Held in Derbyshire, the Y-Not Festival started in 2006 with over 30 bands and DJs. This three day festival steers away from sponsorship and high prices. In 2014 the festival for 8,000 runs from Friday 1st until Sunday 3rd August over two stages at a site on Mouldridge Lane, near Matlock, Derbyshire.
The festival attempts to have an intimate nature, with many of the bands camping with festival goers, and friendly stewards. Late night entertainment includes a dance tent, or camp fire singalongs and there will be real ales and local ciders available.
Latest additions are Chloe Howl, Little Comets, Superfood, Canterbury, Racing Glaciers, Neon Waltz, Bang Bang Bang, and Prides.
White Lies, Dizzee Rascal, and Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls have been announced as headliners, the line-up also includes Razorlight, Shed Seven, Ella Eyre, The Fratellis, Newton Faulkner, Reel Big Fish, De La Soul, British Sea Power, Palma Violets, Spector, Tom Vek, The Sunshine Underground, Andrew WK, The Blackout, Cerebral Ballzy, Swim Deep, Saint Raymond, Beans on Toast, Yuck, Circa Waves, DZ Deathrays, Goldie Lookin' Chain, Bipolar Sunshine, Josh Record, Shlomo, Sonic Boom Six, Turbowolf, Luke Sital-Singh, Natives, LostAlone, Fight Like Apes, Slaves, Hotei, God Damn, Baby Godzilla, Blitz Kids, Empire, Freeze The Atlantic, Tangled Hair, Woahnows, M+A, Post War Glamour Girls, Doctrines, Emperor Yes, Emperor Chung, In Colour, INVSN, Lyger, Max Raptor, The James Warner Prophecies, Bare Knuckle Parade, Menace Beach, The Wytches, King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys, Amber Run, Tiger Cub, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Itch, Eliza and The Bear, Lonely The Brave, Darlia, Night Engine, Best Friends, Flyte, Brawlers, Nothing But Thieves, Nordic Giants, Black Moth, The First, Youth Man, and Hungerhoff & The Wild Roots. These are just the first acts for Y-Not's ten stages.
For the line-up details as available click here.
Tickets have sold out. Tickets were priced at £84.50 plus booking fees. A ticket for children aged 12 years & Under is free, an early entry Thursday (from 2pm) ticket is priced at £13, a car parking pass is £5, and a campervan pass is priced at £30.
A joint ticket of entrance to Y Not and 2000trees was priced at £140.
Fancy dress theme
The theme for this year's fancy dress has not yet been announced.
Want to play?
Y Not have a submission page for bands wanting to play - here - upload a song by Soundcloud or YouTube format.
More information will be here when available.
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