Summer Lovin'... Festival News!posted by Nyah, 30 Jan 2014
In the last couple of days we've had some amazing festival line up announcements!
Our hometown favourite Live At Leeds (3rd May) have just dropped their biggest line up yet! Fancy all of the talent and excitement of a festival without the mud, plastic ponchos and obligatory pack of wet wipes*? Metropolitan Live At Leeds brings the best of the music scene to Leeds' doorstep in the city's best venues.
You can nip from venue to venue catching established and up & coming talent but whether you're watching a long time favourite or discovering a new one, this is an event not to be missed!
ALBERT HAMMOND JR / BLOOD RED SHOES / CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN / CHLÖE HOWL / CIRCA WAVES / CLEAN BANDIT / COURTNEY BARNETT / DRENGE / ELLA EYRE / FUCK BUTTONS / HUDSON TAYLOR / I LIKE TRAINS / JOHNNY FLYNN / KING CHARLES / KODALINE / LAUREN AQUILINA / LIZZO / LOS CAMPESINOS! / NEUROSIS / NINA NESBITT / PULLED APART BY HORSES / ROYAL BLOOD / SAY LOU LOU / THE HOLD STEADY / THE MIDNIGHT BEAST / WOLF ALICE / YUCK & loads more!
Saturday Wristbands - http://www.leedstickets.com/eventinfo/4135/Live-at-Leeds-Saturday-Wristband
*You can bring wet wipes if you really, really want to.
From the beautiful Adriatic, Soundwave Festival Croatia (17th-21st July) have announced an eclectic lineup of heavyweights from electronic dance to dub, hiphop to funk via jazz and back again. If you're looking for relaxed daytimes followed by nights to remember and a few incredible boat parties thrown in for good measure - this is the festival for you!
Set against the backdrop of Europe's most beautiful festival site in the seaside town of Tisno, this festival is closely guarded secret by those in the know!
Full Line Up:
FAT FREDDY'S DROP | MADLIB | MR SCRUFF | GOLD PANDA | THE BUG
GENTLEMAN'S DUB CLUB | HUEY MORGAN | OM UNIT | ELIPHINO | JONWAYNE
RIOT JAZZ | FLAKO | ALEXANDER NUT | ANDREW ASHONG | GILLA | BOBA FATT | JON K
CHEEBA | JONNY DUB | CHUNKY | DELE SOSIMI | MR THING & ESSA | THE MOUSE OUTFIT
Plus: SOULEANCE | ANUSKA | WYLES & SIMPSON | TANYA AUCLAIR | TAWIAH | RICH REASON |
WARA | THE BLUNTSKINS | BEDMO DISCO | BLOXED BEATS | TEHBIS | RENEGADE BRASS BRAND |
THE PURIST | SOLKO | ALTA | AMIN PAYNE | MIEUX | SEKUOIA | GREENWOOD SHARPS | SCARPER
JOSCA CREUZFELDT | PAUSE | DUB SMUGGLERS | ORIGIN ONE | REAL ROOTS | KATJA SULC
Tickets (Advance & Group) available here: http://www.leedstickets.com/eventinfo/3828/Soundwave-Festival-2014-17-21-July
Last but certainly not least we have a newbie to the scene - Leeds Ska and Mod Festival (2nd August). Set in Millennium Square the one day event promises to conjure up old memories and create some new ones too. They'll be bringing together some massive names from ska and mod history for the first time to give you the best of the music that changed everything!
Current Line Up:
FROM THE JAM, (feat. Bruce Foxton),
THE BEAT (feat. Ranking Roger),
BAD MANNERS (feat. Buster Bloodvessel)
Tickets available here - http://www.leedstickets.com/eventinfo/4101/Leeds-Ska-and-Mod-Festival
So book your holiday off work early because this summer is going to be a big one!