The headliners have been announced for Wychwood Festival 2019, which will be marking its 15-year anniversary at Cheltenham Racecourse in May.
Included in the line-up is punk band The Stranglers, which will be headlining on the Sunday evening, as well as funk and soul DJ Craig Charles, and 60s soul stars Geno Washington & The Ram Jam Band.
Scouting For Girls will headline on the Friday, with T’Pau, Toyah, Tankus The Henge, John Otway and Wild Willy Barrett, Bez will also be performing. Alongside ‘chap-hop’ star Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer and up-and-coming rock ‘n’ roll band Penny Mob, not to mention local favourites Thrill Collins.
The Stranglers are described as one of the longest-surviving and most successful bands to have emerged from the UK punk scene, with 23 UK top 40 singles and 17 UK top 40 albums over a career spanning four decades.
The band said: ‘We really enjoyed ourselves when we played at Wychwood’s 10th birthday bash, and we’re delighted to be back to bring on the party for their 15th. Roll on the summer.’
Taking place from Friday 31 May to Sunday 2 June 2019, festival-goers can also expect music, dance, workshops, circus skills and a kids literature festival, as well as a programme of talks, debates and comedy.
See Wychwood Music Festival for more information.
Wednesday 06 February 2019
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