SUMMER SUNDAE WEEKENDER2012 ADDS ED HARCOURT/ SAVAGES/DARK DARK HORSE ADDED TO DE MONTFORT HALL ANDGARDENS FESTIVAL WHICH RUNS 17th 18th19th AUGUST 2012.
Summer Sundae Weekender are delighted to announce the final wave of artists on 2012’s line up, establishing the event once again as an essential date in the summer music calendar. With Guitars has fond memories of catching the festival ten years ago.it was a great festival back then, looks like the festival’s line-up is stronger than ever.
Mercury nominated Ed Harcourt is the final act to join the Drowned in Sound bill.Having released five studio albums to date, the singer-songwriter has rightfully gained the reputation for being the British answer to Jeff Buckley.Driven by their desire to create a sound that is indestructible and musically solid, all girl four piece Savages invoke the radical spirit of the great post punk bands to achieve this. You can catch them on Saturday 18th August at the Crocodile’s Lagoon indoors at De Montfort Hall. Unique electronic project Dark Dark Horse are also announced as winners of the local competition for an East Midlands band to open the Summer Sundae Main Stage this year. The Leicestershire three-piece were selected and announced live on air by BBC Radio DJ Dean Jackson during his show‘The Beat’. Dean Jackson will also be presenting a BBC Introducing Stage at this year’s festival on Saturday 18th August at The Watering Hole,featuring the very best of East Midlands talent including rising star Jake Bugg and talented youngster Mahalia.
In addition to Dean Jackson from BBC’s The Beat, we are also excited to announce our other MCs for Summer Sundae Weekender 2012. They will include:BBC6 Music’s Chris Hawkins, BBC Radio Leicester’s Jonathan Lampon & Ed Stagg and Leicestershire singer-songwriters Kevin Hewick and Stevie Jones, with more to be added across the weekend.
There are a limited number of Day, Weekend and Camping tickets still available.
2012 tickets are pegged back to 2010prices. For more ticketing information including live-in vehicle tickets,please see our website www.summersundae.com/tickets.
Please note that due to planned building work at Regents College, all camping for Summer Sundae 2012 will be on Victoria Park. We will still have family and quit(er) areas at this campsite.
FULL PRICE Adult Weekend £105
Young Persons (14-17) Weekend £70
Child (5 -13) Weekend £35.00
Adult Friday £35
Young Persons (14-17) Friday £25
Child (5-13) Friday £12
Adult Saturday OR Sunday £45 each
Young Persons (14-17) Saturday OR Sunday £30 each
Child (5-13) Saturday OR Sunday £15 each
Child (0-4) Weekend or Day FREE with an Adult
DAY BY DAY LINE-UPS
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF MUSICALACTS:
FRIDAY 17TH AUGUST
ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION / BASTILLE / BOWERBIRDS / CHARLEE DREW / CLEAN BANDIT / CLOCKOPERA / DAN MANGAN / DARK DARK HORSE / DATAROCK / ELIZABETH CORNISH / FRANCOISAND THE ATLAS MOUNTAINS / GHOSTPOET / JACK BEATS / JAKE TWELL / KAPPA GAMMA /KATY B / KYTE / LONEY DEAR / OLUGBENGA (METRONOMY DJ) / PATRICK WOLF (ACOUSTIC) / SWAY / TINY RUINS / UNCLE FRANK / VOWS / WALTERBOTTLE / WILLY MASON / Y NIWL
SATURDAY 18TH AUGUST
ADAM ANT & THE GOOD THE MAD & THE LOVELYPOSSE / AGNES OBEL / AKALA / BUENOS AIRES / CASHIER NO 9 / THE DAYDREAM CLUB / DEATH IN VEGAS /DOG IS DEAD / FRIENDS / GOODNIGHT LENIN / HIP HOP SHAKESPEARE / JAKE BUGG /JONATHAN RICHMAN / KENWORTHY /KIGU POP-UP RAVE-UP / LIANNE LA HAVAS / LITTLE NIGHT TERRORS / LUCY ROSE /MAHALIA / MAN LIKE ME / MICACHU AND THE SHAPES / MOLOTOV JUKEBOX / NANCYDAWKINS / OCEAN COLOUR SCENE / PARK BENCH SOCIETY / THE PETEBOX / RACHELSERMANNI / SAVAGES / SPEECH DEBELLE / THESE FURROWS / TIM EDEY & BRENDANPOWER / tUnE-yArDs
SUNDAY 19TH AUGUST
BELLAWAVE / BETH ROWLEY / BILLY BRAGG CELEBRATESWOODY GUTHRIE’S 100TH BIRTHDAY / THE BLACK SEEDS / COWBOY / DEER TICK / DJANGODJANGO / ED HARCOURT / FURIES / GOLD PANDA / GRACE PETRIE / HER NAME IS CALLA /HEY SHOLAY / JAPANDROIDS / JERSEY BUDD / JUAN ZELADA/ KING CHARLES / LAZYLESTER AND FRIENDS / THE LEICESTER ALL SKA’S REGGAE BIG BAND / LEWIS FLOYDHENRY / THE MAGIC TOMBOLINOS / MAYBESHEWILL / MIDNIGHT WIRE / PRASH GOR /PUBLIC IMAGE LIMITED / REVEREND AND THE MAKERS / THE SIMPLETONES / SIOBHANMAZZEI / THE SKUNK-BOY PROJECT / THE STAVES / STAY+ / TEAM ME / THE TWILIGHTSAD