eFestivals can exclusively reveal that James will close the main stage of the 8th Bearded Theory festival happening at Catton Hall, in Derbyshire on Bank Holiday weekend with music starting from Thursday 21st to Sunday 24th May 2015.
Organisers announce, "We are thrilled to announce that JAMES will bring Bearded Theory to an emphatic close when they headline the festival on Sunday night.
"Fresh off the back of their sold out UK arena tour James have confirmed their appearance at our 8th festival. James need little introduction and are behind some of the biggest hits in the past 30 years selling millions of albums worldwide.
"Their 13th studio album La Petite Mort was released earlier this year to critical acclaim and hailed as one of the "Best Albums of 2014" by The Guardian featuring the singles ‘Moving On’, ’Frozen Britain’ ‘Curse Curse’ and All I'm saying, all mainstays on BBC6 Music."
Fronted by Tim Booth, the band who formed in 1982, will have the main stage singing along to their hits including 'Sit Down', 'Getting Away With It', 'Laid', 'Crash', 'Say Something', and 'Sometimes'.
Jim Glennie from James said, "It's a real pleasure to be asked to play at Bearded Theory 2015. I've heard great things about the festival and I appreciate the ethics and principles behind it. I'm thoroughly looking forward to it and I hope we can end the weekend with a bang!"
There are a few more bands to announce on the line-up, including the Saturday headliner and organisers plan to make the next announcement contracts permitting before Christmas.
Steve Blount from Bearded Theory said, "We are delighted to have secured arguably our biggest booking to date while freezing adult ticket prices and having reduced or frozen child ticket prices. 2015 is on course to be our quickest sell out in our history after 25% of our capacity sold on the first day tickets went on sale and with early bird tickets selling out in less than 4 minutes."
Friday main stage headliner The Mission, is joined on the bill by Buzzcocks, Misty in Roots, The Beat, Mad Professor & the Robotiks, Pronghorn, Back to the Planet, New Town Kings, British Sea Power, Skinny Lister, Three Minute Heist, the Skints, Itch, Dizraeli & the Small Gods, Radical Dance Faction (RDF), John Player Specials, Gaz Brookfield, Muff Said, The Sweetchunks Band, Ash Victim, Ukulele Dave, Inner Terrestrials , Tarantism, Who Killed the Bear, Pure Evil, Demob, Muddy Summers & Gails Whores, Efa Supertramp, AOS3, Stuart Turner & the Flat Earth Society, Abdoujaparov, Skewwhiff, Quercus Burlesque, Penny Orchids, Tez & the Suicidal Fish, joe Zeffa, Kilnaboy, The Leylines, and Jerzey Street Band, Neville Staple, Cara Dillon, Paprika Corps, BabaJack, Pigbag, The Talks, Captain Hotknives, Tree House Fire, The JB Conspiracy, The Jack Ratts, P.A.I.N, and Louise Distras.
For the line-up details as available please click here.
The adult ticket price has been frozen at £87 along with the teen ticket price (13-16) at £45, child tickets (6-12) will be reduced to £20 and 0-5 are free. Campervan & Car Passes have also been frozen at £30 and £10 respectively. All tickets will include Thursday entry.
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