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Oct 27, 2014
Today we are announcing the 2nd wave of artists added to DRILL: BRIGHTON
New additions include - British Sea Power, Young Fathers, These New Puritans, Cassetteboy, Graham Duff, Younghusband, Jesca Hoop, Monotony, Sauna Youth & Paul Kendal.
We are also announcing he date & venue of Wire's headline show at the festival which is - The Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton on Thursday the 4th of December.
Event tickets can be found HERE
For more details and the full line up so far, check out drillfestival.com
Upcoming Wire gigs
- Nov 22: Le Guess Who Festival, Utrecht, Netherlands
- Dec 4: DRILL : BRIGHTON, Sallis Benny Theatre, Brighton, UK
More recent Wire news
Sep 17, 2014
Wire and One Inch Badge are pleased to present DRILL : BRIGHTON. Following on from previous DRILL : FESTIVALS in London and Seattle, DRILL : BRIGHTON will be the most ambitious yet, featuring upwards of 100 bands, artists, films, talks and exhibitions, across 14 different venues, across 4 days from the 4th to the 7th of December, 2014. For more details and to buy early bird tickets, check out drillfestival.com
Jan 06, 20142014
Here's wishing everyone a great 2014! 2014 will be a quieter year for Wire than 2013 nonetheless we will be opening the year account with a gig marking the 5th Anniversary of the Lexington on 17th Jan. Tickets will go on sale today, expect it to sell out fast! Meanwhile an Australia / New Zealand tour will follow it in Feb. There are plans to do at least one DRILL : FESTIVAL this year, we'll keep you posted about that. Meanwhile the band plans to record this year towards a 2015 release. More news to follow...
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