Caption: Hey Sholay! will be one of the main live acts from
Sheffield to play at Tramlines this summer. Image courtesy of Mark
Steel city artists are warming up to showcase their talents this
As part of Tramlines, the UK's Best Metropolitan Festival,
hundreds of Sheffield acts will get the chance to play alongside
established national and international artists.
The Crookes, Hey Sholay, Wet Nuns, Dead Sons, The Violet May,
Hot Soles, Alvarez Kings, Everly Pregnant Brothers are among
hundreds of Sheffield acts taking to stages across the city this
Sarah Nulty, Festival Director at Tramlines said: "Sheffield has
a wealth of local talent. And here at Tramlines we want to showcase
"It is a great time for Sheffield music right now, with loads of
Sheffield artists appearing on festival bills across the UK and
overseas this summer.
"Tramlines is a great opportunity to show what our city has to
offer and it is fantastic that our home grown talent is committed
to the festival. We are really grateful for their support and know
that people visiting Sheffield will be able to see how diverse
Sheffield music is - not to mention how bloomin brilliant it is
Tramlines is a festival unlike any other. Entry is free and it
delivers a line-up that would normally cost a packet. Giving
festival-goers a chance to see established artists alongside up and
coming acts, across four outdoor stages and over 70 venues.
Sheffield artists will be playing alongside a stellar line up
for this year's festival including Roots Manuva, We Are Scientists,
Ms Dynamite, Field Music, Frankie & the Heartstrings James
Yorkston, 65 Days of Static, Future of the Left, Toddla Sound, Mr
Scruff, Eugene McGuinness Artmagic (Suede's Richard Oakes), Rebel
MC with Nancy & Phoebe, Roska, Mark Morriss (The Bluetones),
Keep Shelly In Athens, Grooverider.
Sarah added: "The list is endless, but the festival is
The festival runs from Friday 20 - Sunday 22 July 2012 and
covers all musical genres from indie, electronica and blues to
world music, folk and everything in between.