First acts for The Big Chill

Kruder and Dorfmeister, The Cinematic Orchestra, Hextatic, Tunng, Findlay Brown, Jose Padilla, The Blockheads and Morgan Geist are among the first acts confirmed for this year's Big Chill...

The Big Chill takes place at Eastnor Park, Herefordshire, from 10-12 August.

Tickets are on sale HERE.

Once again, the festival will be promoting a wide range of established and emerging talent from the worlds of music, art, digital media, comedy and theatre, all wrapped up in one of the UK's most stunning festival locations.

More info on The Big Chill HERE.

The fairytale site includes three outdoor (Open Air, Castle and Sanctuary) stages, various bars (including the return of Fat Tuesday and Finlandia), huge indoor (Media Mix, Club and Kids) arenas, Body & Soul's holistic haven, a night time Art Trail and rows of food stalls.

Dipping into the assorted genres of dubstep, Norwegian disco, funk, Bazumbo trance, Balkan beats, drum'n'bass, Goan, gospel, beatboxing, Balearica and much more, the first acts have been announced and they are…

Kruder Dorfmeister Summer Sessions feat. MC Earl Zinger Ras MC T- Weed, Visuals by Fritz Fitzke
The Cinematic Orchestra
The Skatalites
The Blockheads
Seasick Steve and the Level Devils
Sheila Chandra
Prem Joshua
Paul Hartnoll's 'The Ideal Condition'
Crazy P
Kocani Orkestar
Ojos De Brujo
Konono No1
Norman Jay
Jose Padilla
Kevin Rowland
Daddy G
Doug Veitch and Rise Kogona
Ellis Island Sound
Mari Boine
Anne Garner
Marky and Stamina MC
Hospital showcase feat. London Elektricity DJ Set, High Contrast Nutone, with guest vocalists MC Wrec, Diane Charlemagne, Natalie Williams
Digital Mystikz
Morgan Geist
Prins Thomas
Black Mustang
Padded Cell
Black Devil
Shlomo and the Vocal Orchestra
Nearly Dan
Findlay Brown
LJ Kruzer
The London Community Gospel Choir with Abram Wilson
The legendary Saturday afternoon celiidh with The Old Swan Band