The most recent district to be announced in Boomtown’s bumper pack of line-ups is the much loved Mayfair. With a backdrop of Vintage Remix, Funk & Soul and Electro Swing, this highly theatrical district brings characters, costumes and ultimate fun to the forefront; whilst at the same time putting consumerism and capitalism under the microscope through the multitude of interactive street venues, walkabout characters and immersive theatre.

Acts representing the Mayfair music genres on  the  Town Centre include; independant French producer Wax Tailor, festival favourites 10-piece live outfit Smerins Anti-Social Club, Sam & The Womp’s trumpet and vocal Balkan electronica  and Bordeaux beatmakers Smokey Joe & The Kid with their infectious hip hop loops.

Mixing 1940s jazz with hip hop, drum & bass, house and techno, The Ballroom presents a glittering extravaganza courtesy of Charleston-inspired electro from Alice Francis, bringing Romania to Hampshire. Future Funk duo LMZG (Lamuzgueule) will take the crowd through a history of vintage sounds and Paris/New York duo GinkGoa provide a modern slant on Electroswing. Bristol boys The Allergies deliver ‘vintage sounds reshaped for the dancefloor’ whilst Smoove and Turrell’s Northern Funk encompasses soul, hip hop and jazz.

Twisted cabaret and swinging steampunk awaits any that stroll past The Bandstand, where the most colourful acts go to shine.

Find there the fantastically barmy Hallouminati mixing ragga punk with traditional Greek sounds, Gypsy Unit bulking up basslines with infectious string sections and skapunk Londoners Imperial Leisure exciting the feet.

Long-standing street venue, Park Hotel is the ultimate playground with an almighty Soca takeover on the cards, courtesy of Jus Now, Dub Boy, Atki2 and AAA Badboy. Crowd participation at its finest, Laid Blak will be getting the crowd to go down low whilst Eva Lazarus and The Afronaughts bring 3 part harmonies to jungle, garage, hip hop and everything in between. The Mayfair Street Party will be taking swing to the streets with Scottish collective, Electrikal Sound System supplying their mega rig fresh from Thursday’s Sector 6 opening. Expect sets from Dutty Moonshine, Big Swing Sound ft Hypeman Sage and C@ In The H@ to name a few.

Down the shimmering side streets and The Bank’s doors are open for all to discover where money goes to lie before gazing down from the Sky Bar with a glass of champagne.

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Will Priscott

Francis Waspe Christine Alderton

Nick Gatt

Mark Salmon the dude you got with your vodka 😂

Charlotte Emma Longe Why you'd love Boomtown

Sophie Speke you're coming with me next year.

It's just the most amazing festival ✌🏽

Jordan Mew]]]

Sam Christopher Sigournay

Max Mallon Jehane Dewar

Toby Prior 😉😂 wasn't boomtown awesome?! 😉 X

Holly Belle Mike Mickewitz 🙂 Just a sampling of the ppl who go as characters....

Vicki Page

Katy Bush

Icons!!! 🌼 🌺 🌷

Jasmine Hannah our beloved fish man does not feature!

This guy?

Loved this guy too!

I love boomtown, been 5 times now but this year there were less older people are less sparkle, dress up, lights and characters that people have created off their own back. I feel it has evolved too much into a drum n bass raving festival rather than what it was x

Barry Cartlidge bamboozling photos I feel overwhelmed 😂

Alice O'neill I am so sad we didn't go on our walk I missed most of this 😫 xxx

so much magic!

Amanda Hatfield Heidi Harrison Clare Hurley we really need to do this fest looks well magical 🌈

I love this town, bring on next year!


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Sean Jarvis looked muad

Livvy Rich

James Robbins


Gareth Burton Sophie Alice "FUCK THAT SIDE"

Joe quinn looked better if ya was in the mix

Lucca Joy Luke Harri Patch Wills

Debz Richards

Roy James Simpson

Sam Jenkins unlucky 🙂

Elsie Bradley Middle !!!!! laved it

Dion Scott


Aidan Smith song

Jarrad Smith James Tse Lewis Buddle Jack Pritchard George Roberts Connor Sutherland

Eammon Largent

Nigel Lawrence

Emma Burrow

Joe Price 🙂

Atlanta Hayward Tommy Oxley Dan Cupidi Bonnie Anne Naef Chloe Alexandra Sophia Ruby Burgess Jack Mcfarlane Koren Gamble Conor Andrews-Tibbott wish we were here rn

Amy Parkins

Tom Richardson Kiara Bryan Tez Theresa Merry can we all go next year????

Christopher Vines

Kane Robinson Liam Thomas Dunn Dylan Howarth Jasper Markham should have got to front!

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