On the back of last year’s success at the Y Not Festival in The Peak District, BIMM is to be an official partner for the second year – this time they’ll be providing the line-up for the brand new ‘Arnie’s in Association with BIMM‘ stage.
Arnie Flowers is the owner and farmer of Green View Farm in Pikehall in Derbyshire, where Y Not Festival takes place from Friday 29 – Sunday 31 July, bringing music of every genre to its fields. ‘Arnie’s in Association with BIMM’ will showcase 36 artists/bands and DJs from their campuses on its stage.
BIMM Artist Promotion & Festival Manager, Suzi Ireland said,
“After a very successful trial year, BIMM are delighted to have been invited back to run a stage at this year’s Y Not Festival. It appears every genre is covered from post-punk weirdness to soothing electro through to good ole’ rock and roll. We have a great team of students helping to run the stage as well, gaining valuable experience for their careers going forward.”
Check out our Exposure article for Bristol four-piece, Circe’s Diner. Offering up dreamy vocal harmonies with tales of love, loss and friendship
BIMM Manchester band, Barron‘s front man Alex had this to say:
“We are extremely excited to be playing at Y Not Festival this year. It’s a really good opportunity for us to play some new music to a lot of people over the summer, we can’t wait to play. The full line up looks amazing too, Noel Gallagher headlines which is a massive bonus for us. We play at 1 pm on Sunday.”
BIMM Manchester’s Good Foxy drummer, Callum adds:
“We’re looking forward to playing some great festivals over the summer, and through contacts at BIMM, we were really excited to have secured gigs at The Great Escape, Truck fest, and Y Not Festival. This is a great chance for us to play our music to new audiences in different areas.”
Getting involved in festivals is all part of the BIMM experience and just one of the ways they connect the students to a life in music.
Headliners The Coral will take to the stage on Thursday night, Editors will headline Friday night, Noel Gallagher ’s High Flying Birds top the bill on Saturday andSunday night will seeMadnessclosing the festival
If you’re keen to see new, up and coming acts, with a few established artists thrown in for good measure at an intimate and friendly event then Y Not should be the festival on the top of your list. From sitting on hay bales watching acoustic intimate performances, raving in dance tents to massive main stage singalongs
Other highlights on this years bill include The Hives,Kelis, Band Of Skulls, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Sunset Sons,Blossoms, Catfish And The Bottlemen, The Cribs, Everything Everything, Circa Waves and many more
Also Y Not Festival showcases some of the great up and coming talent including Louis Berry, Dagny, Traams andNew Desert Blues. Look out for our feature articles coming soon on the great up and coming acts that will be playing Y Not Festival this year
Party in the Derbyshire Peaks this summer with not only one of the finest line ups but great late night entertainment including a dance tent, silent disco, secret raves and friendly camp fire singalongs. Away from the music and entertainment the food and drink (alcohol) shines through, offering up local ciders and real ale.
Editors // Noel Gallagher & The High Flying Birds // Madness
Catfish And The Bottlemen // The Hives // The Cribs // Everything Everything // Circa Waves Kelis // Band Of Skulls // Fun Lovin’ Criminals // The Coral // Blossoms
Rat Boy // Pretty Vicious // Coasts // Neck Deep // Beans On Toast Lucy Rose // Milky Chance // Peter Hook & The Light // Ferocious Dog
Moose Blood // Gnarwolves // The Sherlocks // Sundara Karma // The Magic Gang Lancashire Hotpots // Eliza & The Bear // Sunset Sons // Lucy Spraggan // Fickle Friends Eagulls // Heck // Dinosaur Pile Up // Lonely The Brave // Queen Kwong White // Milk Teeth // Public Access TV // Dead! // Creeper Traams // Nai Harvest //Reigning Days // Shame // Francobollo Louis Berry // Cassels // New Desert Blues // King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys // The Decoy
Latest additions from BIMM
Circe’s Diner, Frankie Furlow, House Points, Penelope Isles, Orchards, Rory Indiana, Chay Snowdon, Beach,inSaturn, Rozelle, Episodes, Storme, Science of 8 Limbs, New Luna, Ele, Egyptian Blue, Thyla, Atlas Wynd, Mindofalion, Mother Me, Fur, Good Foxy, No Violet, Profound, Sam Brockington, Safe to Swim, Wild Front, Glitched, Bridges, Emlyn, The Rocking Horse Club, Seats, Thoughts, Barron, Luna Bay
Want more festival announcements, tour news and ticket links? Get it straight to your inbox.