first acts revealed for Shambala Festival

ChainSka Brassika, Blick Bassy, Jah 9 & The Dub Treatment, and many more

By Scott Williams | Published: Mon 21st Mar 2016

Shambala Festival 2016 - Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra
Photo credit: Phil Bull

Shambala Festival 2016

Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th August 2016
a secret location near Market Harborough, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England MAP
£169 for weekend - SOLD OUT
Daily capacity: 15,000

47soul, Afriquoi, Akua Naru, Anchorsong, Beardyman's Dream Team, Benny Page, Blick Bassy, ChainSka Brassika, Chimpo, Clap! Clap! , The Comet Is Coming, Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra, Dub Phizix & Strategy, The Eskies, Flamingods, The Gene Dudley Group, Guts, Gypsies of Bohemia, HoneyFeet, Hot 8 Brass Band, Jah 9 & The Dub Treatment, Jalen N'Gonda, Jenna & the G's, Jerry Dammers, Jus Now, Kelly Oliver, Krafty Kuts, La Dame Blanche, L'entourloop, LTJ Bukem, Lynched, Mammal Hands, Martha Tilston, Matt Jam Lamont, Me and My Friends, Monki, Mouse Outfit ft Dr Syntax & Sparkz , Ngawang Lodup, Nightmares on Wax, Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band, Piers Faccini & Terrakaft, Pink Oculus, The Rheingans Sisters, Romare, Scarecrow, MC Soom T, Stompy’s Playground, Swindle, Symphonica feat Mr Switch, TQD (Royal T, DJ Q, Flava D) , Ushti Baba, Werkha,and Will And The People are the first acts confirmed for Shambala which takes place on August Bank Holiday Weekend from Thursday 25th until Sunday 28th August 2016 at a secret location.

The festival is expected to have 200 acts across a dozen or so stages of music programming, plus a roller disco, karaoke, contemporary circus performances (tightrope walking, swinging trapeze, pole dancing), and loads more. Stages confirmed include vBarrio Afrika, Chai Wallah's, The Cocoon The Shambala Stage, Continental Drifts Presents Madame Bayou's, The Kamikaze, The House Party, Garden O'Feeden, Idlaer Academy Presents Utopia, Carnival Tent, Naughty Morty's Ska Bar, Compass Presents, The Craft Area, Sankofa's, Tree House Stage, Alfresco Disco, The Imaginarium, The Enchanted Woods, The Healing Meadows, The Kids' Field, Koo Kou's Nest, Making Waves, The Play House, Rebel Soul, The Roots Yard, Shambala Springs, Sham City, The Social Club, The Story Telling Yurt, Swingamajig Speakeasy, Wandering Word, and more inclusding theatre spectacles, cabaret and circus.

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Tiers 1 and 2 sold out within hours of release, Tier 3 tickets are priced as follows:

An adult weekend ticket is £159
Teen (aged 15/16/17yrs) weekend ticket £89
Child (aged 5-14yrs) weekend ticket £39
Child and Teen tickets may only be purchased with adult tickets. Maximum of 2 teen tickets per adult over 21yrs.
Child under 5 Free (but must register)

Van/Car+Caravan pass £45
Car Pass £30 (one per car)
Disabled tickets (2 for 1) Call 0844 870 0000. Valid with proof of middle or higher rate DLA support.

There are also Easypay and Split Payment initiatives, both of which allow the cost of tickets to be spread between now and next May. With the Split Payment scheme (available on Tier 3 and Tier 4 tickets), Shambaholics pay half now and the balance before May 31st 2015. The Easypay scheme, enables the spread of the cost of tickets payments at anytime between now and May 31st, after paying an non-refundable deposit of £40. The Easypay scheme is available only on Tier 4 tickets. You decide how much and how often you pay for your tickets, and you can make a payment simply by logging in to your TicketSellers account.

Tickets sold out last year at the beginning of June.

Blick Bassy, ChainSka Brassika,

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