Headline slot for Faeries


The Bearded Theory Festival has announced that awardwinning Celtic fusion band Peatbog Faeries will headline the Magical Sounds Dance Stage on Sunday night.

They will be performing a unique Celtic Soundclash session with legendary progressive Celtic band Shooglenifty, in what should be an unforgettable climax to a weekend of musical performances, running at Kedleston Hall from May 17-19.

Other acts performing on the Magical Sounds stage include Subgiant, A Guy Called Gerald (feat. special guests) and Sicknote. Ed Tangent, Kickflip, Clumsy and more than 25 other live acts and DJs.

Bearded Theory’s main stage hosts an extensive number of major artists from the UK and around the world. Friday boasts a double headliner line-up, featuring New Model Army and Reverend and the Makers. Also on the bill are Ned’s Atomic Dustbin, The Hummingbirds and Karine Polwart. Derby’s very own indie chart toppers The Beekeepers will also play.

Saturday’s billing is topped by Asian Dub Foundation. Joining them are Seth Lakeman, Macka B, The Quireboys, Ruts DC, Citizen Fish, AHAB and Zombie Met Girl.

Levellers will close the festival in style on the Sunday night. They are joined on the bill by Stiff Little Fingers, The Farm, Goldblade, Ezio, New Groove Formation, and The Lancashire Hotpots. Local success story The Life & Times Of Brothers Hogg complete the bill.

Michael Eccleshall, spokesperson for Bearded Theory Festival said: “We are delighted to announce that Peatbog Faeries have been added to the bill for Bearded Theory 2013.

“We believe they are the final piece in the jigsaw, completing our best-ever line-up ever! Everyone at Bearded Theory HQ is looking forward to welcoming you all to Bearded Theory 6 in May.”

Tickets are priced at £79 (Adults), £40 (Under 16s), £10 (Under 12s). Under fives are free (ticket required).

Tickets are available from www.quaytickets.com