White Men Can't Funk - Farmer Phil's Festival

WHITE MEN CAN’T FUNK sign on for Sunday

Sunday afternoons at Farmer Phil’s Festival tend to be rather special.  Who can forget The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican announcing their arrival in 2015, or the dust cloud that rose into the air within seconds of SkaBurst exploding into ‘Baggy Trousers’ last year? Well, have we got some fun in store for you!  Making […]

The Quireboys - Farmer Phil's Festival

THE QUIREBOYS to headline Friday night!

The Friday night of Farmer Phil’s Festival this year is going to be THE place to be, and we’re going to be joined by one of the best bands in the business – a rock n’ roll band that has been there, seen it, done it, done it again and worn out the t-shirt! Ladies and […]

Farmer Phil's Festival - The Urban Voodoo Machine - photo by Sin Bozurt

THE URBAN VOODOO MACHINE confirmed!

If ever there was a band whose music warranted Quentin Tarantino writing a movie to accompany it, it’s The Urban Voodoo Machine.  An unstable fusion of rockabilly, punk rock and junkyard blues that’s always hinting to bring forth some kind of freakish apocalypse, this band of brothers and sisters (numbering eleven at the last count) […]

Farmer Phil's Festival - Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band

REVEREND PEYTON’S BIG DAMN BAND coming to Shropshire

Who’s up for a Sunday Service?  We are excited, nay, ecstatic to announce that REVEREND PEYTON’S BIG DAMN BAND will be taking communion as the headline act on the final day of Farmer Phil’s Festival 2017. Widely considered to be the US’ foremost country blues outfit, the Big Damn Band is fronted by larger-than-life frontman […]

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 […]

Farmer Phil's Festival 2016

Share our 2016 Festival flyer

A lot of you have been doing this on Facebook and Twitter already but we’d really appreciate it if you’d share our 2016 flyer design and spread the word about Farmer Phil’s Festival –  click the thumbnail below andjust right-click and select ‘Save as’ to download it to your desktop!

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 […]

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 […]