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Acoustic line-up revealed for Wickerman Festival

More acoustic acts have been added to the line-up of Wickerman Festival.

London-based musician Pete Roe, who has collaborated with singer Laura Marling and toured with folk-rockers Mumford and Sons, is among the new artists announced.

Singer-songwriter Colin Macleod, folk singer-songwriter Shelagh McDonald, Welsh musician Al Lewis and BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year Paddy Callaghan will also take to the stage.

Primal Scream and Amy Macdonald headline the two-day event based near Dundrennan in Dumfries and Galloway on 26th and 27th July.

KT Tunstall, The Enemy, Dexys, Admiral Fallow and Bellowhead are also confirmed.


Primal Scream to headline Wickerman Festival

Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie Credit: Wickerman Fetsival

Scottish rock legends Primal Scream have been announced as headliners for the Wickerman Festival, held in Dumfries and Galloway.

Bobby Gillespie and his band will make their only Scottish appearance of the year on the opening night of the festival on Friday 26th July.

The music event, now in its 12th year, is being held from 26th-27th July at Dundrennan, near Dalbeattie.

Wickerman FestivalCoordinator Helen Chalmers said:

"Primal Screamis one of Britain’s most iconic, inventive and exciting bands and having themplay at Wickerman is a major coup, both for the Festival and its fans.

"Once again the full line up will feature an eclectic and sometimes surprising mix of leading artists, alternative acts and exciting emerging talent,"