Summer Festival Guide
posted on March 03, 2011 20:16
The offer launches on Thursday 3rd March for a limited time only for this special Bellowhead gig. Get in quickly as there are only a limited amount of free tickets on offer for the multi-award winning Bellowhead’s bank holiday celebrations.
The 2nd May Bournemouth O2 Academy gig is an extra special date in Bellowhead’s tour as it will also be filmed for ‘Hedonism Live’resulting in a DVD release in autumn 2011. This is a unique chance to grab a freebie ticket to see one of the most celebrated bands of the moment and to be involved in the making of their DVD, whilst at the same time securing a ticket to one of the most sought after events in the UK festival calendar, Larmer Tree Festival.
The BBC Folk Awards ‘Best Live Act’, Bellowhead have a short tour planned for April / May to promote the highly acclaimedHedonism album. Since its release in October 2010 Hedonism has sold a boundary-crossing 40,000 albums and the band performed a sell-out tour of the UK in November.
Taking place from Wednesday 13th July–Sunday 17th July Larmer Tree is an innovative festival that delivers high quality with a buzzing atmosphere and eccentric antics. Experts in their field and with an event steeped in tradition, Larmer Tree Festival has over 80 acts showcased on six stages, 150 free workshops, award winning international comedians, quirky and unique street theatre, an onsite night club and late night jam sessions; all located in one of the most beautiful festival sites in the country. Joining Bellowhead as Larmer Tree’s 2011 headliners are; king of ‘hobo’ blues Seasick Steve, the almighty Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestrafeaturing original brit pop siren Sandie Shaw and queen rockabilly Imelda May, with more still to be announced!
Festival tickets are now on sale with options ranging from individual day tickets, 3-day, 4-day or a full 5-day option, all with camping and car parking included. For more information on tickets please visit the website: http://www.larmertreefestival.co.uk/tickets.html
FESTIVAL LINE UP SO FAR:
Seasick Steve / Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra with special guest Sandie Shaw / Imelda May / Bellowhead / Stornoway / Show of Hands / C W Stoneking / Spiers and Boden / Jaipur Kawa Brass Band / The Staves / Mama Rosin / Penny Black Remedy / The Dodge Brothers / Boppin'B / Skinny Lister / Moscow Drug Club / Buffalo Gals / My First Tooth / Matthew and the Atlas / Polly and the Billets Doux / Kalakuta Millionaires / Goodnight Lenin / Rosie Doonan / ahab / The Mopes / Disco's Out (Murder's In)
BELLOWHEAD GIG INFORMATION:
Date: Monday 2nd May 2011
Location: Bournemouth O2 Academy - 570 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH1 4BH
Door Time: 19.30