More bands join Indietracks line-up

Canadian indiepop favourites The Hidden Cameras and Welsh fuzz-pop band Joanna Gruesome have been added to the line-up for Indietracks 2014, which is to take place at the Midland Railway, Butterley, near Ripley.

Other bands added to the bill are TeenCanteen, Laura J Martin, Los Cripis (Argentina), The Just Joans, Linda Guilala (Spain), Elopes, Big Joanie, Axolotes Mexicanas (Spain), Cosines, Slum of Legs and MJ Hibbett and the Validators.

Friday night at Indietracks will be headlined by London/Australian indiepop band Allo Darlin’ with Spearmint.

Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys and Dean Wareham will headline on the Saturday night, and The Hidden Cameras and Withered Hand will headline Indietracks on our Sunday evening.

There’s full details about the line-up announcement at

Tickets are now available at an early bird discount price until Sunday, May 11. Adult weekend tickets are £7 cheaper if you pick them up before this date.

Adult early bird tickets are £65 (weekend) and £35 (day). After May 11, prices will be £72 (weekend) and £38 (day). Weekend tickets for children aged 5-15 are £10, or £6 for a day ticket. Children under five get in free.

Tickets are available by calling the railway direct on 01773 747 674 or visiting

This year’s Indietracks Festival runs from July 25-27.

Every year the organisers of the festival run a selection of arts and crafts workshops at Indietracks. In previous years, they have had cupcake decorating, fanzine making, rock and roll sock puppets and even indie-pop Lindy hop dancing.

If you would like to submit an application to run a workshop this year, please visit

Indietracks organisers will announce lots more bands shortly, and will also have DJs, art and craft workshops, fine foods, real ales and all the steam railway attractions available for festivalgoers.