Since its inception in 2006, The Beat-Herder Festival has considerably grown from its home-grown roots. Located just outside of Clitheroe, North England the setting is one unlike any other. With growing competition from other festivals in the North, Beat-Herder has developed its own style and offers a three day festival with some of the best talent the UK has to offer. Band's and DJ's from around the world are set to play Beat-Herder 2012 and we're just as excited about seeing the legend that is Lee Scratch Perry as we are Leeds' Middleman.
Whatever you decide to do 2012 is sure to be one unforgettable year. Here are contactmusic, we'll be busying ourselves watching plenty of bands, and here are a few we consider unmissable.
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