Two Door Cinema Club, Courteeners, Nile Rodgers & CHIC among first names for Tramlines 2019

The first wave of acts have been announced for the Sheffield festival

Two Door Cinema ClubCourteeners, and Nile Rodgers & CHIC are among the first names to be confirmed for Tramlines 2019.

The festival will return to Sheffield for the eleventh year and will be held at the city’s Hillsborough Park.

It takes place over the weekend of July 19-21, with other acts scheduled to appear across the three-day event including Happy Mondays, Manic Street PreachersRag’n’Bone Man, Doves, Miles KaneShame, and more.

Tickets for the festival are on sale now and can be purchased here.

The line-up for Tramlines 2019 so far is as follows: Two Door Cinema Club, Courteeners, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Manic Street Preachers, Rag’n’Bone Man, Doves, Happy Mondays, Reverend and The Makers, Miles Kane, Circa Waves, Lewis Capaldi, Shame, Peter Hook & The Light, The Rifles, Sleeper, Sea Girls, Clean Cut Kid, Sports Team, Easy Life, whenyoung, Another Sky, Anteros, Casey Lowry, Bloxx, Hey Charlie, Everly Pregnant Brothers, Oddity Road, The Reytons, The Wired, The Seamonsters, Cora Pearl, Bedroom High Club, and Children Of The State.

In a press release, the festival’s Operations Director Timm Cleabsy said: “Following on from the amazing party that was our tenth birthday, we’ve been working hard to make the festival even better and to find artists that we’re excited about.

“I think we have some great artists this year that span generations. Courteeners, Chic, Rag’n’Bone Man, The Manics, Miles Kane are all on my list to catch over the weekend and there are more to come too, including, as usual, some great Sheffield favourites and new talent. I can’t wait for July, it’s going to be awesome and I hope everyone will join us for Sheffield’s Biggest Party.”

The festival moved to Hillsborough Park last year after previously being held in music venues and outdoor stages across the city. The first acts to perform at the new site included Stereophonics, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Craig David, Blossoms, and De La Soul.