Scotland’s award wining, Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival have added a host of new acts to their 2023 line-up.

Making their Belladrum festival debut are Manchester indie pop 4 piece, Pale Waves. The band won of the 2018 NME Under the Radar Award with their debut studio album, My Mind Makes Noises was released later that year. The band’s second album, Who Am I? peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart and the record also hit number one on the UK Independent Albums Chart, and the band’s third album, Unwanted was released In August 2022.

Scouting For Girls, who last headlined Belladrum way back in 2008, make a return this year along with Newton Faulkner and the non-stop party that is Colonel Mustard & The Dijon Five.

Other acts added to the bill include the brilliant dream-pop duo, Poster Paints featuring Simon Liddell (Olympic Swimmers, Frightened Rabbit) and Carla J Easton; dynamic duo, The Laurettes, Calum Jones and 80s blue eyed soul legend, Martin Kemp from Spandau Ballet.

They join headliners, Travis, Sigrid and Bastille.  Many more acts will be announced over the coming months.

Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival takes place in the beautiful Highland surroundings of Belladrum Estate, near Beauly in Inverness-shire on 27th-29th July 2023.

Tickets are on sale now and available from: