Fruits de Mer announces the Psychedelic Music Festival of 2015, or at least the FdM Festival of 2015, with dates set for August in Wales.
by Henry Schneider, Published 2014-12-06
Building on the success of 2014's Crabstock Festival, Fruits de Mer decided to make 2015's festival bigger and better, extending it to 3 days with some special invited guests.
This is a save the date announcement: August 7, 8, and 9 at the Cellar Bar and Penny's Gallery in Cardigan, Wales. There is even a special early bird price of £45, discounted from £60. Just like the Crabstock Festival, there will an FdM "Goodie Bag" as well as tons of vinyl and many unique releases just for the weekend.
Here is a list of the acts already signed up for the festival:
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