“Lemonfest packs as much punch as some of its larger siblings” – eFestivals
“Continues to get bigger and better every year”- Hit the Floor
“A temptingly cheap, tasty one-dayer” – The Telegraph
Lemonfest have revealed a series of new acts – who’ll be joining the likes of We Are Scientists, SHY FX, Craig Charles and Gentlemans Dub Club at Newton Abbot Racecourse in June…
Joining the bill is Blues influenced Singer/Songwriter Liam Bailey, who co-wrote and performed on Chase & Status’ single Blind Faith in 2011, as well as having collaborated in the past with other huge names such as DJ Fresh, SHY FX and Delilah. Not to mention his own catalogue of success across the last 10 years.
Other new additions to the festivals’ strongest year to date will be Drum & Bass legends Shadow Demon Coaliton – headlining this year’s Rinse-it tent on Saturday – alongside Turno.
Also joining the bill will be Black Foxxes - the Exeter band who have rocketed to success in the last 12 months since signing to Search & Destroy records. The outrageous gospel sinners Oh My God! It’s The Church are returning to Lemonfest for a 2nd year to host the official Friday night opening party, and English Disco Lovers will be hosting the brand new Funk & Soul tent, headlined by Mr Funk & Soul himself – Craig Charles.
This is the 2nd of 3 line-up announcements for the Devon festival, with a whole swathe of House & Techno DJs still to be announced from stages hosted by South West promoters including Apex, Souloud and Bizarre Rituals in April.
Acts so far: We Are Scientists, Shy FX, Craig Charles, Dreadzone, Little Comets, Fenech Soler, Liam Bailey, Shadow Demon Coalition, Chainska Brassika, Turno, Black Foxxes, Reigning Days, English Disco Lovers, Alice Jemima, Shanty, Nathan Ball, Big Fish Little Fish, Tiny Folds, The Grenaways, Rothwell, Dead Ground, Tourists, Jacob Riddall, Warhorns, Supenik, Ash Avery, plus many many more TBA.
Now taking place across two-days for the first time ever, Lemonfest returns to Newton Abbot Racecourse on 9th-10th June for it’s 8th year. The fiercely independent festival has a rapidly growing reputation, and remains 100% self funded by the two founders - who are childhood friends. An eclectic mix of entertainment is split across 6 stages, whilst an array of bars and food stalls sell irresistible local produce from around the West country. Past acts have included Ben Howard, Lucy Rose, Dub Pistols, Alabama 3, Hot 8 Brass Band, Beardyman, The Subways, Hard-Fi, Reef, Toploader, The Computers, DJ Yoda, Kiko Bun and The Skints
2016 saw nearly 5,000 people attend the festival’s 7th year –which hosted an array of top local, national, and international DJs and bands across it’s 6 x diverse stages of music.
1st release tickets are on-sale now from Lemonfest.co.uk - £22 Friday, £27 Saturday, £45 weekend and £60 weekend + camping.
Six stages include - Main Stage, Dance Arena, Rinse-it Drum & Bass Arena, Locally Grown Stage, Acoustic Stage, DOWNTOWN. Plus lots, lots more entertainment across the site
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