Beautiful Days festival have announced the first wave of artists for their 18th year including Travis, Flogging Molly, and The Levellers, . The festival, which takes place from 21st – 23rd August in the grounds of Escot Park in Devon, has also revealed a ‘Mad Hats’ theme for the Sunday with festival-goers invited to wear the most colourful, quirky and creative hats along with fancy dress outfits of their choice.
Topping the bill on Friday night are Celtic-punk rockers Flogging Molly. Led by Irish frontman Dave King, supporting their latest release ‘Life Is Good‘, they are renowned for their passionate and energetic live shows. Scottish indie-rock band Travis will headline the Main Stage on Saturday night. The band recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of their multi-platinum selling hit album ‘The Man Who’. Festival founders Levellers will close the festival on the Sunday night. They have announced a new studio album for release in 2020. Levellers will also open the weekend with an acoustic set in The Big Top.
More is still to be announced for all stages along with The Bimble Inn and The Rebel Tent. Beautiful Days is not solely about the music though, as well as the music stages and seated Theatre Tent, the festival also hosts walkabout performances throughout the weekend, site art installations, an wide variety of food & crafts stalls and real ale bars run by local brewers Otter Brewery. Also back by popular demand are the pop-up folk/roots sessions in The Fiddler’s Arms next to The Big Top curated by Seth Lakeman’s musician dad Geoff Lakeman.
Tickets are on sale now and available here www.beautifuldays.org/tickets