Whether you want to widen your sensory horizons or you’re up to speed on vintage beats being the best kind of sonic treats, our exquisite emporium of time-honoured grooves, Pig’s Big Ballroom is for you. An astounding assemblage of body-moving music from across the ages taking in vintage, jazz, skiffle, rhythm & blues, swing, country, folk, roots, and early world music, once the mighty ballroom has captured your feet, you’ll be jumping and jiving before you even know what’s happened.
“The Shellac Collective welcome you all again to the Pig’s Big Ballroom at Camp Bestival where you can relax and enjoy the very best in vintage sounds and quality live acts from across the UK.
“Joining our troupe of seasoned DJs spinning original 78rpm shellac discs we are thrilled to have Camp Bestival favourites The Original Rabbit Foot Spasm Band, The Men That will Not be Blamed For Nothing, Schrödinger’s Strings and Duke Special performing live on our stage once again. In addition, we are especially pleased to present newcomers Cormac Neeson (from The Answer), Colonel Spanky’s Love Ensemble, The Wattingers, Ellie Dixon and a host more new and exciting live acts in the Ballroom this year.
“As usual there will be some great entertainment and fun for all the family as Ms Chameleon’s Incredible Flea circus astounds us. So come and join us in the Pig’s Big Ballroom for great music you can really dance to late into the night and fantastic live acts, family fun, great sounds and entertainment during the day.” - Greg Butler - Shellac Collective founder and Pig’s Big Ballroom curator.
Expect live music from Duke Special, Cormac Neeson, The Original Rabbit Foot Spasm Band, The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing, Schrödinger’s Strings, The Wattingers, Colonel Spanky’s Love Ensemble, KaraUke, Ellie Dixon, Bushell-Hill, Skimmington Ride, and Obidiah Scrumpet Warblers Jug and Pot Wash band.
Entertainment comes courtesy of Ms Chameleon’s Incredible Flea Circus an DJs spinning original 78s and classic vinyl include Greg’s Greats 78s, Tony Tunes, DJ GG, It’s a Wind Up, Li’l Miss Lonesome, Ms Chameleon’s Mechanical Melodies, DJ Mr Jules, Dr Sid, Neon Trotsky, Brother Graham, Dr D, Flora and Fauna, DJ Urban Bongo and Vintage Sounds of Africa.