Tramlines announces first acts for 2014

Katy B TramlinesKaty B, Toddla T and the Cribs are among the first acts to be announced on the bill for this year’s Tramlines Festival in Sheffield.

The event, which takes place 25-27 July, will return to the city for the sixth time after welcoming more than 95,000 music lovers in 2013.

Indie veterans the Wedding Present, electronic producer Gold Panda and LA hip-hop artist the Gaslamp Killer are also confirmed to appear while hundreds of other unconfirmed acts will be performing across the city’s network of venues during the weekend.

Sarah Nulty, festival director at Tramlines, said: ‘We’re really excited about the lineup so far and I think fans will see just how committed we are to compiling a diverse music programme that appeals to music fans across the board.

‘Unlike previous years, the Tramlines team is now responsible for programing lineups across all main venues, so you’re going to see even more of our music tastes in the hundreds of acts yet to be announced!’

Advance tickets are on sale now from www.gigantic.com at £12 for day tickets or £28 for weekend tickets (plus 10 percent booking fee).

Visit the Tramlines website for more details on the festival.