Boomtown Fair line up grows

BoomTown Fair’s Chapter 8 line-up announcement schedule reaches the festival’s Latin quarter, Barrio Loco. A district of Latino celebration. With its carnival atmosphere and the residents’ sense of passion. Venues include; Poco Loco, Circo Bassline, The Dance-Off!El Espectáculo Esqueleto and spontaneous street parties! 

The infamous Bassline Circus brings their 360° outdoor show ‘Athletes of the Night’, and in addition to the district’s bass-heavy hub Poco Loco an all-new stage boasting the best funk, hiphop and live bass music.

Full Barrio Loco Line-up:

Alfresco Disco, Billy Kenny, B.Traits, Dead Players, Derrick Carter, Derrick May, Devvo, DJ Craze, DJ Format & Abdominal, Dr Syntax & Pete Cannon, DRS (Live), Flux DJs, Foreign Beggars, Friend Within, Gardna, Jackmaster, Jenna & the G’s, JFB, Jman, Jus Now, Levelz, Mouse Outfit, Mr Woodnote & Lil Rhys, Nightmares On Wax, Octave One (Live), Pharoahe Monch – Live Band, Red Eye HiFi with Kathika, Fox, Shadow Child, Shapes DJs, Skream, Sparkz & Kiva, Reeps One – Live AV Show, Submotion Orchestra, Swindle (Live), White Bully (Live), Will Clarke

They join Madness, Damian Marley, Leftfield, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Parov Stelar, Bad Manners, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, The Neville Staple Band, Imelda May, Levellers and more. 


Heading up Poco Loco are two giants of hip-hop culture; New York rap legend Pharoahe Monch accompanied by a full live band, and one of the greatest to ever touch two turntables, DJ Craze

Tickets: Tier Three – £170 (plus Booking Fee)

Heading back to the Matterley Estate, Nr. Winchester between 11 – 14 August

Every kind of musical genre is celebrated at BoomTown, from ska, folk, gypsy, reggae, world, punk, pirate and disco to electro-swing, jazz, blue-grass, bass, jungle and techno, all enjoyed in a spirit of unity and freedom. A huge amount of great music over 23 stages. 

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Town Centre

Asian Dub Foundation, Babylon Circus, Bad Manners, Beardyman, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Leftfield, Levellers, Mad Caddies, Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Molotov Jukebox, Parov Stelar, The Correspondents (Live Band), The Selecter, The Slackers, Dutty Moonshine Big Band

Lion’s Den

Benny Page vs Ed Solo, Channel One meets Mad Professor, Congo Natty feat. Congo Dubz, Tenor Fly and Iron Dread, Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley, Fat Freddy’s Drop, The Heatwave presents Showtime, Inner Circle, Junior Kelly, Kabaka Pyramid & The Bebble Rockers, Little Roy, Madness, Morgan Heritage, Mungo’s Hi-Fi (Live), Solo Banton, Soom T, Tanya Stephens, Tarrus Riley, The Skints, Zion Train

Old Mines

Imelda May, Afro Celt Sound System, Ojos de Brujo, Nahko & Medicine For The People, Seth Lakeman, Lau, Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate, Steve N Seagulls, Larry & His Flask, Shooglenifty, Raghu Dixit, Dhol Foundation, Beans On Toast, Mokoomba, The Brother Moves On, Afriquoi, Ferocious Dog, Skinny Lister, The Turbans, 3 Daft Monkeys, Fitty Gomash, Pronghorn

Rusty Spurs

The Boot Hill All Stars, Johnny Cage & Voodoo Groove, Skimmity Hitchers, Gaz Brookfield & Ben Wain, Sam Green and The Midnight Heist, The Hot Sprockets, Louis Barabbas & The Bedlam 6, Seven Little Sisters, The White City Shakers, Severed Limb, Screamin Miss Jackson & The Slap ya Mamma Big Band, Funke & The Two Tone Baby, Showhawk Duo, Cat Ratchers, Dead Plants, JC’s Hopeless Sinners, Trailer Trash Orchestra, The Back Wood Redeemers, Wessex Pistols, Buffalo Skinners, Captain Cactus & The Screaming Harlots, Gin Bowlers, Dana Immanuel & The Stolen Band, Curst Sons, Dusk at Dawns, Dead Plants, The Inbredz

Crazy Calamities

The Scribes, Afro Cluster, Junior Bill & The Scallies, The Future Dub Project, Crinkle Cuts, Euphony, The Piratones, Pachango, Iguanas, Key Lime Pi, Josephine & The Artizans, Eat The Evidence, Vegetable Collective, Feel Good Culture, Easy Stride Band, MoCara, The Barefoot Bandit, Zegema Beach, King Solomon Band, Lily Mi, Sam Evans Band, Henge, The Maitree Express, Feelgood Experiment, Selby And The Dharma Blitz, Fast Decline, Echo Town, Primo Nelson

The Jolly Dodger

Babylon Circus, Los de Abajo, Bohemian Betyars, Les Yeux d’la Tête, Fat Bastard Gang Band, N.O.H.A, Projekt Rakija, The Destroyers, Days N Daze, Mischief Brew, The Turbans, The Baghdaddies, Veeblefetzer, Balkan Hotsteppers, Mondo Cane, The Zen Hussies, Zorita, Transylvania, Gypsy Unit, Ushti Baba, Tantz, The Great Malarkey, Wombo Orchestra, Gypsies Of Bohemia, Hallouminati, Barbarella’s Bang Bang, Poor Old Dogs, Mr Tea & The Minions, Gadje Scum, Manushka, Biere de Luxe, Klonk

The Ballroom

Smokey Joe & The Kid feat. Mystro, Electric Swing Circus, The Carny Villains, The Sweet Life Society, Big Swing Sound feat. Hypeman Sage, Eugene The Cat, Sound Nomaden, Swingbot, Savages y Suefo, Pep’s Show Boys & Sebastian Röser ft. Rosantique, DJ Chris Tofu, The Zen Hussies, Unexpected Guests feat. Professor Elemental, Jenova Collective, DJ Louie Prima, Chicken Brothers, Madame Electrifie, CatJam, The Church, Daytoner, Little Violet, Louis Barabbas & The Bedlam 6, Wombo Orchestra, Mr Tea & The Minions, Swingers, World’s Tallest DJ, The Rumpsteppers, BMVT, Madame Barducci and The Goudzy Guitar, The Imperial Works, Antelope, Chameleon Mime, DJ Eliazar, Swing Dance Classes 

The Bandstand

Renegade Brass Band, Brass Funkeys, Temple Funk Collective, Llareggub Brass Band, Gypsies Of Bohemia, Barbarella’s Bang Bang, Manieres des Bohemiens, Immigrant Swing, Rum Buffalo, Jass B’Stards

The Windmill

Craig Charles, Prince Fatty feat. Horseman

Psychedelic Forest

Gaudi, GMS, Hallucinogen, Highlight Tribe, Neelix, Ozric Tentacles, Shpongle, Skazi

Hidden Woods


Devil Kicks Dancehall

Big D & The Kids Table, Leftover Crack, Sonic Boom 6, Talco, The Dickies

Poco Loco

Dead Players, Devvo, DJ Craze, DJ Format & Abdominal, Dr Syntax & Pete Cannon, DRS (Live), Foreign Beggars, Gardna, Jenna & the G’s, JFB, Jman, Jus Now, Levelz, Mouse Outfit, Mr Woodnote & Lil Rhys, Pharoahe Monch – Live band, Red Eye HiFi with Kathika, Fox, Sparkz & Kiva, Reeps One – Live AV Show, Submotion Orchestra, Swindle (Live), White Bully (Live)


Alfresco Disco, Billy Kenny, B.Traits, Derrick Carter, Derrick May, Flux DJs, Friend Within, Jackmaster, Nightmares On Wax, Octave One (Live), Shadow Child, Shapes DJs, Skream, Will Clarke


Bang Hai Palace

Audio, Calibre, Calyx & Teebee, Dub Phizix & Strategy, Dynamite MC, Hype b2b Hazard, Krust, Mefjus b2b Emperor, My Nu Leng & Dread MC, Roni Size, Teddy Killaz, TQD (Royal-T, DJ Q, Flava D)

Sector 6

Deep Medi Takeover, Diemantle, DJ Zinc, Melé, MJ Cole, So Solid Crew, Zed Bias Soundsystem and MC Trigga, Om Unit


Koan Sound, Shades of Rhythm, The Upbeats

Muuti’s Scrapyard

Angerfist, Cause4Concern, Chris Liberator b2b D.A.V.E The Drummer, Dr. Peacock, Guigoo, The Outside Agency, Radium, The Speed freak

Jungle Syndicate