Whilst many festivals choose a single theme to base each event around, Boomtown goes that bit further with its ever evolving chapters in the ongoing Chronicles.
Over the years, the story has covered corrupt elections, alien technology, time travel, Western style showdowns and most recently, the 2016 revolution which spread across the entire event in a feat of theatrical ambition not before seen at a UK festival.
The eagerly awaited release of Chapter 9: ‘Behind the Mask’ has just been unleashed in a high octane, fully theatrical trailer. The mini film recaps the successes of the ‘revolution’ and fills in the gaps of what has happened within the walls of Boomtown since Chapter 8 came to it’s conclusion. Last year saw circus ‘battles’ in Barrio Loco, a pirate showdown in Oldtown and revolutionary takeovers at main stages; The Town Centre, Sector 6 and Bang Hai Palace throughout the four day festival.
Giving a glimpse into what's in store this year, the video introduces new characters and re-visits old faces to set up the theatrical direction for Chapter 9:
Published on 02 February 2017 by Ben Robinson