King Creosote to headline Electric Fields

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


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

This article is from 2015.

Electric Fields

Music festival set in the Dumfriesshire hills, with a focus on Scottish talent. 2016's lineup included Primal Scream, Everything Everything, The Charlatans, Wild Beats, The Twilight Sad, Steve Mason, Erol Alkan, Public Service Broadcasting, Field Music, Fat White Family, DJ Yoda, Sugarhill Gang, Model Aeroplanes and Joy…

Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate, Dumfries

Fri 1 Sep 2017

Times vary / Super early bird £85 / 01848 331555

Sat 2 Sep 2017

Times vary / Super early bird £85 / 01848 331555

King Creosote

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

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Sun 22 Jan 2017


Prices to be confirmed / 020 7638 8891

Birmingham Town Hall

Sat 21 Jan 2017

£18 / 0121 345 0600

With Modern Studies.

Birnam Arts & Conference Centre

Fri 13 Jan 2017

£15 / 01350 727674

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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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