The 2012 Woodford Folk Festival lineup keeps getting bigger and bigger and now, UK grunge-sters Will And The People have been announced to play the week-long fest.

Will AndThe People have been announced as part of this year’s Woodford Folk Festival! The UK grunge-pop reggae-ska collective will perform at the festival over three days – 27th, 28th and 29th December 2012! This is in addition to already announced Festival performances at Mullum Music and Peats Ridge.

Will And The People are a collective of people who have decided to play and make music together forever
They are perfect for main stages at festivals, living rooms, sweaty packed pubs and clubs at 3AM, in tents, fast cars, slow cars, and on boats and in the morning sun with a bloody mary. They all write songs and then play reggae, pop, grunge, ska and house, 4 to the floorand mix them all together

Their second album “Friends” has arrived. It was recorded in their barn in Berkshire, UK. The band filled the 17th Century barn with an array of hired outboard studio equipment and recorded all 12 tracks in a week. Check out our review of Friends.

With 12 songs on the album, it takes you from knees-up ska (‘Holiday’) to the sexy chilled reggae love of ‘Sensimilla’, to a more psychedelic and progressive sound seen in title track ‘Friends’, ‘Masterpiece’ and the ever so eccentric ‘Dreamer’.

You can view a selection of the main acts below, but be sure to head to the website for the full lineup and program.

There’s also a range of ticket options available, and all tickets (including early bird specials) are available now at: www.woodfordfolkfestival.com

Woodford Folk Festival 2012 Lineup

John Butler Trio / Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings / Katchafire / Kate Miller-Heidke / Jeff Martin / The Saints / Angus Stone / Archie Roach / Julia Stone /Urthboy / Emma Louise / Young Magic / Tim Hart / Stiff Gins / Hawksley Workman / Hermitude / Cub Scouts / Darren Percival and Band / Electric Empire / Folk Uke / Thelma Plum / Will & The People / Half Moon Run / Los Coronas / Mama Kin / Nicky Bomba’s BUSTAMENTO / Sticky Fingers / Sunshine Brothers Chapelier Fou / Swamp Thing / Andy Brown / Bobby Alu / Chris Gillespie & The Wandering Hands / Die Roten Punkte / Gramophone Man / Hugo & Treats / Impossible Odds / Juice Media’s Rap News / Kooii / Mario: Queen of the Circus / Microwave Jenny / Ngaiire / Playwrite / Radical Son + many more