Final Announcements from Beat-Herder

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With the party of the season just days away Beat-Herder has announced a special surprise show – ABC live!

The legendary Sheffield new-wavers hit the heights in the 80’s with singles like Poison Arrow and The Look of Love and will be performing a set full of their electro-pop hits on the main stage this Saturday. 

Said festival co-founder Nick Chambers: “We always like to keep a little something up our sleeves – a surprise treat for all the Herders that got their tickets in early.”

The legendary Lancastrian festival boasts a line-up chock full of huge names including Happy Mondays, Eats Everything, Badly Drawn Boy, Jagwar Ma, The Orb, James Lavelle, Howard Marks, Boney M., Vitalic, The Bloody Beetroots, Hot Since 82, The 2 Bears, The Sunshine Underground, Utah Saints, Justin Robertson, Mr. Scruff, Dub Pistols, Klangkarussell, Nucleus Roots, Greg Wilson, Bipolar Sunshine, DJ Format, The Utah Saints, Riva Starr, Wolf Alice, Ibibio Sound System and Goldie Looking Chain.   

Beat-Herder is a a completely different festival experience to any other with Herders enjoying 15 unique, craftsman built stages including the mighty Beat Herder Stage, the oriental mystery of The Fortress, the heady atmosphere of The Woods, the Trailer Trash Big Top, the cosy Snug, the incredible, authentic Working Men’s Club (step inside, you could literally be in Todmorden in 1971) and much more beside.
  
Over the year’s Beat-Herder has played host to some of the best-loved acts on the planet from global names to emerging talent, from Groove Armada to Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry to Leftfield to Jake Bugg and all points between.
 
Renowned as one of the best parties of the summer Beat-Herder is celebrating it’s ninth year this July (Fri 18 – Sun 20) in the beautiful setting of the Ribble Valley in the shadow of Pendle Hill.

Published on 16 July 2014 by Ben Robinson

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