Franz Ferdinand, and Friendly Fires to headline Festival No. 6

plus The Charlatans, Django Django, Jessie Ware, Anna Calvi, The Horrors, & more

By Mike Marshall | Published: Tue 13th Feb 2018

Festival No. 6 2018 - Franz Ferdinand
Photo credit: Steve Collins

Festival No. 6 2018

Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th September 2018
various venues, Portmeirion, Gwynedd, LL48 6ER, Wales MAP
from £180 for the weekend
Daily capacity: 12,000

The headliners and more have been announced for Festival No. 6, which takes place at Various Venues in Portmeirion, Wales between Thursday 6th and Sunday 9th September 2018.

Franz Ferdinand will headline the Friday, after releasing their new album "Always Ascending" on Friday 9th February, and Friendly Fires return from a brief hiatus to close the festival on the Sunday. They join previously announced headliners The The, who play on Saturday.

Other announced acts include The Charlatans, Manchester Camerata Orchestra, Joe Duddell and the No.6 Ensemble, Jessie Ware, Everything Everything, Django Django, Ride, Anna Calvi, The Horrors, A Certain Ratio, Gaz Coombes, Go Go Penguin, Alexis Taylor, Paul Draper, Lewis Capaldi, Tom Walker, Hak Baker, Amen Dunes, Hollie Cook, Gengahr, Haelos, Gwenno, The Lovely Eggs, Warm Digits, Raf Rundell, Amber Arcades, Tom Williams

The DJ/electronic line-up will feature:- Kenny Dope, Roy Davis Jnr, Hot Chip, Erol Alkan, Willow, Honey Dijon, Horse Meat Disco.

Luke Huxham, the festival manager for No. 6, commented on the announcement:

We always aim to raise the bar with our programme. Our mandate is to deliver a diverse but coherent line-up combining stone-cold legends like The The with the cream of emerging talent and this year is no exception.

The festival goes from strength to strength and we still have an enormous amount of talent in music, arts, culture and food still to reveal. The seventh Festival No.6 is going to be truly incredible. We can’t wait!”

As well as music, the festival will also feature an extensive arts and culture line-up, including Suggs, Will Self, Jeremy Deller, and Eimear McBride.

Andrew Weatherall will be curating the Psychedelic Faber Social stage, which will feature Dorian Cope, Jeremy Deller, David Keenan, and more.

Edith Bowman will talk to Irvine Welsh about music and films, with screenings including Oxide Ghosts - The Brass Eye Tapes, and classical French film La Haine, with a live soundtrack performed by Asian Dub Foundation.

Tickets are on sale, currently priced as follows:-

Adult, Thursday arrival, with camping: £200
Adult, Thursday arrival, without camping: £190
Youth, Thursday arrival, with camping: £135
Youth, Thursday arrival, without camping: £125
Adult, Friday arrival, with camping: £185
Adult, Friday arrival, without camping: £175
Youth, Friday arrival, with camping: £125
Youth, Friday arrival, without camping: £115
Child (0-10): £10
Park & Ride parking pass: £22

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