We can’t wait to celebrate Green Man’s 10th birthday in style as thousands of friendly, fun-loving folk prepare to descend on the beautiful Glanusk Park in the heart of Wales’ breathtaking Black Mountains from August 16-19.
Green Man 2012 promises to be the most exciting and diverse festival in our decade-long history, with an expanded Thursday night line-up and over 400 amazing acts playing across nine action-packed stages
If, like us, you are frothing at the mouth with excitement about Green Man 2012, here’s a little reminder of some of the mind-blowing sights and sounds coming your way…
HUNDREDS OF INCREDIBLE LIVE BANDS!
Headline sets from the legendary Van Morrison, Feist and Mogwai! Plus Metronomy, The Walkmen, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, Yann Tiersen, The Felice Brothers, Jonathan Richman, Scritti Politti, The Tallest Man On Earth, Dexys, of Montreal, tUnE-yArDs, King Creosote & Jon Hopkins, Michael Kiwanuka, Cate Le Bon, Willy Mason, Megafaun, Cass McCombs, Alt J, Three Trapped Tigers, Toy, and many more!
GREEN MAN GOES FAR OUT AFTER DARK!
Barnstorming beats and psychedelic dancefloor mischief until 4am every night with Mr Scruff, James Blake, Psychemagik, Richard Norris, Time & Space Machine, Bullion and The Chain, plus special guest DJs in the Walled Garden!
ADAM BUXTON'S BUG AND EVEN MORE BANDS ADDED ON THURSDAY!
Make the most of the weekend as comedian Adam Buxton (Adam & Joe) takes you on a hilarious journey through the evolution of the music video in BUG, plus drinks aplenty and full supporting line-up of top live bands including Savages, Loney Dear, Temples and H. Hawkline.
AN AMAZING ARRAY OF COMEDY & LITERATURE!
A rib-tickling roster of 30 top comedians including Zoe Lyons, Robin Ince, Josie Long and Rubber Bandits! Plus cerebral stimulation from Linton Kwesi Johnson, Barney Hoskyns on Led Zep, JimBob from Carter USM and more!
A BLOCKBUSTING LINE-UP OF CINEMA!
Hammer Horror classics, great music documentaries, kids films and archives from the vaults of the British Film Institute – plus two great afternoons of live music and visceral visuals from The Fence Collective and Casey & Ewan!
THE LEGENDARY CHAI WALLAHS RETURNS!
A gigantic Bedouin marquee with a mouth-watering array of food and drink, plus hookahs, herbal shots and floor-filling grooves from 40 live bands and DJs playing the very best in reggae, rap, blues, hip hop, dub, world, techno and dance!
An action-packed adventure zone for kids and young people under18! Join the circus, learn to DJ, be part of a film crew, make monster hand puppets or hone your music production skills…Plus competitions, live music and much more!
THE BRAIN-BOGGLING BRILLIANCE OF EINSTEIN’S GARDEN!
Discover the fun side of science and nature with an amazing array of live music, live theatre, live comedy, live animals and maybe even a few lively explosions across three brilliant stages!
PLUS! Walkabout theatre, Nature & Nurture massage and therapy field, the UK’s only 24-hour festival drinks licence, locally brewed ales and ciders served straight from the keg, delicious gourmet food from around the world, stalls, all-night bonfires, massive mountains, huge smiles and hidden surprises lurking around every corner…