Recruiting Sergeant release & Beautiful Days Acts Announced
The Recruiting Sergeant
The Levellers release their new EP The Recruiting Sergeant in support of War Child on 5th May. Four of the band's most poignant anti-war songs are featured including a re-recorded version of The Recruiting Sergeant with special guests The Copper Family, Dan Walsh and Shona Kipling helping out.
Another Man's Cause, Not In My Name and Barrel of the Gun complement this release along with the original version of The Recruiting Sergeant from the new album Static On The Airwaves'.
All profits go to War Child - the charity that helps children affected by war.
Beautiful Days 2013
Primal Scream | Ocean Colour Scene | Levellers | Sinead O’Connor | Arrested Development | Roy Harper | Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel | Imelda May | The Selecter | The Skatalites | The Wonder Stuff | Clannad | Babylon Circus | Spiers & Boden | The Staves | Treacherous Orchestra | Damien Dempsey | Viv Albertine | Molotov Jukebox | Brother & Bones | Andy C | Banco De Gaia | Skamanians | Sharon Shannon | Headmix Collective | The Chair | Sheelanagig | Gaz Brookfield | The Emily Brothers | Heidi Talbot | Moulettes | Sam Lee | The Fabulous Good Time Party Boys
Influential Scottish rock band Primal Scream, Britpop veterans Ocean Colour Scene and festival founders Levellers will headline the main stage at Beautiful Days 2013.
They will be joined on the main stage bill by Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O’Connor, hip hop legends Arrested Development, Irish rockabilly revivalist Imelda May, English rock band Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, festival favourites The Wonder Stuff, French ska and reggae ensemble Babylon Circus, Jamaican ska legends The Skatalites, 2 Tone ska band The Selecter, gypsy/dubstep/swing group Molotov Jukebox, plus alt rock 5 piece Brother & Bones and French ska outfit Skamanians.
Headliners in The Big Top include legendary English folk/rock singer, songwriter and guitarist Roy Harper and Irish folk legends Clannad who are joined on the bill by traditional folk music duo Spiers & Boden, acoustic trio of sisters The Staves, 11 piece Scottish folk super group Treacherous Orchestra, Irish singer-songwriter Damien Dempsey, solo singer-songwriter Viv Albertine formerly of The Slits, Irish folk musician and accordion player Sharon Shannon, festival stalwarts Headmix Collective and jazz-folk group Sheelanagig.
Also playing in The Big Top are acoustic singer-songwriter Gaz Brookfield, German folk rock band The Emily Brothers, award-winning stomp band from Orkney The Chair, Irish folk singer Heidi Talbot, alt-folk band Moulettes, Sam Lee and the unique ensemble that are The Fabulous Good Time Party Boys. The first acts announced for The Little Big Top are Andy C and Banco De Gaia.
The last remaining acts for the two main stages will be announced over the coming months and full line-ups for The Little Big Top, The Bimble Inn, The Band Stand and The Theatre Tent. The festival’s Sunday Theme has not been announced yet!
We're very excited to be making this announcement today and are busy working on line-ups for the rest of the stages and plans for 2013 - the 11th Beautiful Days festival! Hope to see you there.
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Beautiful Days is a family music festival which takes place at Escot Park in Devon with six stages, site art, a huge children’s area in the centre of the festival, comedy, theatre, family camping, licensed real ale bars from Otter Brewery & carefully selected food and craft stalls. The festival has no corporate sponsorship or branding and does not advertise.
All festival information can be found on the website. If you have any queries then please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
CATERERS & TRADERS
Applications are now open for traders to apply to trade at Beautiful Days 2013. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be sent application forms. Please specify FOOD or NON-FOOD so we can send you the correct application forms.
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