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    Electric Fields 2017

  • When
    1 September 13:00 - 23:00
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  • We're delighted to be welcoming you all to the magical gardens of Drumlanrig Castle in the hills of south west Scotland for a weekend of music, food, drink and brilliant people. With an intimate capacity of just 5000 there's nowhere else in the world you can see this amazing, hand-picked lineup in such a special setting.

    Picked by The Guardian, The TImes & The Independent as one of the best festivals for 2017 🙌


    Frightened Rabbit
    Dizzee Rascal!
    The Jesus And Mary Chain
    Band of Horses
    Glass Animals
    Arab Strap
    Kate Tempest
    Peter Hook & The Light
    Real Estate
    Car Seat Headrest
    Denis Sulta
    British Sea Power
    The Beat
    Anna Meredith
    This Is The Kit
    Whyte Horses
    Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
    Aldous Harding
    Lord Of The Isles
    Crash Club
    Space Dimension Controller
    Sam Gellaitry
    Modern Studies
    Declan Welsh & The Decadent West
    Medicine Men
    Wuh Oh
    Edwin Organ
    The Cut
    Savage Mansion
    Future Get Down
    The Vegan Leather
    The Calm Fiasco
    13 Crowes
    And Yet It Moves
    Brat and the Bonemen

    We’re delighted to be welcoming Scotland’s foremost wordsmiths Neu! Reekie! to present a full programme of spoken word this year.
    Founded in December 2010 by poets Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson, Neu! Reekie! is a literary, music and animation collective with an international output; plus a record label and publishing house in tow.

    The Neu! Reekie! Lineup is...

    Jackie Kay
    Liz Lochead
    Hollie McNish
    Jenni Fagan
    Billy Letford
    Alan Bissett
    Iona Lee
    Louie & The Lochbacks
    Janette Ayachi
    Jim Monaghan
    Leyla Josephine
    Michael Pedersen
    Kevin Williamson
    Will Anderson & Ainslie Henderson
    Carla J Easton
    Scott Hutchison

    The kings of Scottish street food, The Pitt, are curating a very special and new food market with culinary delights that'll keep you going all weekend!


    The Herald

    “..Electric Fields has established itself as an essential part of the Scottish music calendar… everything that a small festival should be.”
    Tenement TV

    “..this small festival has set a marker for the others aiming to
    stand out on the Scottish festival market. Magnificent.”
    Glasgow Music

    “..the boutique festival that is getting more and more popular..
    enjoying praise from all quarters.”
    Daily Record

    “An amazing experience all round and one of the friendliest
    events I’ve been to.”
    Jim Gellatly, The Sun

    “There are three elements required to form a perfect outdoor music festival – an eclectic and exciting line-up, a friendly atmosphere and being able to sit down without getting caked in mud. Electric Fields in Dumfries and Galloway had all three.”

    “..fast gaining a reputation as a must-attend event
    on the musical calendar..”
    Dumfries & Galloway Standard

    “[Electric Fields] has earned its right to be one of the anticipated events of the summer for years to come."
    TV Bomb

    "..fast becoming one of the highlights of the summer.. at less than £100 a ticket this festival is a bargain when you consider the acts on display.."

    “Their reputation for good food preceded them and that family friendly, community atmosphere they boast about was executed wholeheartedly”
    Snog magazine

    “While there's a definite family-friendly atmosphere there's still
    some serious partying going on..”
    The Skinny