The Charlatans to headline Scotland's Electric Fields

plus Wild Beasts, Steve Mason, The Sugarhill Gang, Songhoy Blues, The Go! Team, DJ Yoda, & more

published: Wed 9th Mar 2016

The Charlatans

Friday 26th to Saturday 27th August 2016
Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfries & Galloway, DG3 4AQ, Scotland MAP
£85 for the weekend
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Fri 30th Sep 2016

The Charlatans are headlining the 3rd annual Electric Fields, which will take place over two days this year on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th August 2016, in Scotland.

Also unveiled to appear on the main stage in the grounds of the 17th century Drumlanrig Castle, will be Wild Beasts, Steve Mason, The Sugarhill Gang, C Duncan, Sundara Karma, Admiral Fallow, Neon Waltz, Colonel Mustard and Dijon Five, Sean Vs The Robots, and The Van T's.

Joining Model Aeroplanes on the Electric Fields second stage are Songhoy Blues, The Go! Team, DJ Yoda, Don Letts, Bill Ryder Jones, Tuff Love, Baby Strange, White, Emma Pollock, The Lapelles, Barstow Bats, Onr, Lisbon, MØGEN, Elara Caluna, Sweaty Palms, Be Charlotte, and Bella and the Bear.

Edinburgh’s Sneaky Pete’s will bring some of the most exciting names in electronic music to their own stage at Electric Fields this year. Joining the previously announced Erol Alkan and Joy Orbison will be Factory Floor, Eclair FiFi, Denis Sulta, Dixon Avenue Basement Jams, Wasabi Disco, Teesh, Juice, Soul Jam, Witness, Hector's House, Jamie Roy, and Deep Fried Soul.

As well as fronting our headliners The Charlatans, Tim Burgess brings his den of surprise and discovery, the Tim Peaks stage, to Electric Fields for the first time. Previously announced Paddy Considine's Riding The Low will be joined by Horsebeach, Teen Canteen, Yucatan, Documenta, Blueprint Blue, Hot Vestry, Mark W Georgsson, Howling Rhythm DJs, Everything Flows DJs, Bowie Disco, and Northern Soul Dance Class.

They join Primal Scream who are also headlining. Also unveiled are Everything Everything, The Twilight Sad, Public Service Broadcasting, Model Aeroplanes, Erol Alkan, Joy Orbison, Tim Burgess, and Paddy Considine's Riding the Low. There are more acts to be confirmed.

For the line-up details and stage splits as available see the Electric Fields line-up page.

Electric Fields co-founder Nick Roberts said, "We’re delighted to welcome another of the biggest bands in the country, The Charlatans, to headline alongside Primal Scream at Electric Fields. They have such an incredible body of work, including one of my favourite albums of last year, Modern Nature. We’ve been working hard on creating an incredible line-up, with a whole host of amazing artists from all over the world as well as some of the finest local acts around. We’re looking forward to the most exciting and diverse Electric Fields yet!."

The site is approximately 90 minutes drive south of Glasgow / Edinburgh and 90 minutes north of Carlisle.

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Tickets are priced at £85 for the weekend. A concession (aged 13-17 tears) weekend ticket is priced at £55, a child (aged 6-17 years) weekend ticket is priced at £20, a campervan pass is £65, and children aged under 5 year can attend free, but need a ticket.

With the expansion to two days, Electric Fields has added Boutique Camping and a dedicated Family Camping area to the weekend’s options. The Real Ale tent, world cuisine, lots of activities and games for kids and a few surprises.



Friday 26th to Saturday 27th August 2016
Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfries & Galloway, DG3 4AQ, Scotland MAP
£85 for the weekend
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Fri 30th Sep 2016


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