Set amidst the wild beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park, the ever-evolving Green Man boasts one of the most breathtaking backdrops of any UK festival. With an 11 year tradition of championing great music, good times and good causes, confirmed acts so far include:
Beirut | Neutral Milk Hotel | Bill Callahan | Caribou | First Aid Kit | The Waterboys | Daughter | The War On Drugs | Anna Calvi | Sharon van Etten | Poliça | Real Estate | Kurt Vile | Neko Case | Panda Bear | Mac Demarco | Augustines | Other Lives | Angel Olsen | Sun Kil Moon | Simian Mobile Disco Perform Whorl | Toy | Jonathan Wilson | Hamilton Leithauser | Jeffrey Lewis & The Jrams | The 2 Bears | Boy & Bear | Nick Mulvey | I Break Horses | Tunng | Ry X | Francois & The Atlas Mountains | Frank Fairfield | Michael Chapman | Teleman | East India Youth | Speedy Ortiz | Lanterns on the Lake | Fat White Family | Mutual Benefit | Stanley Brinks | Adult Jazz | Samaris | Woman's Hour | William Tyler | Zachary Cale | 9 Bach | O'Hooley & Tidow | Samantha Crain | Georgia Ruth | Gareth Bonello | Mariam The Believer | My Sad Captains | All We Are | Farao | Laura Groves | Happyness | Plank! | Hockeysmith | Highasakite | Alice Boman | Famy | Eaves | Michael A Grammar | Sons of Noel & Adrian | We Are Catchers | The Rails | Babe | Valleyers | John Mouse | The May Birds |
Refreshingly independent and the go to festival to discover new musical talent, Green Man delivers a wonderful festival experience. With ten entertainment areas in lush Welsh Wilderness, 24 hour entertainments, 99 real ales and ciders, comedy, literature, art and science, fun for little ones (and big ones) and dusk till dawn bonfires spread over 4 days of festival fun, the award winning Green Man really has got it all.
Why not make a real adventure of it with our seven-day Settler’s Pass combining a holiday in Wales with the Green Man.
Experience iconic headline performances at the Mountain’s Foot, go Far Out After Dark with the UK’s only 24-hour festival licence, and get down and dirty with some truly devilish DJs and dance acts. Soak up the best in stand-up comedy and spoken word at Babbling Tongues, witness science and nature collide in the mind-boggling Einstein’s Garden, or stray far from the ever-madding crowd in the blissful idyll of Fountain Falls.
Wales own Green Man is really easy to get to by train with a free shuttle bus taking right from Abergavenny station into the festival. If you are coming by car its approximately 3 hours from London, 3hrs from Manchester, 3hrs 30mins Brighton, 1hr Bristol.
In the beating heart of the breathtaking Black Mountains, where mystical leylines converge amid ancient oak trees, something truly magical is stirring. Mischief and misrule will reign supreme in a four-day festival experience unlike any other…It wouldn’t be the same without you..
Best Grass Roots Festival, UK Festival Awards 2012
Best Medium Sized Festival, UK Festival Awards 2010