Eden Festival is a truly energetic, vibrant and independent boutique Scottish festival showcasing fresh music, electrifying performances, varying different arts in the Dumfries & Galloway area.
Set in the stunning Raehills Meadows and hosting 11 different stages, including a kids arena, circus tent, drive in cinema, comedy club, cabaret and workshops, as well as a feast of performers, local artworks, local produce, games and much, much more.
The aim behind the festival is to provide a 3 day celebration of music, dance, culture and community built on an ecologicaly sound and carbon friendly set of principles, exhibiting live music alongside stunning decorations and surroundings.
The open-air Devorgilla Stage is to be host to some of the greatest underground bands of the last 20 years from Celtic, Roots, Tango, Reggae, Klezmer, Samba, Afrobeat, Folk, Balkan, Gypsy and Ska. The stage itself will be as impressive as the line-up it provides.
The Ghillie Dhu Dance Tent will be home to everything from Drum 'n' Bass to Psy-trance back to funk, soul, swing, then on to Dubstep and Breakbeat and anything in between - there will be something to suit any fan of dance music. This stage will exhibit live percussion instrumental dance music from many cultures and influences until nightfall descends.
Immerse yourself in the enticing, warm and exotic atmosphere of the Furry Chillum stage, exhibiting accoustic, brass, swing, soul, funk and a heavy smattering of the bazzar. The tent's unique soundsystem will be provided by Jumblesale Sounds and hosted on the back of a stunning vintage truck.
Rabbie's Tavern will provide an auld Scottish bar to drink the local hooch with live bands playing celtic, roots, rockabilly and anything else that makes you stomp your foot, hoist yer tankerds and get yer melons oot! Rabbies Tavern will also have a traditional Scottish ceilidh each night.
The hidden 'Nude is Good' stage with accompanying sauna..... shhhhhh....its a secret..
The exotically absorbing Vishnu Lounge provides an area to chill, chai and chat in one of the most remarkable festival chill out lounges to date.
Children are very welcome and there will be activities and events to keep them happy at the Shelly Coat Kids Tent, which will be run by a team of dedicated and experienced staff who will ensure they are kept enthused and entertained!
For more info visit www.edenfestival.co.uk