9000 Revelers Expected at Eden Festival 2017

Eden Festival is expecting a record number of festival goes this year, attracting 9,000 people to Dumfries and Galloway from across the United Kingdom. Due to popular demand day tickets have now been released available both online and on the gate. With eight days to go and the build in full swing, there are new stages and areas for you to explore.

Scotland’s second largest music festival of 2017 will be returning to the Raehills Meadows of Dumfries and Galloway from the 8 – 11th  June. Hosting twelve different stages with 300 performers, including a drive in cinema, kids field, comedy, circus skills, and cabaret, as well as a feast of performers, artworks, workshops, horticulture, games and much, much more.

This year Eden Festival received funding of £18,000 from the Dumfries and Galloway council, Major Events Strategic Fund for the continued development of the Festival.


Councillor Adam Wilson, the new Events Champion said “ The Eden Festival is growing from strength to strength and means so much to hundreds of its volunteers and festival-goers from across Dumfries and Galloway. Eden is a musical oasis that is on our doorstep, and is now more accessible than ever due to the release of day tickets.  The counsil’s funding of the festival this year will help secure the long tern sustainability of Eden, provide training for volunteers and generate economic impacts well in excess of £1.5million for the regional economy.”


Eden Festival Director Meredith Langley said “ We are very grateful for the continued support from Dumfries and Galloway Council, the funding has gone towards supporting our volunteers and the artist programme. Eden Festival would not be possible without our hard working volunteers and we are hoping the release of day tickets will bring more local people to Eden. It’s another great opportunity for our community to experience music, art and theatre from home grown talent,  Europe and beyond. ”


The Stages:

Devorgilla Main Stage – Is an open air, hand made stage sourced from the trees on site, featuring live acts all weekend including the headliners Cat Empower, Boney M, Alabama 3, Gogol Bordello Bordello, Alice Russell and Jungle to name just a few.


Furry Chillum – Is the largest tented stage exhibiting acoustic, brass, swing, ska and reggae.


Rabbie’s Tavern – An auld Scottish bar serving local beers with live bands playing, celtic, roots, rockabilly and blues.


Ghill Dhu Dance Emporium – A true melting pot for the dance fans, playing drum n bass,  socca, breakbeat, electro, baseline and techno, set in a canopy of palm trees with a vintage bus fronted DJ booth. Featuring So Solid Crew, Dub Phizix and Strategy, Mala, Harri and Domenic and more.


The Vishnu Lounge – A beautiful space to relax, hang out in the hammocks and sink in the bath tubs with a nice cup of Chai, soaking in live acoustic music.


The Great Mountain Stage – Supported by EventScotland and is modeled on the Motte of Urr, plays host to some amazing trad, celtic and multi platinum selling alternative acts; Agnes Obel, Rory Mcleod, Talisk and more.


Voltan’s Psychedelic Temple – An eye catching stage filled with aerial installations featuring an array of electronic music.


The Boardwalk Stage – Is powered by six custom built bikes, the harder you pedal the louder it gets! A chance to experience roots, reggae, dub, funk and jungle.


The Lost Disco – Set amongst the trees with a disco lit dance floor and award winning DJ’s.


The Melodrome – A magic mix of music, comedy, theatre and more.


Barry’s Band Wagon – Your chance to shine and sing along with Barry’s karaoke.


Casa Caliente – Here you can get a warm drink and a slice of cake, whilst listening to acoustic performances and getting in involved in games sessions.


Eden Festival also has free activities for children of all ages, including several workshops, you can find out more information at www.edenfestival.co.uk.


Day Tickets –  £45 Friday, £45 Saturday only

Saturday & Sunday – £75 and Sunday only £39


Weekend tickets cost £119 for an adult, £95 for a teenager and under 12’s get in free! (Must be accompanied by an adult).


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