King Creosote to headline Electric Fields

Scottish folk legend is set to perform at the festival's sophomore event

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This article is from 2015.

King Creosote to headline Electric Fields

Scottish folk legend King Creosote has been announced as the headline act at this year's Electric Fields festival on Sat 29 Aug. The other newly-announced bands are Blanck Mass, Vessels, Catholic Action, Birdhead, Finding Albert, Fat Goth, United Fruit and Outblinker.

The Mercury nominee will perform in the stunning grounds of Drumlanrig Castle, which is hosting the fledgling festival for its second year.

Other acts already announced include the Phantom Band, PAWS, Hector Bizerk, Golden Teacher, Miaoux Miaoux, Randolphs Leap, Pronto Mama, Jonnie Common, Monogram, Root System, Esperanza, Man of Moon, Crash Club, Numbers are Futile, Kill The Waves and the Victorian Trout Conspiracy.

Electric Fields, Drumlanrig Castle, Sat 29 Aug. Tickets from £30, available at electricfieldsfestival.com

This article is from 2015.

Electric Fields

Music festival set in the Dumfriesshire hills, with a focus on Scottish talent. 2017's lineup includes Frightened Rabbit, Dizzee Rascal, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Arab Strap, Band of Horses, Glass Animals, Peter Hook & The Light, Kate Tempest, Jackmaster, Artwork, Car Seat Headrest, British Sea Power, Anna Meredith…

Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate, Dumfries

Fri 1 Sep

£95 weekend ticket (Children aged 13–7 weekend ticket £55; Children aged 6–12 weekend ticket £20; under 5s free) / 01848 331555

Sat 2 Sep

£95 weekend ticket (Children aged 13–7 weekend ticket £55; Children aged 6–12 weekend ticket £20; under 5s free) / 01848 331555

Vessels

Experimental post-rock from Leeds.

Village Underground, London EC2A

Wed 4 Oct

£12.50 / 020 7422 7505

The Phantom Band

Glasgow's compelling Krautfolk ensemble.

King Creosote

Eclectic indie folk musician, plaintive troubadour and founder of the esteemed Fence Records.

Golden Teacher

Experimental and danceable music, taking cues from leftfield disco, acid house, electronic body music and various forms of African dance music.

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