, and Finch and the Moon. On Saturday Novantae, Anne Chaurand, Dumfries Community Choir, Kim Edgar, The Minpins, Roberto Cassani and The Tickety Two, The Cracked Man, Brandon Lee Webb, and Kim Wheeler will take to the stage.

Wickerman’s Ingrid Pit stage will offer a mix of music, poetry and spoken word and comedy from The Snack Family, Woodenbox, Andy Paterson, and Balgoni Boyz .

Also in the Acoustic Village the Barabajagal Yurt offers a chance to jam and make music with other people. This year it will play host to local artists Sandy Cowan and Jill Johnston. Thursday's Child will be opening the yurt on both days, providing fun for children and the young-at-heart with singalong songs.

The Reggae Tent will be hosted by Explosion Soundsystem with MC Ranking Fox will be joined by London’s MC Brother Culture and Edinburgh’s MC Dangerman. Crews from Glasgow and Belfast will also be at the controls to ensure celebrations continue throughout the night.

Finally, the Scooter Tent line-up is completed with The Cundeez, Ska-Beat Jakes, Nine Bullets, and Blowjangles .

goNORTH Project Manager, Alex Smith, commented, "We are really looking forward to returning to the Wickerman this summer. The festival provides a fantastic platform for showcasing a wide range of emerging talent and fully embraces the diversity of the acts that play in the goNORTH Festival Tour Tent. It is very exciting to be included in one of the most prestigious music festivals in Scotland."

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.

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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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