The real draw, though, is the outstanding line-up. Year
after year, the focus at End of The Road has been on an expertly curated
schedule of folk and indie-oriented delights. The calibre of the headliners is
second to none on the boutique festival circuit.
We couldn’t be more excited about Joanna Newsom. Playing
her only UK festival date this year, our favourite harpist is one of three
headliners. Her album Divers was one of
last year’s best, stunning in lyricism and composition, and possessed of a rare
Next up are Animal Collective, a generation-defining
group in whose songs techno, campfire sing-a-longs and Beach Boys melodies are
unlikely bedfellows. Their new album Painting
With is out this year so expect plenty of new material.
Bat for Lashes, a.k.a. Natasha Khan, is the final
headliner. She’s a songwriter extraordinaire with a knack for shimmering
productions: ‘80s in influence, but infused with contemporary flair.
There’s plenty more on offer too. From the hard-bitten
balladry of Phosphorescent to the candid Brooklyn folk of Jeffrey Lewis &
Los Bolts, it’s the perfect place to stumble across your new favourite band.
|What||End Of The Road Festival 2016|
|Where||Larmer Tree Gardens, SP5 5PY | MAP|
|Nearest tube||Waterloo (underground)|
02 Sep 16 – 04 Sep 16, Early arrivals on Thursday will be allowed in the car park from 1pm
|Price||£195 adult weekend full price|
|Website||Click here to book via End Of The Road|