5th July 2012
Phil Kay To Headline Nozstock Comedy Tent / Bass Clef added to lineup
Plus Dub Bait takeover The Garden Stage and Tribe of Frog lineup announcedNozstock The Hidden Valley have announced that Phil Kay is to join this year’s comedy line up.
Headlining the laughter dome on Friday night is multi award-winning Scottish comedian Phil Kay. Known for his eccentric and at times wild persona Kay has been a regular on the circuit for the past 20 years, fronted his own TV shows - such a Channel 4’s ‘Phil Kay Feels’ and ‘Next Stop, Phil Kay’ - and even found time to pen scripts for the likes of the Jonathan Ross show and The Smell Of Reeves And Mortimer. A former British Comedy Award winner and Perrier nominee Kay’s brand of high-energy improv and anarchic wit defies comedy convention.
Also just announced is Comedy Store regular Paul Ricketts, accomplished young stand up Miles Lloyd and new kids on the block Shazia Merza, Tom Roche, Brian Damager and Shaun McHugh. They join the previously announced acts such as The Rubberbandits, Jason Rouse, Devvo, Pat Monahon, Tony Law,Paul Duncan Mcgarrity and Darius Davies to name a few.
From midnight on Saturday leading blog Dub Bait takes over the Garden Stage and presents an intriguing late night line-up of 60’s inspired retro-futuristic electronica. Confirmed acts include Bristol basedrising star Stumbleine and weighty dubstep producer Bassclef as well as moving visual duo Prymedia, Dub Bait founder Larsey, and newbie’s Tenz and Brocksteady. Meanwhile over by the lake and in the trees of The Coppice legendary psy-trance crew Tribe of Frog have announced their line-up featuring heavyweights such as Bass Clef, Psymmetrix, Asmilon, Monad, Colour, Steve Oood andPsyfi plus a whole host of breakthrough talent.
Landscaped around a ramshackle Tudor farmhouse this small family-run event now in its 14th year is set in the pristine Herefordshire countryside. It started life as a party for relatives and friends and has grown organically over the years into an experience where a sense of belonging still holds true. With over six stages and many nooks, crannies and secret wooded glades to discover Nozstockers are invited on a journey of discovery through the dingles and the dells of this magical site.
Nozstock : The Hidden Valley Festival - 27-29 July 2012 - Bromyard, Herefordshire