Ferocious Dog bring the house down at Farmer Phil's Festival 2016

FEROCIOUS DOG to return to Ratlinghope!

Farmer Phil’s Festival is delighted to announce the first cohort of bands & artists booked for 2017’s event, and boy have we got some corkers for you this year! First of all, we’re pleased to reveal that everyone’s favourite Farmer Phil’s Festival band FEROCIOUS DOG are returning to Ratlinghope to tear things up with their […]

Gaz Brookfield

Gaz Brookfield talks gigs, griffins and more!

The excitement is building here at Near Gatten Farm and the final preparations are being made to the site ahead of this year’s Farmer Phil’s Festival, which we’re certain is going to be the best one yet.  As regular visitors to Farmer Phil’s Festival will know, there are some artists we love so much that […]

Dan Owen

DAN OWEN confirmed for 2016

And the good news keeps on coming here at Near Gatten Farm – we’re super excited to announce that Shrewsbury’s blues sensation Dan Owen will be returning to perform Farmer Phil’s Festival this year!  Blues Boy Dan, as he’s known to many, is a huge favourite of ours at Farmer Phil’s – his signature guitar sound […]

Adam Scriven

Adam Scriven jets in from Australia

Have we got a treat in store for you!  We’re thrilled to announce that singer/songwriter and all-round musical genius Adam Scriven is the latest addition to the Farmer Phil’s Festival line-up for 2016.  With a style reminiscent of John Butler Trio, Adam’s genuinely infectious live show has been garnering new fans all over the world […]

FEROCIOUS DOG to close Farmer Phil’s 2016!

The eagle-eyed among you may have already spotted this on our Facebook page, but we’re nevertheless pleased to announce that Farmer Phil’s Festival favourites FEROCIOUS DOG will be closing this year’s shenanigans, headlining the main stage on Sunday 14 August. Fresh from triumphant displays both at last year’s festival and Glastonbury, the band are currently […]

Artist applications for 2016 now closed

We are no longer seeking applications from artists looking to play at Farmer Phil’s Festival 2016. Thank you to each and every artist who has applied this year – we really do listen to you all, which is no mean feat when we’re receiving several hundred each week!  Whilst we try to respond to individual […]

THE SELECTER to headline Friday night!

We told you we had a treat up our sleeves for the Friday night of this year’s event, and we weren’t telling porkies! That’s right – Pauline Black is returning to Farmer Phil’s Festival to headline the main stage on Friday 12 August, and this time she’s bringing THE SELECTER with her!  Pauline and Arthur […]

DREADZONE confirmed as Saturday headliners!

We’re thrilled to announce that the mighty Dreadzone will close our main stage on Saturday 13 August. Anyone that was with us the last time these guys played Farmer Phil’s Festival will remember what an incredible performance it was – 2000 people bouncing under the stars in the Shropshire hills… just perfect! If you haven’t your […]