THE WONDER STUFF, THE OYSTER BAND AND MORE ACTS ANNOUNCED INCLUDING BBC INTRODUCING DJ TOM ROBINSON CURATION Supergrass has confirmed as the first headline act at this year’s Wychwood Music Festival 2009. The Britpop legends, who will appear on Saturday 30 May, are amongst the first acts to be confirmed for The Independent stage line-up, which also boasts the likes of The Wonder Stuff, a welcome return for front-man Miles Hunt who wowed the crowds at last year’s Wychwood Festival with a stunning solo set. Also new to the bill on The Independent stage are Danny & The Champions Of The World, The Mummers, 2 tone ska heroes The Beat and The Oyster Band. Wychwood Music Festival will once again take place at the luscious Cheltenham racecourse from Friday 29 May to Sunday 31 May 2009. Celebrating its fifth birthday in 2009, Wychwood Festival is delighted to announce that BBC Introducing ambassador Tom Robinson will curate the evening line-up of the third, Wickwar stage across the festival weekend. Under the banner of Tom Robinson’s ‘Fresh on the Net Sessions’, the 6Music DJ will hand pick some of the hottest new acts in the UK to appear exclusively for Wychwood festival goers. The sessions confirmed so far come from Orphans & Vandals, Hoodlums, Alice Gun, Natalie Ross, Mooli and Dan Whitehouse. Widely regarded as the UK’s most family and green friendly festival, Wychwood has gone from strength to strength over the last five years fast becoming the UK’s most successful independent arts event of the summer season. Adult weekend tickets are priced at £110 and can be purchased from the festival box office on 01993 772580, Ticketmaster.co.uk on 0844 847 1681, WeGotTickets.com or SeeTickets.com www.wychwoodfestival.com “You can go to festivals all over the world but none will be quite as homely as Wychwood” – The Independent “I couldn’t have picked a better way to ease into the festival season than with Wychwood… The bar has been raised further than expected.” – Seatwave.com “Highly regarded, family-friendly, mini Glastonbury” – The Word