First Names For Beat-Herder 2013

Booka Shade, Jimmy Cliff to perform...
Booka Shade

The first names on the line up for Beat-Herder have confirmed, with Booka Shade, Jimmy Cliff and more due to perform.

Nestled away in a Lancashire valley, Beat-Herder is a curious little event. Lovingly built by hand, it's ornate lay out manages to utilise limited space to an almost ludicrous degree with the festival managing to pack extra stages into every nook and cranny.

Returning for a fresh instalment, the team are already hard at work piecing together the arena. The line up, too, is still being constructed but a few enticing names have already been released. Booka Shade are set to bring their live show to Beat-Herder, with the German titans having honed their concert experience at playgrounds across the globe.

Fusing an itchy, techno derived machine-funk sensibility with the in-yer-face side of electro house, the pair are more than capable of filling The Ribble Valley's natural amphitheatre. Reggae icon Jimmy Cliff is also set to take part, with the Jamaican singer able to draw on a stellar back catalogue. Other names on the line up include Notting Hill Carnival legend Norman Jay, Mr Scruff, Justin Robertson and more. Fusing dance music with indie, the bill also contains appearances from TOY and a host of other guitar clad newcomers.

Tickets are on sale now.

Beat-Herder runs between July 5th - 7th.

Line up:

JIMMY CLIFF / BOOKA SHADE LIVE / NORMAN JAY MBE / JAGUAR SKILLS / STANTON WARRIORS MISTAJAM / CLEAN BANDIT KORMAC’S BIG BAND / MR SCRUFF / GENTLEMAN’S DUB CLUB / SLAMBOREE / PRINCE FATTY FT. THE HORSEMAN / SHARAM JEY / THE OTHER TRIBE / ROOSEVELT / TOY / EDU IMBERNON / JUSTIN ROBERTSON / ELITE FORCE / JON CARTER / UTAH SAINTS / RENNIE PILGREM / SUNS OF ARQA / SHEPDOG / MR BENN / JOE DRISCOLL & SEKOU KOUYATE / CUT LA ROC / ONLY JOE / BARRY ASHWORTH / BEANS ON TOAST / BENTLEY RHYTHM ACE DJ SET / CAPTAIN HOTKNIVES / RUSS CUBAN / MONSTER CEILDH BAND / MOOQEE / VELVET STREAM / GEORGE EZRA / TOO MANY T'S / CLUB SMITH / EXTRA CIRRICULAR / TONI JARVIS / THE LANCASHIRE HOTPOTS ACOUSTIC CONQUISTADOR / DUTTY MOONSHINE / EDDIE EARTHQUAKE & THE TREMORS / THE RESONATORS / WOLFIE ELECTROSWING / RUM JIG / ED STONES & THE BD3 / FOXES FAUX / CORPORATE TRAMPS / JAMES KELLY / AGE OF GLASS / ANDY CAPS FUNKY DISCO / FIRE BENEATH THE SEA / PEPPER JAM / EMMOTT & THE FOLKESTRA / THE BAR STEWARD/ GRITTY BRITAIN / SONS OF VAL DOONICAN / WOODEN MACHINE / LOVE EM TOUCH EM SQUEEZE EM / SKINNY DJ / THE YORKSHIRE PUDDINGS / NANA MOON / BREAKBEATROOT / MISS MCQ

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