BoomTown Fair 2016

BoomTown Fair 2016

August 11, 2016 - August 14, 2016
August 11, 2016 - August 14, 2016


BoomTown Fair is a music and arts festival held near Winchester in England, with a capacity of around 60,000 people. Founded in 2009, the festival has an elaborate mythos, which is built upon each year and includes a town mayor, elections, and passports.[1]

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Damian Marley
Jamaican musician
bornJuly 21, 1978
Kingston, Jamaica
Pawan Kalyan
Indian actor
Resides inHyderabad, Telangana, India
Sam Evans
High school student
Imelda May
Irish singer
Dublin, Ireland

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Top Albums by Headliners3

Top Songs by Headliners4

Performing Artists22

Top Albums by Performing Artists25

Top Songs by Performing Artists14

Performing Bands38

Top Albums by Performing Bands57

Top Songs by Performing Bands30



Spotify - Featured Albums & Singles116


Spotify - Featured Tracks46


News Articles7

Void Acoustics to unveil the new Arcline 8 at BoomTown  –  August 11, 2016
UK: Void Acoustics will debut the all new Arcline 8 line array at the 2016 BoomTown Fair. The festival rose up from its humble beginnings in 2009 to become one of the UK’s wildest and most inspiring independent festivals. It is now a sprawling creative ...
BoomTown Fair debut for Void Arcline 8  –  August 11, 2016
Void Acoustics will unveil the all-new Arcline 8 line array at the 2016 BoomTown Fair, which kicks off in Hampshire, UK today. The decision to give Arcline 8 its first outing at the annual event dedicated to ska, reggae, folk, hip-hop, drum 'n' bass ...
Police clamp down on drugs at Boomtown
ITV  –  August 9, 2016
Police will be "maintaining a robust position" against drugs at the annual Boomtown fair on the Matterley Bowl this weekend, as well as setting up a mobile police office to deter other festival-related crime. Festival-goers have also been warned that the ...
Andy Richardson: Bring out the fest of summer, yeah Baby!
Shropshire Star  –  August 7, 2016
This weekend is Wilderness, in Oxfordshire: cue Robert ‘he’s-from-round’ere’ Plant and The Flaming Lips at one of the posh and pretty gatherings of 2016. With a bona fide ... the delightfully-named BoomTown Fair, at Winchester.
BoomTown Fair 2016: 7 incredible pictures that make us want to cry with happiness
Get Hanpshire  –  August 5, 2016
There's simply no denying it, BoomTown Fair is pretty cool. Set in the idyllic Matterley Bowl just outside of Winchester, it's the perfect festival just to lose yourself. With different nine distinct and different districts to chose from, each boasting ...
Which are the best summer jobs?
AOL Money  –  August 2, 2016
Festaff matches volunteers with over 30 events a year, and Oxfam provides stewards for festivals large and small, from Glastonbury to Boomtown Fair. 2. Travel writer (9.8%) This is another summer job that is unlikely to bring much in at first. The best way ...
In photos: Boomtown Gatherings Mayfair Extravaganza at the Electric Brixton  –  May 16, 2016
Brixton was once again treated to an early taste of the Boomtown Fair festival, with the Mayfair crew rolling into a busy Electric Brixton on Saturday night. It was something of a flying visit by the Brixton Buzz crew, but we were there in time to bust ...


Official Festival Poster1

Featured Locations3