After months of hushed preparation behind closed doors, The Beat-Herder Festival is delighted to finally reveal one of two new stages for 2013: The Fortress.
At 60 feet long and made of corrugated steel, The Fortress will feature four huge turrets and a DJ booth in the loft. With a line up featuring the likes of Dub Pistols, Mumbai Science and Justin Robertson amongst many more, this new stage will have a huge soundsystem pumping out high octane beats all day and night for the intrepid ravers out there.

Beat Herder festival 2013
5 – 7 July 2013
The Ribble Valley, Lancashire


GROOVE ARMADA DJ SET / BURAKA SOM SISTEMA / JIMMY CLIFF / BOOKA SHADE LIVE / CHIC FEATURING NILE RODGERS / NORMAN JAY MBE / FEED ME DJ SET / JAGUAR SKILLS / KISSY SELL OUT / STANTON WARRIORS / MISTAJAM / RONI SIZE AND DYNAMITE MC / SHACKLETON LIVE / BANCO DE GAIA LIVE + DJ SET / CLEAN BANDIT / KORMAC’S BIG BAND / MR SCRUFF / GENTLEMAN’S DUB CLUB / BONDAX / TEMPLES / TO KILL A KING / SKINNY LISTER / FEATURECAST / PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING / TOM STARR / CONCRETE KNIVES / DUB PISTOLS DJ SET

SLAMBOREE / PRINCE FATTY FT. THE HORSEMAN / SHARAM JEY / THE OTHER TRIBE / ROOSEVELT / TOY / EDU IMBERNON / JUSTIN ROBERTSON / ELITE FORCE / JON CARTER / UTAH SAINTS / RENNIE PILGREM / SUNS OF ARQA / SHEPDOG / MR BENN / DAN CROLL / JOE DRISCOLL & SEKOU KOUYATE / CUT LA ROC / ONLY JOE / BARRY ASHWORTH / BEANS ON TOAST

Beat-herder is a real heart-on-sleeve, rootsy Northern festival that rivals Secret Garden Party when it comes to sheer escapism. Originally grown from free party roots, it now welcomes 10,000 festival goers. The entire site is built by hand, from each and every sign post to an entire model Victorian street, complete with functioning tattoo parlour, pub and barber shop… so the festival is quite literally like no other. You won't see the same old props and stages that do the festival rounds here. The line up spans everything from dub, reggae and drum & bass through to house and techno and there's always a strong live contingent too - the new bands tent is particularly good this year.



Adult tickets only £105
Child tickets for 12 and under only £20

For more full line-up, more information and tickets please visit beatherder.co.uk