Early bird tickets are on sale now and are £30 for adults (16 and
over), and £15 for children (10-15 years), which includes on-site
camping. Under 10's get free entry and a free smile on the door.
The early bird
prices last until the 31st of July when the price goes up to £40.
slightly bigger than in 2006, this years festival will still only
have a capacity of 500 people, so you'll know pretty much everyone
on site by the end of the weekend.
All the stages
at Grassroots 2008 are going to be chock full of frequencies to
twist, soothe, assault and vibrate your eardrums respectively.
stage (main stage) will have live music ranging from dub to metal,
folk to hip-hop, and stuff that just defies classification. Taking
care of the other side of live music, The Troubadour Stage will
feature acoustic acts from far and wide, coming to share their music
and their vibe. There are more than thirty absolutely amazing
unsigned & signed acoustic artists and check this? Sony have
released a recent special signing to the Troubadour for Grassroots,
This Is Unmissible!!.
will host two electronic music stages: The Playpen and The
Circuit-Tree. The Playpen will be serving up the dancefloor side of
things with various bits of Psychedelic music, Drum 'n Bass, Breaks,
Deep/Tech-House, Hard Dance........ Whilst it's sister stage The
Circuit Tree will be covering the Techno, Breakcore, IDM, Ambient
and Dubbier side of things.
The Irie Stylie
bods are festival veterans, having traversed the country and this
year their coming to GrassRoots! Hosting a lush cafe serving vegan
and vegetarian food (being cooked by the power of the Sun), an
open-mic stage,and lovely vibes.
at this years festy will be The Drawing Room. Which is exactly what
it says it is, themed in a Victorian/burlesque style.
weekend there'll be jam sessions, the 'jazz hour' and loads more.
One of the
additions that Grassroots are most chuffed about is the 'Grasshopper
Area'. A place for the kids to have as much fun as the adults!
Parents will be able to bring their children and take part in
various games and workshops. There will also be the Breathe Easy
healing area to soothe and relax mind, body and soles/souls.
There'll be Reike, Indian Head massage and Sound Therapy as well as
other healing area. There will also be a few stalls selling nice
line-ups for all the stages check the website for more info
Community Website - July 2008