‘We are thrilled to be closing this year’s schedule at Loopallu ‘, said goNORTH Festival Director Shaun Arnold. ‘The Festival Tour has proved a massive success so far, and we are really excited to be taking three of the best emerging bands in the country up to Ullapool next month’.
Loopallu takes place in Ullapool across September 16 and 17.
LOOPALLU 2011 SOLD OUT
With just over 3 weeks to go to the ‘Little Fest in the West’, Loopallu now in its seventh outing is sold out.
As a little treat ahead of the Saturday night headliner announcement we are delighted to confirm Glasgow’s finest Admiral Fallow as the latest addition to this years line-up. Their stunning debut album ‘Boots Met My Face’ was released earlier this year to critical acclaim and with festival appearances up and down the country all summer they are ready to show the Loopallu crowd what all the fuss is about.
The GoNorth Festival Tour rolls up to Loopallu this year bringing three of Scotland’s finest emerging acts to the festival in the shape of, lo-fi garage pop trio Paws, beautiful melodies and big choruses from The Imagineers, and recent Biffy Clyro & Newton Faulkner support act Finding Albert.
‘We are delighted to be closing this year’s schedule at Loopallu ‘, said goNORTH Festival Director Shaun Arnold. ‘The Festival Tour has proved a massive success so far, and we are really excited to be taking three of the most exciting emerging bands in the country up to Ullapool next month’.
Final addition for the moment is Scotland’s premier Ska outfit the incredible jugernaut that is Bombskare.
The latest additions join Friday night headliners The Feeling who have a back catalogue of hits to choose from including, ‘Never Be Lonely’, ‘Fill My Little World’, ‘Sewn’ and ‘Set My World On Fire’.
Regarded as one of the most influencial punk bands of the 70’s, Buzzcocks will also be joining the party with hits including ‘What do I get’ and the timeless anthem ‘Ever Fallen in Love? (with someone you shouldn’t’ve)
Fratellis frontman Jon Fratelli will be making an appearance. As well as playing songs from his new solo album, he is set to play some of the classic hits that made the Fratellis one of the biggest bands in the UK.
Next up is Kassidy who are leading the pack in the current crop of Scottish bands ready to break through to the masses.
Also, making her return to Loopallu, Rachel Sermanni who has been making a name for herself recently and is set to treat us with her last full band show of the year
The recently reformed Bluebells make their Loopallu debut, their huge hit ‘Young at Heart’ could prove the biggest singalong Loopallu has ever heard!
Rising stars of the celtic rock world, Tiree’s Skerryvore will also be making a welcome return to the festival and one band Loopallu wouldn’t be Loopallu without………the one and only Ullapool Pipe Band.