Celebrating the music of enigmatic Nigerian synth-funk pioneer William Onyeabor on the Mountain Stage at The Green Man Festival on the Friday night will be Atomic Bomb! Who Is William Onyeabor? a band featuring a constantly revolving collective of internationally acclaimed musicians.
They lead the latest acts announced for the Welsh festival which takes place at Glanusk Park, Usk Valley, Powys from Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd August.
Also confirmed are forty new names featuring Villagers, Patrick Watson, The Antlers, Teleman, All We Are, Meic Stevens, Black Yaya, Tom Robinson, Midland, Colorama, C Duncan, LandShapes, Hannah Lou Clark, Rozi Plain, Vok, Aurora, Anna B Savage, Deep Throat Choir, Benedict Benjamin, Declan McKenna, Toby Hay, Emily Davies, Palenco, Jungle by Night, Dizraeli and the Small Gods, Syd Arthur, Birth of Joy, Stuff, Fingathing, Low Leaf, Cocos Lovers, Loyle Carner, Moulettes, Will Varley, Moneyshot & Cheeba, Sam Brookes, Sola Rosa, Bombs, Gringo Ska, and Gypsies of Bohemia.
The Green Man Festival is a four day event with three days of music. There are still many more acts to be confirmed, expect over 400 live performances across 17 stages.
They join headliners St Vincent, Super Furry Animals, and Hot Chip are joined by Goat, Calexico, Charles Bradley & his Extraordinaires, Father John Misty, Mew, The Staves, Sun Ra Arkestra, Courtney Barnett, The Fall, Shovels & Rope, The Wave Pictures, and Hookworms.
Also confirmed are Slowdive, Television playing their seminal 1977 album ‘Marquee Moon’, Public Service Broadcasting, Jamie XX, Temples, The Leisure Society, Marika Hackman, Dan Deacon, White Fence, Natalie Prass, Sturgill Simpson, The Pictish Trail, Sweet Baboo, Emmy the Great, Peter Broderick, This Is The Kit, Kiran Leonard, The 2 Bears, Ultimate Painting, H.Hawkline, Zefur Wolves, Strand of Oaks, Hooton Tennis Club, The Drink, Meilyr Jones, and Alex Burey.
The line-up also includes Beyond The Wizards Sleeve, Sylvan Esso, Waxahatchee, Son Lux, Matthew E. White, Owen Pallett, Viet Cong, Steve Gunn, Richard Dawson, Alisdair Roberts, Songhoy Blues, Zun Zun Egui, Jane Weaver, Slug, BC Camplight, Ryley Walker, Trust Fund, Corey Bowen, Huw Stephens, Tom Ravenscroft, and Nothing Is.
The comedy line-up features Rob Newman, Sara Pascoe, Rob Deering, Suzi Ruffell, Holly Walsh, Gavin Osborn, Elis James, Matt Rees, Mike Bubbins, Knightmare Live, Beat This, Dan Atkinson Dan Nightingale, Harriet Dyer, Sally-Ann Hayward, Stuart Laws, Tom Craine, Gareth Richards, Mark Olver, and Josh Howie.
For the line-up details as available see The Green Man Festival line-up page.
Literature, film, theatre, ceilidhs, all-night bonfires, comedy and secret gigs are part of the festival's identity. The festival has carved a niche as a non-corporate and ethically-minded festival.
An adult weekend ticket is priced at £165 for adults, £140 for students, £100 for teenagers (aged 13 to 17 years), and £15 for children aged 5 to 12 years, infants and 4 and under can attend free, but need a ticket. A live-in vehicle ticket is priced at £70 and a car park pass is £5 for the weekend. Prices do not include booking fees.
Organisers have also introduced a Settler's Pass, an all-in-one holiday and festival ticket, offering seven days of camping AND entry to the festival fat the following, all-inclusive prices:
An Adult Settler's Pass is priced at £210, a Student Settler's Pass £185, Teen Settler's Pass £145, Child Settler's Pass £15, and Infant Settler's Pass is free. A live-in vehicle ticket is priced at £70 and a car park pass is £10 for the weekend.
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