The first acts have been announced for Cardiff Music Award-winning HUB FESTIVAL, which takes place across Womanby Street this August bank holiday weekend.
The multi-venue event includes music, art, comedy and performance, as well as a beer festival, street food stalls, a busking stage and a new Cardiff art map.
Cardiff-based collective AFRO CLUSTER will be bringing their blend of funk, hip-hop, Afro-beat and jazz, fired by the likes of The Roots, Talking Heads and Snarky Puppy. They’ll be joined by avant-garde electronic musician/producer R.SEILIOG, psychedelic garage rockers TELEGRAM .
Performances will take place in Clwb Ifor Bach, The Moon, Castle Emporium, Fuel, Tiny Rebel, Bootlegger, The City Arms, Sully’s cafe, the busking stage and the outdoor stage.
HUB Festival takes place between Friday 25th – Sunday 27th August, on Womanby Street in Cardiff. Weekend tickets are £25 for adults, £10 for youths aged 12-17, and free for under 12s. Under 18s are allowed in the venues until 9pm each day. Adult tickets cost £25 adv+bf, Youth tickets (ages 12-17) are £10 adv+bf
The festival is free for under 12s. Under 18s are allowed in the venues until 9pm.
1-day tickets will go on sale with the second announcement in the coming months.
Tickets can be purchased from Spillers Records, Diverse Music in Newport, or online from WeGotTickets.com and SeeTickets.com. For more information visit http://www.facebook.com/hubfestivalcardiff
FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT: 5th Spear, AcouMetal, A Bit Like Nicolas Cage, Afro Cluster, Ani Glass, ARGRPH, Bandaoke, Black Leaves Of Envy, Blood Slugs, Boy Azooga, Buzzard, Captain Accident and the Disasters, Chris Noir, Cobalt Sons, Cotton Wolf, Cult Of Hands,CwCw, Disjoy, Dusky Grey, Dusty Cut, Eleri Angharad, Eugene Capper & Rhodri Brooks, Ffug, Fingertrap, Grand Tradition, Head Noise, HODAD, Hyll, Infinity Forms Of Yellow
Remember, Jackson, JC’s Hopeless Sinners, Jets to Zurich, Joe Kelly Band, Johnny Cage and the Voodoogroove, Johnstown Flood, Junior Bill, Kid Kosmic, Lacertilia, Laura Power, Little Rêd, Maddie Jones Band, Mandy, Mellt, Mike Dennis, Milk, My Name Is Ian, Naomi Rae, Ninety Fifty Eight, Nuclear Lullaby, Oblong, Ofelia, Palomino Party,
Platform 1, Quiet Marauder, Rainbow Maniac, Railroad Bill, R.Seiliog, Saccharyn, Sam Griffiths, Scott Howells, Scumbag Familiar, Silent Forum, Simon Love (solo), Soundwire, Soviets,Tarsiers, Tattsyrup, Telegram, Tendons, The Brwmys, The Chalk Outlines, The D Teez, The Firs, The School, Them Dead Beats, Think Pretty, Thom Bentley, Throwing Knives, Vice Track, Waco, We’re No Heroes, Winter Coat & many more.
LISTEN to the playlist here: https://soundcloud.com/hubfestival/sets/hub-festival-2017
CURATORS INCLUDE: Bluebox Promotions, Bubblewrap Collective, Cardiff MADE,
Frontal Lobe, Imperial Music, Pi & Hash, RecRock, Sound Affects PR.