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
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 .