Electric Fields are thrilled to announce the first wave of artists for this year’s festival. To help them celebrate their 6th year they have curated a fantastic lineup of some of the most exciting bands and artists around to join them in a stunning pocket of idyllic Scottish countryside, in the grounds of the stunning 17th century Drumlanrig Castle.
EF19 will welcome three phenomenal headliners. Mercury Prize nominated mavericks Metronomy continue to delight audiences with their enigmatic live show and distinctive take on nu-disco pop, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls are sure to rouse the EF19 crowds with their big-hearted anthems and celebrated rockers The Vaccines are no strangers playing to playing sellout crowds across the world with their infectious riff laden music.
Sleaford Mods, Friendly Fires, Fat White Family and Nadine Shah also join the first wave of artists announced, along with a huge selection of the best up and comers from around the country including Free Love, Heavy Rapids and Onr. One of Scotland’s best loved venues, Sneaky Pete’s, return to Electric Fields with a hand-picked lineup of electronic goodness, while Edinburgh’s spoken word collective Neu! Reekie! also return, with their full lineup set to be announced in the coming months.
Renowned for their quality food and drink offering, EF is delighted to welcome back Scotland’s kings of street food, The Pitt who return with over 20 of their favorite food vendors to make sure everyone’s taste buds are as happy as their ears! Cocktails are once again served up by the award winning team from Hoot The Redeemer.
As well as presenting an amazing and diverse musical line-up, Electric Fields offers the chance to enjoy a beautiful rural setting that’s easily accessible from all major cities, with the iconic Drumlanrig Castle providing a grand backdrop. The festival is renowned for its great atmosphere and chilled out, family-friendly environment. The dedicated Our Kids Electric area is a constant source of fun & excitement for the little ones throughout the festival. Returning to a capacity of just 5000, this is one of the most intimate festivals of its kind in the whole of the UK.
For more information and tickets check out the Electric Fields website HERE!
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