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Bristol's Simple Things festival announces first wave of acts

16 June 2015, 10:00 | Written by Laurence Day

Simple Things 2015 has confirmed its mammoth first wave of names, including Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Wire, Mike Skinner, Battles, Speedy Ortiz and Grumbling Fur.

The event takes place 24 October in various city centre venues in Bristol, including Colston Hall, The Lantern, Lakota, Coroner's Court, the O2 Academy and the Firestation. The opening night party will see Godspeed grace Colston Hall's stage on 23 October.

Last year's festival played host to Mogwai, Caribou, Death From Above 1979, and many more, including the likes of Oliver Wilde and Jaakko Eino Kalevi on our own stage in the main foyer.

For more information, head here; tickets are on sale now. The full lineup so far can be found below, although there are still scores of acts (including headliners) to be announced.

Opening Night: Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Live Performers: Battles, Wire, Penguin Cafe, Factory Floor, Dean Blunt, Lone, DJ Funk, Romare, Speedy Ortiz, Liturgy, Lower Dens, Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators, Chastity Belt, Long Arm, Grumbling Fur, Loyle Carner and Danny L Harle.

DJs: Ron Trent, Objekt, Mike Skinner, Hunee, Barnt, Helena Hauff, nd_baumecker, Avalon Emerson and Discodromo.

ANNOUNCEMENTWe are thrilled to reveal our first wave of artists for #ST2015, including first headliners Battles and our Friday night Opening Concert with Godspeed You! Black Emperor.Tickets are now on sale at Crack Magazine:

Posted by Simple Things Festival - Bristol on Tuesday, 16 June 2015
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