wales goes pop

NEWS: Wales Goes Pop! announces first acts for 2017 line-up

When: 14th-16th April
Where: The Gate, Cardiff

The first wave of acts for this year’s Wales Goes Pop! has been announced, with a huge range of acts set to play at The Gate church and arts centre in Cardiff across three days in April. Now in its fifth year, the festival is headed up by Scottish pop-rock duo Honeyblood, who will be playing tracks from their recent album Babes Never Die, as well as American singer-songwriter BC Camplight.

Previous Welsh Music Prize winners Joanna Gruesome are also on the bill, as are dream-pop outfit Fear of Men and indie slackers Hooton Tennis Club, who bring their latest effort Big Box of Chocolates to the event. There’s also sets from the up-and-coming indie-pop trio Girl Ray, Welsh alt-pop group HMS Morris, garage-rock three-piece The Orielles and The Boy Least Likely To.

Other acts confirmed for the festival include Martha Ffion, Spinning Coin, Chris T-T, Sacred Paws, False Advertising, Winter Coat and Neurotic Fiction.

Tickets are now on sale for the event. For more information, visit the Wales Goes Pop! website.

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