The sunny weather might be on and off in the Costa del Sheffield, but there's one thing the folk of Sheffield can count on when July comes around; Tramlines. This beaming, bright and bubbly music festival has grown and gathered interest, with tickets giving you access to some of the greatest music, right here in the Steel City. This year’s line-up is full of national and local artists, all curated and organised by a panel of local venue owners, promoters and volunteers, keeping it a proper Sheffield event. From the 19th to the 21st July you can get down and sing to your heart's content at Hillsborough Park. Use #SheffAfter5 to share your favourite memories and the things you're looking forward to most for Tramlines 2019.
Kicking off your Tramlines weekend on Friday night is a whole host of top-notch musical talent. From the likes of Indie sensations Two Door Cinema Club, to renowned rock from the Manic Street Preachers, the Main Stage is rolling your Tramlines weekend off to a superb start. Away from the hustle and bustle of the main stage, you’ll find smaller bands that are stirring up a fuss. Head on over to The Leadmill Live Stage and for the likes of post-punk Sunderland band, The Futureheads, as well as all-girl gang, The Seamonsters. Moving swiftly to The Library Stage, you’ll discover sensations from Red Rum Club, a sublime sextet from Liverpool, as well as real gritty northern music from The Rosadocs.
As we swing into Saturday, Tramlines only gets better. The day will see some of the best Indie bands take to the Main Stage, solely for your entertainment. Whether you enjoy Not Nineteen Forever or you're hung up on Heavyweight Champion Of The World, Saturday’s Main Stage will satisfy your craving for Indie bangers. If tha’ drops by T’other Stage, you’ll find something a little more laid back. Whether it’s top tunes spun by the legendary Annie Mac or raw and robust acoustic vocals from Jade Bird, T’other Stage is Tramlines’ sweet escape.
Following onto The Leadmill Live Stage, you’ll discover some slightly heavier sets from the likes of Brummy Rock band, Jaws, South London Lads, Shame, and a monster set from the mouthful, Perfectparachutepicture. Spilling into The Library Stage, you’ll be pleased to find something quite alternative. From South Yorkshire heavy rockers, Hands Off Gretel, to Hip-hop and Rap lad, Matic Mouth, there’s something for everyone.
As Tramlines reaches the end of the week, the music doesn’t seem to be winding down. As Tramlines winds down to its close, the music, atmosphere and line up only gets better. Bouncing about the Main Stage you’ll find the much loved Lewis Capaldi, raw music from Rag’n’Bone Man and of course Nile Rodgers and Chic, not forgetting The Happy Monday’s, who’ll be there to Step On stage. Taking to T’other Stage, you’ll discover delectable music from the Doves, reyt hard rock from The Rifles and you’ll find what you’ve been looking for with music from the tremendous Tom Grennan for the second year in a row.
Dipping into The Leadmill Live Stage, you’ll be able to dive into music from Drenge, a three-piece Rock band from Castleton, dabble in Dance and Electronic from GOOD COP BAD COP and top tunes from South Yorkshire born and bred lads, The Reytons. Last but certainly not least, at The Library Stage alternative continues to come into its own. Swing by for a bit of British Rock from Brighton band Yonaka, banging tunes from Before Breakfast and even more from The Man & The Echo.