Jarvis Cocker heads up Secret Garden Party
Toots And The Maytals, Emiliana Torrini and more
17 March 2009
Reggae legends Toots and the Maytals, Emiliana Torrini and Sonny J have also been confirmed for the UK's Best Small Festival alongside Phoenix, EMF, Eddy Temple Morris and Emmy The Great.
Fight Like Apes, Caribou and singer songwriter Baxter Dury will also appear at the Cambridgeshire bash along with one of Virtual Festivals' picks of 2009 Golden Silvers, Official Secrets Act, Slow Club and Team Waterpolo.
Organisers along with have also announced that Dogs, We Have Band and The XX will perform at the festival along with Chew Lips, Officer Kicks, The Bicycle Thieves, DJ Food and dubstep DJ Caspa.
Cocosuma, Daedelus, Dan Black, Decoder and Heloise And The Savoir Faire will also feature elsewhere on the bill as well as Envelopes, Evil Nine, Guildean Gang, King Cannibal and One Little Plane.
Other names announced today include Slagsmalklubben, Hook And The Twin, Jonny Taylor, Killaflaw, Photomachine and Lail Arad as well as Le Castle Vania, Little Fish, Mama’s Gun, Mano De Dios, Midimidis and drum n bass boys The Qemists.
Mojo Filter, Peggy Sue And The Pirates, Peter Von Poehl, Yearner Babies and Redlight will also perform at the four-day event along with Rosie Oddie And The Odd Squad, Run Toto Run, Screaming Lights, Shuttle and Speech Dabelle.
Stealth DJs, Same Teens, Sara Schiralli, Stereo:Type, Still Flyin’, The Jessie Rose Trip, The Mummers, Thunderheist, The Bookhouse Boys and hot producer Toddla T complete today’s announcement.
Secret Garden Party 2009 will take place a secret location in Cambridgeshire, which will be disclosed to ticket-holders when passes are dispatched. The festival will run from 23-26 July.
Tickets are on sale now priced at £137 (plus booking fee). Campervan passes are priced at £40, while teen (14-17 years) tickets will cost £110.
Click here to buy Secret Garden Party tickets.
Organisers have also announced that the festival site will be split into two areas: Eden and Babylon. Each will be crafted either side of a lake, which will be centred by a Tower Of Babylon.
Bosses are also underway in preparing the festival’s infamous Action Camps including Science Camp with discussions, debates, art, music, films, experiments and demonstrations, as well as Conspiracy Camp and the all new Explorer Camp.
There will also be some very special boutique camping available, which will include private car parking spaces, where festival-goers will be greeted by Boutique Bell Boys, who will take revellers’ luggage to their site. It will also have its own security, private showers, posh loos, indoor sitting rooms, chill-out areas, reception service and onsite Boutique Butlers who will be on hand to fetch fans anything they desire.