Boomtown Fair


Written by Olivia Patt
26 Tuesday 26th July 2011

Despite being a smaller festival, Boomtown has a line up that will warm the cockles of any music lover’s heart. How about starting off with the undeniably brilliant Foreign Beggars?

 If eclectic, jump up rap-hop-grimey-dubstep isn’t your thing, then head on over to the Body Shop for a bit of Bong-Ra, where the Dutch raggacore legend will be serving up some serious rhythms.

 And who better to headline than the wonderfully weird Gogol Bordello? Throw on your finest fancy dress (or just wear start wearing purple) and shake a tailfeather to the best gypsy punk that Manhattan has to offer.

So pack your silliest hat, fling on some glitter and get ready for a blinder of a weekend.

“Remember there are only two certain things in life, death and the fact Boomtown fair will simply be the happiest place on earth this summer....”

For a full line up and to get your hands on a cheap as chips ticket at £97.20 , go to

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