Following its unplanned hiatus in 2020, Tramlines Festival will be back and bigger than ever this year after they made a huge lineup announcement.
Headliners have been revealed as The Streets, Royal Blood and Richard Ashcroft, plus over 40 more acts have been unveiled, including The Kooks and Sophie Ellis-Bextor.
The Friday night headliner on ‘Sarah Nulty’s Main Stage’ will be The Streets whose enigmatic frontman, Mike Skinner, has performed exclusive DJ sets for Tramlines in the past but performs live for the first time providing a perfect start to the weekend's festivities.
Brit Award-winning rock duo, Royal Blood are the Saturday headliners, hot on the heels of their third LP, ‘Typhoons’ whilst former Verve frontman, Richard Ashcroft takes the prestigious Sunday night slot.
Tramlines Festival operations director, Timm Cleasby, said, “The pandemic has hit us all very hard in a million different ways but the support that Sheffield has already shown us is incredibly humbling for us all. We’re super excited to bring you what I feel is one of our strongest line ups.
"The three main headliners have been on my list for a good while now and we’ve got some brilliant returning friends as well. All this said, we’re very serious about the public’s safety and take our responsibilities regarding COVID very seriously. We’re keeping a close eye on developments and will act accordingly should things change.”
The Pigeon Detectives, Little Simz, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Mahalia, Everything Everything, Jack Bugg, The Sherlocks and The Fratellis are just some of the acts making up the lineup.
The event will take place from July 23-25 at Hillsborough Park, and festival-goers should keep an eye out for further lineup announcements, plus further announcements from across the festival site, including comedy and cabaret entertainment.
A limited number of weekend and day tickets will be on sale from 12pm this Friday, April 30.
Full list of announced acts:
The Streets, Royal Blood, Richard Ashcroft, The Kooks, DMA's, Blossoms, Dizzee Rascal, Tom Walker, Pale Waves, The Pigeon Detectives, Little Simz, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Mahalia, Everything Everything, Jack Bugg, The Sherlocks, The Fratellis, Sundara Karma, Alfie Templemen, The Blinders, The Hara, The Lathums, Georgia, Lucy Spraggan, The Magic Gang, Vistas, Lauran Hibberd, Deco, Abbie Ozard, Everly Pregnant Brothers, The Big Moon, Holly Humberstone, The Snuts, Fickle Friends, The Reytons, Baby Queen, Biig Piig, Before Breakfast, Bloxx, Lottery Winners, Shelley Byron & The Poison Sheep