Dot to Dot 2014

About the best UK inner-city Festival

Saturday 31st May 2014

Teeming with the best new music, and officially the ‘Best Metropolitan Festival’ of 2013 as crowned by The UK Festival Awards, Dot to Dot Festival returns once again as the UK's premier festival for unearthing the hottest new talent around, alongside established acts from all over the globe. Now in its ninth year and touring Manchester (Fri 23rd May), Bristol (Sat 24th May) and Nottingham (Sun 25th May), Dot To Dot’s ever eclectic line-up is set for its biggest and best year to date. Announced so far ... 

Peace // The Midnight Beast 

Drenge // Saint Raymond // Catfish & The Bottlemen// Real Estate  

Lauren Aquiliana  // Luke Sital-Singh  // Courtney Barnett 

 Darlia // Kyla La Grange // Wolf Alice // Years & Years

The Pizza Underground // Hudson Taylor // Josh Record  

Adam Barnes // Alice Boman // Amber Run //  Barbarossa // Betty Who // Big Sixes // Caveman // Champs // Charlotte OC  // Cousin Marine // Dolomite Minor // Drowners // Emily and the Woods // Ezra Furman // Famy // Fickle Friends // Frank Hamilton //  Fred Page
 Freddie Dickson // 
Fyfe //  Gallery Circus  //  Gavin James //  Gengahr
George Barnett // God Damn // Hero Fisher // Horse Thief // Indiana // Jamie Isaac // JAWS //Johnny Lloyd //Joel Baker // July Talk // Keston Cobblers Club // La Femme //  Lapland // Laura Welsh // Life // Life In Film // Love Zombies //  LSA // Marika Hackman // Maxwell Jury // MT Royal // No Sinner // Noah Gundersen // Norma Jean Martine // Osca // Port Isla // Pup // Raleigh Ritchie // Ramona Flowers // Rhodes //  Sean McGowan // Sivu // Slaves // Southern // Spring Offensive // Stats // Stonefield // St Paul & The Broken Bones //  Sundara Karma // Superfood // The 45s //The Bohicas // The Elwins // The Heartbreaks // The Jacques // The Minutes // The Scenes // The Trouble With Templeton // Tor Miller // We The Wild // We Were Evergreen // White Lung // Wonder Villains // Young kato //  Young Romance 

Headlining this year’s festival will be Peace, the zeitgeist guitar band of 2014. We will be bringing you a first-listen of their imminent album 'Atlas' very soon...  Parisian alternative indie-electro-pop trio We Were Evergreen are certainly a fresh sound, and indie revivalists Wolf Alice also join the bill. Expect grunge tales of youth and love and anger from Blackpool three-piece Darlia, billy-bragg influenced acoustic-folk from Sean McGowan and soul-tinged stylings from London-based New Yorker Norma Jean Martine, plus lots, lots more.

Listen to the 2014 playlist here-

Dot to Dot Festival, alongside Fred Perry Subculture, is THE platform for fresh young artists soon to break, accelerating the hottest new talent who have since gone on to bigger and bigger stages, with many reaching superstardom! Dot to Dot alumni include Jake Bugg, Ellie Goulding and Ed Sheeran who have since gone on to sell out arena stages and win BRITS, Grammys and other awards, and other Dot to Dot alumni include Hurts, We are Scientists, fun., Wild Beasts, The Drums, Chloe Howl, Bastille, The xx, The 1975, London Grammar, and many, many more. With the emphasis on showcasing the hottest new talent on the planet there will be lots more exciting additions to be announced for Dot To Dot’s 2014 line-up. 

Watch the videos from Dot to Dot 'Class of 2013' below -


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