Perch & Dubdadda, Forward Ever, Steve Jahvis, Matty B, Tiqur Humblebeat, Fiah Don, Hustletone, Mister Monster, Little Rocket, Nicky General, Miss Chop, Sista Emma, Dub Jon, Pat Godbert, Nem, Silent Kev, Beaker, Teo C, Spoovoy, Dental Plan, The Too Much Funk Club, Salem Focus & Motiv, Sweet Aerobics, Tom Page, Spincycle, Tim Forrester, Leon Wanless, Andy Hackney, Ryan Hartley, Josh Lee, Ben Jones, Josh, Chilli, Pod, Tim Hamblin, Tim Toil, Adam Broadley, Fallback, Sly, Shakey, Hardfloor, Key Lo, Sam Pemberton, Hey Bull Dog, Beach Master, Home Grown DJs, Spats, EJ, Jayney Mac, Dicky Flower, The Seany and Stu Show, Trash Manor DJs, and Dubbers have all been added to the line-up for Solfest which returns to Tarnside Farm, Tarns, nr Aspatria, in Cumbria has announced 60 more acts joining this year's line-up.
They join Dreadzone, Craig Charles, The Mouse Outfit, Baka Beyond, Riot Jazz, Zion Train, K.O.G & the Zongo Brigade, Inner Terrestrials, Sonny Wharton, King Bee, Resonators, Iration Steppas, The After Hours Quintet, Radical Dance Faction (RDF), Hallouminati, Lyons and La Zel, Jenna & the G's, King Yoof, The Firepit Collective, The Hey Down Treaders, Tanante, La La & the Boo Ya, Rory Connor, A Man About A Dog, Phil Saunders, DJM, The Righteous Bees, China Shop Bull, Supa & Da Kryptonites, Kathrine Ashcroft, Silicone Soul, Graeme Reedie, Hardwicke Circus, Bushrocker Hi Fi, Skayaman, Dolphin Boy, Bad Transmission, Blast Furness Carnival Band, John Player Specials, The Most Ugly Child, Jambeater, Red Eye Hifi, Gemma Furbank, Kryso, Axis Sound System, 10 Foot Wizard, and many more across multiple stages including Drystone Stage, The Solway Bar, Unity Sessions, Lost'n'Found, Loungevity, The Love Shack, House Of Joy, Melodrome, Stylus, and Acoustic Zone.
For the line-up details, and stage splits as available see the Solfest line-up page.
The three day event will be held from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th August, 2016, August bank holiday, as a slightly smaller event but still retaining the key features that have made it so popular over the past 12 years. Offering an array of entertainment across practically every musical genre.
Solfest bounced back on a smaller scale and with a new, fresher attitude last year after taking a one year break the first since its inception in 2003. Solfest wanted to 'return to our roots' with a more intimate event, but retaining the key features that has made it so popular over the past twelve years. And of course it worked with glorious music, fantastic weather and 2015 weighing in as one of the most successful and enjoyable Solfest’s to date.
Run by a dedicated team and a small army of volunteers, Solfest has stayed true to its anti-corporate roots. This means that art and decor take the place of ubiquitous advertising and the international big names don’t drown out the voices of the hidden gems.
Tickets are priced as follows:
The early bird offer has ended, tickets are priced as follows:
Adult Standard - £99
Young People Standard (age 12-17) - £59 (Must be ordered with at least one adult ticket)
Child Tickets (age 6-11) - £15
Babies & Toddlers (age 0-5) – FREE but still need a ticket
Thursday Camping (per adult ticket) - £10
Live in vehicle pass £10
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