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WICKERMAN festival has announced the Scooter Tent line-up for the 2014 festival which takes place on 25th and 26th July 2014.                                                          

Seminal 2-Tone band The Beat and classic ska act Lee Thompson’s Ska Orchestra will be headlining its famous Scooter Tent this year.

The Beat, who are known the world over for their string of hit singles, will undoubtedly deliver a dynamic live show in the hugely popular punk & ska tent on Friday 25th July, while on Saturday 26th,  iconic British band Lee Thompson’s Ska Orchestra, which was formed by the legendary Madness saxophonist, will take to the stage to stir up the crowds.

Joining them on the bill are Cockney Rejects, Manchester five-piece Sonic Boom Six, Anti-Pasti and The New Piccadillys amongst others.

Wickerman will see Dizzee Rascal and Del Amitri top the bill, while Glasgow’s Hector Bizerk, Alabama 3, Martha Reeeves and The Vandellas, Big Country and Dundee’s Model Aeroplanes will play over the weekend.

Helen Chalmers, Wickerman’s Festival Coordinator, commented: “Our legendary Scooter Tent is a key attraction for many of our festival goers, so we are delighted to announce that two truly iconic ska headliners will top the bill in 2014.  This year’s line up offers a truly eclectic mix of timeless classics to exciting new fusions.”

Tickets for Wickerman 2014 are on-sale now. Click here for more details.