First names for the Acoustic Festival of Britain 2011

Cerys Mathews is one of the first acts confirmed to perform at the Acoustic Festival of Britain 2011, which will take place Uttoxeter Racecourse in Staffordshire from 20-22 May.

Other acts announced for the event include top tribute band T-Rextasy as well as Fairport Convention and Quill.

There will be a guitar theme running though the festival and plucking the best sounds from their axes will be Johnny Dickson, Rick Payne, Guy Mail, Steve Picken, Jack Blackman and Sicknote Steve.

The three-day music festival offers something for everyone. With a variety of live performances and four stages of entertainment, fans can relax, unwind and enjoy the sounds of unplugged, acoustic live music with genres ranging from folk and rock, to ska, blues and Celtic.

The Acoustic Beatles, The Peace Artists, Ghost Trains and The Re-entrants will also be back on stage by popular demand along with Hayseed Dixie and Hazel O'Connor, who will be making a long awaited appearance with her exciting new, all female band, The Bluja Project.

The event will also offer workshops, tribal, belly and Morris dancing, face painting and stilt walkers. There will also be tastes from all over the world, with exotic food to devour.

Acoustic Festival Of Britain tickets are available now priced at £75 for adults with camping, £20 for children with camping, £60 for adults without camping and £10 for adults without camping.

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