The first acts have been announced for Kelburn Garden Party which takes place at Kelburn Castle and park, near Largs on Scotland's West coast from Friday 30th June to Monday 3rd July 2017 with a multi-genre musical programme, electronic performances and DJs, art installations, carnival entertainment, creative workshops, stimulating children's events and adventurous hikes through the astounding countryside.
The confirmed acts are Mr Scruff, Hot 8 Brass Band, Numbers, Optimo (Espacio), Jayda G, Mungo's Hi-Fi ft. Charlie P, The Mouse Outfit ft. Jehst, Prince Fatty ft. Horseman, Om Unit, Be Charlotte, K.O.G & the Zongo Brigade, Flamingods, Addison Groove, Cosmo Sheldrake, Bombskare, Colonel Mustard and Dijon Five, She Drew The Gun, Dizraeli & Downlow, Man of Moon, Ezra Collective, Jinx In Dub, Josephine Sillars, Kelvin 373, Spring Break, Pronto Mama, Jamie and Shoony, Agbeko, Samson Sounds, The Katet, Callum Easter, Kapital, Main Ingredient, Ska Ya Man, Nipples Of Venus, Rise Kagona & His Jit Jive Band, The Odd Beats, The Micro Band, and Samedia Shebeen.
The Kelburn Garden Party is an intimate affair set in a magical environment (the site of the Graffiti Project), with the area around the Castle is populated with site specific artworks, installation-strewn adventures, nomadic musical performances and physical theatre that are as much a key to the event as the main musical programme. The main stage is set on a natural lawn surrounded by ancient trees and under the gaze of the surreally painted Kelburn Castle, and all free of corporate interference.
Tier 3 tickets are priced at £109, tickets for 5-12 year olds are priced at £22, with those aged 0-5 years still able to attend for free but needs a ticket. Prices do not include booking fees.
Expect good food, bars, chill-out areas, stalls, cinema, BBQ, woodland walks, pop-up gigs in the glen & gardens, an adventure playground, a candlelit ceilidh, jam sessions, poetry, comedy & spoken word, kids games & zones, Lazer Quest, lighting installations, family camping, crafts, Friday night warm-up party, the secret forest project, gigs in the glen & gardens, kids play zone, lighting installations, drumming on the hill, workshops, glen walks & waterfall pools, local craft ales and cider, cocktails, family camping and more.
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