Beautiful Days at Escot Park - this year’s line-up revealed

PUBLISHED: 18:30 13 March 2017

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott performing at Thetford Forest. Credit: Lee Blanchflower at Blanc-Creative.

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott performing at Thetford Forest. Credit: Lee Blanchflower at Blanc-Creative.

Blanc Photography 2013

Beautiful Days festival returns to Escot Park from August 18 to 20, and the full line-up has been revealed.

Headlining on Friday (August 18) at the 15th Beautiful Days will be Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, performing songs from their top-five albums and classic tracks.

Headlining on Saturday (August 19) is Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls.

Sunday-night headliners are the festival founders Levellers, who bring the weekend to a close with a special show followed by the annual firework finale.

Joining them on the Main Stage bill are rock band The Sisters Of Mercy, musical duo Public Service Broadcasting, The Waterboys (under the leadership of singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mike Scott), Malian blues band Songhoy Blues, rock legends New Model Army, Dubioza Kolektiv bringing hip-hop, reggae and dub from the Balkans, and Irish punk rock band Stiff Little Fingers.

Also featured will be Turin Brakes, Lightning Seeds, The Cuban Brothers, Zion Train, Hepcat, Talisman, Animal Noise, Ferocious Dog, Alison Moyet, Therapy?, Eliza Carthy and The Wayward, Kila, Glen Matlock, Damien Dempsey, Lau, Gaz Brookfield and The Company of Thieves, Lankum, Honeyfeet, Sean McGowan and Moon Hooch.

Weekend tickets only are available. Details: www.beautifuldays.org/tickets

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