Solfest which returns to Tarnside Farm, Tarns, nr Aspatria, in Cumbria has announced 60 a lot more acts joining this year’s line-up.
The latest additions are Trevor Roots, Tantz, Buffalo Brothers, Fitty Gomash, Samson Sound, Jinx In Dub, Drum Machine, Age Of Glass, Henge, Mighty Oak SoundSystem, Celt Islam, Crystal Distortion, SP23, Mutanta, Dohnut, Free Wise Guys, Maxiroots, Unity Sessions, Bag ‘O’ Spanners, Ring The Alarm, Vital Tactics, Catherine Ashcroft, Dirtbox, Operation Sound System, Hypo, The Templebys, Fat Albert, Dead Horse Gang, Scogans Run, Sol Y Sombra, Dansi, Bill Lloyd, Seamless, TZ, Baxter Rhodes & Friends, Excellent Foxy, Rev Dread, Uncle Carbunkle, Samurai Breaks, Trinity Lo Fi, Trash Manor DJs, D’Bleedin Blaggards, Zom-B, Mosienko Project, Dicky Flowers, The Soul Upsetter, Jagerossa, Samantha Loveridge, Flew The Arrow, Paul Thornton, Hardcore Gnomes, The Urbanizer & Doink, Underground Roots, The Fusion Brothers, The Hobo, Nema-Kuta, Bluejam Youth Music Project, Boomdang, Dub Wild, Galvatron, The Farmer, Simitu, Papa Shanti, The Broux, Stig Of The Dub, Sam Robinson & Friends, Strawberry Jam Soundsystem, House Grown, Jayney Mac, Panjenix, Professor Pumpernickle, Mr Kipling, Chantelle Barrow, Dubbers, Cumfy, Beach Club & Relic, LSD Licious, Ben Gates Sound Sculptures, and Catholic Abuse Apology.
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 Soon 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, Negative Transmission, Blast Furness Carnival Band, John Player Specials, The Most Ugly Youngster, Jambeater, Red Eye Hifi, Gemma Furbank, Kryso, Axis Sound Technique, 10 Foot Wizard, and Blanty.
The three day occasion will be held from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th August, 2016, August bank vacation, as a slightly smaller sized event but nonetheless retaining the crucial attributes that have made it so common more than the past 12 years. Supplying an array of entertainment across practically each musical genre. If you don’t hear one thing that you like move along to yet another venue – stages include the Drystone Stage, The Solway Bar, Unity Sessions, Lost’n’Found, Loungevity, The Enjoy Shack, House Of Joy, Melodrome and Stylus featuring every thing across the musical spectrum from folk to house, hip-hop to reggae, dub to soul, ska to Afrobeat.
For the line-up particulars as offered see the Solfest line-up page.
Solfest bounced back on a smaller scale and with a new, fresher attitude final year right after taking a one year break the initial since its inception in 2003. Solfest wanted to ‘return to our roots’ with a far more intimate event, but retaining the crucial attributes that has made it so popular more than the past twelve years. And of course it worked with glorious music, wonderful climate and 2015 weighing in as 1 of the most successful and enjoyable Solfest’s to date.
Run by a committed team and a modest army of volunteers, Solfest has stayed accurate to its anti-corporate roots. This signifies that art and decor take the place of ubiquitous advertising and the international huge names don’t drown out the voices of the hidden gems.
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Tickets are priced as follows:
The early bird provide has ended, tickets are priced as follows:
Adult Standard – £99
Young Men and women Common (age 12-17) – £59 (Need to be ordered with at least 1 adult ticket)
Youngster Tickets (age six-11) – £15
Babies & Toddlers (age -five) – Free of charge but still need a ticket
Thursday Camping (per adult ticket) – £10
Reside in automobile pass £10