Manchester’s Parklife Weekender relocates to site of The Stone Roses reunion gigs

The Horrors, Disclosure, The Maccabees and Plan B all set for the bash at Heaton Park

This year’s Parklife Weekender in Manchester will take place in Heaton Park, where The Stone Roses performed three huge comeback gigs last Summer.

The organisers of the event, which takes place between June 8 and 9 in Manchester, previously confirmed that The Horrors, The Maccabees, Example, Plan B, Everything Everything and Johnny Marr will all perform live over the weekend. In past years the festival has taken place in Platt Fields Park, Manchester.

Other acts confirmed for the bill include Rita Ora, Jessie Ware, Disclosure, Rudimental, TEED, TNGHT, Four Tet, AlunaGeorge, Danny Brown, Wiley, Liars, Simian Mobile Disco, Savages, Joey Bada$$, King Krule and Julio Bashmore. Previously announced acts for the event include Hudson Mohawke, Hot Natured, David Roddigan, Netsky and Heidi.

Tickets for the festival are available now, priced £69.50. Visit the Parklife Weekender website to purchase tickets now. Fans can also purchase tickets in person at Manchester’s Eastern Bloc Records, Fallowfield’s Font Bar, the Red Lion in Withington, Crash Records in Leeds and Liverpool’s 3B Records.

Acts who performed at Parklife Weekender in 2012 included The Flaming Lips, Dizzee Rascal, Justice, Crystal Castles, Azealia Banks, The Rapture and Kelis.