The Sunday theme at Beautiful Days this year is announcedThe latest acts to be announced for the Main Stage and The Big Top at the Beautiful Days festival this year are eccentric Irish musician Duke Special, Karima Francis, Show of Hands, Little Barrie, Mad Dog Mcrea, Crowns, Spiro, Liz Green, The Miserable Rich, Hobo Jones & The Junkyard Dogs, Baskery and singer-songwriter Sam Carter.
Joining the The Little Big Top line-up are NZ Shapeshifter, Alexia Coley, Dub From Atlantis, Mr Woodnote and Lil Rys, King Kapisi, Globe Stepping Project (Tony Thorpe), Dr Meaker, Mr Nice, Ben & Lex, Zeton Spore, Lewah, Don Johnston, Maxxi P, Grudge, FSOE DJs, Uno, Ollie Freshold, Duncan Disorderly, Solarference with MCs Stamina, Script, Johnny G, Jay Tuns, J Man, Agony, Detail and Westman.
These acts join previously announced main stage headliners Public Image Limited, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls and Levellers plus Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson plays Thick as a Brick, Midlake, Richard Thompson, The Waterboys, New Model Army, Bellowhead, Inspiral Carpets, Alabama 3, Reel Big Fish, Dreadzone, Billy Bragg celebrates Woody Guthrie’s 100th Birthday, Toots and The Maytals, Katzenjammer and many more.
Finally - the Sunday theme is announced! “If music be the food of love, play on”. Wear your heart on your sleeve as the Sunday theme at Beautiful Days this year is Hearts. Anything heart-shaped on clothes or accessories - just add a heart or two and show some love! As always the festival has chosen something simple so that everyone can easily join in.
The line-ups for the new Theatre Tent, The Band Stand and The Bimble Inn are still to be announced over the coming months.
All tickets for Beautiful Days 2012 sold out nearly four months in advance. There will be no more tickets made available in advance or on the gate. Car parking passes and campervan tickets are still available for weekend camping ticket holders.