The line-up for the 10th Watchet Live Music Festival held on a farm in Somerset on the August Bank Holiday. has expanded with the addition of The Black Delta Movement, This Fire, The Devil's Prefects, Funke and the Two Tone Baby, Rews, Nell Bryden, Deliah, Mohawk Radio, Square One, Dry White Bones, John D Revelator, Brian Stone, The Rocker Covers, Yazzy, A J Ritchie, Malavita, Stevie - One Bloke One Mandolin, Two Man Ting, Foreign Affairs, Iron & Oak, Reno, Morris & Watson, and Beardy Keefs Uke Jam.
Having sold over 70 million records, achieved simultaneous Number 1’s on the US Billboard & UK singles chart twice (‘Red Red Wine’ and ‘Can’t Help Falling in Love’) and charted in the UK more than 50 times across their 38-year career, UB40 are one of the world’s best-selling acts of all time. Fronted by brothers Duncan and Robin Campbell, alongside original members Jimmy Brown, guitarist Robin Campbell, bassist Earl Falconer, percussionist Norman Hassan, and saxophonist Brian Travers.
They join headliners UB40, and The Feeling, with Sunday's final acts still under wraps, plus Peter Hook & The Light, Dreadzone, 3 Daft Monkeys, Geno Washington, The Real Thing, The Leylines, Whitehall Parade, The Blue Horizon, Skeg, The Simmertones, Hobo Jones & The Junkyard Dogs, The Animals, Gaz Brookfield, The Majestic, Sex Pissed Dolls, The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican, The Leylines, Andy Kershaw, Dave Sharp (The Alarm), Doozer McDooze, The Eskies, and Bare Knuckle Parade.
Expect over 50 live acts across three stages, bringing a wide range of high calibre musical acts with a few big names including the Sunday headliners still to be revealed.
For the line-up details as available see the Watchet Live line-up page.
The music festival weekend returns for a 10th year on the August Bank Holiday weekend, from Friday 26th until Sunday 28th August 2016.
An adult (16+) weekend ticket with camping is priced at £72.50. A family weekend ticket with camping for 2 Adults & 2 Youths is priced at £190. A youth, aged 13-15 years, weekend ticket with camping is priced at £55. Accompanied children aged 12 years and under can attend for free.
A live in vehicle pass (purchased with a camping ticket) is priced at £20 per vehicle, no caravans or trailer tents. A weekend parking pass is £5.
Weekend tickets with no camping are priced at £60 (Adults 16+), £50 (Youths 13-15), or £155 for a Family ticket.
Day Tickets (no camping) are priced at £25 (Adults 16+), £20 (Youths 13-15), £75 (Family Day Ticket)
Tickets sold out last year (the festival's fifth in a row), Watchet made financial donations to local groups including The Children's Hospice South West, Elliot's Touch, and the 'Stand Against Speed' young driver's awareness campaign.
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