Wide Awake festival has announced a second wave of acts for its 2023 edition – check out the line up below.
The event, which won the Best Small Festival award at the BandLab NME Awards 2022, will return to Brockwell Park in south London on Saturday, May 27. Early bird tickets are available here from £39.50.
Today (November 10), it’s been announced that Caroline Polachek will headline the one-day event. She’ll be joined by Daniel Avery (live), Shygirl, Coucou Chloe, Blondeshell, Jockstrap and Joy Orbison.
The remaining new additions are as follows: Enumclaw, Molchat Doma, Oneohtrix Point Never, The Bug Club, Optimo (Espacio), The Underground Youth and Vtss. Check out the revised line-up poster below.
Organisers promise that “many more” acts – spanning “leftfield indie, post punk, electronica and techno” – will be confirmed in the coming months. Visit Wide Awake’s official website for further information.
Keith Miller, Wide Awake co-founder and booker, said in a previous statement: “There’s a feeling amongst us all at Wide Awake that the 2023 lineup is the most varied and interesting so far.”
In a four-star review of Wide Awake 2022, NME praised the event’s “expertly-curated line-up”, adding: “Wide Awake, then, has found the perfect balance between past, present and future.”