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Brownstock Is On The Horizon As The Festival Season Draws To A Close

It’s almost time for the cows to be moved from Essex’s Morris Farm, replaced instead by 6,000 punters and a charming small festival within an hour of central London.


Returning for its tenth year is Brownstock, playing host to over 150 acts and performers over August’s final weekend.

Having grown from 150 attendees in its first year, Brownstock continues its upward curve with a roster of headliners befitting to the situation. Dizzee Rascal, Razorlight and De La Soul are all to take to the Essex stage, flanked by Roots Manuva, Bipolar Sunshine, The Cuban Brothers and Chloe Howl to name but a few.

Away from the main stage and the Good Shed – the festival’s late-night dance tent – are other unique settings that can only be found at Brownstock. Anna Brown’s Treehouse stage is a picturesque location to catch an upcoming artist, and the Slippery Saddle is a famed saloon for the unforgettable-but-barely-memorable hoedowns.

Brownstock has this year had over 800 acts apply to play the festival, which has in turn generated interest from BBC Introducing who will be covering certain acts from the weekend.

Further details for this year’s event can be found below, and tickets are still available. Written by Luke Forshaw