Strummercamp Festival 2012  1/2/3 June |Manchester Rugby Club  A not-for-profit festival celebrating the life, music & influence of Joe Strummer and the Clash  “the friendliest festival on the circuit”efestivals  “The only festival that matters now matters even more” John Robb  “A festival winner 5/5” Big Cheese  The jubilee weekend see the ‘magnificent seventh’ Strummercamp festival at Manchester Rugby Club for another weekend of great music to celebrate the music and influence of Joe Strummer and the Clash.  Early-bird tickets are going on sale on the 31st October for just £50, with under 14s tickets £20 and under 10s get in FREE.  Building on the success of teaming up with Manchester punk label TNSrecords and Leeds underground promoter Hempen Jig last year, Strummercamp in 2012 will also welcome Manchester’s Punxinna Jungle and Slit Promotions to the family. This promises to bring even more quality and diversity to the festival, increasing the number of stages to 5.  The headliners will be announced through the website over the next couple of months. Previous bands at the festival have included; Billy Bragg, The Selecter, Geno Washington, The Blockheads, the King Blues, the beat, The Skints, Sham 69, Neville Staple, Hugh Cornwell, The Popes, Random Hand, Sonic Boom Six, the Stupids, Goldblade, UK Subs, The Grit, Chief, Pama International and many many more…  Strummercamp remains a completely volunteer run independent festival which is continuing to grow.  ·       Not-for-profit festival run by completely by volunteers  ·       Mainstage featuring well know established bands  ·       Second stage run by Manchester independent record label, bring the best of the underground music scene.  ·       Manchester promtor Slit running a new outdoor stage  ·       An indoor stage run by Manchester’s Punxinna Jungle  ·       Acoustic stage run by Leeds promoters ‘the hempen Jig’ providing some of the best UK acoustic acts  ·       Workshops, including kids club  ·       Amazing friendly family atmosphere  ·       Great selection of food, including vegetarian café  ·       Beer sold at pub prices include a great selection of real ale  ·       Annual Strummercamp 5-a-side competetion  ·        Free camping and parking with weekend ticket  Tickets will be available on the festival website, from TNSrecords, in Rockers England (Manchester) and from ticketline.| @Strummercamp12 | 
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