Feeder for Play Fest 2012

Delilah, Sonic Boom Six also among new names

Photographer:Sophie Paterson

Chris Eustace - 12 April 2012

Delilah will also play the stage in support, while Sonic Boom Six are new for the Big Top Stage

The first acts have also been announced for the Rebel Lion Reggae Tent - Rebel Lion are hosting the Roots and Culture Arena featuring Free King, Foundation Sound, Instrument of Jah Sound System, MC Chanter, and DJ Principal, alongside vegetarian Caribbean food and Rasta Culture Stores.

Play Fest have also welcomed onboard Full Colour Arcade who sink their interactive pressure pad system into a brand new raised platform to create a giant drum machine, where 'Play Mates' will be able to jam together and create musical masterpieces on 9 pressure pads linked to a Turbo Sound System. By night the dome will turn into a fun filled intimate venue hosting the regions hottest local DJ's, producers and performers.

Play Fest has revealed details of the other stages, areas and bars to discover and uncover. The Asylum Stage, powered by The Festival Asylum, will host mix of solo artists and bands during daylight hours and as night falls will transform into a late night live music and cabaret venue.

Play Fest's favorite house music promoters and DJs will host the Tipi Tent which under the cover of darkness will be a lively tech house and during the day time a Norfolk version of an Ibiza beach party and a Café Del Mar sunset.

There's also The Play Area, a kids, teens & family area in collaboration with Culture Works East. This festival within a festival, and will provide an area specially dedicated to families offering cultural experiences, activities and facilities tailored to meet the needs of children, teens and their families.

There will also be four very different themed bars, the Main Bar is 'Daisy Dukes' Western Saloon, the Big Top 'Cirque Du Freak' bar will present a Circus/Freak Show, the Dance Arena 'Full Moon' is Thai flavoured, and there's also the 'VIP bar' all offering top quality beers, wine and cocktails.

The site will even offer a Play Fest Mini Mart filled with all the essentials.

Ash, Reverend and The Makers, The Pigeon Detectives, The Big Pink, The Correspondents, Tellison, Jim Lockey, Juan Zelada, Solko and Spector are among the acts already confirmed to play the festival.

Play Fest 2012 takes place on 1-3 June at the Eccles Hall Estate, near Norwich, Norfolk.

Play Fest tickets are on sale now, priced at £80.

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