She joins the already introduced Jamie xx, Little Simz, Khruangbin and Fred Again.. on the Saturday (September 3) line-up at Bristol’s Clifton Downs. FORWARDS runs throughout two days, culminating with a headline set from The Chemical Brothers on the Sunday (September 4).
Additionally enjoying the weekend are Róisín Murphy, Caribou, Sleaford Mods, Spiritualized, Floating Factors, Kae Tempest, Kojey Radical, Self Esteem, Shygirl, The Comet Is Coming, Warmduscher, OVERMONO, Gabriels, Sudan Archives, Chrissi, Billy Nomates, Soften Your self Down, Connie Constance, Kam-Bu, Rozi Plain, Hypothetics, Ishmael Ensemble And Pals, Willow Kayne and Harvey Causon.
FORWARDS is described in press materials as a pageant that “challenges what metropolitan festivals might be at present, kickstarting a brand new breed of metropolis festivals by committing to optimistic change via social initiatives and a strong platform for dialogue”.
In addition to the 2 major music levels, FORWARDS may also platform forward-thinking conversations. This can embrace a dialogue on race with the previous footballer and creator of The Uncomfortable Reality About Racism John Barnes, who shall be in dialog with Bristolian poet and energetic media spokesperson on the Colston 4 trial, Lawrence Hoo.
Additionally on the talks line-up are discussions on trans rights and gender fluidity, the price of dwelling disaster, feminist agendas and the music business at present. Different audio system booked for the pageant embrace Lemn Sissay, Jack Monroe, Jay Rayner and Shon Faye.
Moreover, the pageant has constructed social initiatives into its infrastructure together with partnering with group catering firm Staff Canteen, which fights towards meals vulnerability, and can present community-led catering throughout the two-day occasion.
Presenting the primary wave of music for FORWARDS Bristol 2022. A brand new 2-day music pageant, specifically curated to harness the facility of stay occasions.
— Forwards Bristol (@ForwardsBristol) February 22, 2022
Day tickets are now available from £56.89, with weekend tickets out there from £102.14. Concessions can be found for youngsters aged 5-15, locals and low revenue people.
Elsewhere, Charli XCX is becoming a member of Soft Cell, The Go-Go’s and Corey Hart to perform a special virtual concert to celebrate the arrival of Stranger Things season four.
Titled ‘Dwell From The Upside Down’, the livestream present is ready to go forward on June 23 and is the results of a deal struck between Netflix and Doritos.