University of Sheffield student union reveals exciting line-up for spring Get Together music festival

The University of Sheffield students’ union aims to add some cheer to a miserable time for students with the announcement of a new music festival next spring.

Thursday, 1st October 2020, 10:00 am

Get Together will take place over the early May bank holiday at the university Students’ Union, celebrating the best in music, food and drink.

A spokeswoman said: “In a year that has forced us to stay apart, and the majority of venues and festivals have had to shut their doors, Get Together, a new festival in Sheffield, looks forward to a time when music fans are once again able to share the joy of being in the same space and sharing the excitement of live music.”

The line-up includes The Murder Capital, Self Esteem, Working Men’s Club, The Orielles, Tim Burgess and Ibibio Sound Machine.

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The initial line-up for the SUSU Get Together Festival in May 2021

One of Ireland’s most exciting bands, The Murder Capital, play on Saturday, May 1. They played the Leadmill just before lockdown.

The finale to the festival on Sunday is outstanding Sheffield artist Self Esteem, Rebecca Taylor’s solo project that followed on from Slow Club.

Rebecca, who released her debut album Compliments Please to great acclaim last year, pronises new music, dancing and anthemic tunes.

Working Men’s Club, whose members come from Todmorden, Manchester and Sheffield, have quickly built a big reputation.The spokeswoman said: “They first gained attention with their post-punk-drenched debut single Bad Blood. Follow-up singles like Teeth and Valleys saw a new-line up and a more electronic, demanding sound.”

Tickets are on sale at www.lunatickets.co.uk

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