Dot To Dot: Initial Line Up Announced


Everyones favourite homegrown inner-city festival Dot To Dot is back for its 8th year and they’ve just announced the first round of acts.

Dot To Dot is the UKs only tri-city traveling festival for offering some of the biggest crowd-pleasing bands alongside the first live glimpses of some of future superstars. In the past the festival has debuted the first live festival appearances of acts such as double Brits winner Ed Sheeran, The xx, Florence & The Machine, The Naked and Famous, Friendly Fires, Laura Marling and Mumford & Sons. This year’s multi-venue event will take place across the Diamond Jubilee bank holiday weekend, visiting Bristol on June 2nd, Nottingham on June 3rd, making its triumphant finale in Manchester on June 4th.

Dot To Dot Organiser Anton Lockwood commented:

More than ever Dot To Dot 2012 will see a great line up of exciting new music alongside the hottest live acts at the moment. Our first announcement of indie titans The Drums and fast rising rockers Pulled Apart by Horses sets the tone for Bristol, Nottingham and Manchester to each have a great day of fresh and exciting music.

Other acts to grace 2012’s line up include timeless folkster Willy Mason, Nottingham art-pop quintet and fast-rising stars, Dog Is Dead, Summer Camp and Bombay Bicycle Club collaborator Lucy Rose. Expect much more to be announced in the coming months and grab your tickets now, before they sell out!

Tickets for this years event, retail at just £20 per event, per city, so what the hell are you waiting for? The bank loan to be approved for Leeds or Reading tickets? Give it a rest and hit up Englands finest city festival instead. You can find out more about Dot To Dot at