More acts for Y Not Festival – Arnie’s Stage in Association with BIMM

Ross Silcocks

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.

The British and Irish Modern Music Institute (BIMM) is the largest and leading provider of contemporary music education in the UK and Europe, with colleges in six cities – London, Berlin, Dublin, Manchester, Bristol and Brighton.

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.”

BIMM bands lined up to play at Y Not include: 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.

Check out our Exposure article for Bristol four-piece, Circe’s DinerOffering 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 and Sunday night will see Madness closing 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

Tickets

Weekend Camping Ticket – £99.50 (plus fees)

Early Entry (Thursday) – £16

Car Park Pass – £10.50

Camper Van Pass – £40
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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.

See our Y Not Festival review from last year

LINE UP CONFIRMED SO FAR:

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


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