Lawrence Taylor, Jones, Cape Cub, Phoria, Night Beats, Actor, Bang Bang Romeo, ESPA, Hunck, Georgie, Isaac Gracie, Johnny Lloyd, King No-One, Leif Ericsson, Pixx, Pumarosa, The Rubens, The Wholls, and Warhaus lead the latest acts for the multi-city, multi-venue Dot to Dot in it's 11th edition and returning to Manchester, Bristol and Nottingham from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th May 2016.
Regional additions include Spring King, Delamere, Girl Friend, Pale Waves, All Hail Hyena, Barron, Billy Bibby, Blooms, Bruja, Calan Mai, Carl North, Cassie, Charlotte Cannon, Dom Major, Easy Kill, Ethan & The Reformation, Fairchild, Feed The Kid, Gymnast, Inland Taipan, 1st 1st, Jordan Allen, La Boum Fatale, Ladies' Darts Night, Liines, Louie Louie, Lyon Apprentice, Mary Joanna, Mums, Nude, Pale Waves, Pines, Poppy WS, Puppet Rebellion, Richard McNevin-Duff (Space Monkeys Accoustic), Rothwell, Sam Craighan, Sam Frost, Strange Bones, The Bear around Your Neck, Thing, and Young War added to Manchester.
Bristol will host Fenne Lilly, Van Zeller, Rozelle, New Carnival, Stevie Parker, Tamu Massif, Agata, Andy Oliveri and The Mountaineers, Bad Sounds, Block, Body Clocks, Bryde, Chay Snowden, Cousin Kula, Diving Bell, Drown!, Elea Calvet, Fairview, Family Jools, Farebrother, Fossette, Gilda Parade, I Am The Universe, Jack Cookson, Jemima Surrender, Joshua, Juke Jaxon, Keir, Liberto Wolf, Lice, Madilan, Mark Nichols, Me. You And Thomas, Michael Vickers, Milo's Planes, Moon Club, Moriaty, Mutant Thoughts, New Palace Talkies, Nicholson Hral, No Violet, Oliver Wilde, Peter & The Harmonics, Rain, Regime, Rink, Sam Brockington, Sam Gallop, Sienna Chorus, Soeur, Ten Tonnes, The Gin Birkins, The Karma Repair Kit, Thom Quentin Leigh, Towers, White Parker, Why We Love, and Youth.
Whilst headed for Nottingham will be Crosa Rosa, 94 Gunships, Adam Clarkson, Ajay Henry, Albosel, Alexa Hawksworth, Ali Bonsai, April Towers, Ashfields, Autumn Diet Plans, Babe Punch, Bad Men, Billie Bob Willmott Duo, Bone China, Brad Dear, Brad Matthews, Cadets, Cameron Sinclair Harris, Cecil Chamberlain, Charlotte Carpenter, Cheshire and the Cat, Christian Deveaux, Congi, Daisy Godfrey, Daudi Matsiko, David Keye, Deco, Diablofurs, Dusty Bible, Elias Diamantis, Elliot Hollins And Polly, Field Studies, Foule, Future Shinjuku, Gallery 47, Gemma And Franklyn, George Gadd, He Is A Pegasus, Holly Fallon, Holly Taylor Gamble, I Am Londo, Iamstarz, Isle Empire, Ja Ja Ok, James Letta, Jamie Moon, Jaque Seviour, Jimi Mack, JJ Pluto, Joe Miles, Johnny Richardson, Jonny Olley, Joseph Knight, Josh Wheatley, Juneau, Kalli Ashton, Kate Auburn, Kermes, Keto, Lacey, Lauren Rycroft, Laykes, Lee Gough, Little Bribes, Locks, Lowrie, Lucille, Luke Whittemore, Lunadogs, Maed Hurts, Malique Warner, Mannequin, Matt Grocott And The Shrives, Natt Hubbert, Matt Humphries, Melissa Danial Ward, Michael Reddington, Mission Creep, Molly and Jack, Mowbeck, New Apostles, No Nothings, Only Shadows, Paper Shop Dave, Parisa, Patawawa, Rob Green, Rory Cannon, Ryan Farmer, Sam Bennett, Sam Nicholson, Same Streets, Sarah Carey, Sea Monster Eyes, Shane De Silva, Silver Wilson, Starwheel, Stav, Sunset Nebula, Tamebeserk, Tash Bird, Tazer, The Damn Heavy, The Herron Brothers, The Jack Buckley Trio, The Lizards, The Mariachis, The Mithered, The Ruffs, These Your Children, The Species, The Sunflower Thieves, The Young, Thrasonic, Ti Funk, Tierney Duo, Tom McCartney, Tusk, Tyler Nugent, Vanity Box, Webbo And The Soft Toys, Whisky Stain, Yakobo, You Want Fox!, and Youthoracle.
The triumvirate line-up at Manchester, Bristol and Nottingham will also feature Mystery Jets co-headline with Augustines, they lead the first acts announced - The Temper Trap, Rat Boy, Lauren Aquilina, Sundara Karma, The Japanese House, The Sherlocks, Little Green Cars, Ardyn, Barns Courtney, Bleeding Heart Pigeons, Chappo, Cigarettes After Sex, Crosa Rosa, Dancing Years, Ekkah, Estrons, The Jacques, Lewis Del Mar, Liss, New Carnival, Northeast Party House, Stephen Kellogg, Dua Lipa, The Hunna, Baba Naga, Babeheaven, Ben Caplan & The Casual Smokers, Blaenavon, Cloves, Day Wave, Diet Cig, Dreller, EERA, Face, Fews, Formation, Girl Friend, Hannah Grace, Haus, Hudson Scott, Into The Ark, John Joseph Brill, Meadowlark, Mt. Wolf, New Desert Blues, Nimmo, Palace Winter, Pleasure Beach, Raphaella, Reigning Days, RIVRS, Sarah Walk, Sego, Skinny Living, Starling, Stevie Parker, Sway Clarke II, SWMRS, Tamu Massif, White Room, Will Joseph Cook, and Trevor Sensor. The Festival showcases up and coming bands and DJs from the UK and beyond.
Tickets, which give access to the entire bill across all the venues, in each respective city, are priced at £25.
Manchester opens the event on Friday, Bristol hosts the event on the Saturday, with it then held the day after in Nottingham.
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