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Loopallu's punk rock buzz!

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The Buzzcocks are ready to rock Ullapool!
The Buzzcocks are ready to rock Ullapool!

LEGENDARY punk band The Buzzcocks are the latest addition to the 2011 Loopallu Festival in Ullapool.

Regarded as one of the most influential punk bands of the 1970s with hits including What Do I Get and Ever Fallen in Love?, the band have been hailed timeless legends of the British music industry.

Also announced are rising stars of the Celtic rock world, Tiree’s Skerryvore. With festival appearances up and down the country and an ever growing fanbase Skerryvore are to set to return to Ullapool where they stole the show 12 months ago.

These acts join the recent announcement of headliners The Feeling. Fratellis frontman Jon Fratelli will also be appearing. As well as playing songs from his new solo album, he is set to play some of the classic hits that made the Fratellis one of the biggest bands in the UK.

Homegrown Heroes and recently reformed The Bluebells make their Loopallu debut.

Tickets for this year’s festival are selling very quickly and people are being urged to buy soon to avoid disappointment.

Tickets for this year are priced at £60 for weekend tickets and £75 for weekend and camping. Weekend and Camping ticket holders wishing to bring campervans and caravans will be charged £25 per vehicle. As, since the beginning, tickets for children 12 and under will be free (though need to be accompanied by an adult).

Tickets, available in person from Northwest Outdoors (Ullapool), Mania and Ironworks (Inverness); Online from www.thebooth.co.uk

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