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Richard Ashcroft going to Scarborough Festival

The Verve's singer is back with a new record and a first confirmed festival date

Ben Smith

Last updated: 14th Mar 2016

Images: Richard Ashcroft 

Former Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft is the latest act to be confirmed for the Scarborough Fair Festival.

The shamanic singer recently announced his comeback following a six year hiatus since his fourth solo album United Nations Of Sound with a new song 'This Is How It Feels' (watch it below)

Ashcroft joins an already impressive line up for the event which will take place between 27th and 29th May at Redcliffe Farm on the East Yorkshire coast. 

Already confirmed are Everything Everything, Public Service Broadcasting, Billy Bragg and Field Music with the dance tent featuring the likes of Dave Beer, Tristan Da Cunha and Craig Charles.

All manner of different arts and entertainment will be integrated throughout the festival, including a sculpture trail, installations and a unique pop up art space. Cayton Bay will also offer surfing experiences for festival goers.

Tickets are on sale now and available here 

Like this? Read our interview with Craig Charles 


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