NEWS: Final Summer Sundae Acts Announced

Summer Sundae Weekender are delighted to announcethe final wave of artists on 2012’s line up, establishing the event once again as an essentialdate in the summer music calendar!

Mercury nominated Ed Harcourt is the finalact to join the Drowned in Sound bill.Having released five studio albums to date, the singer-songwriter hasrightfully gained the reputation for being the British answer to Jeff Buckley. Drivenby their desire to create a sound that is indestructible and musically solid,all girl four piece Savages invokethe radical spirit of the great post punk bands to achieve this. You can catch themon Saturday 18th August at the Crocodile’s Lagoon indoors at DeMontfort Hall. Unique electronic project Dark Dark Horse are also announced as winners of the local competition for anEast Midlands band to open the Summer Sundae Main Stage this year. TheLeicestershire three-piece were selected and announced live on air by BBC RadioDJ Dean Jackson during his show ‘The Beat’. Dean Jackson will also bepresenting a BBC Introducing Stage at this year’s festival on Saturday 18thAugust at The Watering Hole, featuring the very best of East Midlands talentincluding rising star Jake Bugg and talented youngster Mahalia.

In addition to Dean Jackson from BBC’s The Beat, we are also excited to announce our other MCs forSummer Sundae Weekender 2012. They will include: BBC6 Music’s Chris Hawkins, BBC Radio Leicester’s Jonathan Lampon & Ed Stagg andLeicestershire singer-songwriters Kevin Hewick and Stevie Jones, withmore to be added across the weekend.


There are a limited number of Day,Weekend and Camping tickets still available.

2012 tickets are pegged back to 2010prices. For more ticketing information including live-in vehicle tickets,please see our website


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