King Creosote to headline Electric Fields

King Creosote to headline Electric Fields

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

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

Electric Fields

Music festival set in the Dumfriesshire hills, with a focus on Scottish talent. 2018's lineup includes Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Leftfield, James, Young Fathers, Teenage Fanclub, Public Service Broadcasting, Ride, The Horrors, Idlewild, Ezra Furman, Baxter Dury, Hollie Cook, Shame, Ghostpoet, The Coral and Lady…

Drumlanrig Castle, Dumfries & Galloway

Thu 30 Aug

£115–£120

Fri 31 Aug

£126.50

Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate, Dumfries

Fri 31 Aug

£0–£126.50 / 01848 331555

King Creosote

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

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Fri 1 Jun

£18.70 / 01642 525199

Black Box, Belfast

Sat 12 May

£15

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Vessels

Experimental post-rock from Leeds.

The Phantom Band

Glasgow's compelling Krautfolk ensemble.

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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