Field Music, Gang of Four, Brix & The Extricated, The Membranes, Emma Pollock, Malcolm Middleton, Kid Canaveral, Middleman, Dancing Years, The Lake Poets, De Rosa, Johnny Foreigner, Her Name is Calla, Post War Glamour Girls, Sam Airey, Man Made, Fizzy Blood, The Spills, The Ainsley Band, Jonny The Firth, Yard Wars, I Set The Sea On Fire, Galaxians, Stop Drop Robot, Climbing Alice, Mi Mye, Ryan Young, Thomas Wilby Gang, Juffage, Milk Crimes, Yawning Dog, Framing Witches, Little Mono, Jack Winn, Habberdash, Lewis Armitage, Deadset Dream, Monoking, and One Day, After School are the latest acts announced for the 6th Long Division Festival taking place at multiple venues across the city of Wakefield, West Yorkshire, from Friday 10th until Sunday 12th June 2016 which earlier this year saw a Crowdfunding campaign secure the festival's future after a vital cut in funding.
The first acts confirmed were Los Campesinos!, and Bis.
The festival organisers were aiming to raise £6,000 to help bring the music festival to life. In fact over 100 supporters pledged over £7,500 towards the festival.
The format this year sees the opening Friday have a special guest perform at a free party. The main day is Saturday 11th June and will feature at least 8 stages, with 70+ bands performing from midday to midnight - the ticket is swapped for a wristband giving access to all venues.Sunday will feature LD's traditional live album recording with a special guest.
Ticket prices have been frozen at the 2015 price for next year, and organisers are now offering a reduction to just £15 for 18 to 21 year olds and £10 for 16 & 17 year olds.
Friday is free. An adult ticket for Saturday is priced at £25, and a ticket for those aged 18-21 years is priced at £15, and a ticket for those aged 16-17 1 years is priced at £10.
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