THE TEMPER TRAP ADDED TO WILDERNESS LINE-UP
Award-winning festival, Wilderness, today expands its already burgeoning bill with the addition of indie rockers, The Temper Trap to the line-up.
With a newly released second album, The Temper Trap are a force to be reckoned with. Expect hands-in-the-air anthemic choruses, slow-burning riffs and lots of their trade-mark falsettos, at Cornbury Park on 10-12 August.
Wilderness is curated by the producers of Secret Garden Party and Lovebox, brings music, food, talks and debates,theatre, late night parties, cinematic happenings and outdoor pursuits.
The Temper Trap join the finest names in music including RODRIGO Y GABRIELA performing with C.U.B.A, WILCO, SPIRITUALIZED, SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS, CRYSTAL FIGHTERS, STORNOWAY, BENJAMIN FRANCIS LEFTWICH, LIANNE LA HAVAS, , CLOUD CONTROL, GIANT GIANT SAND, GRANT LEE BUFFALO, JENNY O, FIELD MUSIC, FATOUMATA DIAWARA, MIILAGRES, TO KILL A KING, JAKE BUGG, LONDON FOLK GUILD
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Weekend Tickets Available from£119
Weekend Young Person (11-17 years) Tickets available for £54
Family Ticket available from £287
Deposit Ticket Scheme available
Children under 10 go free
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RODRIGO Y GABRIELA performingwith C.U.B.A, WILCO, SPIRITUALIZED, SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS, THE TEMPER TRAP, CRYSTAL FIGHTERS, STORNOWAY, BENJAMIN FRANCIS LEFTWICH, LIANNE LA HAVAS, CLOUD CONTROL, GIANT GIANT SAND, GRANT LEE BUFFALO, JENNY O, FIELD MUSIC, FATOUMATA DIAWARA, MIILAGRES, TO KILL A KING, JAKE BUGG, LONDON FOLK GUILD
YOTAM OTTOLENGHI, FERGUS HENDERSON + ST JOHN VALENTINE WARNER, SAM & SAM CLARK’S MORO SOUK DINING TENT, THYME COOKERY SCHOOL
Talks, Debates and Well-being:
INTELLIGENCE SQUARED, THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY, THE SCHOOL OF LIFE, THE IDLER ACADEMY, THE LAKESIDE SPA, THE HEALING GARDEN
Late night parties:
SECRET GARDEN PARTY presents RISE OF THE TRIBES, THE OLD VIC TUNNELS MIDNIGHT MASKED BALL, BOOMBOOM CLUB, RUMPUS, BLOODSTONE’S FEAST OF FOOLS
The Temper Trap
The Temper Trap is an Australian indie rock band which formed in 2005. The core members are Dougy Mandagi on vocals, Jonathon Aherne on bass guitar, Toby Dundas on drums, Lorenzo Sillitto on lead guitar and Joseph Greer on keyboards and guitar. In 2008, the group relocated from Melbourne to London. The band released their debut album Conditions in June 2009 to favourable reviews and commercial success; it peaked at No. 9 on the ARIA Albums Chart and into the top 30 on the UK Albums Chart. Its lead single, "Sweet Disposition", peaked in the top 10 on the Belgian, Irish and UK Singles Charts and reached No. 14 on the ARIA Singles Chart. At the ARIA Music Awards of 2010 in November, The Temper Trap won 'Best Group' for their album Conditions and 'Most Popular Australian Single' for "Sweet Disposition". They released their second album on 21st May.
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Specialising in bringing events to life through a unique fusion of film, improvised performances, detailed design and interactive multimedia, FutureCinema create wholly immersive worlds that stretch the audience’s imagination and challenge their expectations.
Creators of the acclaimed Secret Cinema, which brings mystery movies to extraordinary locations around London and the UK, Future Cinema have been hailed for bringing a sense of spectacle back in an age of multiplexes.
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The Old Vic
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SECRET FORUM PARTNERS:
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The Idler Academy
Oxford University Astrophysics Dept.
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