Manic Street Preachers to headline Saturday of Beautiful Days 2018

plus Gogol Bordello, Shed Seven, Feeder, British Sea Power, Calexico, & more

By Mike Marshall | Published: Tue 20th Mar 2018

Manic Street Preachers

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August 2018
Escot Park, near Fairmile, Devon, EX11 1LU, England MAP
£142.50 for adult weekend
Daily capacity: 17,000
Last updated: Wed 8th Aug 2018

Many acts have been revealed for Beautiful Days. The festival takes place at Escot Park, near Fairmile, Devon, from Friday 17th and Sunday 19th August 2018.

Manic Street Preachers have been announced as Saturday's headliner, who release their new album "Resistance is Futile" on Friday 13th April, with Levellers confirmed to close the festival on Sunday as expected. Friday's headliner will be announced in June.

Also appearing on the Main Stage will be:- Gogol Bordello, Shed Seven, Feeder, Vintage Trouble, British Sea Power, The Wildhearts, The Skids, Dreadzone, A Tribe Called Red, My Baby, Dub Pistols, The Ska Vengers, Holy Moly & the Crackers, Henge, The Spitfires, REWS, Ducking Punches, and Emily Capell.

The Big Top Stage will feature:- Suzanne Vega, Calexico, Richard Thompson Electric Trio, Les Negresses Vertes, Eric Bibb, Oysterband, Nadine Shah, Justin Sullivan, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Rising Appalachia, The Mahones, Skinny Lister, Sam Kelly and The Lost Boys, Kathryn Roberts And Sean Lakeman, Elephant Sessions, 3 Daft Monkeys, Hobo Jones & The Junkyard Dogs, The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican, and Levellers (acoustic).

Performing on The Little Big Top are:- Jazzie B, Youth & Gaudi Live, Sian Evans, Macky Gee & IC3, Altern-8, TS7, The Undercover Hippy, Mark XTC, Davos, Dr Meaker, Mr. Nice, Future Flex, The Tribe, Skata Tones, Splink, Just a Couple of Mums, Instigator & Sarge, Leroy & Agony, Dark Matta, Westman, DJ Farmer, and Astralasia

To see a list of all announced acts and entertainment, please view the line-up page.

Also revealed is Sunday's fancy dress theme, "A Riot of Colour", encouraging all visitors to be bold, bright, and wearing all colours of the rainbow.

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Tickets are on sale. Tickets always sell out, so don't hang about.

Tickets are priced as follows:-
adult weekend camping ticket £142.50
child (10 to under 16 years of age) weekend camping £70
children aged 5 to under 10's weekend camping £40
under 5's weekend camping tickets £5
Campervan passes £45 
Car routing/parking passes £15.


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