We’re lucky enough to be friends with some of our favourite bands and fully intend to spend our summer running about in fields trying to find them. Here is a festival plan to help you identify which of these friends will be playing things and where. I expect more dates will come in so we’ll try our best to keep this updated!
The Great Escape - Brighton (16th - 18th May)
Mazes and Kinnie The Explorer (plus Playlounge, Joey Fourr, Splashh and Tyrannosaurus Dead at the Alt Escape!) join Parquet Courts, Eagulls and Mac Demarco.
Independent Record Fayre - Brighton (17th May)
Come buy records from us, some good friends and amazing labels! Organised by Dan of Faux Discx, also selling things will be Alcopop, Italian Beach Babes, Marshall Teller, Fat Cat, Gringo and so many more!
Dot To Dot - Manchester/Bristol/Nottingham (24th - 26th May)
Best Friends join Wolf Alice, Bo Ningen and PINS.
Lemonfest - Newton Abbot (1st June)
Big Wave join Tall Ships, Lucy Rose and Towns.
Latitude - Southwold (18th - 21st July)
Flamingods and Joanna Gruesome join Hookworms, Yo La Tengo and Modest Mouse.
Tramlines - Sheffield (19th - 21st July)
Best Friends join Menace Beach, Cheatahs and Sky Larkin.
Knee Deep Festival - Cornwall (9th - 10th August)
Flamingods join a still TBA line up.
Green Man - Glanusk (15th - 18th August)
Flamingods join Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Veronica Falls and Band Of Horses.
Beacons - Yorkshire (16th - 18th August)
Best Friends and Splashh join Menace Beach, Gold Panda and Solange.
Reading and Leeds - duh (23rd - 25th August)
Splashh join California X, Johnny Marr and British Sea Power.
SECRET EVENT PUT IT IN YOUR DIARIES (31st August)
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Bestival - Isle Of Wight (5th - 8th September)
Gum (performing a special live score to 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea!) join Parquet Courts, Elton John and Drenge.
Southsea Fest - Portsmouth (14th September)
The Black Tambourines, Cycle Schmeichel, Slowcoaches and Yoofs join another TBA lineup.