The madcap world that is Boomtown Fair Chapter 11, which takes place at Matterley Estate, nr. Winchester, in Hampshire from Wednesday 7th until Sunday 11th August 2019 has just dropped it's first huge announcement of acts for this year.
Just-some of the names announced today are Lauryn Hill, Prophets Of Rage, The Streets, Chronixx, Chase & Status Presents Rtrn II Jungle, Groove Armada (live), Slaves, Salt-n-Pepa, Gogol Bordello, Xavier Rudd, Kate Tempest, Ozomatli ft. Chali 2na, This Is The Kit, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba, Asian Dub Foundation, Neville Staple Band, Alice Russell, Johnny Flynn, Dreadzone, Kosheen with Sian Evans, Submotion Orchestra, Seth Lakeman, Nostalgia 77, Skinny Lister, Elephant Sessions, She Drew The Gun, San Salvador, Talisk, Dizraeli, Beans on Toast, Grace Petrie, Alborosie & Shengen Clan, Marcia Griffiths & Tanya Stephens with Mafia & Fluxy, Ms Dynamite, The Black Seeds, Kabaka Pyramid, Gentleman's Dub Club, Congo Natty ft. Nanci & Phoebe, The Bug ft. Miss Red, Natty & The Rebelship, General Levy, Sister Nancy & Legal Shot, The Heatwave, Channel One, Iration Steppas, Nick Manasseh, Born On Road, Solo Banton, Carl Cox, and Four Tet.
That's just a fraction of it, and there's still hundreds to come. For the details so far please see the line-up page.
The Boomtown organisers said: "This is by far the most eclectic and diverse lineup we’ve ever had, it’s even more ‘Boomtown’ than ever before. There is something really special about completely different artists, who are at the top of the genre they represent all together together on the same bill. It feels like a true privilege to be able to introduce thousands of people to a huge amount of totally different music from all over the world and the entire spectrum of musical tastes."
Tickets are on sale, currently priced as follows:-
standard adult Thursday entry: £234
public-transport Wednesday entry: £229
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