Public Image Ltd, Buzzcocks, Rancid to play Rebellion punk festival

The event takes place at Blackpool's Winter Gardens from August 2-5

Public Image Ltd., Rancid and Buzzcocks are amongst the bands set to play the 15th annual Rebellion punk music festival in Blackpool next month.

Taking place at the city’s Winter Gardens venue from August 2-5, the event will also see sets from Bow Wow Wow, Social Distortion, Buzzcocks, Stiff Little Fingers, The Only Ones, Agnostic Front, Goldblade, The Fits and Slaughter and the Dogs, with over 150 bands playing the event.

The biggest punk music festival in the world, the festival will host live onstage interviews and spoken word, as well as punk art and punk fashion rooms and there will also be acoustic sessions from bands on the bill. For more information on the line-up and for details on how to purchase tickets, visit

In addition, Rebellion will be hosting a Christmas event, headed up by Rancid and Cock Sparrer, The Exploited and UK Subs on December 8 at The Ballroom in Birmingham.