Sheffield’s multi-venue musical extravaganza, Tramlines will be taking over the city once again this July with Dizzee Rascal, George Clinton, Jurasic 5 and many more set to appear. 60 new artists have been added to an already packed looking lineup which is set to soundtrack the steel city over the course of the weekend 22nd July.
Heading up the new additions are American rock outfit The Dandy Warhols. The four piece will no doubt demonstrate their ability to create infectious slacker rhythms when taking to the Tramlines open air mainstage – a key feature of their career which has spanned two decades. Joining the Warhols will be Public Service Broadcasting, who return for their second taste of the festival. The spacey duo has been fabricating music fit for the final frontier since 2009 through their deft use of sampling and instrumental exploration. Be prepared for Sheffield to experience the deepest corners of the cosmos when PSB take the stage.
Snooker legend Steve Davis will once more be enhancing his reputation as a revered selector as he swaps his 147s for some 130bpm leftfield at Millenium Gallery. The DJs sets will continue well into the night at Tramlimes with the O2 Academy hosting drum & bass mainstay DJ Hype, Ragga Twins, Machinedrum. There is no question of things not staying hyped to the early hours with Manchester’s Dub Phyzix and Big Narstie also joining the bill.
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Words by Elliot Ryder
Photos courtesy of Highroad Touring