Gypsy Pistoleros play Farmer Phil's Festival 2023

GYPSY PISTOLEROS returning to Ratlinghope!

Phil and the team here in Ratlinghope are pleased to announce that GYPSY PISTOLEROS will be returning to Farmer Phil’s Festival in 2024! Gypsy Pistoleros are “The World’s Greatest Flamenco Punk Glam Rock ‘N’ Roll band Ever!”, combining their truly unique mix of flamenco rumba with old-school punk and rock n’ roll riffs. The band […]

The Outlaw Orchestra to play Farmer Phil's Festival 2024

THE OUTLAW ORCHESTRA confirm for 2024

The team at Farmer Phil’s Festival are delighted to confirm THE OUTLAW ORCHESTRA as our first artist announcement for 2024. Three accomplished musicians from the south coast of the UK exuding the Saturday night hell raising escapism of the weekend. Dubbed ‘Heavy Grass’ by one DJ due to the combination of Hard Rock meets Country […]

Karl Phillips


It’s a bit of a year for old favourites here at Farmer Phil’s – we’re excited to announce that KARL PHILLIPS & THE REJECTS are returning to rock Ratlinghope this summer! Regulars at Farmer Phil’s Festival will know Karl Phillips & The Rejects bring a completely original mashup of ska, punk & grime with a […]

Sandi Thom to play Farmer Phil's Festival 2023

SANDI THOM coming to Shropshire!

The excitement just keeps on building here at Farmer Phil’s HQ – we’re ecstatic to announce that Scottish singer-songwriter SANDI THOM is joining us in Ratlinghope for Farmer Phil’s Festival 2023! It’s been 16 years since her first single ‘I wish I Was a Punk Rocker’ shot to number one in seven different countries and […]

BC/DC and SKABURST to play Farmer Phil's Festival 2023


The latest news out of Ratlinghope is that we’re bringing back a couple of Farmer Phil’s Festival favourites for the Bar Stage on Saturday and Sunday this year. Saturday sees the return of classic rock heavy hitters BC/DC who have never failed to go down a storm here.  As you might expect from the name, […]

Captain Accident & The DIsasters play Farmer Phil's Festival 2023

CAPTAIN ACCIDENT bringing the reggae!

We’re pleased to announce the addition of Cardiff’s roots reggae rockers CAPTAIN ACCIDENT & THE DISASTERS to the 2023 bill of Farmer Phil’s Festival! Captain Accident creates his unique blend of rock-driven soulful roots reggae, ska & dub at his home studio in Cardiff. With the help of the finest musical collective dubbed The Disasters, […]

The Endings and You Dirty Blue play Farmer Phil's Festival 2023


In a double dose of awesome news, we’re very happy to announce that Farmer Phil’s Festival favourites THE ENDINGS and grimy blues rock duo YOU DIRTY BLUE have both been added to the bill for 2023! One of the most frequently-requested-to-be-rebooked artists year after year, The Endings have built up a sizeable and loyal following […]

Dan Owen to play Farmer Phil's Festival 2023

DAN OWEN confirms for 2023

We are tremendously excited to announce Shrewsbury’s own DAN OWEN is returning to Farmer Phil’s Festival in 2023. A long-time friend of the festival, Dan Owen has been wowing us here in Ratlinghope – and indeed, across the UK and mainland Europe – since his early teens with his gritty yet soulful voice that belies […]

Jeramiah Ferrari and Manor Heights to play Farmer Phil's Festival 2023


It is with great satisfaction that we are able to announce both JERAMIAH FERRARI and MANOR HEIGHTS will play Farmer Phil’s Festival 2023. A late addition to the bill in 2022, Manchester’s Jeramiah Ferrari dazzled us in the sunshine with their genre-weaving stylings. The northwest group comprise seasoned festival performers (Boomtown Fair, Beat Herder, Kendall […]