King Creosote to headline Electric Fields

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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


Experimental post-rock from Leeds.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Sat 30 Sep

£11 / 0113 275 2411

Glasgow School of Art: The Vic Café Bar

Sat 7 Oct


Sticky Mike's Frog Bar, Brighton

Tue 3 Oct

£10 / 01273 749465

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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

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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…