January Newsletter

January 31, 2020 6:58 pm

Good Evening

We are relieved to finally conclude the Pallet, Woodland and Convoy Cabaret programming for 2020.

We are delighted to welcome Scottish Rockers PRIMAL SCREAM, Smiths legend JOHNNY MARR, Liverpool post punk icons ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN, emo rockers YOU ME AT SIX,  festival favourites DUB PISTOLS, who will also be doing a DJ set on the Afterburner on Sunday, singer songwriter LUCY SPRAGGAN, indie act PARIS YOUTH FOUNDATION, Scottish punk rockers SPYRES, Australian folk singer TAY OSKEE, Nottingham punks DO NOTHING, rock band JONOVARC, rockers DAMN CARGO, BT favourites PLEASE Y SELF SKIFFLE BAND and finally singer songwriter BRIAN STONE.

They join a huge 2020 line up for the Pallet and Woodland………..

 FLAMING LIPS, PATTI SMITH, TOOTS & THE MAYTALS who has recently announced 2020 will be his last ever tour, THE DAMNED, KT TUNSTALL, SHAME, FEROCIOUS DOG, PASSENGER, SPORTS TEAM, THE DUALERS, NEVILLE STAPLE, SUGAR HILL GANG, ED TUDOR POLE, BLACKBALLED, 3 DAFT MONKEYS, OCTOBER DRIFT, CELTIC SOCIAL CLUB, DROOP LION, THE UNDERTONES, SHE DREW THE GUN, BAR STEWARD SONS OF VAL DOONICAN, NOVA TWINS, DERANGE, EMILY CAPELL, THE LATHUMS, GAZ BROOKFIELD, LIINES, JOHN, IMPERIAL WAX, KATY HURT, WALT DISCO, JESS SILK, THE LAGAN, THE LEYLINES, JON KENZIE, THE KUBRICKS, SOCIAL CONTRACT, DEAD NAKED HIPPIES, THE HORSE PUPPETS and not forgetting BLACK LACE who kicks off Sunday at 11am on the Woodland.

Convoy Cabaret

The festivals own underground punk venue operated by some very special people and have now added a new busking stage line in addition to the various side shows and amazing stage venue. Compering the occasion will be Doghouse and Gwen Ever and the area provides all the usual favourites including punk hairdressers God Shave the Queen.

Convoy Cabaret Friday welcomes the girls who like to rave and misbehave MY BAD SISTER, get cultural dance lessons from PETROL BASTARD, punk ska band DISSIDENT NOIZE FACTORY, punk act THE MENSTRUAL CRAMPS, underground punk band THE EBOLALAS, punk glam cabaret band T BITCH, ska reggae band FIDGET AND THE TWITCHERS and resident DJs MARK KELLY and the host with the most STEVE RUDEBOY.

Saturday: jungle reggae DJ makes an appearance BUSTAWIDEMOVE, ska rave band CHINA SHOP BULL, goth punk band CLUSTERF&CK, rock act ZOMBIE MET GIRL, legendary acoustic poet MIK ARTISTIC’S EGO TRIP, punk band DOGSHI*E, originators of Psycho Surf Noir THE SINICTONES, metal band DIRT GASH and DJ OBERON doing an old school rave set.

Sunday is closed by ska band ONE EYED GOD, sax-punk combo THE CRAVATS, metal band THE BIGGEST THING SINCE POWDERED MILK, punk band WADEYE, ska punk act DR SPLINK, punk band THE MIGHTY BOSSMAGS, rock`n`roll act SINFUL MAGGIE and opening the day will be PUNK AEROBICS.

The Crusty Buskers stage welcomes SPORADICS UNPLUGGED, MOLLUSCA, CARA MEANS FRIEND, KRISTINA STAZAKER, DIM VINE, TIGHT SQUEEZE, CONTROL Z ! CONTROL Z !, CHARLIE PARTRIDGE, SKA PETE THE UPLIFTER and DIM VINE

The full line up listings for all stages including the previously announced Maui Waui can be seen here https://beardedtheory.co.uk/2020-line-up/

AFTERBURNER

We are sending out a full Afterburner line up release next week and will include a fantastic close to Sunday night.

Ticket Update

The festival is experiencing our best sales since 2018 when we sold out well in advance of the festival and our Campervan and Caravan tickets are running low with less than 300 now available. Tickets are available from Eventbrite and Gigantic.

 

TICKET PRICE
ADULT EARLY BIRD 1 SOLD OUT
ADULT EARLY BIRD 2 SOLD OUT
ADULT STANDARD
On sale only when Early Bird Tickets have fully been sold
£130 Payment Plan Available

Pay 50% now and the balance before March 30th

AGE 12-16 £60 Payment Plan Available

Pay 50% now and the balance before March 30th

AGE 8-11 £35
AGE 0-7 FREE
CAR PARKING PASS £13.50
CAMPERVAN PASS (7 x 7 metre pitch) £39.95 LAST FEW AVAILABLE
CARAVAN PASS (7 x 7 metre pitch) £39.95 LAST FEW AVAILABLE

2020 News

We are delighted to be welcoming back Rogues Hideout at the edge of Children’s Village providing our excellent teen area with various workshops including graffiti and DJ skills,  the Woodland PA system has been overhauled to improve its sound, our stunning healing and craft village return for their 11th year, the accessibility area will have marked out pitches and while the legendary Magical Sounds has its sabbatical 2 new stages being Bearded Beats and the Afterburner have stepped in to provide an amazing alternative. The Magic Teapot, Convoy Cabaret, Pallet, Something Else Tea Tent, Woodland and One Big Showcase all return to the fields of Catton park.