Following its acclaimed launch last year, Cool Britannia Festival will take place at Knebworth – the stately home of rock – from Friday 30thAugust to Sunday 1st September, celebrating the best of Indie & Dance music.

This year’s festival sees an epic line up both on the Main Stage as well as The Ministry of Sound Stage.

The Main Stage on Saturday is curated by Jo Whiley (who will also perform a DJ set of 90’s Anthems) and will feature sets by The FarmThe BluetonesSoul II SoulBlack Grape, a rare festival appearance by SleeperEmbrace are back by popular demand after last year’s stunning performance and headlining – the one and only James.

On Sunday there is another epic line up. BabybirdDodgyFun Lovin’ CriminalsGabrielleStarsailorThe Coral and rounding off the weekend a DJ set from Basement Jaxx with a unique pyrotechnic finale specially designed for the festival.

The Ministry of Sound Stage is back, bigger and better than ever with an epic line up of DJs and Club Classics including Danny RamplingMaxi Jazz of FaithlessPhil Hartnoll of OrbitalSeb FontaineNorman Jay MBEGraeme Park as well as Club Performances from Baby DLivin’ Joy and Shades Of Rhythm.

On Friday the festival opens with a ‘Welcome Party’ for Camping and Weekend ticket holders, with an acoustic performance from Miles & Erica Of The Wonder Stuff.

Cool Britannia also tends to the needs of festival goers with camping, glamping, campervan & caravan parks, street food, street entertainers, The Barn Stage, funfairs, kid-zone, trade stands, karaoke and even a freak show in a Victorian palace of entertainment.

Tickets for this electrifying festival will go on sale at 9 AM on FRIDAY 1ST FEBRUARY via the official festival website

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Adam Kennedy is an experienced music photographer based in northeast England. He has been shooting concerts for several years, predominantly with the band Vintage Trouble. In 2013, he was one of their tour photographers, covering the UK and Ireland tour including the headline shows and as opening act for The Who. As an accomplished concert photographer, Adam's work has been featured in print such as, Classic Rock Blues Magazine, Guitarist Magazine, Blues in Britain magazine, broadcast on the MDA Telethon on ABC Television in the US, used in billboard advertising for Renaissance Hotels in the US, and featured online via music blogs such as Uber Rock and Guitar Planet. He is also the official photographer at Newcastle Rock and Blues Club.

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