James Lavelle, Howard Marks & The Sunshine Underground added to Beat-Herder festival

With less than two months to go Beat-Herder has revealed its next additions to its bill. New acts include DJ, artist and Mo Wax label boss James Lavelle, techno supremo Dave Angel, Herr Styler, Shepdog, indie pop prodigies The Sunshine Underground, dub legends Nucleus Roots, Bristol’s finest Mr. Benn, Megadog head honcho Michael Dog, Mr. Nice himself Howard Marks, prize-winning beatboxer Reeps One and many more taking the bill to well over 100 acts across the three days.

The Lancastrian festival is adding to a bill already chock full of huge names including Happy Mondays, Eats Everything, Jagwar Ma, The Orb, Boney M., Vitalic, The Bloody Beetroots, Hot Since 82,The 2 Bears, Justin Robertson Mr. Scruff, Dub Pistols, Klangkarussell, Greg Wilson, Bipolar Sunshine, DJ Format, The Utah Saints, Riva Starr, Wolf Alice, Ibibio Sound System and Goldie Looking Chain.

Festival co-founder Nick Chambers said: “I feel like we have just put the cherry on the top of our best line-up ever. It’s an absolute monster of a bill, I just can’t wait to see it all in action.

“As ever we’ve kept a few little treats back, our little secret. It wouldn’t be Beat-Herder if we didn’t have a little surprise or two on the day!”

The final wave of artists will be announced in June. For tickets and more info visit beatherder.co.uk