Tramlines 2016

around the festival site

Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th July 2016
various venues and open spaces, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2HB, England MAP
Daily capacity: 50,000
Last updated: Mon 18th Jul 2016

Tramlines festival returns for a 8th year and takes place between Friday 22nd and Sunday 24th July 2016 at various venues and open spaces across Sheffield.


Dizzee Rascal will headline the headline the Main Stage on the opening night. Kelis and co-headliners George Clinton And Funkadelic/Parliament top the bill on Saturday, and Catfish & The Bottlemen and Jurassic 5 will co-headline on Sunday night. Also confirmed are Dawn Penn, Field Music, Goldie, Hinds, Levelz Takeover, Little Simz, Mumdance b2b Pinch, Norman Jay, Paranoid London, Toddla T Takeover, Young Fathers, All We Are, Amy Becker, C Duncan, Craig Charles, Crazy P Soundsystem, David Rodigan, The Mouse Outfit, Mr Scruff & MC Kwasi, Quantic, Capo Lee, Cervo, Da Rico, Dego, JVC, Last Japan, Logan Sama, Pareidolia, Rita Maia, Dan Mangan, Denis Sulta, FYI Chris, Gwenno, Marquis Hawkes, Matrixxman, Meilyr Jones, Mt. Wolf, Randall, Rukhsana Merrise, Thomas Truax, The Crookes, Blessa, and Trash.

Latest additions The Dandy Warhols, DJ Hype & IC3, Dub Phizix & DRS, Eliza and The Bear, Inheaven, Jack Dat, Kate Jackson, Kiko Bun, Machinedrum & Ragga Twins, Mica Levi, Marika Hackman, Medlar, Nordic Giants, Public Service Broadcasting, Steve Davis, Andy H, Arnivore, Bernard & Edith, The Big Eyes Family Players, Blood Sport, Bluewave, Daniel Whitehouse, Deep Space Orchestra, Denham Audio, Dialects, DMK, Emily May, Es.Q, FOES, Frazer, Future Wildstyle, Gett Off, Global Roots Soundsystem, Goat Head, Gramercy Park, High Hazels, Hot Diamond Aces, The Hot Soles, Jayskilatah, Jim Ghedi & Toby Hay, Loam, LOR, Lo Shea, Madam X, Napoleon IIIrd, Pedram, Perc, Pixx, Plenty Vibes, Rev. Austin, Rye Wax, Sir Spyro, Sly & the Family Drone, The SSS, Souljam, Ste Roberts, Suited & Booted Dancehall Brotherz, Throws, True Fiction, and Unit 3.

The line-up also includes The Enemy, Jane Weaver, Shining, Basement, Little Comets, Moon Duo, Teleman, Holy Esque, Beaty Heart, Mystery Jets, Gaz Coombes, My Nu Leng & Dread MC, Novelist, Floorplan, Skream, Leon Vynehall, Scuba, Floorplan, Hinds, Leon Vynehall, Skream, Ardyn, Banana Hill, Blessa, Boddika, Coco, Ekkah, ArcTanGent DJs, Clay, Cowtown, NARCS, Toucans, Yndi Halda, Zuzu, exmagician, Fleetmac Wood, Holly Macve, Jasper James, K.O.G & the Zongo Brigade, Kuenta i Tambu, Laura J Martin, Levelz, Miles From Kinshasa, Nice Like Rice, P Money, Pure Bathing Culture, Roseau, Sticky Blood, Sundara Karma, Tom Trago, and Zed Bias b2b Paleman

Tramlines gives festival-goers a chance to see established artists alongside up and coming acts, across four outdoor stages and over 70 venues including the Leadmill, Foundry/Fusion, Octagon, o2 Academy, Hope Works, The Harley, Queens Social Club, City Hall, Cathedral, Yellow Arch, The Night Kitchen, Millennium Galleries, and Corporation.

The main stage sits on Devonshire Green, whilst public areas like Barker’s Pool will be filled yet again with street theatre, dancers and workshops. The festival will also see the welcome return of free-entry, family-friendly areas including the Folk Forest, the Buskers Bus, and the Weston Park party.

For the line-up details as available see the Tramlines Festival line-up page.


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The early bird offer has ended. Tickets are priced at £42. Children aged under 12 years can attend for free.

The 2016 ticketing system brings with it some changes, with the introduction of Day and Night tickets now making it easier for festival-goers to catch their favourite bands. From £23 +bf, festival goers can opt for a Daytime Ticket, providing access to all outdoor stages and various venues. For fans of dance music of all kinds,a Night-time Ticket is available for £20 + bf, permitting entry to clubs on Friday and Saturday night, or from £5+ bf if Sunday is the night to stay out!

The festival includes stages, venues and themed trails that will take you to every corner of the city. The festival site (Sheffield) is easily reached by the UK road and rail networks.


This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in Sheffield and the South Yorkshire area.

Getting there

The festival site is Sheffield city which is easily accessible by road and rail networks. Travel South Yorkshire is lending its support, with schemes to bring visitors in from the outskirts of Sheffield and beyond.

More information will be here when available.

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