By The Sea Festival, which takes place at the refurbished Dreamland Margate, in Margate, Kent, over the weekend of Friday 29th September until Sunday 1st October 2017 has announced its headline acts.
Expanding to include a third day for the first time, headlining the Friday night are Everything Everything, while Saturday is headlined by Metronomy, and closing the event on the Sunday will be The Libertines. A supporting cast of live acts and DJs will will be announced over the coming weeks and months.
By The Sea will base most of its activities at the iconic Dreamland amusement park in Margate – a town that continues to enjoy a rejuvenation inspired by a growing local cultural industry, as well as having fringe events and after-parties within the town. Dreamland was recently relaunched after a major investment, which saw the site revamped and expanded with a focus on authentic vintage rides including the second oldest wooden roller coaster in the UK, Wedgwood Tea Cups and the Magic Mouse, reflecting its uniquely British heritage.
Tickets go on sale at 9am this Friday 16th June, priced at £82.50 for all three days.
Two-day tickets for any two days will also be available, priced at £67.50 for Saturday and Sunday, £47.50 for Friday and Saturday, and £54.50 for Friday and Sunday.
Day tickets are priced at £20 for the friday, £32.50 for the Saturday, and £39.50 for the Sunday.
Extra entertainments include Dreamland fairground rides, dodgem DJ sets, Record Market, Margate Museum acoustic sessions, daytime events and after-parties across Margate Old Town and on the Main Sands.
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