Green Man Announce First Raft Of Acts

Wales’ award winning Green Man Festival, which takes place in the picturesque Brecon Beacons on the 20-23rd August has made it’s initial line up announcements including some of 2014’s most talked about artists.

Heading for the Welsh hills for this year’s event are St.Vincent, Calexico, Wave Pictures, Courtney Barnett, Hookworms and a host of other critically acclaimed acts. With so many of the artists included appearing on people’s “best of 2014”, and “ones to watch in 2015” lists, the festival looks to be onto a winner already.

Now in it’s 13th year, Green Man has grown year on year to a capacity of 20,000, treating festival goers to live music, literature, film, comedy and theatre across 10 areas and some 17 stages. The festival’s unique experience is enhanced by the inclusion of all night bonfires and secret gigs.

Green Man 2015 looks set to be another fun party in Mid Wales with tickets now on sale via http://www.greenman.net

Full line-up announced so far:

St.Vincent, Hot Chip, Goat, Calexico, Charles Bradley, Father John Misty, Mew, The Staves, Sun Ra Arkestra, Courtney Barnett, The Fall, Shovels & Rope, Wave Pictures, Hookworms, Beyond The Wizard’s Sleeve, Sylvan Esso, Waxahatchee, Son Lux, Matthew E White, Owen Pallet, Viet Cong, Steve Dunn, Richard Dawson, Alastair Roberts, Songhoy Blues, Zun Zun Egui, Jane Weaver, Slug, BC Camplight, Ryley Walker, Trust Fund, Corey Bowen

By Jonathan Jones

Jonathan has been host of new music radio show The First 45 on Sine FM in Doncaster for the past 4 years and has been covering a wide range of live gigs and festivals in that time, now turning his hand to writing as well as talking too much on air.