Summer event signing crowd pleasers

Waterboys and Odell for Wickerman Festival

WaterboysWickerman, the summer festival based around the film of the same name, has revealed that The Waterboys and singer songwriter Tom Odell will be headlining the Summerisle stage in July.

It will be the biggest Scottish festival appearance this year for The Waterboys (picture shows Mike Scott) who will perform from their extensive back catalogue alongside new material from their recently released album Modern Blues.

Ivor Novello and Brit Awards winning Tom Odell will appear on the main stage. His 2013 debut album Long Way Down shot straight to number one.

Joining them will be the chart topping Example & DJ Wire. They have 25 top 40 hits.

The Wickerman Festival has appointed Synergy Concerts, one of Scotland’s leading independent promoters for the event which takes place on 24 and 25 July.

Grainne Braithwaite, Founder of Synergy Concerts, said: “We are massively excited to announce Wickerman’s 2015 headliners, both The Waterboys and Tom Odell give amazing live performances and it’s this combination of talent and showmanship which we believe will really unite the crowds.

“Wickerman has built its reputation as a festival which offers a truly eclectic line-up and for this reason we are thrilled to be joining the team. Our aim this year is to book the best emerging and established artists to make Wickerman THE must attend for music lovers. We are really looking forward to announcing a diverse line-up of brilliant acts over the coming months.”

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