More acts for Wickerman

WITH only two weeks to go until the first campers arrive at the festival gates, Scotland’s hottest independent music and art event, The Wickerman Festival (20th & 21st July) has announced even more acts for 2012 and unveiled its eagerly anticipated goNORTH Festival Tour Tent line up.

Now in its second year at Wickerman, goNORTH presents the hottest talent from across Scotland, with bands selected following submissions and performances earlier in the year. A favourite stomping ground for fans of grassroots talent, the line up on Friday 20th July is topped with Glasgow’s Xavia, Fat Goth and melodic act Olympic Swimmers while folksters Washington Irving, singer-songwriter Yusuf Azak, Stirling’s Miniature Dinosaurs, upbeat folk rock five piece The Whisky River Band, the tranquil Quickbeam, quirky post-rock pop act Blue Sky Archives and experimentalists Campfires In Winter have all been confirmed to perform.

On Saturday 21st July hip-hop act Stanley Odd are joined by Largs three piece Brown Bear & The Bandits, energised CLEAVERS, Dundee’s The Mirror Trap, singer-songwriters Aaron Wright and Michael Cassidy, Blindfolds, Pioneers of Love, indie act John Wean and alt-rock band Café Disco have all been chosen to perform. To view the full festival line up and purchase tickets head to www.thewickermanfestival.co.uk, priced at £90 per adult (inclusive of camping and car parking).

n The lucky winner of our great Wickerman ticket giveaway is Stephanie Davis, Newton Stewart.