(2016-7-13) The 2016 line-up for the XPO North Seedling Stage features an incredible and as ever eclectic line-up of the hottest new acts from The Highlands & Islands and further afield.Fresh from their incredible T Break set Fort William’s Bloodlines lead the line up, alongside electro dance/rock outfit Crash Club, Glasgow’s Forever, electro alias of artist/producer Sarah J Stanley HQFU, Trinadad and Tobago’s Jointpop, melodic heavy rock from Caithness Pure Grief, also appearing throughout the weekend are Charlotte Carpenter, The Lapelles, Medicine Men, Ded Rabbit, Mt. Doubt, Miracle Glass Company, Indigo Velvet, Be Charlotte, ONR, American Clay, Eleanor Nicolson, The Claramassa, WOMPS, Redolent, Laurence Made Me Cry, The MacGills, The Begbies, This Machine, Dead Zebras and finally Purple Felts.
(2016-6-8) A WEALTH OF NEW ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR BELLA INCLUDING: Super Furry Animals, Public Service Broadcasting, Tiggs Da Author, Gavin James, Skippinish, Lucy Spra ggan, White, Bwani Junction with Donald Shaw and Diane Garisto, Man of Moon, Main Street Blues, The Lush Rollers, Stephanie Urbina Jones & The New Madrids, Sinderins (formerly AMWWF), Retrophones, The Elephant Sessions, The Lapelles, Charlotte Carpenter, The Begbies, I See Rivers, James Mackenzie, ONR, Mackenzie & OhEadra, Rock Challenge, The Feis Rois Ceilidh Trail, The Dolly Parton Story...
(2016-2-24) More acts added to Bella line-up including: Wilko Johnson, The Orb & Hot Dub Time Machine!
(2016-2-2) Belladrum couldn't be more excited to be welcoming Danny MacAskill's Drop and Roll Tour back to Belladrum in 2016! It's been another incredible, gravity-defying year for Danny, Duncan, Ali & Fabio who have all been taking it to the next level and Belladrum can't wait to see what new tricks the team will bring to the festival! Roll on 2016!
(2016-1-27) Two Door Cinema Club Enter The major feature at Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival 2016!
Northern Irish indie rockers Two Door Cinema Club will be making theirfirst appearance at Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival, headlining the main stage on the Friday night. This is the band's first UK festival date Following Their Recent announcement of "new music, new shows, new everything" for 2016. They will be joining the Already Announced headliners, Madness and b.
Also Announced are Circa Waves, Scottish hard rockers GUN and folk-rockers Turin Brakes who enjoyed chart success withtheir smash hit 'Painkiller'. Canadian multi-instrumentalist Son of Dave willalso be joining the bill, as will contemporary folk musician BellaHardy, Whose latest record 'With The Dawn' - her first since being named the BBC Radio 2 Folk Singer of the Year in 2014 - HAS BEEN released to much critical acclaim.
Scottish band Astrid, who surprised many this summer announcing They would be returning to the studio to record a fourth full-length album after a decade apart will be playing at Belladrum for the first time, alongwith infamous Glaswegian sound systems, Mungo's Hi Fi, WHO willalso be performing at this years SXSW festival.
Best Live Act winners from this years Scottish Alternative Music Awards Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5 willbring Their entertaining show to the festival, alongwith three crowd favorites from 2015 who are all returning to perform: Keston Cobblers' Club, CoCo and the Butterfields and Blackbeard's Tea Party.
Also added to the bill are Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra, Holy Moly and the Crackersss, veteran troubadour Rab Noakes, Medicine However, and The BeauBowBelles.
(2015-12-10) Legendary London 2 Tone ska band Madness are making their first appearance at Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival (4-6th August 2016; Beauly, Inverness-shire) headlining the main stage on the Saturday night. Meanwhile cult glam rockers The Darkness top the Thursday night main stage bill at the event.
Tickets on sale: www.tartanheartfestival.co.uk/tickets/