Mighty Boof at the Stadium line-up not one to be missed

Maximo Park and The Ordinary Boys are set to headline The Mighty Boof at the Stadium festival in Whitehaven May 13 and 14.

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Taking place at Copeland Stadium, this will be the first Mighty Boof at the Stadium since 2014.

Danny Maudling, CEO of Mighty Boof Promotions, said: “We’re really happy with the line up this year there’s something for everybody in it.”

Maximo Park will take the Saturday headlining slot bringing ten years of alternative rock and five studio albums of experience to Whithaven.

The Ordinary Boys will be performing on Friday night with their mod-ska music.

Support acts on the bill include two of the biggest up and coming bands in the country: The Sherlocks and Louis Berry from Liverpool – who is booked to play Kendal Calling this year as well as Leeds and Reading festivals.

Mr Maudling said: “Getting Maximo is a statement from us, we want to start taking this event up a level and putting on bands of that calibre is just that.” He added: “The Ordinary boys on the Friday is fantastic too, and I genuinely believe we have the best support bill possible. Bands like The Sherlocks and Louis berry are going places.”

 

Other acts on the bill include: Audioclub, The Fiction, Hidden Charms, The Chadelics, Late Night Legacy, Tijuana Bibles, Red Faces, The Postcard Band, Mama Sang and the Robot, Blueway Jane, Rivet City, Reptilians, Lewis Pritchard, Prowles, Shea Michael Doolan, Lee Adams and Ryan Burns.

Other highlights include an acoustic set with Dave Burn from Detroit Social Club who played at the first At The Playground festival in 2011 and scottish high flyers Model Aeroplanes.

Taking over the dance side of the event is GRU DJ Terrace with DJs including Chris Lockie, David Blacklock, Phil Bridges, Phil Clarke, Eden Dunn, Phil Goodall, Ellis, Squizza, Stanger Audio, Nev Carruthers.

On top of all that there will be two aftershow parties to the days.

The first with with Thomas Turgoose from This is England on the Friday night and Rick Witter from Shed Seven on the Saturday night doing DJ sets supported by the north east’s Our Little Indie Night resident DJ’s John Peacock, Richie Harrison and Neil McBride.

Two warm-gigs to the event will take place in April.

The 90’s Brit-pop band, The Cast, make a return to Cumbria on April 8 and rock and rollers The View on April 10 – both at The Solway Hall in Whitehaven.

Mighty Boof at the Stadium will take place at Copeland Stadium, Whitehaven on May 13 and 14.

Tickets on sale 9am Saturday 20th February [tomorrow] online at www.mightyboofpromotions.com
They are also available in store at:

Threads Clothing, Whitehaven 01946 690008
4 Play Cycles, Cockermouth 01900 823377
Aluna Salon, Maryport 01900 812327
Bon Appetit, Carlisle 01228 591323

Tickets are a little bit different to previous years as they are now offering Young Adult ticket for ages 13-15.

Young adult tickets are extremely limited at 100. Once they’re gone, they’re gone!

There will also be a Facebook competition to win one pair of VIP tickets every week up until the festival.

Visit: The Mighty Boof Promotions Facebook for more information.