Cloud 9 Festival 2011 – Cheshire’s Finest Musical Showcase

The Young Academic Ultimate Festival Guide is literally bursting at the moment as the British festival season reaches fever pitch.  With the sun finally shining across the UK, the country’s festival goers are making the most of the turnaround in weather and eagerly packing tents for a summer that’s choc-full of great line-ups. Cheshire’s Cloud 9 Festival however can be heralded as not only bringing top quality chart-topping artists to the masses but doing it at a cost that won’t have you digging too deep into your wallet. 

Revellers can enjoy the likes of album chart-topper Ed Sheeran, energetic rockers The Futureheads, and latter-day electronic-guitar heroes The Sunshine Underground  all for £27.50. XFM and Inspiral Carpets man Clint Boon, Italian dream-poppers Too Young To Love, and Huw Stephens’ favourites Rotating Leslie will be playing too. An impressive lineup, bolstered further by DMC champions Scratch Perverts, cut and paste kings Cassette Jam, broken beat heroes Medicine 8 and Manchester’s newest export Murkage.

Under 15s are admitted for £18.50 while under 10s go completely for free. If that’s not bargain enough, then take a look at the parking and camping costs, which come in at £5 each. Full adult tickets with camping and without booking fee are available at £30 for a limited time by texting cloud to 82028.

Cloud 9 Festival will again take over Love Lane Farm in Cheshire on Saturday August 6th with overnight camping tantalising tastebuds with a 15-hour sonic spread offering anything and everything. So that’s 5,000 music lovers listening to raucous indie, hard dance, folk, and all that lies between.

We’re also delighted to announce 2011’s partners, C.A.L.M.- The Campaign Against Living Miserably – and Headculture, a Manchester charity focused on suicide and depression in young men. In addition to raising awareness for their worthwhile causes, each organisation will be bringing its own touch to proceedings. Which means away from the main stages there will be live graffiti, shisha areas, chill out tents, chai tea stalls, global cuisine and electro-swing performances being served.

Full line up and details are below.

Cloud 9 Festival @ Love Lane Farm, Cheshire; August 6th


Main Stage: The Futureheads / Ed Sheeran / Too Yong To Love / The Sunshine Underground / Clint Boon / Black Daniel / Rotating Leslie / The Minx / The Paris Riots

The C.A.L.M. Stage: Funkademia / Gareth Brooks / Bez / Glass Ankle / Dead Sea Souls / The Harks

The Dome: Scratch Perverts / Cassette Jam / Medicine 8 / Murkage / Silent Disco / Citizen

Euphonic Fuzion Tent: Jordan Suckley / Mark EG / Amber D / Jimmy Dean / Dave Curtis / Ash Preston / Dawson / Digital Mafia / Jack Wood / Gimp / Disco Pete / Olly Lennox

House Party: Will TRAMP!/ Juicy DJs / Andy Hunt / Sprinter / Arlo & Jack / Broken Beats / Mark Abbott / Jack Bee / Sheena Bratt / Wet Play

Headculture: Luke Gray / Thallie / The Robin Pierce Band / Djembe Drummers / MC’s Hip Hop / Electro Swing / Shisha Area / Live Graffitti / Chai Tea Stand / Henna and Head Massages.


Teen Ticket 11-15yrs £18.50+ £2.10 booking fee

Adult Ticket 16+ £27.50 + £3.00 booking fee

Child 10 years and Under FREE+ £1.00 booking fee

Camping Tickets £5.00 + £1.00 fee

Parking Tickets £5.00 +£1.00 fee

NB- A separate campsite is available for families.


Love Lane Farm is….

1 hour from… Manchester, Liverpool, Chester, and Birmingham.

90 minutes from… London, Sheffield, Leeds, and Nottingham.

You can leave home Saturday morning, stay overnight and be back home Sunday fresh for work Monday morning!


Shuttle buses will be available to and from Crewe Railway Station, with direct services to London, Birmingham, Manchester, and Chester.

Far from the glare of endurance testing four-day mud-binges, a rural locale set in breathtaking countryside readies itself to host one non-stop party aimed at all ages.

Cloud 9 festival will again take over Love Lane farm in Cheshire on Saturday 6th August 2011 with overnight camping tantalising tastebuds with a 15-hour sonic spread offering anything and everything. So that’s 5,000 music lovers listening to raucous indie, hard dance, folk and all that lies between.

To find out more, visit www.cloud9festival.co.uk.

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