More acts announced for 2014 Beat-Herder

Mr Scruff on Toil Trees stage at Beat Herder in 2013
Mr Scruff on Toil Trees stage at Beat Herder in 2013
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With less than two months to go, Beat-Herder has revealed its next additions to an already mighty bill.

Fresh acts include DJ, artist and Mo Wax label boss James Lavelle, techno supremo Dave Angel, Herr Styler, Shepdog, indie pop prodigies The Sunshine Underground, dub legends Nucleus Roots, Bristol’s finest Mr Benn, Megadog head honcho Michael Dog, Mr Nice himself Howard Marks, prize-winning beatboxer Reeps One and many more taking the bill to well over 100 acts across the three day event.

The bill already included the Happy Mondays, Eats Everything, Jagwar Ma, The Orb, Boney M., Vitalic, The Bloody Beetroots, Hot Since 82, The 2 Bears, Justin Robertson Mr. Scruff, Dub Pistols, Klangkarussell, Greg Wilson, Bipolar Sunshine, DJ Format, The Utah Saints, Riva Starr, Wolf Alice, Ibibio Sound System and Goldie Looking Chain.

Festival co-founder Nick Chambers said: “I feel like we have just put the cherry on the top of our best line-up ever. It’s an absolute monster of a bill, I just can’t wait to see it all in action.

“As ever we’ve kept a few little treats back, our little secret. It wouldn’t be Beat-Herder if we didn’t have a little surprise or two on the day!”

Beat-Herder is 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.

Renowned as one of the best parties of the summer Beat-Herder will be staged from Friday July 18th to Sunday July 20th in fields off the A59 between Sawley and Gisburn.

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