Electric Fields Festival confirm first acts

Electric Fields, Scotland’s newest music festival, announces PRIMAL SCREAM as the first headliner for 2016, with Everything Everything, The Twilight Sad, Public Service Broadcasting, Erol Alkan and Model Aeroplanes and Joy Orbison also revealed.
Returning to the stunning grounds of the 17th Century Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfries & Galloway on Friday 26th and Saturday 27thAugust, Electric Fields expands to two full days for the first time in 2016, offering festival goers even more incredible music and time to enjoy the intimate, community atmosphere that has made it such a hit with fans during its first two outings.
The site is approximately 90 minutes drive south of Glasgow / Edinburgh and 90 minutes north of Carlisle.
Electric Fields co-founder Nick Roberts said
“We’re incredibly excited to bring Primal Scream to Electric Fields this August. They have created some of the greatest music these islands have produced and are right at the top of their game. The rest of the line-up compliments the whole nature of the festival brilliantly and we’re delighted to have this legendary band spearheading it for us. With our new two-day format, we’re able to bring even more incredible acts to the beautiful estate at Drumlanrig Castle and we can’t wait to welcome everyone come August.”
The Tim Burgess-curated Tim Peaks stage, famous for secret sets and an eclectic variety of artists, will be part of the 2016 family. The first artist to be revealed is actor Paddy Considine’s Riding The Low. Meanwhile Edinburgh’s Sneaky Pete’s will be hosting their own stage and the first names to be announced for it are Erol Alkan, and Joy Orbison.
With the expansion to two days, Electric Fields has added Boutique Camping and a dedicated Family Camping area to the weekend’s options. The Real Ale tent, high quality world cuisine, lots of activities and games for kids and many more surprises will all add to the experience.
A very limited number of Early Bird tickets will be available at £75, on sale at 12 noon on Friday 5th February 2016.
General weekend camping tickets are priced at £85 and will be on sale once Early Bird tickets have sold out.
Concessions for youngsters, with deposit and pay monthly options available if you’d like to split the cost. Children under 5 accompanied by an adult go free.

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