The Big Chill adds more acts to lineup

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The Big Chill is one of the world’s leading ‘chill out’ music festivals, offering the crme de la crme in talent each year – with 2006 being of no exception. Priding itself on providing an escape where revelers can kick back and let the beautiful tranquil music wash over or dance to the hottest new artists, the event is staged in the serene settings of Eastnor Castle Deer Park with several outdoor stages and smaller bars to cater to all moods.

It all takes place from the 4th to the 6th of August. And while the lineup (listed below) is impressive enough, the Big Chill have announced more acts to join in on the festivities. They include:

LIVE: Andrew Cronshaw, David Thomas Broughton, Lily Allen, Nicole Willis and the Soul Investigators, Nouvelle Vague, Ojos de Brujo, Seasick Steve, Tom Middleton presents Amba.

DJs: A Man Called Adam, Ben Mynott, Brother Sun Sister Moon, Charlie Gillett, Chris Coco, Daft Pink, DF Tram, Diesel, Flevans, Folk 2 Future, Funky Jim & Dr.Emily, Guilty Pleasures, Jigsawmusic DJ’s, Jonny Trunk, Jose Padilla, Kelvin Brown, Leggo Beast, Lenny Ibizarre, Marc Mac (4hero DJ set), Nick Luscombe, Pathaan, Pepe Braddock, Phantom Beats, Phil Asher, Phil Mison, Rob Da Bank, Ross Allen, Shepdog/Freestyle Records, Whistle Bump, Gilles Peterson presents… Unabombers, Ben Westbeech, Spiritual South and Switch

MEDIA MIX: Arthur Smith, Merriman Weir (aka Garth Merengue), The Blue Man Group, John Hegley, The Trachtenburg, Family Slideshow Players, King Britt, D-fuse_Sundaze present Belleville Rendezvous Re-Animated, DJ Oof Cinemix, Guy Pratt (Pink Floyd), Divine Company, ‘Adult’ Entertainment, Buzzard Buzzard, Jonny Trunk, Dirty Fan Male, Pornaoke, The Whoopee! Club, Male Pole Dancers and a dash of S and M, Halloween Film Society, Antenna, Mash, Kino, Bluescreen, Birds Eye View, Portobello Film Festival, Loop (New Zealand) plus major feature length films, Words In Motion Literature, debates and spoken word


Acts already announced:
A Hawk and a Hacksaw
Amadou and Mariam
Another Fine Day
Ben Mynott
Bikini Beach Band
Blue Man Group
Bugz In The Attic (full live band including Bembe Segue)
Burt Latino and Mavis
Buzz Rozwell
Ceilidh with Tiger Moth
Chilled By Nature
Chris Wood
Francois K
George Chatzis
Gilles Peterson
Glenn Tilbrook and The Fluffers
Hanne Hukkelburg
Huw Stephens
Jamie Lidell (live band featuring Gonzales & Mocky and visuals by Pablo Fiasco) Jose Gonzalez
Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid
Laura B
Marconi Union 
Louise Rhodes
Raphael Marionneau
Martin Carthy
Max Richter
Marconi Union
Mixmaster Morris
Mr Lip
Mr Scruff
Nancy Wallace
Nathan Fake
Nightmares on Wax Sound System
Norman Jay
Pan Electric
Parallax Beat Brothers: Pete Lockett & Scanner
Phil Hartnoll presents Longrange
Quantic (DJ set)
Raphael Marionneau
Sebastien Tellier

Shri – Live
Sparks (live)
The Blue Man Group
The Egg
The Memory Band  
The Proclaimers
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
Tom Greenwood
Vashti Bunyan
Woodcraft Folk
X-Press 2



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