Fatback Band, The Bays, and more for Big Chill

The lineup for this year's Big Chill festival has exploded into life, with The Fatback Band, Hexstatic, The Bays, !!!, The Beat, and Urban Myth Club just some of the live acts added.

Others recently announced include Susanna And The Magical Orchestra, Xploding Plastic, Emiliana Torrini, Alucidnation, The Collectors, Seasick Steve, and Benny Sings.

They join The Earlies, Nouvelle Vogue, and Tinariwen who were previously confirmed. Click here for the full lineup.

Loads of DJs have also been announced, including Tom Middleton, Rob Da Bank, Mixmaster Morris, Chris Coco, Dr Bob JonesKing Britt, and Norman Jay.

Details of two of the festival’s smaller arenas have also been released. The Strongbow Rooms will be returning, boasting a lineup that includes Bent DJs, Soul Of Man, A Man Called Adam, DJ Derek and Daft Pink.

The Fat Tuesday tent will also be back, with The Nextmen DJs, Bugz In The Attic and Idjut Boys lined up to play. The Finlandia Bar will also be making a return, with Big Chill DJs, such as Lol Hammond and Leggo Beast, programming their own slots.

The Big Chill 2005 takes place from 5-7 August in the grounds of Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire. An adult weekend ticket costs £112 with reductions for children. Click here for more info and to buy tickets.