Boomtown Fair is returning for its tenth-year celebrations over 9th – 12th August, at Matterley Estate, near Winchester, Hampshire.
Step back in time to discover Boomtown’s past… The Wild West has moved with the times and is now flourishing in the beginnings of the Industrial Revolution, welcome to the birth of Copper County! The district includes three stages and a handful of street venues.
Copper County represents all things folk, global fusion, Americana, hillbilly, bluegrass & more! Acts include Billy Bragg, Gaz Brookfield, Nadine Shah, Omar Souleyman and many more
Sounds of banjos and basslines continue to resonate throughout, bringing with them an eclectic mix of people from all corners of the city, ready to soak up the sounds and the sights that make up the rich history of this city.
Previous announcements include Gorillaz as a UK exclusive, the festival released their diverse line up with the likes of Die Antwoord, Limp Bizkit, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Jimmy Cliff, Amadou & Mariam, The Selecter, Sleaford Mods, Enter Shikari, Billy Bragg, Skatalites, Maribou State, Omar Souleyman and more set to make an appearance.
Boomtown has established itself as one of Europe’s most creative and inspiring events on the festival scene. With its diverse lineups, crazy story-lines and immersing festival-goers within the narrative. The festival becomes a temporary city for 4 days a year, complete with nine districts sprawling across four areas and festival-goers become citizens of this creative landscape that reflects the current global society.
Boomtown fair has an ever-evolving storyline that is sure to immerse you into the festival whether it be your first time or tenth! See what’s in store in the ever-unfolding and evolving storyline for Chapter 10 ‘The Machine Cannot Be Stopped’