Llangollen Fringe have just announced the acts that will headline the 23rd edition of the town festival, and it is the biggest yet by far!
The acts announced are: EMMANUEL JAL – a former boy soldier in Sudan, Jal has triumphed against adversity to become a leading proponent of a crossover style of afrobeat and hip hop – having worked with and performed alongside such names as Lauren Hill and Alicia Keys, he is well known across Africa and North America, but his Fringe concert will be one of his very first in Europe!
Joining Jal at the festival are; psychedelic singer and songwriter ROBYN HITCHCOCK, whom ROLLING STONE magazine describe as “A gifted Melodist, Welsh and Bretton singing LLEUWEN and band. Adventurer and film maker BRUCE PARRY, best known for his BBC TV series TRIBE will appear live in conversation and will also screen his latest film TAWAI.
There is also a welcome return for festival favourites the DUB PISTOLS and a debut performance for Glastonbury festival regulars ELECTRIC SWING CIRCUS.
Plus STAND UP COMEDY, the return of BAND FOR A DAY, a SKA themed STEAM TRAIN ride and Musical CANAL BOAT trips, along with many other fringe events.
Llangollen Fringe Festival will take place 19th to the 27th of July. Tickets for all headline shows are on sale now, as well as Festival passes; priced at just £70 the festival pass allows access to all of the main events across the ten days so is great value for money.
Published on 09 April 2019 by Ben Robinson