South Scotland

Wickerman Festival's acoustic acts named

Pete Roe
Image caption Pete Roe, who has collaborated with Laura Marling, is among the acoustic acts announced

The Wickerman Festival has unveiled its acoustic act line-up for this year's event in the south of Scotland.

London-based musician Pete Roe, who has collaborated with Laura Marling and toured with folk-rockers Mumford and Sons, is among the artists announced.

Singer-songwriter Colin Macleod, who received critical acclaim for his debut album Fireplace, will also play.

The festival takes place at East Kirkcarswell Farm near Kirkcudbright, on 26 and 27 July.

Folk singer-songwriter Shelagh McDonald, Welsh musician Al Lewis and BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year Paddy Callaghan will also take to the stage.

Edinburgh-born Belle & Sebastian contributor Roy Moller joins the bill too.

Other acts include singer-songwriter Tommy Reilly, folk-jazz band Simon Atkinson and the Foundryman's Apprentice and ukulele songwriter Zoe Bestel.

Primal Scream and Amy Macdonald will headline the two-day event.

KT Tunstall, The Enemy, Dexys, Admiral Fallow and Bellowhead have also been confirmed.

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