Poltimore Headline Announced: Matthew and the Atlas

matthew and the atlas

It’s been slowly dawning on the horizon for a few moths now. Despite the electric Poltimore Launch in January headlined by Private Agenda and the amazing musical line-up announcement just a few weeks ago, featuring artists such as Delmer Darion and The Little Unsaid, there’s been an announcement that we’ve all been waiting for – who will headline this year’s festival, consistently publicised as the biggest yet?

Well the secret is out – the Poltimore Festival 2017 has been announced as the incredible Matthew and The Atlas.

The quintet have been hailed by Q Magazine as “the British Bon Iver”, Matthew and The Atlas have earned themselves a reputation for delivering enchanting, poetic lyricism that perfectly captures the very spirit of both whimsy and wilderness. Having just returned from a sold-out European tour supporting indie-folk powerhouse Bears Den – Matthew and the Atlas have emerged with a unique energy that is set to blend beautifully with the atmospheric surroundings of Poltimore House. In fact, during the development of their latest record Temple, lead singer Hegarty collaborated on a photo-project that saw him touring iconic abandoned buildings. Playing the final slot on the spectacular Lawn Stage, there is no act more perfectly poised to capture a golden summer’s evening at the end of an incredible day of live music and art.

This years festival takes place on Sunday 28th May.

To find out more about Poltimore, and buy your tickets here: http://www.poltimorefestival.co.uk

Sarah Turnnidge





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