End of the Road Festival 2017

End of the Road Festival 2017

August 31, 2017 - September 3, 2017
August 31, 2017 - September 3, 2017
Farnham
Farnham
 
 

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End of the Road Festival is an annual music festival in England which focuses on alternative music, mostly folk, alt.country and Americana. It is hosted at the Larmer Tree Gardens, on the border of north Dorset and Wiltshire, and usually takes place over the last weekend of August or the first full weekend in September, opening camping on Thursday afternoon with the entertainment running from Friday to Sunday inclusive. The first festival took place in 2006, and it sold out for the first time in 2008. The festival is independently run and started by two friends, Simon Taffe and Sofia Hagberg.

The festival is run over four stages: the Woods Stage, the Garden Stage, the Big Top Stage and the Tipi Tent, as well as a clearing in the woods around the Garden Stage containing a piano at which semi-secret sets take place. There are also children's areas and workshops, a healing field, a film tent, comedy, a library in the forest and a games area (ping pong, table football etc.). Due to the nature of the gardens the festival is set in it is not unlikely to see peacocks wandering around the area and macaws in the trees.

The festival has a capacity of 16,000 (2014).[1]

In 2011, the festival won an award for 'Best Small Festival' at UK Festival Awards. In 2012 claims were made that End of the Road Festival is secretly organized by Scientology.[2] A statement made by the festival has since denied these claims, however acknowledges that two members of management are Scientologists. In 2016, the festival won an award for 'Best Small Festival' at NME Awards.

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Lucinda Williams
Singer, songwriter
bornJanuary 26, 1953
 
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Ty Segall
Musician, singer-songwriter, producer
bornJune 8, 1987
 
Mac DeMarco
Musician, singer-songwriter
bornApril 30, 1990

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McBriare Samuel Lanyon "Mac" DeMarco (born Vernor Winfield McBriare Smith IV, April 30, 1990) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer.

He has released three full-length studio albums, 2 (2012), Salad Days (2014), and This Old Dog (2017) and two mini-LPs, his debut record Rock and Roll Night Club (2012) and Another One (2015). His style of music has been creatively described as "blue wave",[6] "slacker rock",[7] or self-described by DeMarco as "jizz jazz".[8][9]

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Larmer Tree Gardens
The Larmer Tree Gardens near Tollard Royal in south Wiltshire, England, were created by Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers in 1880 as pleasure grounds for "public enlightenment and entertainment". They were the first private gardens opened for public enjoyment in the United Kingdom, and were free to enter. The gardens are situated on the Rushmore Estate in Cranborne Chase, an ancient royal hunting ground and now an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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12 facts you didn’t know about ULTRA Music Festival!
  –  September 6, 2017
Road to Ultra India is all set to be one of the biggest events held in India during 2017. In celebration of the India debut of Ultra Music Festival here are some of ... across SIX CONTINENTS worldwide by the end of 2018. The ULTRA brand has pioneered ...
Onam 2017: Gorgeous photos Malayalis celebrating the harvest festival in Kerala
  –  September 6, 2017
It is the 10-day long festival and it is an end of Harvest festival which falls in the month ... resulting in traffic chaos on the busy Mysuru Zoo Road, this morning. In 1940s the circulation of this paper was 2 million a day and now it has fallen down ...
Beautiful Days 2017: The spirit of the Beautiful Days crowd shines
  –  August 24, 2017
The End of the Road Festival was launched as an attempt to offer an intimate festival feel that attracts recognisable big name artists. In 2017 it will take place on 31st August until 3rd September an... Anyone who has been to the Northumberland coast will ...
The Cinema Programme for End of The Road 2017
  –  July 5, 2017
End of The Road will also be venturing further into musicals territory ... double bill with the acclaimed My Life As A Courgette – premiered at Cannes Film Festival this year – and the beautifully animated non-dialogue cycling comedy, Belleville ...
End of the Road Festival 2017
  –  June 15, 2017
Started in 2006, the organisers' aim to "organise an intimate festival with our favourite artists, and with a friendly and relaxed feel", and they only book artists that they personally like, which makes the line-up on offer far more interesting than many ...
End of the Road Review + Photoset
  –  September 5, 2017
It wouldn’t be surprising to see EOTR promote Will Toledo and his pals to the headlining ... it was a chance to sample the Planetarium – a new 2017 addition – and to take a stroll around the in-house art exhibition (where you could be digitally ...
End Of The Road 2011
  –  September 2, 2017
EOTR is a weekend-long cutting-edge music festival at the Larmer ... Shambala Festival returns on Aug 24 – 27th 2017 with a rich and diverse musical line. Favouring fresh acts from all over the world, with a few festival must-haves thrown in for good ...
Who to see at End of the Road Festival according to the UK’s music critics
  –  August 25, 2017
And if you are yet to see Michael Chapman, one of Britain’s best guitarists yet also one of its most underrated, you must do yourself a favour and check him out at EOTR. Michael has been quietly releasing panoramic, world-weary, slightly stoned outsider ...
We’re pretty certain these will be the music highlights at End of the Road festival 2017
  –  August 2, 2017
Having grown up in a religious Nigerian household without pop music, and relocating first to Lagos and then to L.A., Klein’s jarring sound collages of gospel singing, spoken word and found sounds is not typical EOTR fare because it’s not typical of ...
Festival Guide for August 2017
  –  August 1, 2017
so get training! 2017 brings us another year of End of the Road festival, the festival created by two determined friends with a shared dream and love of music. EOTR has never been about what’s ‘hot’, but rather which bands excite the organisers ...
DAR Games: The 5 Greatest Wrestling Video Games
  –  June 16, 2017
Perhaps this is better suited for EOTR? Maybe. Maybe not. Whatever the case may be, with the impending release date and cover art for WWE 2K18 sure to be on the way, I wanted to step back and take a look at 5 of the greatest wrestling games of all time.
Preview: End of the Road Festival 2017
  –  June 15, 2017
Despite being hounded by many of my friends over the years all telling to me to attend End of the Road (EOTR) due to it being such a wonderful festival, last year’s EOTR was my first yet and despite the abundance of praise many have had for it – I ...

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