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Green Man Festival To Kick Off This Weekend

Green Man Festival To Kick Off This Weekend

Animal Collective, British Sea Power, Jarvis Cocker and Bon Iver are all heading to the Brecon Beacons in Wales this weekend (August 21,22 and 23) to perform at The Green Man Festival.

Other bands on the bill for the sold out event include Wooden Shjips, Dirty Three, Wilco, Grizzly Bear and Four Tet.

Elsewhere the likes of Josie Long, Dan Evans and Howard Read take to the Comedy Tent and Keith Allen and Howard Marks will appear in the Literature Tent.

For the first time ticket holders have been allowed to buy a special holiday ticket letting them camp from Monday (August 17) and enjoy the countryside.

The full line up for The Green Man Festival 2009 is:

Main Stage
Animal Collective, Roky Erickson, British Sea Power, Gang Gang Dance, Emmy The Great, Broken Records, Wave Machines, 6 Day Riot, We Aeronauts, Jarvis Cocker, Bon Iver Grizzly Bear, Noah And The Whale, The Aliens, The Phantom Band, The Leisure Society, Stornoway, Sound Carriers, Wilco, Dirty Three, Rodriguez, Camera Obscura, Scott Matthews, Trembling Bells, Zun Zun Egui, It’s A Buffalo

Far Out, Stage
Four Tet, Wooden Shjips, Errors, Pivot, Beth Jeans Houghton, Sibrydion, Diagonal, Dollboy, Andrew Bird, Vetiver, Beach House, Peter Broderick, Jonny (Norman Blake & Euros Childs), The Strange Boys, Richard James, Cate Le Bon, Amorphous Androgynous, Hawkwind, The Yellow Moon Band, Nick Nicely, Alisha Sufit, Cranium Pie, Fence Collective, Pictish Trail, The Three Craws, Rozi Plain, 9Bach, The Fuzz Birds, DJ History, Idjut Boys, Bill Brewster, Michael Cook, Frank Broughton, Beyond the Wizards Sleeve, Erol Alkan, Richard Norris, Amorphous Androgynous, Andy Votel, Gaz Cobain

Green Man Pub
Megson, Peggy Sue, Erland & The Carnival, Mary Hampton, Martin Carr,
The Gentle Good, Magic Arm, Sweet Baboo, No Thee No Ess, Pagan Wanderer Lu, The Local, Rough Trade DJs, Prof Justin Spear, Dent May, Golden Animals, Bright Light Bright Light, Unicorn Kid, JC Carroll, Blue Roses, Bird Engine, Mississippi Witch, Emma Tricca, Le B, Norman Blake, John Maclean, James Yuill, Joe Gideon & The Shark, Nive Nielsen, She Keeps Bees, Player Piano, Swanton Bombs, Right Hand Left Hand, Meilir Tomos, Love Stop Repeat, Ruby Samba,The Vinyl Vendettas Collective

Literature Tent
The Green Man Quiz, Pete Brown, Richard Milward, Alastair Reynonds, Keith Allen, Will Hodgkinson, Howard Marks, John Robb, Steven Machat, Joe Boyd & Robyn Hitchcock, Loops with James Yorkston, Rob Young, and Richard Milward, Clinton Heylin, I Sing of a Maiden, Jah Wobble, Tu Chwith, Jeremy Dyson, David Thomas

Comedy Tent
Josie Long, Tony Law, Ian Cognito, Chris Corcoran, Mitch Benn, Terry Saunders, Maeve Higgins, Behemoth, Mark Olver, Silky, John-Luke Roberts, Liam Mallone, Howard Read, Dan Evans, Anna Keirle, Owen Niblock, Juliet Meyers, Chris Boyd, David Trent, Harry Widdicombe, Clint Edwards

Cinema Tent
Friday curated by 7 Inch Cinema, Saturday curated by Kieran Evans, Sunday curated by Jo & Danny

Solar Stage
Bubbles and Balloons, Bodies of Water, BZZZZZZZ, The Sustainability Show, Ringo: Music Bingo & Digital Treasure Hunt, Jon Chase, Matt Baker, Matt Parker, Bert Miller & The ANIMAL Folk, Green Wash!, Nathan Filer, Tim Clare, Byron Vincent, Kate Tempest, Winter North Atlantic - Playing With Perseids Andy Marshall, Fresh-Ness Monsters, Captain Accident, Greg Hall, Lunar Cyclist, Llwybr Llaethog, The Me Me Me's, Lindsey Leven, Cakehole Presley, Peaceful Progress DJ's

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