Many more acts have been added to Tramlines festival, which returns for a fifth year between Friday 19th and Sunday 21st July 2013 to the city of Sheffield.
Included within the new acts are 65daysofstatic, who will be playing their only scheduled hometown appearance this year, where their 'Sleepwalk City' event will present a unique and immersive audio-visual experience in the Millennium Gallery, exploring submersion, noise, and the collapse of everything. Open throughout the Saturday and Sunday of the Tramlines weekend, this multi-speaker and digital projection installation will feature original music based on sections of 65daysofstatic’s forthcoming sixth album, released in September 2013, while on the Saturday and Sunday evenings the installation will be accompanied by a series of experimental live performances by the band.
Also announced for the festival is indie-pop outfit Dog Is Dead who will be headlining Stage 2 on Sunday 21 July as part of a lineup curated by local band Rolo Tomassi. Ex Razorlight frontman Johnny Borrell & Zazou, join the line up at the Leadmill together with King Charles, and Charlie Boyer and The Voyeurs, while BBC Introducing favouritesThe Heartbreaks, and hotly-tipped newcomers IYES, are added to the bill at The Harley.
Also newly confirmed are: 12 Dirty Bullets, Sam Airey, Ajimal, All The Best Tapes, Apes, Alex Arnout, Bad Apple DJs, Bayoné, Beauty Heart , Bez, Bitches, Black Dogs, Bloody Knees, Brawther, Simon Brown, Brown Brogues, Bondax, Canterbury, Cast Ashore, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Darren Campbell, Cast Ashore, Dino, Displace DJs, Donuts Residents, Sean Doughty, Dubfreq, Emperor, Feedback DJs, Jeramiah Ferrari, Forrest, Feed The Rhino, Sam Forrest, Emma Jade Garbutt , George Ezra, Gnarwolves, Nima Gorji, Grass House, Great Cop, Andy H, Happa, Healing Powers, Hekima & the Bongo Flava, Hey Joni, Hey Sholay, Tom Hingley, Holy Other, Jordan Hope, Matt Horton, Humanfly, Jeremy Underground Paris, Reece Johnson, Krystal Klear, Lets Buy Happiness, Lofter Live, Loom, Lorca, The Lost Brothers, Luca, Lukant, Steve Lynam , Marius And Me , Martelo, Marmozets, Mella Dee, Memorex DJs, Mensa, Misty's Big Adventure, Money, Moose Blood, Nai Harvest, Neck Deep, Only Real, Oscillate Wildly Residents, Papayér, Graeme Park, Pedestrian, Maribou State, Pipedream, Plaids, Polar, Yo Preston, Josh Record, Steve Roberts, Bert Rodgers, Simon Roe, Roots Residents, Ryad DJs, Samu.l, Shortcuts , Pete Simpson, The Sinking Feeling, Sisters, Sivu, Slowcoaches, John Smith, Soul Funk House DJs , Spanking Machine, Spit n Strings & The Moody Mutterings, Steak Number Eight, Storms, Story Books, Super K, Jordan Turbill, Sandy Turnbull, Two Skies, Vince Vega, Vuvuvultures, Liam Walsh, Haworth Ward-Drummond, Kerri Watt, Waylayers, Weirds, We Sleep in This Machine, Ian Whitehead, Wife, Seb Wildblood, Wild Smiles, and Without Maps.
The festival features hundreds of artists in venues across Sheffield including four outdoor stages, and gives festival-goers a chance to see established artists alongside up and coming acts. These include 2.54, Luke Abbott, Alessi's Ark, Amplifier, Anathema, Broken Hands, Brolin, Bromheads, Bondax, B. Traits, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Cheatahs, Citizen, The Crookes, Coasts, Counting Coins, Deaf Club, DJ EZ, Dre Skull, Dub Phizix & Strategy, Chris Duckenfield, Duke Dumont, Dutch Uncles, Eliza and the Bear, Everly Pregnant Brothers, Jeramiah Ferrari, Forgemasters, Fossil Collective, Fenech Soler, Friends, Maurice Fulton, Hekima & The Bongo Flava, I Like Trains, The Invisible, Lanterns on the Lake, Lulu James, Jim Jones Revue, Kagoule, Kasra, Lianne La Havas, Lemuria, The Lost Brothers, Masters in France, Maybeshewill, Melanie Pain (Nouvelle Vague), Menace Beach, Misty's Big Adventure, New Young Pony Club, The Talks, Theo Parrish, Peggy Sue, The Pineapple Thief, PINS, John J Presley, David Rodigan, Rolo Tomassi, Nadine Shah, Shangaan Electro, Sky Larkin, Slow Club, John Smith, Stay Positive, Storms, Stylo G, Sweet Baboo, Tall Ships, Teleman, Theme Park, Thumpers, Toddla T Sound, TTNG, TY, Wet Nuns, and Witch Hunt.
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Started in 2010 Tramlines key goal was to give festival-goers a chance to see established artists alongside up and coming acts. Entry this year is £6 per day or £15 for the weekend and it delivers a line-up that would normally cost a packet. Buy tickets now >>.
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