Flogging Molly, & Gogol Bordello for BoomTown Fair

plus Matisyahu, John Butler Trio, Capdown, Toddla T & DRS, & more

published: Tue 3rd Feb 2015

Flogging Molly

Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th August 2015
Matterley Estate, near Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1HW, England MAP
tier 3 - £155 for the weekend
daily capacity: 45000
last updated: Tue 14th Jul 2015

Flogging Molly (making exclusive UK festival performance), and Gogol Bordello lead the latest wave of acts announced for this summer's BoomTown Fair.

Both acts will appear in the Town Centre district along with Caravan Palace, Streetlight Manifesto, Fishbone, The Beat, Goldie Lookin' Chain, Dub Pistols, Slamboree, and Dubioza Kolektiv.

Matisyahu are coming to the Lion’s Den for a UK festival exclusive, and top a line-up including Alborosie, Cham feat. O, Turbulence, Cutty Ranks, Ward 21, Katchafire, David Rodigan, Natty, Gentleman's Dub Club, Chopstick Dubplate presents Jah Mason & Demolition Man, and Mungos Hi Fi.

In the Old Mines area will be The John Butler Trio, Amadou & Mariam, Dreadzone, Transglobal Underground, Peatbog Faeries, Edward II, Songhoy Blues, and Ibibio Sound Machine.

The brand new Psychedelic Forest secret headliner has also now been released as Infected Mushroom doing an Old School LIVE set, with Ace Ventura, Perfect Stranger, and Juno Reactor also confirmed.

Whilst Devil Kicks Dancehall will host Capdown, King Prawn, The Mahones, The Rumjacks, and The Interrupters.

Completing today's announcement are Toddla T & MC DRS, The Bug & Flow Dan, DJ Ez, Jungle Brothers, and High Focus Records who will all appear in Barrio Loco District.

They join Noisia, Astrix, Ace Ventura, Perfect Stranger, Liquid Soul, Dickster, Sub6, Juno Reactor, Burn In Noise, Green Nuns of the Revolution, System 7, Lucas, Liquid Ace, Broken Toy, Waio, Brainiac, James Munro (DJ), Psymmetrix, K.i.M, Tron, Circuit Breakers, Lifeforms, Sad Paradise, Mechanimal, Dirty Saffi, Mindfold, Loose Connection, Hypnocoustics, Dick Trevor, Asimilon, Sybarite, Bumbling Loons, Slinky Wizard, Shane Gobi, Nesono, The Rave Commission, Mental Broadcast, Skyhighatrist, Liquid Ross, Pieman, Geo, Lloyd, Positivist, Nigel, Subsaharan, Mad Scientist, Ed Tangent (DJ), Shove, Vert3x, Wicki, Apollyon, Mitra, Harsh, Arbok, Fractal Mind, Cheryl, Dr G, Psychosonic, Kutanimal, Displaced, Psybart, Psycode, F'da F'da, DJ Pod, and Krosis, are the first acts confirmed for 2015.

The festival is made up of eight very different districts which celebrate a variety of individual music genres and cultures from Ska to Jungle, Reggae to Folk and a whole load more in between and beyond, the line ups are released district by district.

Chapter Seven of the immersive, theatrical and artistic festival with an on going narrative for around 45,000 festivalgoers takes place at Matterley Estate, nr. Winchester, in Hampshire and will run from Thursday 13th until Sunday 16th August 2015.

Tier Two and Three tickets are still available starting at £135 (+BF & EcoBond) . With the new structuring of tiers there are even more tier two (£135 + BF & EcoBond) than last year which are likely to be available for a while longer, plus there is the split payment option starting from £40, where you can pay off as little or as much as you like in instalments until 1st July 2015.

Teen residency pass (aged 13 - 17 years): £120 & ecobond deposit
Child (aged 6 - 12 years): £20
Infant (aged under 6 years): free

Campervan pass: £50
Caravan / Trailer tent pass: £60
Family car, campervan or caravan parking passes are also available.

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There is an option to donate £2, £5 or £10 to the event's charity partners for 2015, all donations are matched by BoomTown.

This is just the first district line up announcement for BoomTown, next up on 3rd Feb will be the full headliners announcement and then after that from 10th Feb, will be the start of all the remaining district line ups:

10th Feb: Mayfair Avenue (Electro-Swing, Swing, Vintage remix)
13th Feb: OldTown (Balkan, Gypsy, Gypsy Punk & Pirate)
17th Feb: Barrio Loco (Hip hop, House, Bass, UK Garage)
20th Feb: Whistlers Green World, Folk, Folk Punk, Comedy)
24th Feb: Wild West (Bluegrass, Hillbilly, Yeehaw)
27th Feb: TrenchTown (Reggae, Dub, Dancehall)
3rd March: ChinaTown (Ska, Ska Punk, Punk)
eFestivals will be bringing you all these as they are announced.



Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th August 2015
Matterley Estate, near Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1HW, England MAP
tier 3 - £155 for the weekend
daily capacity: 45000
last updated: Tue 14th Jul 2015


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