Festivals OUTWEST Festival

Published on March 14th, 2017 | by Jodie Luke Copeland

Mad Professor, Tankus The Henge and more for OUT West Festival

If you’re looking for a festival that offers great value for money this summer, then Once Upon a Time in the West Festival in Wiltshire could be the one for you.  Set in a beautiful location between Melksham and Westbury, Once Upon a Time in the West Festival (or The OUT West Festival for short) returns to Deepest Wessex for a party of discernible excellence.  Taking place from 13-16th July, tickets cost just £75 for adults with kids prices starting from just £1.

As always revellers can expect local, national and international acts from as far afield as Wiltshire and as local as India & The USA. Swing, Ska, Dub, Folk, Filthy Blues, Twisted Country, Rockabilly, Bluegrass and beyond.

Confirmed for the 2017 party are:

Mad Professor, Gypsy Hill, 3 Daft Monkeys, Pronghorn (25th Official Anniversary Party), Tankus the Henge, The Ska Vengers ( Ska over from India – superb!!), Chavo, The Turner Brothers, The Stiff Joints, Mango Factory, Mick O’Toole, The Boot Hill All Stars, The Guns of Navarone, The Mighty Dub Generators , Ulysses, Miraculous Mule, Thin Wire Fence, Raleigh Rye, Brwmys, Hymn for Her, Slippery Slope, Dexter Selboy Trio, Tapioka, Cash Converted, Hodmadoddery, Dana Immanuel & the Stolen Band, The Back Wood Redeemers, James Ray & The Black Hearted Riders ( ex Sisters of Mercy/James Rays Gang War), Dry White Bones, Dirty Diesel Outlaw Orchestra, Rock N Roll Town Crier, Jo Carley & The Old Dried Skulls, The Inbredz, Skeg, Shootin’ The Crow, Some Dogs, FFTP, Key Lime Pi Ska Marching Band and more to come!!

New for 2017 is a brand new area called THE CROW BAR;   a new main bar serving craft ales, Handmade Ciders, quality lagers and all manner of booze it will also have live bands, dancing and DJ’s late into the night

Once Upon a Time in the West

THE DJINN PALACE has been expanded to have more daytime entertainment (interactive cabaret daftness – watch this space) and for the evening and late nights there will be appearances from Kaptain DJ set (yep – the one and only from Big Swing Sound, and all things Boomtown), Toby Spin, AAA Badboy, Dale Martin, Shane ( Eat Static/Circus Warp & beyond!!) & Mrs Nikki Perrin – more TBA. The Djinn Palace Bar will be open and providing refreshments, cocktails etc into the early hours.

Tickets at £75/adult are available from http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2597755 .

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