Liverpool’s ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN and CAST + Many More Announced for 2016 Shiiine On Weekender

ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN, CAST, Shed Seven, Black Grape, The Wonder Stuff, The Bluetones, Paul Hartnoll (Orbital) & many more electrifying acts have been announced for SHIIINE ON WEEKENDER 2016 to be held 11 – 14 Nov 2016 – Butlin’s, Minehead Arena.

After the sell-out success of the 2015 Shiiine The Weekender, the festival that showcases the best of indie and dance music, alongside some of the best up and coming new bands, is back in 2016 with another tip-top line up.

CAST in 2015
CAST in 2015


The 2016 edition of SHIINE ON sees Echo & The Bunnymen, Shed Seven, Cast, Black Grape and The Bluetones play the event for the first time whilst one of the stand out performers from last year — THE WONDER STUFF —victoriously return.

The main stage also sees performances by very special guests HOUSE OF LOVE with further announcements to come in the coming months.

The dance stage once again hosts some enticing acts including Paul Hartnoll who will be closing the event, playing a 90-minute set of new material and Orbital classics. Paul will be joined by Utah Saints and Eddy Temple Morris.

Bentley Rhythm Ace make a live return on the Saturday joined by DJ sets from Will White (PROPELLERHEADS) and King of the beats Cut la Roc.

Other acts already announced include ECHOBELLY, Marion, The Frank & Walters, CUD, Thousand Yard Stare, Space Monkeys, Credit to the Nation, Great Scott, Symphonica featuring DJ Switch, The Railway Children, The Clone Roses, The Smyths, Oasis UK and S*M*A*S*H.  New bands confirmed include Deja Vega and Psyence and the amazing UKE2 who wowed the crowd last year with their Ukulele based interludes.

Exhibitions and pool parties are to be announced in due course with a lot to live up to after the now legendary BEZ’S POOL PARTY and Pete McKee’s Thud Crackle Pop exhibition. Tickets at early bird prices are on the verge of selling out and with the latest line up announcements a sell-out is expected.

Butlin’s Live Music Weekends.

SHIIINE ON WEEKENDER takes place at Butlin’s Minehead Arena from 11th – 14th November with rooms starting from £185 per person.

All packages include 3 nights’ accommodation and music.

Places can be reserved with a £45 deposit per person.




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