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The Orb, arguably the world’s top electronic dance pioneers, have been announced as one of the first acts set to perform at this year’s Rhythmtree Festival.

Celebrating 30 years at the forefront of musical innovation, The Orb will be presenting a seamless set of classic material when they take to the stage at Three Gates Farm in July. But that’s not all…

It has also been announced that the iconic 60’s rock and roll band The Zombies will perform on the Sunday night of the 3-day festival. The band are still a major live force and founder members Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent still front the group.

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In amongst the trees, Tankus the Henge will be hosting their own special guests on the Woodland Stage and will also be providing their own energy filled set to close the 9th annual Rhythmtree Festival.

The Levellers frontman Mark Chadwick will be delivering a rare solo performance at the sofa filled Didg Cafe. Over in the shady woods, Misty in Roots will be performing a set and new breed roots rockers, Natty and The Rebelship are also set to take to the stage.

Travelling across to South America, Mexcian good time specialists Los De Abajo will entertain you with their central American Ska and The Sambruso All Stars will bring you the multi million selling, cuban salsa album ‘The Buena Vista Social Club’ in its entirety. In true Rhythmtree diversity the singing act, Spooky Men’s Chorale will perform their hilarious acapella set.

SC4M promoters will return again to the Little Woods stage bringing you performances from singer songwriter Peter Bruntnell and many more to be announced.

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Rhythmtree Festival offers families 3 days of over 120 acts across 6 stages, including free camping, free parking and numerous kids activities and entertainment.

Tickets are available online at or in person at Caffe Isola, St James Street, Newport.

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