Ian Brown, Madness, The Kooks, DMA’s, Dizzee Rascal, The Hives And More For Tramlines Festival

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Tramlines 2018 Fanatic Richard Johnson

Headliners for the 12th instalment of Tramlines on ‘Sarah Nulty’s Main Stage’ are Stone Roses frontman, Ian Brown (Friday), indie-rockers Catfish and the Bottlemen (Saturday) and ska outfit, Madness (Sunday).

Sheffield’s Tramlines Festival will return to Hillsborough Park from Friday 31th July to Sunday 2nd August 2020. 

Tramlines Main Stage 2019
Location

Hillsborough Park
Dates
Fri 31 July – Sun 2 August 2020
Capacity
30,000
Weekend tickets
From £89
VIP Options
£50
Day Tickets
TBC
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Also on the line up are The Kooks, DMA’s, Pale Waves, Dizzee Rascal, The Hives, The Fratellis, La Roux, The Pigeon Detectives, Easy Life, The Snuts, The Sherlocks, Twisted Wheel, Sister Sledge, The Big Moon, Lucy Spraggan, Sundara Karma, The Magic Gang and more.

As one of UK’s most popular inner-city music festivals, Tramlines’ new home is just 13 minutes from the city centre by tram, meaning it stays connected to the plethora of fringe activities happening all over town. Sheffield’s Tramlines Festival has received the Best Metropolitan Festival at the UK Festival Awards 2019

Tramlines Line Up Poster 2020

Tramlines Festival Operations Director, Timm Cleasby commented, “I’m proper excited for us to bring this line up to Sheffield. Big names for Sheffield’s biggest party. Gettin the F.E.A.R. with Ian Brown on Friday Night, right through to Sunday Madness, It Must Be Love. With some of Yorkshire’s finest bands too, I Hate To Say I Told You So, but it’s going to be Bonkers. See you in the park.”

As well as weekend tickets costing £99.50 and day tickets costing £45 (Friday) and £50 (Saturday and Sunday), children’s ticket are also on sale. With a pass for 5 – 12-year olds costing just £10 and £3 for those aged 4 and under, Tramlines continues to offer some of the best value festival tickets around.

The UK Festival Awards 2019 also presented the Sarah Nulty Women in Festivals Award to Jenny Hamada of AEG Presents. This award was created in 2018 in honour of the late Tramlines’ Director, Sarah Nulty who passed away just weeks before the 2018 event. Since last year, Sarah has received a whole host of posthumous awards including a civic award from The Lord Mayor of Sheffield and an Outstanding Contribution Gong from the UK’s Association of Independent Festivals (AIF).

Friday

Ian Brown

The Kooks

Pale Waves

The Pigeon Detectives

La Roux

The Big Moon

The Blinders

The Lathums

Kawala

The Hara

Full Colour

Saturday

Catfish & the Bottlemen

DMA’s

Dizzee Rascal

The Sherlocks

The Magic Gang

Lucy Spraggan

Fickle Friends

Twisted Wheel

Vistas

Everly Pregnant Brothers

Lauran Hibberd

Aaron Smith

Lucia and the Best Boys

Sunday

Madness

The Hives

The Fratellis

Sister Sledge

Sundara Karma

Easy Life

The Snuts

The Reytons

The Orielles

Tramlines Main Stage 2019
Tramlines Festival Review 2019
CONCLUSION
A well-organised event that ticks a lot of boxes. Showcases big gun heritage acts as well as up-and-coming raw talent. Improved Transport links. Ticket prices that are hard to beat for a decent line-up.
Live Music
8
Atmosphere
8.5
Food and Drinks Offerings
7
Entertainment Away From Music
5.5
Organisation
9
Transport Links
7.5
Reader Rating5 Votes
7.9
POSITIVEs
Ticket Prices
Festival Atmosphere
Volume of new / up and coming acts
Improvements Needed
Sound leaks between stages and fairground rides
Sound drop on the main stage
7.6
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