MERCURY Rev, Marina and the Diamonds and Gorillaz Sound System will headline this year s Secret Garden Party music festival in Abbots Ripton from July 22-25. The festival will this year have a land for children and the theme of Fact or Fiction includi
MERCURY Rev, Marina and the Diamonds and Gorillaz Sound System will headline this year's Secret Garden Party music festival in Abbots Ripton from July 22-25.
The festival will this year have a "land" for children and the theme of "Fact or Fiction" including facts that turned out to be fiction.
The multi-sense experience of the Gorillaz Sounds System (DVJ) features the music of Gorillaz mixed and remixed with a full visual display, sanctioned by none other than Murdoc Niccols, the animated lead singer.
Joining the Gorillaz will be Marina & The Diamonds with one of their few festival appearances, an act tipped by almost every new music pundit from corner to corner of Britain. Mercury Rev, the critically acclaimed winner of NME best album, will be joined by ska legends Skatalites and Secret Garden Party's debut signing to its new record label, The Jessie Rose Trip creating one of the most eclectic music bills the festival has programmed.
Also on the bill are the The Whip, Kate Walsh, David Rodigan
Crystal Fighters, Example Soundsystem with DJ Wire, Bellaruche, Golden Filter, Apples, Kid Bombardos, Charli XCX, Freestylers Soundsystem and Tenor Fly and MC Sirreal,
Death Metal Disco, Jakwob, Doorly, Pearl and The Puppets, The Crookes and Panda Su.
INFORMATION: 020 86173017. For the festival coach service, see: www.festivalcoaches.co.uk Festival tickets including camping are £142, plus booking fee. Camper vans an additional £45 for the duration. Teen tickets for 13-17 year olds are £115 plus booking fee. Under 13s admitted free but need a ticket. See: www.secretgardenparty.com