Derby is home to a huge amount of fantastic independent venues each rich in character which regularly draw a huge amount of talent to their stages. 2Q Festival takes advantage of the high concentration of excellent spaces unites the very best to create a thrilling day of crucial music.
Their debut year featured the likes of Reverend & The Makers, Little Comets and We Are The Ocean which saw 2Q become shortlisted in the Best New Comer and Best Metropolitan Festival categories of the Festival Awards, and we can certainly see why. Now 2Q returns for its sensational second year taking place April 1st, you would be a fool to miss it!
The festival organisers have recently announced a staggering twenty extra artists to an already jam packed date of awesome music. The headliners are a wide spread of sound which includes the mighty Sheffield indie rock of Milburn, the exquisite shimmering sound of Temples and the heavy roar of Pulled Apart By Horses.
We are particularly excited to see the addition of pneumatic post punk band Idles, psychedelic wonders Hooton Tennis Club plus shoegaze superstars TOY. Also included are The Wytches, Black Honey, Tigercub and Ady Suleiman. The list of must-see names goes on and on!
2Q is a great showcase of new talent and they have scoured the land to bring you the best rising talent of 2017. Those of you paying attention to the small print will spot some amazing acts that are sure to breakthrough this year. Be sure to check out the scuzzed up alt rock of Autumn Diet Plans, fast growing grunge band Babe Punch, blistering hot blues rockers These Wicked Rivers and the impeccable voice of singer / songwriter Rob Green.
With so much on offer we cannot wait for 2Q and the tickets are going fast. Book today and look forward to a massive day of music!