Wychwood Saturday headliners and English rockers, 10cc, marked 40 years in 2012 since the release of their hit first single "Donna". A band with a remarkable career, selling in excess of 30 million albums around the world with their sophisticated sound that has impressed crowds since the 70's, this performance is one not to be missed. London Based electro swing duo The Correspondents make a welcome appearance. The band have featured in Rob Da Bank's BBC Radio 1 Electro Swing Special, as well as appearing in The Telegraph's "Top 10 highlights from Glastonbury" two years in a row.
The Selecter also take to the main stage, known for their racial diversity in the mid 70's, the band bring their powerful lyrics and passionate music to Wychwood Festival in 2016. Hip-hop and electronic dance group Stereo MC's made themselves a household name worldwide with their transatlantic top 20 hit single"Connected" and are also confirmed for Saturday's main stage.
Smashing Blouse continue to add to their impressive line-up with the most exciting rising talents in the Big Top, welcoming futuristic British electronic-soul duo Honne. Guitar-shredding South London band InHeaven will also play, bringing an updated post punk template for a new generation.
Wychwood's Hobgoblin Stage has also announced its latest acts. Friday will see Jonny Payne & The Thunder, strong melodies from Hannah Scott as well as new-comers Whyte Lytes. Saturday will feature a nod to the darker side of 80's electro with Zurich, bluesy garage band Little Brother Eli and The Great Western Tears. Sunday welcomes indie-pop band Narratones, sibling trio Emmay, improv jam sessions from The Knights of Mentis and finally singer-songwriter Duotone who has written for the likes of multi-platinum artist Birdy.
Wychwood continues to offer great value for money – adult weekend tickets are priced at just £135, concessions at £110, 10-15 year olds at £65, 5-9 year olds at £25 and under 5 year olds go free with an adult. Day tickets are also now on sale, starting at £45 for an adult ticket. Full ticket price breakdown can be found below and as always with Wychwood Festival tickets, all are inclusive, with no additional booking fees and no hidden extras to pay on site Wychwood .
WYCHWOOD FESTIVAL 2016 MUSIC PROGRAMME
10cc / The Waterboys / Bill Biley/ Idlewild/ Kate Rusby / Peter Hook & The Light
Craig Charles / The Selector / Ms. Dynamite / Justin Fletcher, CBeebies Supestar / From The Jam
Matt Berry & The Maypoles / The Correspondents/ Keston Kobblers Club / Tiger Club
Haelos / Honne/ InHeaven / Folk On /Hunter & The Bear / Cash + David / Ooks Of Hazard / Rag n' Bone / Anteros / Thrill Collins /Jonny Payne & The Thunder / Hannah Scott / Whyte Lytes / Zurich
The Great Western Trees / Little Brother Eli / Narratones / Duotones /
The Tuesday Syndicate / The Knights of Mentis / Emmay
WYCHWOOD FESTIVAL PREVIOUS PRESS QUOTES
“Laid-back family festival in a lovely location." Sunday Times
"Britain's most popular family festival." Sunday Mirror
"The best festival for families." The Independent
"Goes the extra mile for children." The Times