first acts announced for Scotland's Kelburn Garden Party

Nightmares on Wax, Gentleman's Dub Club, Optimo, Rozi Plain, Ulrich Schnauss, & more

published: Fri 20th Mar 2015

Gentleman's Dub Club

Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th July 2015
Kelburn Country Park, Largs, Ayrshire, KA29 0BE, Scotland MAP
£99 for weekend, children 5-12s £20, under 5s free
daily capacity: 1300
last updated: Mon 15th Jun 2015

Nightmares on Wax, and Gentleman's Dub Club lead the first acts announced for Kelburn Garden Party which takes place at Kelburn Castle and park, near Largs on Scotland's West coast from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th July 2015.

The Kelburn Garden Party is an intimate affair set in a magical environment the site of the Graffiti Project. The main stage is set on a natural lawn surrounded by ancient trees, and under the gaze of the surreally painted Kelburn Castle.

The Viewpoint Stage's line-up sees Nightmares on Wax joined by Optimo, Mungos Hi Fi ft Solo Banton, Romare, DJ Vadim, Werkha, 47soul, Afriquoi, Hector Bizerk, ChainSka Brassika, Miaoux Miaoux, The Hempolics, The Jenova Collective, Jazz Spastiks, Ska Ya Man, Monosapiens, Gol, Pocion De Fe, Triptych & Flo, Gumbo Funk, Black Cat Bone, and DJ Astrojazz.

Appearing on the Square Stage with Gentleman's Dub Club will be Orkestra del Sol, Dallahan, Rumba De Bodas, Victorian Trout Conspiracy, The Tinderbox Orchestra, Dark Green Tree, Samba Ya Bamba, King Eider, Have Mercy Las Vegas, Kabaret Bastardo, The Barrow Band, The Buick 55's, Hook n Slingers, Viper Swing, and Heid.

The Pyramid Stage will host Rozi Plain, The Family Elan, Featherwest, Girobabies, C.A.R.B.S., Miracle Glass Company, Trongate Rum Riots, Universal Thee, Urvanovic, Masturbation Goes Cloud, Good Punch Theatre, Froth, Chump, Jemima Thewes, The Situationist Workers' Tapes label showcase with Supermarket Man, Nice Church, and The Ideal Mexico Dorkestra, plus Hausfrau, and The Mean Reds.

Whilst Ulrich Schnauss, Auntie Flo, MC Xander, La La & the Boo Ya, Shaka Loves You, Main Ingredient, Battle Of The Zoo, Yoko Pono, Morphamish, Callum Easter, Bony Kit Steppa, Kuchke, Baz O'Connell, Recypher, Chef De Party, and Twonko will take to the The Arboretum Stage.

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Tier 3 tickets are priced at £93.50, currently tickets for those aged  under 13 years are free (once they have been allocated tickets for 5-12 year olds will be £22, with those aged 0-5 years still able to attend for free.

The gardens will be home to The Kelburn Art Trail, The Too Much Fun Club at The Beech Plateau, The Lost Horizon Showcase, Magical Mystery Tours, The Secret Forest 'Living Theatre' Project, Making Things Happen with The Girobabies, Roberta’s Chan Bang, The Kelburn Funk Club, The Lullaby Collective, and Late Night Cabaret.

Expect good food, bars, chill-out areas, stalls, cinema, BBQ, woodland walks, pop-up gigs in the glen & gardens, an adventure playground, a candlelit ceilidh, jam sessions, poetry, comedy & spoken word, kids games & zones, Lazer Quest, lighting installations, family camping, crafts, Friday night warm-up party, the secret forest project, gigs in the glen & gardens, kids play zone, lighting installations, drumming on the hill, workshops, glen walks & waterfall pools, local craft ales and cider, cocktails, family camping and more.



Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th July 2015
Kelburn Country Park, Largs, Ayrshire, KA29 0BE, Scotland MAP
£99 for weekend, children 5-12s £20, under 5s free
daily capacity: 1300
last updated: Mon 15th Jun 2015


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