1990s, The Holloways and Caribou also to play May bash
The festival will see bands take over the Rock City, Rescue Rooms, the Bodega, Stealth and Nottingham Trent University venues.
The bands confirmed to appear so far are:
Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
Cheeky, Cheeky and the Nosebleeds
Cutting Pink With Knives
The Ghost Frequency
The Lancashire Hotpots
The Little Ones
Thee Oh Sees
Tigers That Talked
We Are Wolves
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