The first headline acts for Leopallooza 2018 have been announced

Leopallooza / Andrew Wright

Leopallooza / Andrew Wright - Credit: Archant

Billing itself as ‘The Greatest House Party… in a field’, Leopallooza announces its first headline act set to take to the main stage in July 2018

The Treeline at Leopallooza by Jim Michell/Barefoot

The Treeline at Leopallooza by Jim Michell/Barefoot - Credit: Archant

Hidden within a tree-lined valley in North Cornwall, Leopallooza Festival will be returning to Bude on Friday 27 - Sunday 29 July 2018. The homespun event will pop up at The Wyldes site on Lower Exe Farm for three days of live music, DJs, comedy, the finest street food and the tastiest beers and ciders. From live, late-night partying in tiny spaces, to hours of belly-filled laughter, this year’s event brings a string of exciting new happenings to the green fields and woodlands that cover the 100-acre site.

Leopallooza has announced its first headline act set to take to the main stage on the Sunday night will be St. Paul and the Broken Bones. Hailing all the way from Alabama, the six-piece soul band will deliver a high-voltage performance; their most recent concert work included arena dates opening for the Rolling Stones in Atlanta and Buffalo.

St. Paul and the Broken Bones

St. Paul and the Broken Bones - Credit: Archant

Expanding its comedy offering dramatically, Leopallooza has also confirmed Russell Kane and Josh Widdicombe in the 2018 line-up.

Multi-award winning entertainer and presenter Russell Kane, will take to the main stage at Leopallooza XII on Friday 27 July. Russell is famed for his critically acclaimed tours and has been performing sell-out shows across the globe.

Josh Widdecombe

Josh Widdecombe - Credit: Archant

Joining the cream of comedy crop, Josh Widdicombe will headline proceedings on Sunday 29 July. Best known for his appearances on The Last Leg, Have I Got News For You and Mock The Week, Josh’s infectious charm has earned him hundreds of thousands of fans across the UK.

Celebrating its 12th year, the intimate event continues to harvest a loyal and passionate following. Tickets for Leopallooza 2018 are on sale now via the website. More acts to be announced soon.

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