Baxter Dury

A natural performer and vivid lyricist, his careworn yet twinkling alternative pop is loved by everyone from Pedro Almodóvar to Pixies

The Times

Charismatic songwriter Baxter Dury releases his new album ‘Night Chancers’ later this month, a collection of ten-songs which in his own words are “a psychological journey through the maze bit in The Shining”.

With a headline set scheduled for our Main Stage, local fans have a second chance to see his sonic journey unfold live this year, after his show at Bristol’s SWX sold-out in under a day.

From what we’ve heard, his sixth album features some of his most incisive and musically dexterous songs so far, infused with classic disco, Italian pop, ’80s hip hop beats and smart strings. It promises to be a special moment in the history of Farmfest when he takes to the stage; Baxter, the farm awaits you…