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Dizzee Rascal confirmed as first headliner for Sheffield's Tramlines

Young Fathers, Hinds and Toddla T also set to appear in July

Mark Salmon/NME

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Dizzee Rascal has been named as the first headliner for Sheffield festival Tramlines.

The annual event returns in 2016 and will take place across multiple venues in the Yorkshire city between July 22-24. Also confirmed to appear across the weekend are Young Fathers, Hinds, Toddla T, Little Simz, Field Music, Mumdance and Mercury nominee C Duncan.

Tickets for Tramlines Festival 2016 are on sale now. A full weekend ticket costs £42 with 2016 also seeing the introduction of individual day and night tickets.

This change will allow festival goers interested in seeing live bands and headliners able to purchase a day ticket (£23), providing access to all outdoor stages and various venues. Meanwhile, those interested in the festival's club nights and DJs can buy a night ticket for £20. This permits entry to clubs on Friday and Saturday night. A Sunday night ticket is also availabe for £5. All tickets will include an additional booking fee.

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Tramlines 2015 brought performances from Basement Jaxx, The Charlatans, Buzzcocks, Sugarhill Gang, Martha Reeves, Slaves, Billy Bragg and more.

For more information visit www.tramlines.org.uk/

Tramlines bill so far:

Dizzee Rascal
Dawn Penn
Field Music
Goldie MBE
Hinds
LEVELZ Takeover
Little Simz
Mumdance B2B Pinch
Norman Jay MBE
Paranoid London live
Toddla T Takeover
Young Fathers
All We Are
Amy Becker
C Duncan
Dan Mangan
Denis Sulta
FYI Chris
Gwenno
Marquis Hawkes
Matrixxman
Meilyr Jones
Mt Wolf
Randall
Rukhsana Merrise
Thomas Truax
Trash

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