FOLLOWING the sell out success of 2008, Festibelly is set to return to the south coast on Saturday 29th August 2009, developing its own niche of boutique festival that provides a chilled day, party night-time, camping, and captures what so many festivals lack: intimacy!
Set in the peaceful surroundings of the New Forest, just minutes from the beach, Festibelly will have a capacity of only 1000 people and will feature musical performances from some of the most exciting talent to emerge from the Indie, Rock, Pop, Acoustic, and Reggae scenes.
After his astonishing 2008 performance, Festibelly will welcome back 'folktronica' wizard James Yuill as headliner. Signed to Moshi Moshi Records, James has released a plethora of hits, such as 'No Surprise,' and 'This Sweet Love. He has gained huge support from Radio 1 and was even iTunes tune of the week, need we say more?
Festibelly 2009 will also feature a number exciting debuts, such as grime pop upstarts Man Like Me, ColouringIN and London's favorite Reggae party, Reggae Roast who will be 'dubbing' it alongside live performances by Brother Culture and the heavyweight 9-piece brass band, Brass Roots!
More festival antics will be provided by local heroes, The Operators, Goodbye Stereo, East London indie-outfit, The Pepys, Tarrbaby, Rob Cowen & The Dissidents and funk maestro, Alex Parsons.
If that wasn't enough Festibelly 2009 will be engaging your other senses with activities including professional urban artists battling it out in the form of a tag-team competition on a giant wall! 2008 belly goers will be pleased to know the tie-dye stall will be back allowing you to customise those belly shirts and get all nostalgic with your psychedelic prints!
Festibelly also supports neighboring traders and provides delicious and sophisticated food from local sources, catering for both meat eaters and vegetarians. The Festibar will also be stocked with a plentiful supply of soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages.
Tickets are on sale now!
Check out www.festibelly.com or www.myspace.com/festibelly for more details.