Manic Street Preachers join Belladrum line-up

The Manic Street Preachers and The Stranglers have joined the line-up for the sold-out Belladrum music festival.

Manic Street Preachers

Welsh rockers the Manic Street Preachers will make their first appearance at Belladrum

Also announced for the festival – which takes place near Beauly between Thursday 6th and Saturday 8th August –  are post-punk alt rockers the New Model Army, Martha Reeves and The Vandellas, Hayseed Dixie, Stornoway, singer-songwriter King Creosote and Fatherson.

A new VIP enclosure has also been created for the festival – “The Hielan’ Coo Club” – situated in a leafy woodland glade near a burn and featuring a cocktail bar and chill-out zone; covered seating; posh loos; massage; beauty and makeup area; yurt sauna; and special food and drink.

Already announced for Belladrum’s music line-up are The Proclaimers – headlining the new Thursday night bill – the Kaiser Chiefs headlining the Saturday, Eddi Reader, Honeyblood, Manran and many more.

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas bring their Motown and R&B classics to the Garden Stage

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas bring their Motown and R&B classics to the Garden Stage

While the festival has sold out, a limited number of £30 one-day tickets are available to the new main stage extra night on the evening of Thursday 6th August. In addition, an upgrade from weekend to three-day tickets to see The Proclaimers on the new Thursday night main stage are available to existing weekend ticket-holders, as are Saturday to weekend upgrades.