This year we are bursting with excitement, ready to discover the much talked about Green Man Festival. Located in the truly lovely Black Mountains (near Crickhowell in the Brecon Beacons), this intimate festival is in the most beautiful festival site in the UK, with a 10 year tradition of championing great music, good times and good causes. This is the go to festival to discover new musical talent, with many Mercury, Ivor Novello and Brit nominees and winners emerging from the festival each year.
With ten entertainment areas in lush Welsh Wilderness, 1500 performers, 24 hour entertainments, comedy, poetry, literature, art & science, fun for 12 and unders and a separate area just for teens, spas, therapies, hot piping showers, luxury camping areas, local ale and cider sipping, all night bonfires, gorgeous selection of locally sourced food over 4 days of festival fun, the award winning Green Man really has got it all.
With a 24 hour license and four late night areas at Green Man 14 the party really never ends. You can watch a cult documentary in our Little White Lies Cinema Tent and have a belly chuckle in Last Laugh until 2am.
Immerse yourself in the electronic beats of our After Dark tent and dance to global rhythms in Chai Wallahs until 4am. Make new friends around the glowing embers of the Green Man bonfire as dawn breaks before winding down at the End Up Bar as the sun shines through the mountains.
Far Out After Dark…
Green Man has a long history of supporting electronic music, established and up-and-coming alike. Four Tet, Squarepusher, James Blake, Andrew Weatherall, Jon Hopkins, Erol Alkan, Mr Scruff, Gold Panda, Beyond The Wizards Sleeve, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Ewan Pearson, DJ Yoda, Matthew Herbert, Daniel Avery and loads more have all played pulsating late-night sets at the festival in the past.
This year they’re set to continue this proud tradition by once again bringing you the best electronic artists and DJs in the world to move your feet and delight your ears until 4am every night.
Caribou embraced elements of deep house and minimal techno with their neo-psychedelic masterpiece Swim. The 2 Bears have goodGreen Man form (Bunga Bunga, anyone?) and with a new album due soon, we’ll see you down the front for a Bear Hug.
Green Man are proud to announce Luke Abbott to the festival this year. He dragged dancefloors everywhere kicking and screaming into the 21st Century with his debut album Holkham Drones.
Joining Luke is Swedish ambient techno artist The Field, renowned for his eclectic taste and micro-samples of traditional pop songs.
Ben UFO is an expert selector and a mixer who explores sounds old and new across the worlds of house, garage, dubstep and grime.Simian Mobile Disco will grace Far Out After Dark with a typically ebullient DJ set, as well as performing new album Whorl during the day.
Furthr Acts Recently Confirmed for Green Man 2014
Slint | Jimi Goodwin | Alexis Taylor | The Pictish Trail | Flo Morrisey | Sweet Benfica | Jay Brown | No Thee No Ess | Love.Stop.Repeat | Jess Morgan | Deep Throat Choir | Instructions | Heavy Petting Zoo | Lail Arad | Meilir Tomos | Memory Palace | Them Squirrels | Hail! | The Planes
Tickets are selling fast, live-in vehicle and student tickets have now sold out and there are only a few teen tickets left.
Wales own Green Man is really easy to get to by train with a free shuttle bus taking right from the local station into the festival. If you are coming by car its approximately 3 hours from London, 3hrs from Manchester, 3hrs 30mins Brighton, 1hr 30mins Bristol.