Shambala Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Northamptonshire, England UK
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Festival Description

The festival programming features visual artists, musicians, performers and artisans and traders, healers, workshops in dance and music, and children’s activities. There will be three stages of music featuring more than 100 acts, a Cabaret Village and a multi-media and film tent and so much more…

Festival Dates August 22 - 25, 2013
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Lineup 2012:
  • World, Roots and Reggae
    • Roots Manuva
    • Vieux Farka Toure
    • The Twinkle Brothers
    • DJ Yoda & The Trans Siberian Marching Band
    • The Apples
    • The Selecter featuring Pauline Black
    • Imperial Tiger Orchestra
    • Introducing Plays Mr Scruff
    • Haggis Horns
    • The Destroyers
    • Magic Tombolinos
    • Laid Blak
    • Analogik
    • Molotov Jukebox
  • Bass, Breaks and Beats
    • Ed Rush & Optical
    • Shackleton
    • Toddla T featuring DRS
    • Luke Vibert
    • Micky Finn & Aphrodite
    • The Nextmen featuring MC Wrec
    • Mungo’s Hifi featuring Soom T
    • The Heatwave
    • Parker
    • Hint (Live)
    • Profisee (Live)
    • Belleruche
    • Boom Monk Ben
    • Buggsy
    • Radikal Guru
    • Credit To The Nation
  • Folk, Acoustic & Beyond
    • Billy Bragg
    • Lau
    • Rory Mcleod & The Familiar Strangers
    • Laura J Martin
    • Old School Dance
    • Urban Folk Quartet
    • We Were Evergreen
    • Misty’s Big Adventure
    • The Moonflowers
    • Bella Hardy
Additional programming 2012:
  • Join the Shamabala Fancy Dress Carnival, discover surreal art installations, beautiful soundscapes, live theater and huge scale AV installations through the night. Join in the SHAMBOLYMPICS and celebrate this year’s theme… CELEBRATION, while over the bridges find healers waiting to massage and pamper fun-fatigued limbs. You can lounge around in hot tubs sipping cocktails or swim in the lake amongst giant lotus flowers, or you can or visit one of the six bespoke bars on site, offering over 50 local ales, not to mention some of the finest cuisine from around the world. Dance in a Caribbean disco hotspot, visit The Wonky Cock and try your hand at Blingo, or find the new Debating Chamber.


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Tickets 2012:
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