Lone, Driver Drive Faster and more addedNew acts added to Beacons festival include: Jamie Woon, Mount Kimbie, Hudson Mohawke, Optimo, Lone, Driver Drive Faster, Serious Sam Barrett, Gentlemens Pistols.
These Join; Jamie XX, Factory Floor, The Phantom Band, Polar Bear, Willy Mason, Twilight Sad, Anika, The Apples, Ghostpoet, Toddla T, Mr Scruff, Wolf People, Andy Votel, Dutch Uncles, Ramadanman, Mazes, Pariah, Demdike Stare, D/R/U/G/S, Star Slinger, Ducktails, Emmy The Great, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Iliketrains, Islet, Fantastic Mr Fox, Napoleon Iiird, Girl Unit, Man Like Me, Dog Is Dead, Paper Crows, My Tiger My Timing, That Fucking Tank, Spectrals, Ellen & The Escapades and there are more still to come!
The main stage is being hosted by The Stool Pigeon – marking the first time that the publication has teamed up with a festival. Other tents are being programmed by the folks from such revered venues and club nights as Modern Amusement in Leeds; Akoustik Anarkhy ; Club Pony and Bungalows & Bears from Sheffield, and the Shipping Forecast and Revo from Liverpool.
Aside from the bands there’s a secret cycle powered disco, a mojito bar, a beach, garden shed stage, treasure hunts, kids entertainment from the Ladybird Project, live art and fancy dress. Plus live film rescores, spoken word, theatre, dance, and exclusive film programmes from Leeds Film Festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest and Article Magazine which will all meld beautifully to form an incredible weekend. Early bird tickets are on sale now and cost £50 including camping.
Beacons Festival - 12-14th August 2011 - Heslaker Farm, North Yorkshire