HUGE RAFT OF NAMES ADDED TO GUILFEST 2011
Renowned folk artist KATE RUSBY is confirmed to perform on The Good Time Guide Stage on Saturday 16th July. This will be her first appearance at GuilFest, and she will be performing with an all-star band of 5 musicians – a “who’s who” of the folk scene!
FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND have been announced as Friday night headliners of The Big Cheese Cave at this year’s festival. SKINDRED will take the headline spot in The Big Cheese Cave on Saturday night. Fronted by the explosive Benji Webb, Skindred’s musical style mixes rock, punk, heavy metal, hip hop and reggae and the band are famous for their full on live shows and ability to ignite crowds.
The Big Cheese Cave lineup is beginning to take shape with lots more confirmations: MY PASSION, PURE REASON REVOLUTION, ATTACK! ATTACK!, LIBRARY OF JUNE, PINT SHOT RIOT, COMPUTERS and MAX RAPTOR for Friday 15th July; SONIC BOOM SIX, DINOSAUR PILE UP, THE XCERTS, ANZI DESTRUCTION, MARNER BROWN and SUBSOURCE for Saturday 16th July; and CEREBRAL BALLZY, REVOKER, EXIT INTERNATIONAL and DEATH FOR THIEVES for Sunday 17th July.
Two new confirmations for Sunday 17th July on The Kane FM presents Funky End Dance Tent are UK hip hop star JEHST and superstar DJ of the moment, BENJI BOKO. Benji has been receiving praise from all over the scene recently, with the likes of Zane Lowe, Rob Da Bank, DJ Yoda and Jaguar Skills all talking about him. Elsewhere on the site, Alternative rockers, SOUND OF GUNS will be on The GuilFest Main Stage on Saturday 16th July, with CALLING ALL ASTRONAUTS appearing on Friday 15th July. WEYWARD CHILE, SUZIE CLARKE COLLECTIVE, CLAIRE NICOLSON, and THE RHIZOMES will all be on The Good Time Guide Stage, also on Friday.
The brand new VIVE LE ROCK punk and ska stage also has two new acts confirmed. British Jamaican Reggae artist LEVI ROOTS (most famous for his Reggae Reggae Sauce!) will be on Sunday, while British New Wave band, DEPARTMENT S will appear on Friday.
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