* Electric Swing Circus.
Llangollen Fringe have just announced the acts that will headline the 23rd edition of the town festival, which organisers say is the biggest yet by far.
The acts announced are: EMMANUEL JAL – a former boy soldier in Sudan.
Jal has triumphed against adversity to become a leading proponent of a crossover style of afrobeat and hip hop having worked with and performed alongside such names as Lauren Hill and Alicia Keys.
He is well known across Africa and North America, but his Fringe concert will be one of his very first in Europe.
* Robyn Hitchcock.
Joining Jal at the festival are:
* Psychedelic singer and songwriter ROBYN HITCHCOCK, whom ROLLING STONE magazine describe as “A gifted Melodist, Welsh and Bretton singing LLEUWEN and band.
* Adventurer and film maker BRUCE PARRY, best known for his BBC TV series TRIBE will appear live in conversation and will also screen his latest film TAWAI.
There is also a return for festival favourites the DUB PISTOLS and a debut performance for Glastonbury festival regulars ELECTRIC SWING CIRCUS.
All this plus STAND UP COMEDY, the return of BAND FOR A DAY, a SKA themed STEAM TRAIN ride and Musical CANAL BOAT trips, along with many other fringe events.
Llangollen Fringe Festival will take place from July 19-27.
Tickets for all headline shows are on sale now as well as Festival passes priced at £70. These allow access to all of the main events across the 10 days.
Festival tickets and dates and times for all concerts and events are available from www.llangollenfringe.co.uk or by calling the Fringe box office: 0800 1455 779.
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