Pilrig St Paul’s Church, Leith Walk / Pilrig Street, Edinburgh
August 28-29 2010, 2.30pm-11pm
GBP 7 (day); GBP 12 (weekend pass)
Featuring 16 brilliant acts from Edinburgh and Glasgow,
a special turn from our new compere,
exotic stage design to send you,
a few of our favourite films,
tasty foods to keep you going,
and a range of local book & record stalls …….
Retreat! is an annual micro-festival celebrating Edinburgh's contribution to the international pop underground!
This year's Retreat! is the third ever Retreat!, and it's happening at Pilrig St Paul's Church Hall over the weekend of August 28-29.
Weekend passes are available for £12; tickets for Saturday or Sunday cost £7. All tickets go on-sale on WEDNESDAY JULY 28th at 9AM, and numbers are limited, so we'd recommend booking early to avoid catastrophe. You can buy you tickets online at http://www.wegottickets.com, or in person at Avalanche Records.
Retreat! stands for: -
• cheap cheap tickets
• all-ages admission
• the most extravagant staging and costumery no money can buy
• film screenings, record stalls, book stalls, and food!
Retreat! is supported by the Scottish Arts Council Young Scot Action Fund.
We've made a special sampler with tracks from all 16 bands - including exclusive offerings from FOUND and Milk - plus crucial information such as stage times and directions to the venue. You can download all this for free from http://www.retreatfestival.co.uk.
Retreat! The running order :-
Saturday 28th August
eagleowl (fearsome slowcore foursome)
7VWWVW (golden synth buzz and burr)
Wounded Knee (loopy primitivist technocrat)
Skeleton Bob (not a country band)
FOUND (slick pop outfit)
Jesus h. Foxx (slacker pop sextet)
Withered Hand (badly lapsed antifolk)
Enfant Bastard (brainless gameboy spraff)
Sunday 29th August
Benni Hemm Hemm (our icelandic friend and his big band)
Conquering Animal Sound (radio friendly unit shifters)
The Wee Rogue (sings the corries)
Rob St John (resident ecologist)
The Douglas Firs (snow-capped downbeat singalong)
Milk (sleazy glasgow supergroup)
Meursault (tipped for the top)
The Leg (dangerous post-punk pandas)
Retreat! is a Tracer Trails/Gentle Invasion confection.
FOOD | RECORDS | BOOKS | FILMS | BYOB | ALL-AGES