Echo And The Bunnymen will be bringing ‘The Cutter’, ‘The Killing Moon’, ‘Seven Seas’ and ‘Nothing Lasts Forever’ to the Main Stage as they continue to warm up for their Ocean Rain Tour later this year. Indie rockers Noisettes are confirmed to bring their explosive live show to the Main Stage on Saturday 16th July. GuilFest fans can expect to join frontwoman and bassist Shingai Shoniwa in singing ‘Don’t Upset The Rhythm (Go Baby Go)’ alongside tracks from their most recent album, ‘Wild Young Hearts’ and perhaps a few new songs from their third album due for release this year. All the way from Tuam in County Galway come the Irish rockers renowned for their live performances – The Saw Doctors, who return to GuilFest to perform on the Main Stage on Sunday. London Drum and Bass and Dubstep duo Nero will headline Friday night in The Kane FM presents Funky End Dance Tent.
Whilst headlining the tent on Saturday will Pendulum (DJ set) back by popular demand following their fantastic DJ set at GuilFest back in 2009 when they stole the show so expect an incredible performance from these guys this July. Supporting them on Saturday night is dubstep acy Modestep (DJ)
Already announced for GuilFest are Roger Daltrey from The Who, Public Image Ltd, James Blunt, Razorlight, N-Dubz, Adam Ant, Gallows, Erasure and Ziggy Marley. The line-up will continue to grow over the coming weeks to a massive 200 bands performing across 7 music stages over the 3 days of the festival. There are many more acts to be revealed for all the stages soon, including the Rock Cave and Dance tent, as well as top performers for both the eFestivals comedy and theatre tents.
GuilFest is a great laid-back festival where visitors can enjoy a great weekend taking place from Friday 15th until Sunday 17th July 2011 in Stoke Park, Guildford in Surrey. All over the site are attractions to entertain and amuse throughout the weekend. There’s the eFestivals Cosmic Comedy Zone, featuring some of the top comics on the circuit today, the Man In The Moon Theatre tent, The Disco Inferno Zone, Farmer Giles Barndance, and much, much more! Brand new for 2011 is The GuilFest Vintage Fayre, a whole new exciting area featuring fashion, music, dance, tea and scones, jive and jazz and idiosyncrasies from the crazy bygone days of the 40s,50s,60s,70s and 80s.
An adult weekend camping ticket is priced at £120, adult weekend tickets without camping are priced at £110, child (aged 12-15 years old) weekend with camping £70 and child weekend tickets without camping are priced at £60. Children aged under 12 have free entry with a ticket holding adult. A campervan ticket is priced at £60. This year is looking set to be a sellout.