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ELECTRIC FIELDS ANNOUNCES FIRST WAVE OF ARTISTS FOR THEIR SIXTH EDITION


Blog Posted on 2019-02-19 19:02:01



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Electric Fields are thrilled to announce the first wave of artists for this years festival. To help them celebrate their 6th year they have curated a fantastic lineup of some of the most exciting bands and artists around to join them in a stunning pocket of idyllic Scottish countryside, in the grounds of the stunning 17th century Drumlanrig Castle.

EF19 will welcome three phenomenal headliners in the form of Metronomy, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls and The Vaccines. Mercury Prize nominated mavericks Metronomy continue to delight audiences with their enigmatic live show and distinctive take on nu-disco pop, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls are sure to rouse the EF19 crowds with their big-hearted anthems and celebrated rockers The Vaccines are no strangers playing to playing sellout crowds across the world with their infectious riff laden music.

Sleaford Mods, Friendly Fires, Fat White Family and Nadine Shah also join the first wave of artists announced today, along with a huge selection of the best up and comers from around the country including Free Love, Heavy Rapids and Onr. One of Scotlands best loved venues, Sneaky Petes, return to Electric Fields with a hand-picked lineup of electronic goodness, while Edinburghs spoken word collective Neu! Reekie! also return, with their full lineup set to be announced in the coming months.

Renowned for their quality food and drink offering, EF is delighted to welcome back Scotlands kings of street food, The Pitt who return with over 20 of their favourite food vendors to make sure everyones taste buds are as happy as their ears! Cocktails are once again served up by the award winning team from Hoot The Redeemer.

As well as presenting an amazing and diverse musical line-up, Electric Fields offers the chance to enjoy a beautiful rural setting thats easily accessible from all major cities, with the iconic Drumlanrig Castle providing a grand backdrop. The festival is renowned for its great atmosphere and chilled out, family-friendly environment. The dedicated Our Kids Electric area is a constant source of fun & excitement for the little ones throughout the festival. Returning to a capacity of just 5000, this is one of the most intimate festivals of its kind in the whole of the UK.

Following on from being finalists for Best Small Festival in 2017 & 2018 at the UK Festival Awards, the EF19 team are working hard behind the scenes to continue to give music lovers the unrivalled Electric Fields experience. More news on what is to come soon!

Tickets are on sale now from http://www.electricfieldsfestival.com - dont miss out on your chance to join THE party of the summer and experience three days of incredible music, delicious food and fantastic entertainment in an intimate, community-minded atmosphere where everybody is welcome.

Nick Roberts, Festival Co-Founder, said:


"Were delighted to be back for another year, with an amazing lineup of artists we love. As ever weve got some of the best headliners going matched with the finest up and coming bands from around the country, combining for what will be a totally brilliant three days. Were also very excited to be taking place in July for the first time which were sure will make it a scorcher - heres to a hot, music filled weekend of fun!"


2018 Press

★★★★★

Sunday Mail

The curation of bands from years gone by mixed with the family-friendly atmosphere makes this gem the festival that keeps delivering

★★★★
The Scotsman

The ideal weekend family outing
The List

Electric Fields is a small-but-perfectly-formed pocket of activity nestled among the rolling hills
DiY Magazine

Its combination of stunning surroundings and unbridled north-of-the-border passion make it an undoubted box-ticker
Far Out Magazine


Where and When

Electric Fields Festival takes place from 4 – 6 July 2019 at Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfries & Galloway DG3 4AQ.

The site is approximately 90 minutes drive south of Glasgow / Edinburgh and 90 minutes north of Carlisle.


Tickets

Tickets are on sale now priced at £120 for 3 days plus camping. Tickets for 13 - 15 year olds are £50, £20 for 6 - 12 and those 5 and under are free.

on sale from http://www.electricfieldsfestival.com


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