This summer's Boomtown Fair, the festival with an on going narrative for around 45,000 festivalgoers - Chapter 8: 'The Revolution Starts Now' has announced the penultimate full line-up for TrenchTown, one of the festival’s most popular districts and the city hub of all things reggae, dub, dancehall and jungle in the Matterley Estate, nr. Winchester, in Hampshire over the long weekend of Thursday 11th until Sunday 14th August 2016.
Joining the previously announced Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley, Fat Freddy's Drop, Morgan Heritage, Inner Circle, Tarrus Riley, Junior Kelly, Tanya Stephens, Kabaka Pyramid & The Bebble Rockers, Heatwave Showtime feat. Big Narstie, Solo Banton, Congo Natty feat Congo Dubz, Tenor Fly & Iron Dread, Little Roy (Battle For Seattle), The Skints, Mungo's Hi-Fi Live Band feat. YT, Charlie P, Eva Lazarus + more, Channel One Meets Mad Professor, Benny Page Vs Ed Solo, and Zion Train, in the Lion's Den are Tippa Irie, General Levy, FlowDan, Rodney P, Demolition Man, MC Skibadee, MC Serocee, Stush, Nadia Rose, Charlie P, Eva Lazarus, MC Soom T, Kiko Bun, Hollie Cook, and Laid Blak.
The line-up for the Hidden Woods joining hte previously announced ManuDigital are Dreadsquad, Blackout Ja, Pama International, Alaine and Dean Fraser with Blak Soil Band, Aries, Iqulah Rastafari, Part2Style, Uncle Dugs, 6Blocc, Jinx In Dub, Stagga & Ras Robbie, Babydub, Resonators, Eva Lazarus, Backbeat Soundsystem, Illbilly Hitec ft. Longfingah, Born on Road showcase, Kelvin 373, Dope Ammo, AmabAdama, Donette Forte Urban Lions Band, General Roots, General Skank, Samsara, Dub Heart, Prank Dancehall, and Shanti Squire & MC Little Tree.
Tangled Roots will celebrate sound system culture with Earl Gateshead, Sticky Joe & Cheshire Cat, Skitz & Joe Burn, Delhi Sultanate & Begum X, Unit 137 Sound System + Lionpulse Sound System AKA Lion Unit , Trinity Music London, INI, Sharp And Ready, Hylu, MC Serocee, Crises, Disorda, Sasha Steppa, Joe Ariwa, Lionbeat, Fleck, AAA Badboy, Disorda, Danny T & Tradesman, Jam Jah & Lion Art, Leo Samson, J-Man, Chief Rockas, Escape Roots Sound, Tom Spirals, Fat Stash, Rubberdub Showcase, Countryman Sound System, Titan Sound, and Kaotik Kartel.
They join Madness, Damian Marley, Leftfield, Fat Freddy's Drop, Levellers, Afro Celt Sound System, Parov Stelar, Molotov Jukebox, The Correspondents, Asian Dub Foundation, Babylon Circus, Bad Manners, Beans on Toast, Beardyman, Big D and the Kids Table, Dhol Foundation, Fun Lovin' Criminals, Imelda May, Joe Driscoll & Seckou Kouyate, Lau, Leftover Crack, Los De Abajo, Mad Caddies, The Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Mokoomba, Molotov Jukebox, Nahko and Medicine for the People, The Neville Staple Band, Ojos De Brujo, Seth Lakeman, Shooglenifty, Skinny Lister, Sonic Boom Six, Steve'n'Seagulls, Talco, The Correspondents, The Dickies, The Selecter, The Slackers, Benny Page vs Ed Solo, Channel One meets Mad Professor, Congo Natty & Tenor Fly, The Heatwave presents Showtime (feat Big Narstie, Tippa Iris, General Levy, Flowoan, Nadia Rose, Serocee, Demolition Man, Skibadee, Eva Laurus, Rodney P, Solo Banton), Inner Circle, Junior Kelly, Kabaka Pyramid & The Bebble Rockers, Kiko Bun, Little Roy, Manudigital, Morgan Heritage, Mungo's Hi Fi Sound System, Prince Fatty ft. Horseman, MC Soom T, Tanya Stephens, Tarrus Riley, The Skints, Wrongtom meets Ragga Twins, Zion Train, Audio, Calibre, Calyx & Teebee, Cause4Concern, Critical Sound (feat. Mefjus, Kasha, Emperor, Foreign Concept, Ivy Lab, Enei, Sam Binga) , Billain, Deep Medi Takeover, Diemantle Aka Die & Dismantle, DJ Craze, Zinc, Dub Phizix & Strategy, Dynamite MC, Foreign Beggars, Hype, Hazard, Jus Now, Koan Sound, Levelz, Mele, MJ Cole, My Nu Leng & Dread MC, Newham Generals, Om Unit, Pharoahe Monch, Roni Size & DJ Krust, So Solid Crew, Special Request, Swindle, Submotion Orchestra, Teddy Killerz, The Upbeats, TQD (Royal T, DJ Q, Flava D) , Zed Bias & Mc Trigga, B.Traits, Chris Lorenzo, Craig Charles, Derrick Carter, Derrick May, Friend Within, Jackmaster, Nightmares on Wax, Octave One, Shades Of Rhythm, ShadowChild, Skream, Gaudi, EMS, Hallucinogen, Hilight Tribe, Neelix, Ozric Tentacles, Skazi, Shpongle (DJ Set) , Angerfist, Bong-Ra, Chris Liberator b2b Dave The Drummer, and more.
This summer also sees the rise of a new area Sector 6, and in total there will be over 100 stages, across 9 districts. For the line-up details, and stage splits as available see the BoomTown Fair line-up page.
Tier 3 city residency passes are priced at £170 & ecobond deposit. A limited number of teen (ages 13 - 17 years) tickets priced at £135 will also be available, but these can only be purchased in conjunction with an adult ticket by someone 25 or over (maximum of 2 tickets) who will be accompanying all under 18 teen ticket holders throughout the duration of the festival.
Child tickets (aged 12 years and under) are free and can be ordered by anyone 25 or over.
Family car (£15), campervan (£60) or caravan parking (£65) passes are also available.
The festival also offers a split-payment scheme where separate payments in manageable chunks can be used to buy a ticket over a few months.
Option A: Two Instalments: Total ticket price (£170.00 + £6.95 booking fee + £10.00 EcoBond). Payment schedule: Initial down payment is £85.00 + £16.95 due today. Final payment is £85.00 due 3rd June 2016. All ticket prices listed here include the Ticket, Booking Fees and EcoBond.
Option B: Four Instalments: Total ticket price (£170.00 + £6.95 booking fee + £10.00 EcoBond). Payment schedule: Initial down payment is £42.50 + £16.95 due today. Second Instalment is £42.50 due 3rd April 2016. Third Instalment is £42.50 due 3rd May 2016. Final payment is £42.50 due 3rd June 2016. All ticket prices listed here include the Ticket, Booking Fees and EcoBond
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