The sun shone over The Neverland as LeeFest welcomed a colourful crowd of mermaids, pirates and lost boys as well as internationally renowned and local up and coming artists.
On Thursday revellers were given a taste of things to come as Kate Tempest led proceedings with her rousing politically charged and powerful spoken word performance supported by hazy psych rockers Childhood. Afterdark Oxide Neutrino amped up the party vibes at The Mermaids Lagoon.
Friday headliner Jake Bugg closed the ever ethereal Bangerang stage with a diverse mix of folk love songs and pop anthems. Special guests Wild Beasts showcased their astounding vocal range with fan favourites and new tracks from their latest album ‘Boy King‘. Earlier in the day Aussie born Berlin based Parcels brought their their funk-pop feel good tracks to the sun soaked John Darlings Farm, performing their Daft Punk produced latest single “Overnight“.
Hooks Ridge saw sets from up and coming LeeFest favourites including a raucous set from Shame, the South London post-punk outfit who have already garnered a loyal following thanks to their hard earned reputation as one of the UK’s best new live bands.
Mermaids Lagoon welcomed shapeshifting producer Kidnap Kid. The Rudimental protege brought his colourful electronic sound to the glittering crowd.
With over 200 artists across 11 stages and plenty more extracurriculars on offer, LeeFest is world where creativity thrives and top notch fancy dress is embraced with gusto.