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Beacons Festival: British Sea Power / Joan As Police Woman + 27 more acts announced

May 1, 2014

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MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL – SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE DALES

AUGUST 7TH – 10TH 2014

FASTEST GROWING FESTIVAL IN THE NORTH REVEALS NEW ACTS: BRITISH SEA POWER / 65DAYSOFSTATIC / INDIANA/ JOAN AS POLICE WOMAN /  PAWWS & MORE

“Forward-Thinking, Beacons is a world away” PITCHFORK

“A winning combination of adventurous musical programming and gorgeous Yorkshire Dales sceneryTHE TIMES

Beacons Festival showed the Big Dogs how it’s done” THE FLY

 “An impressive, eclectic bill of art” CREATIVE REVIEW

“If this year was to go by, Skipton could be the home of a real gem of a festival for years to come” YORKSHIRE POST

Beacons Festival is proud to reveal details of a special performance with British Sea Power. Opening the main stage, British Sea Power will play an exclusive live soundtrack to the award winning film, From The Sea To The Land Beyond. Made from over 100 years of British Film Institute archive footage, award-winning director Penny Woolcock’s critically acclaimed film is a portrait of our unique British coastline and the role it plays in our lives. Joan As Police Woman, following her recent sold out UK tour, is another big name added to the festival which happens over the weekend of the 8th August in Yorkshire Dales.

New band additions revealed today include Sheffield’s 65DAYSOFSTATIC who recently celebrated ten years since their debut album The Fall Of Math. Nottingham’s Indiana, with her recent Top 20 single, Solo Dancing joins Australian thrash pop duo DZ Deathrays, Techno-inspired live dance music from Vessels with critically acclaimed artists with debut albums out this year Paul Thomas Saunders and Post War Glamour Girls.

Beacons Festival now boasts the very best in exclusive performances and cutting-edge music with full arts and food programme being announced soon.

A full list of 29 bands added today are below.

BRITISH SEA POWER / 65DAYSOFSTATIC/ INDIANA / JOAN AS POLICE WOMAN / BEATY HEART / CAPUA COLLECTIVE / CHARLIE STRAW / DZ DEATHRAYS / FAMY / FICKLE FRIENDS / GOODBYE CHANEL / JAMES BAY / JARBIRD / JAWS / KULT COUNTRY / PARIS XY / PAUL THOMAS SAUNDERS / PAWWS / POST WAR GLAMOUR GIRLS /SEPTEMBER GIRLS / SERIOUS SAM BARRETT / TEMPLE SONGS / THE GARDEN / THE HORN THE HUNT / THE WITCH HUNT / VAULTS / VESSELS / VOLTE-FACE YUMI ZOUMA

Predictability is never a threat. Full list of acts below.

BANDS FOR 2014 SO FAR

DAUGHTER / DARKSIDE / ACTION BRONSON / THE FALL / DIXON / JON HOPKINS

PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS

BRITISH SEA POWER

PERFORMING FROM THE SEA TO THE LAND BEYOND

 65DAYSOFSTATIC / CATE LE BON / CHARLI XCX / DAM-FUNK / DANIEL AVERY / DAPHNI / EAGULLS / EROL ALKAN  HOOKWORMS /  INDIANA / JACKMASTER / JOAN AS POLICE WOMAN / JOY ORBISON / NIGHTMARES ON WAX / REJJIE SNOW / SUBMOTION ORCHESTRA  /THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART / TOY / XXYYXX

 AARTEKT / ADULT JAZZ / A LOVE FROM OUTER SPACE – ANDREW WEATHERALL + SEAN JOHNSTON / AUTOBAHN / BEATY HEART / BIGGER THAN BARRY / BODYTONIC BROTHERHOOD SOUND / BUGGED OUT / CAPUA COLLECTIVE / CHARLIE STRAW DOLLOP / DZ DEATHRAYS / EAST INDIA YOUTH / EAVES / FAMY / FAT WHITE FAMILY  FICKLE FRIENDS / FLUX / GALAXIANS / GIN N JUICE / GIRL BANDGOLD TEETH  GOLDEN TEACHER / GOODBYE CHANEL / GREG WILSON / JAMES BAY / JARBIRD  JAWS / JOANNA GRUESOME / JOHN WIZARDS / KING CREOSOTE / KULT COUNTRY /MANO LE TOUGH / MAX GRAEF / MELT YOURSELF DOWN / METZ / MENACE BEACH / MONEY / MOKO MOSCHINO HOE / NADINE CARINA / NAI HARVEST / NIGHT FANTASY / NAKED (ON DRUGS) / OSCILLATE WILDLY / PARIS XY / PAUL THOMAS SAUNDERS / PAWWS / PLANK! / POST WAR GLAMOUR GIRLS / SEPTEMBER GIRLS / SERIOUS SAM BARRETT / SET ONE TWENTY / SHAPES / SIVU / SLAVES / SLEAFORD MODS / SPEEDY ORTIZ / SPECIAL REQUEST (PAUL WOOLFORD) / SWEET BABOO / SWAYS RECORDS TEMPLE SONGS / THE GARDEN / THE HORN THE HUNT / THE WITCH HUNT / THE WYTCHES / TRAAMS / VAULTS / VESSELS / VOLTE-FACE / WILL TRAMP / WINTER NORTH ATLANTIC / WOMANS HOUR / YUMI ZOUMA + MUCH MORE

 & LOTS MORE

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Tickets Links:

TICKETS:

See / Crash / Jumbo / Ticket Arena

£99.50 (+bf) Full weekend early bird ticket

£25 deposit scheme (pay rest in July)

Student discounts available

Address:

Beacons Festival, Funkirk Estate, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 3AB

Partners:

The Skinny, Crack Magazine, The City Talking, Bugged Out, Belgrave Music Hall, Whitelocks, Red Bull Studios, Last.fm, Resident Advisor, JOY, The Physical Network, Flux, Eat Your Own Ears, ELFM, The Ladybird Project, Kopparberg, Noisey, Vice, The Deaf Institute.

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