American post-hardcore band La Dispute, Meet Me in St. Louis making their only festival appearance of 2016, Nordic Giants, and Errors lead the latest wave of acts for ArcTanGent Festival happening from Thursday 18th until Saturday 20th August 2016 at Fernhill Farm, Cheddar, in Somerset.
Also confirmed for ArcTanGent Festival are Animals as Leaders, Yndi Halda, Mutoid Man, Agent Fresco, Good Tiger, Raketkanon, MNHM, Tiny Fingers, Gulfer, Svalbard, Dialects, Cheap Jazz, Kusanagi, Chiyoda Ku, and SkyHitch.
There will be over 70 bands announced for the 2016 event.. The full list so far includes American Football (USA), Toe (Japan), La Dispute (USA), Sikth, Meet Me In St. Louis, Caspian (USA), Nordic Giants, Errors, TTNG, Animals As Leaders (USA), Yndi Halda, Mutoid Man (USA), Agent Fresco (Iceland), Owen (USA), Good Tiger, Raketkanon (Belgium), MNHM (Holland), Tiny Fingers (Israel), Gulfer (Canada), Svalbard, Alarmist (Ireland), Falls, Totorro (France), Alma, Town Portal (Denmark), Dialects, Cheap Jazz, Kusanagi, Chiyoda Ku, SkyHitch, Anta, Floral (USA), A WEREWOLF! and Exxasens (Spain).
To see who is playing when see the ArcTanGent line-up page.
Tickets are priced at £75. An early entry ticket is priced at £20 (allows entry from 1pm on Thursday). A child (aged 0 to 10 years old) can attend for free. There is also a joint ticket offer with sister event 2000tress priced at £171.
Organiser James Scarlett said, "We’ve got such an eclectic, international line up this year and I’m very excited! We’ve really expanded our search for bands worldwide and have acts coming from at least 12 different countries and 3 continents. If you’re a connoisseur of Math-rock, Post-rock or anything slightly outside of the mainstream then ArcTanGent is the only place to be this August!
"We’ve also got some amazing exclusives. American Football and Toe will be playing their only UK shows of 2016 and when I heard that Meet Me In St. Louis were reforming I was determined to bring them along to the party. This will be their only festival of 2016. We’re not sure how long the band will be back together for so it could even be their last ever show. Any fans of Meet Me In St. Louis really should not risk missing this!"
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