10th May 2012
Beenie Man as Saturday Reggae Headliner at BoomTown Fair
Capdown also confirmed today BoomTown have just unveiled that the undisputed heavyweight champion of Dancehall, Beenie Man will be the Lion’s Den reggae headliner for Saturday night. He shares the bill over the weekend with; Alborosie, Tanya Stephens, Natty, Gappy Ranks, David Rodigan and a bucket load of reggae and dancehall’s living legends!
Another addition to the bill for all those Ska-core lovers out there is destruction demigods Capdown!
Taking his rightful place as the Saturday night headliner at one of the UK’s only dedicated reggae, dub and dancehall festival stages - The Lion’s Den, Beenie Man is all set to blow the minds and ears of his eagerly awaiting UK fans. Having been on the scene since he was a wee tot; Beenie Man shot to fame at age five and has accrued hundreds of singles, over 20 albums and numerous awards, including a Grammy and DJ of the Year.
Over at the other end of BoomTown’s niche but vast musical spectrum are Ska-Core heroes, Capdown. Known for mixing up ska, punk, hardcore, reggae in a style that is unique only to them; Capdown deliver an ever-political message through their renowned ferocious and incredible live performances. Numerous tours of the UK have built up a massive grass roots following; their independently-released albums and singles have garnered high praise from everyone from Kerrang! to The Times.
With a whole host of top of the range acts, mind bending new areas and double the camping space, 2012 will see BoomTown evolve into BoomCity with the town’s population expanding from 2011 with the joining of forces of BoomTown and festival monsters Arcadia,
BoomTown are down to a limited amount of tier five tickets and all teen, campervan and caravan tickets are also completely sold out.
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