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 Farm, The Bluetones, Soul II Soul, Black Grape, a rare festival appearance by Sleeper, Embrace 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. Babybird, Dodgy, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Gabrielle, Starsailor, The 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 Rampling, Maxi Jazz of Faithless, Phil Hartnoll of Orbital, Seb Fontaine, Norman Jay MBE, Graeme Park as well as Club Performances from Baby D, Livin’ 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 www.coolbritanniafest.com.