Texas and Scissor Sisters headline local festival

Last years event Credit: ITV Border

Scissor sisters and Texas have been announced as the headline acts for this years Wickerman Festival in Dumfries and Galloway. Other acts also confirmed for the Summerisle Stage are The View, Levellers, Newton Faulkner, Cast, Kassidy, Bis, Dog is Dead, Duke Special and Mike Skinner (DJ Set).

The festival starts on Friday 20th July coming to a climax on the Saturday with the traditional lighting of the Wickerman. Sharleen Spiteri from Texas is quoted on the festival's website as saying: "We're delighted to be playing our only Scottish festival performance of the summer at Wickerman.

It will be a first for Texas but we've heard so much about the great festival atmosphere and friendly Wickerman crowds and we’ll be making it a show to remember with a mix of our classic hits and some new material. We look forward to seeing our fans there for a great weekend."

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