Acoustic Village acts announced for Wickerman Festival

Stuart Braithwaite, Calum Ingram, Emma Gillespie, King Eider, Martin Stephenson & more

published: Thu 11th Jun 2015

Mogwai

Friday 24th to Saturday 25th July 2015
Kirkcarswell Farm, Kirkcudbright, Galloway, DG6 4JQ, Scotland MAP
£110 with camping and parking
daily capacity: 18000
last updated: Fri 31st Jul 2015

Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite, New York-based singing cellist Calum Ingram, Emma Gillespie, King Eider, and The Dainties' Martin Stephenson lead the acts confirmed for the Acoustic Village at Scotland's Wickerman festival happening on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th July 2015 has announced the line-up for this year's Solus Tent.

The Acoustic Village will also host Hailander, Bella and the Bear, Tam Tam 2000, Alan McClure, The Hoolits, Jordan Murray, Novantae, Anne Chaurand, Richard I-Paint, Friends of Huntington's Scotlandchoir , Big Hogg, Elemental, Trongate Rum Riots, Feed Your Silence, Reverieme, Jon Zip, Little Fire, Herborg Hansen, Nicky Murray, Old Bohemia, Junkman's Choir, Roberto Cassani and The Tickety Two, and Simon Atkinson and the Foundryman's Apprentice.

Other acts set to play the Ingrid Pit stage include Miko Berry, Agnes Thorok, Mark Thomson, Andrew Learmonth, Milton Balgoni, Kim Edgar, Robin Cairns, Kathryn Ailes, and Kevin P. Gilday.

They join the previously announced headliners The Waterboys, Tom Odell, Squeeze, and Lulu, plus Jimmy Cliff, The Sonics, Neneh Cherry, Stereo MC's, Julian Cope, The Sugarhill Gang, John Cooper Clarke, Steve Ignorant, Errors, Withered Hand, The Phantom Band, Youth Man, PAWS, Holy Mountain,  Example & DJ Wire, This is the Kit, The Saints, Pere Ubu, TV Smith, Hector Bizerk, The Amphetameanies, The Ramonas, Ela Orleans, Esperanza, Halfrican, Tommy Reilly, Rob Lynch, Shield Patterns, Miaoux Miaoux, and more.

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

Nicola Black, Wickerman's Acoustic Booker commented, "Wickerman’s Acoustic Village has become a popular attraction at the Festival due to its mix of emerging talent and established acts. Offering something for everyone, fans can unwind, enjoy a jam or discover some lively new acts in the much-loved area."

The Acoustic Village’s Barabajagal Yurt will also provide a place for Wicker fans to jam and make music with other people. This year it will play host to storyteller and musician Susi Sweetpea and Greywacke who will host a series of percussion sessions each day.

As always, the weekend festivities will be brought to a spectacular close with the crowd-gathering tradition of burning the 40ft Wickerman statue at midnight on Saturday.

Sited on the 120 acre East Kirkcarswell Farm, near Dundrennan, South West Scotland, in deepest Galloway, the festival welcomes families, and features two main stages, as well as a dance area, acoustic tent, a campsite, trade stalls, alternative area, bars, and food stalls.

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Tickets are priced at £110 for weekend adult tickets and £55 for weekend concession tickets, with children aged 12 and under able to attend for free. A campervan/caravan pitch is priced at £55 or £105 with an electric hook up. There are also VIP, and camping options available.



Friday 24th to Saturday 25th July 2015
Kirkcarswell Farm, Kirkcudbright, Galloway, DG6 4JQ, Scotland MAP
£110 with camping and parking
daily capacity: 18000
last updated: Fri 31st Jul 2015


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