The Beat Herder Festival 2017 Preview Posted on Wed 12th July 2017
Get ready for Three Days Of Beats And Barminess in the Ribble Valley
Ask anyone who has been to Beat Herder and they will tell you that the festival is simply marvellous. Although small in size, Beat Herder is a MASSIVE festival. Massive in atmosphere, Massive in quality, Massive in pure unadulterated vibe. Beat Herder 2017 will aim to raise the bar even higher.
Beat Herder is one of those special events where the festival is bigger than the acts performing, a big statement I know especially when you consider the line up that includes: Crystal Fighters, Kelis, Sleaford Mods, Trentemøller, and Toots & The Maytals
The site is awesome, situated in a glorious spot in rural Lancashire, and bedecked throughout with eye popping art works and installations. Although a large site, clever design results in an intimacy and uniqueness about each ‘scene’ which makes it a joy to explore. Beat Herder boasts 15 different stages, but that’s just the half of it once you factor in all the other bars and performance.
The choice of entertainment and experience is vast. The Beat Herder Stage plays host to the the biggest artists together with local talent.
The Toil Trees area you have perhaps one of the most atmospheric arenas on the UK festival scene, there is just something magical, united and tribal about dancing under the trees. While The Fortress for all things House music! Totally surrounded by a 30ft tall castle created using recycled parts,
The Beat-Herder and District Working Mens Social Club, fully furnished with traditional interior, its a great place to relax, drink and watch more entertainment including Beat Herder's Got Talent.
Beatherder festival 2017 takes place from Friday 14th - Sunday 16th July 2017 at Dockber Farm, Sawley, Lancashire, BB7 4LH
Beatherder Festival 2017 Line up (alphabetical order)
Adrian Sherwood, Almatic, Altern8, Andy Robinson, Artwork, Cabbage, Captain Hotknives, Chimpo, Clusterfuck, Coldcut (DJ set), Crystal Fighters, Cut Capers, Darren Emerson, David Rodigan, Denis Sulta, Dirtbox DJs, DJ Earthdoctor, DJ Fenny, DJ fflyffilyfbybl, DJ Hype, DJ Kate Fear, Dohnut, Drum Machine, Dub Pistols, Dutty Moonshine Big Band, Ed Stones & The BD3, Eddie Earthquake & The Tremors, Eli & Fur, Endor, Factory Floor, Faithless (DJ set), Fandjango, Featurecast, Gawp, Graeme Park, Greg Wilson, Henge, High Contrast, Hot Damn, Jack Pout, Jackmaster, Jalen N'Gonda, James Holroyd, Joe Goddard (live), John Paynter, John the Baptist & The 2nd Coming, John Tree, Jon Hopkins (DJ Set), Justin Robertson, Kelis, Kioko, Krysko / Lord, Lee Scratch Perry, Leftwing & Kody, Let's Eat Grandma, Marc Constantine, Mason, Max Cooper, Maybe Frank, Midnight Zu, Milky Chance, Mister Tooley, Mooqee, Motormouf, Mount Nakara, Mr Scruff, Mr Woodnote, Lil Rys, & Eva Lazarus, Mrs Cakehead, OC & Verde, Optimo (Espacio), Pareidolia, Paul Taylor, Phil Smith, Plump DJs, Professor Lez Scott, Red Tin Dave, Reverend Schinder & The Band of Angels, Richy Ahmed, Romare, Rum Jig, Selby & The Dharma Blitz, Serious Lee, Shadow Child, Shaka Loves You, Shy Luv, Skank Marvin, Skream, Slam, Sleaford Mods, Solardo, Sonny Fodera, Stagger Lee Fisher, Stee Bowden, Stereo MC's, Steve Barker, The Consciousness Collective, The Dyr Sister, The Goa Express, The Hempolics, The Inexplicables, The Lancashire Hotpots, The Squatters, The Sugarhill Gang ft Melle Mel & Scorpio, Theo Kottis, Tom Walker, Toots and the Maytals, Transglobal Underground, Trentemoller, Trikilatops, Twogood, and Utah Saints