The first acts have been revealed for next year's 17th edition of the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival which takes place at the Belladrum Estate, near Beauly in Inverness-shire, Scotland from Thursday 30th July to Saturday 1st August 2020.
Event producer Dougie Brown said "We are delighted to announce NILE RODGERS & CHIC and EMELI SANDÉ as our first headliners for Belladrum 2020. NILE RODGERS & CHIC have been at the top of our wish list for many years and we are certain their set will go down as one of Bella's standout moments. EMELI SANDÉ played the festival's Grassroots tent in 2011 when she was starting out and to have seen the journey she has been on and to see come back and headline the festival's Thursday night will be another special moment at Bella."
Joining them over the weekend will be Shed Seven making a return, Passenger, Belfast punks Stiff Little Fingers, Scotland's Tide Lines, The Magic Numbers, regulars Colonel Mustard and the Dijon Five, Ibibio Sound Machine on the Garden Stage, Scottish supergroup Manran, The View's Kyle Falconer, Billie Marten, The Kinaris Quintet, Norwegian folk trio I See Rivers, Rythmnreel will close the Grassroots Stage on the Thursday, Highland singer-songwriter James Mackenzie, Bella favourites The Dangleberries, 9-piece ska collective from Glasgow Esperanza, The Roov, Calum Macphail Trio, Tweed, Shiehallion, Journey North, and for the younger family members Fun Box. More acts will be announced over the coming months.
Most tickets sold out in 72 hours earlier this year. A final 1,000 tickets will go on sale at 10am on Monday 6th January, and will be available from the link below.
Prices are as follows:-
Adult 3-day ticket: £148
Includes entry to ceilidh, camping AND MAIN STAGE THURSDAY NIGHT.
Saturday adult ticket: £88
Includes entry to camping and arena from Saturday 4th August 2018
Child ticket (12 & Under): free (but needs ticket).
Only valid with photo ID. All under-18s must be accompanied by an adult AGED 21 & OVER.
Standard campervan/caravan pass: £75
7 x 4.5m Pitch. One Per Vehicle. Does not include entry to the festival or electric hookup.
Jumbo campervan/caravan pass: £115
10x10m Pitch. One Per Vehicle. Does not include entry to the festival or electric hookup.
VW campervan pass: £75
One Per VW Campervan (separate VW area). Does not include entry to the festival or electric hookup.
Standard electric hookup add-on - does NOT include pitch: £97
Upgrade: adds electric hook-up to a pitch ONLY WHEN PRESENTED WITH A Standard Campervan/Caravan Pass
VW electric hookup add-on - does NOT include pitch: £97
Upgrade: adds electric hook-up to a pitch ONLY WHEN PRESENTED WITH A VW CAMPERVAN PASS
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