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REMINDER! For those of you who can no longer join us for the festival and those who missed out on tickets for this years event we'll be holding a resale event on the 9th of June at 10AM! By using our official resale both parties can ensure the transaction is 100% safe. See below for full details on how to buy and sell tickets for Belladrum 2016, see you there! x ... See MoreSee Less

OFFICIAL TICKET RESALE FOR BELLADRUM 2016 If you can no longer join us from 4th-6th August for our Lucky 13th edition of Belladrum, we encourage you to make use of our official resale partners. ONLINE: For all e-tickets purchased online; sellers are asked to get in touch with Skiddle, either by calling 0843 289 3333 or emailing support@skiddle.com . They will be able to process the attempted resale of your tickets. If your returned tickets are not matched with a buyer, Skiddle cannot refund the original purchase and the tickets will remain your property. Booking fees will not be refunded. All buyers looking to purchase tickets to the festival should visit www.tartanheartfestival.co.uk/tickets on Thursday 9th June at 10am when returned tickets will be made available on a first come first served basis. Please see skiddle.freshdesk.com/support/solutions/articles/218633-ticket-resale-service for further information. PHYSICAL TICKETS: For the resale of physical tickets, please visit our official hard stock resale partner is Twickets. All information and the live marketplace can be found here: belladrum.twickets.co.uk/ A plea to all buyers & sellers: For safety and piece of mind, please only utilise our official resale partners. It is a breach of our terms and conditions to sell tickets via other websites or agents. If you have any further questions please get in touch with us and we will do our best to advise! Team Bella x

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Achnagairn Castle! If you’re looking for a luxury hotel within 2 miles of Bella, look no further! Various rooms at the castle and nearby luxury lodges – including family rooms and suites - are available over the Bella weekend at prices ranging from £145 to £345. Find all the details on the hotel’s web site at www.perfect-manors.com/ and to book, call 01463 831878 or email enquires@perfect-manors.com quoting ‘Belladrum.’ ... See MoreSee Less

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Huge congratulations to Lau, Miaoux Miaoux, Django Django, FFS, Auntie Flo, The Revenge, Hudson Mohawke, Dunedin Consort, Hector Bizerk, Anna Meredith, CHVRCHES, Young Fathers, Steve Mason, Primal Scream, Rachel Sermanni, Admiral Fallow, Iain Morrison, C Duncan, Emma Pollock and Jarlath Henderson for making it onto the The SAY Award's longlist!

You can listen to selected tracks here www.sayaward.com/ !

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There is still time to buy a ticket for The Archie Foundation Highland Raffle for a chance to win one of five family tickets (worth over £270!) to this years sold out festival!

Tickets for the raffle cost just £10 and can be bought either online from mi-inverness.com/product/belladrum-raffle-ticket-3/ or from participating stores in the Highland area including: ARCHIE Cafés in HIlton Community Centre & Eastgate Centre, Inverness; Ironworks, Inverness; Morrisons Ironmongers, Beauly; Brora Coop; Mitchell’s the Chemist, Dornoch; Cobbs, Aviemore; Newton Hotel, Narin; and Drakies Primary School, Inverness.

With only 2500 raffle tickets available, each entry has a 1/500 chance of winning the family festival tickets!

Best of Luck!
Team Bella x
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OFFICIAL TICKET RESALE FOR BELLADRUM 2016

If you can no longer join us from 4th-6th August for our Lucky 13th edition of Belladrum, we encourage you to make use of our official resale partners.

ONLINE: For all e-tickets purchased online; sellers are asked to get in touch with Skiddle, either by calling 0843 289 3333 or emailing support@skiddle.com . They will be able to process the attempted resale of your tickets. If your returned tickets are not matched with a buyer, Skiddle cannot refund the original purchase and the tickets will remain your property. Booking fees will not be refunded.

All buyers looking to purchase tickets to the festival should visit www.tartanheartfestival.co.uk/tickets on Thursday 9th June at 10am when returned tickets will be made available on a first come first served basis.

Please see skiddle.freshdesk.com/support/solutions/articles/218633-ticket-resale-service for further information.

PHYSICAL TICKETS: For the resale of physical tickets, please visit our official hard stock resale partner is Twickets. All information and the live marketplace can be found here: belladrum.twickets.co.uk/

A plea to all buyers & sellers: For safety and piece of mind, please only utilise our official resale partners. It is a breach of our terms and conditions to sell tickets via other websites or agents. If you have any further questions please get in touch with us and we will do our best to advise!

Team Bella x
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Medicine Music presents The Hootananny Inverness Potting Shed Stage line up for 2016. Expect an ecclectic line-up of folk, blues, roots and Americana including:

Thursday
The Federals
Our Thursday Hillbilly Hootananny Headliners!

Emma Mitchell’s Mother's Ruin
Emma has opened up the Potting Shed stage from the onset with a range of different sounds and band, she returns to where she once belongs for some rocking blues to rock The Potting Shed Stage.


Friday

Bluebelly www.bluebelly.force9.co.uk/
Veteran Inverness best Blues Festival exports with a Potting Shed Stage home coming.

Trident
RAWK!!

Darren Poyser & Pig Man
Darren (2cv Stage host) is brining one of Manchester’s street celebrities, blues man and entertainer. Darren ids the uncle of all independent music across the midlands and a big cuddly ball of musical joy as all or regulars will know.

Norrie McCulloch www.norriemcculloch.com
Norrie is inspired from both American country roots and Scottish folksong roots and is where it meets and flourished here now and in Scotland.

The Carloways
The Carloways hail from Scotland’s fare city of Country music Perth and are building a reputation from Stornoway to Stranraer as Scotland’s favourite Honky Tonk combo

Amythyst Kiah amythystkiah.com/
Amythyst Kiah is a Southern Gothic, alt-country blues singer/songwriter based out of Johnson City, TN.

The Strange Blue Dreams
A stunningly assured collection of masterful musicians, with a heady mix of cool Gypsy Jive to hot Surf-a-billy Jazz .

The Bluebell Cajun Dance Band
Scotland’s favourite Cajun Dance Band.

The Potting Shed All Stars
The traditional potting shed stage full on ram.

Second Stage

Darren Poyser www.poyzer.com
Our genial host, our Manchurian musical bundle of positive joy.

Lisa T www.lisatmusic.com
New Country songstress from East Kilbride with a début album and growing reputation.

Joe Hill's Wake
Where Ceilidh Band Highland meets String Band Hillbilly (with consciousness)

Brandon Midlane
Guitar instrumentalist composer.

The Cask
The Cask are an acoustic band based in the Highlands with their own unique blend of original music and vocal harmonies.

Saturday

Fash Stewart & The Great & The Good
Our compere beyond compair, with his annual high Fashioned statement.

Chuck Hawthorne chuckhawthorne.com/
Ex Marine Hawthorne is an American classic, Only one person ever wrote his first album while billeted in the basement of Saddam Hussein palace between guard duties during a war! Winner - Kerrville Folk Festival Regional Performer 2014 Invited Performer - National Cowboy Poetry Gathering 2015 an now his acclaimed said album Silverline (produced by Ray Bonneville FT. Ray, Eliza Gilkyson & Gurf Morlix) is #6 in Martin Chilton Daily Telegraph top albums of 2015 and brings him to Europe for the first time and to The Potting Shed stage .

Libby Koch libbykoch.com/
Libby is an Americana artist based in Houston, Texas USA. This spring, she is releasing her fourth full-length solo album called Just Move On . The record is produced by multi-Grammy award winning producer Bil VornDick, (Alison Krauss, Jesse Winchester, and Rhonda Vincent). She is an Americana artist with a true country sound.

Dropkick dropkickmusic.co.uk
Power pop spirit tinged with a country edge, shimmering guitars and vocal harmonies.

Dorec-a- Bell www.dorec-a-belle.com
Dorec-a-Belle exciting all female indie-pop from Inverness, fast gaining wide acclaim for four part harmonies, accomplished musicianship and strong catchy songs.

The Cab Collective www.cabcollective.com
CAB Collective a four piece rock band who exemplify diversity and versatility. Hailing from some of the furthest-flung corners of Europe and formed on the North coast of Scotland.

Case Hardin www.casehardin.com
Clubhouse Records Alt-country recording artist’s and one of The UK’s leading Alt-country bands.

Grateful Fred's Ukulele Trio www.gratefulfredukuleletrio.co.uk
Founded out of the white heat of Liverpool’s famous Grateful Fred Acoustic Music Nights, GFUT are about Ukulele fun with your favourite songs.

The Andy Gunn Band andygunn.net/
Scotland’s finest blues style Stratocaster blaster master, with his all Highland Band.

The Potting Shed All Stars
The traditional Potting Shed party finale ( fireworks with fireworks )

Stage 2

Niven and Gavin
Singer songwriters Niven and Gavin, based in the Highlands of Scotland, highlight their many musical influences in an exciting, original acoustic duo.

Homemade Jam
Cigarbox Dons homemade instrument homemade band, making down homemade music.

Davy Cowan www.davycowan.com
Our most prominent singer/songwriter, a home-grown Troubadour in the true sense of the word.

Colin Clyne
Described as Doricana, from Stonehaven’s internationally renowned songster troubadour.

Matt Morrow
Glasgow’s popular soft rock exponents Cousti’s axeman and acoustic side man to many, Matt is our musician in residence this year.
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Congratulations to the Dalcross Handling Team who have raised £780 for Bella’s Archie appeal £50,000 push! if you would like to support our Archie appeal and help us reach our goal you can donate here: www.justgiving.com/belladrum/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Friendly Flush posh loos will be returning for Bella 2016! The loos will be situated at the top of red camping/ near the Hothouse Arena (same position as last year). The posh loos are attended 24 hours a day to ensure that they are spotlessly clean providing a wee bit more comfort to your Bella experience. Tickets for friendly flush are available to pre-purchase on our website (www.tartanheartfestival.co.uk/tickets/) and are priced at £13 for adults and £7 for children (12 & under) ... See MoreSee Less

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