Culkin's pizza-themed Velvet Underground tribute band to play tri-city festival
Drenge and The Pizza Underground – the pizza-themed Velvet Underground tribute band featuring former child star Macauley Culkin – head the additions to the Dot To Dot Festival line-up.
Also new for the festival are Luke Sital-Singh, The Heartbreaks, Amber Run, Hudson Taylor, Lauren Aquilina and Jaws. It takes place in various venues in Manchester on May 23, Bristol on May 24 and Nottingham on May 25.
They join previously announced artists including Peace, Real Estate, Courtney Barnett,Wolf Alice, Catfish And The Bottlemen and The Midnight Beast.
The Pizza Underground recently announced their first UK show, which will take place on May 21 at London’s Concrete – the east London club situated below the Pizza East pizza restaurant. Their repertoire includes ‘I’m Waiting For The Delivery Man’, ‘Pizza Gal’ and ‘Take A Bite Of The Wild Slice’. Featuring Home Alone star Culkin on kazoo as well as vocals, the five-piece are known for handing out pizzas during their concerts.
Drenge’s other UK confirmed festivals this summer include Field Day, T In The Park, Reading And Leeds and End Of The Road.
Past performers in Dot To Dot’s eight festivals have included The xx, Mumford And Sons, Jake Bugg and London Grammar.