The Chemical Brothers and Major Lazer to headline Manchester’s Parklife

Jamie xx, Jess Glynne, Years & Years, Skepta, Fat White Family and Blossoms also confirmed

Major Lazer and The Chemical Brothers have been named as headliners for Manchester festival Parklife this year.

Celebrating its seventh birthday, Parklife will return to Heaton Park on June 11-12 with Diplo’s Major Lazer headlining alongside The Chemical Brothers. Other acts confirmed for the bill so far include Jamie xx, Jess Glynne, Years & Years, Skepta, Fat White Family, Blossoms and NWA’s Ice Cube.

Elsewhere on the line-up for the Manchester festival there are slots for Bastille, Annie Mac, Katy B, Wolf Alice, Busta Rhymes and Circa Waves.

Craig David’s comeback will continue with an appearance from him and his TS5 set while grime MCs Kano, Stormzy, Bugzy Malone, Section Boyz, Bonkaz, Lady Leshurr, Elf Kid and Casisdead will also be present.

Meanwhile, a range of producers, DJs and live dance acts will appear across the weekend with Four Tet, Floating Points, MK, DJ EZ, Flume, Sigma, Gorgon City, Nina Kraviz, Jamie Jones, Seth Troxler, Diplo and Ben UFO among the many names on today’s announcement.

Parklife’s sister festival, Brighton event Wild Life, also announced its line-up today with Disclosure and Rudimental set to headline. Tickets for both festivals are on sale at 9am on Thursday, February 11.

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