first acts announced for Rhythmtree

Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Dreadzone, Electric Swing Circus, Moulettes, & more

By Scott Williams | Published: Mon 1st Jun 2015

Rhythmtree 2015 - Kid Creole and the Coconuts
Photo credit: Chris Mathews

Rhythmtree 2015

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th July 2015
Three Gates Farm, Shalfleet, Calbourne, Isle of Wight, PO30 4NA, England MAP
£75 for the weekend
Daily capacity: 2,000

Organisers of Rhythmtree Festival, the three day camping festival, have announced the first acts for the 2015 world music event held on the Isle of Wight in July.

The 2,000 capacity event will host Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Dreadzone, Electric Swing CircusMoulettes, PaprikaPhil Odgers, Skinny Lister, Yaaba Funk, Omar Puente, Diabel Cissokho, Grupo Lokito, Rise Kagona, Daby Toure, Guo Yue, The Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band, Najmar Akhtar, AMJ Collective, and Ngawang Lodup on the main stage.

Also confirmed to appear from Friday 17th until Sunday 19th July 2015 are Z-Star, Plastic Mermaids, Pere Ubu, Stick in the Wheel, Keith James (songs of Nick Drake), Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker, Songdog, Heath Common, Sounds of Harlowe, Du Bellows, The Drystones, West African Blues Project, and The Mighty Trumpet Company, with more acts to be announced across the festival's four stages.

For the line-up details as available see the Rhythmtree Festival line-up page.

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Tickets are priced at £75 for an adult three day ticket with parking and camping, and £40 (+ Booking fee) for teen (aged 13-17yrs) three day camping tickets. Children aged under 12 years can attend free. Campervan supplement £25. Day tickets are priced at £30 and half price for teens. Prices do not include booking fees.

All the usual features will be there; a dedicated kid’s zone, healing area, a variety of workshops running throughout the weekend including laughter yoga, drum journeys, Shakti dance and much more. Island brewed ales and other locally sourced food and drink to suit all tastes will be available across the site.

All children's activities are included in the ticket price, and include arts and crafts, Forest School workshops, circus skills with Ryde Extreme Performers and a dressing up tent, where kids will be able to make their own costumes for the kid’s parade on Sunday afternoon. Magician Huxley Hunt will be performing all sorts of crazy magic, and there is a dedicated toddler craft tent.

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