Keeping Bristol weird; FORWARDS Bristol is the brand-new festival arriving at the beautiful grounds of The Clifton Downs this September, bringing with it a huge array of awesome acts including headliners Jamie xx and The Chemical Brothers plus such crucial artists as Little Simz, Róisín Murphy, Caribou, Floating Points, Khruangbin, Sleaford Mods and Kae Tempest.
Curated by Team Love and AEG, FORWARDS Bristol is inspired by community action and activism, and the two-day festival features guest speakers, writers, inspirational experts and agitators drawn from all areas of society, culture and the political spectrum.
FORWARDS Bristol promises to be a thrilling fusion of art, music and politics; looking to bring about positive change in the immediate future, and beyond.
03 – 04/09 FORWARDS Bristol – The Clifton Downs, Stoke Rd, Bristol, BS9 1FG
The creative force behind British electronica greats The xx; Jamie xx has picked up a Grammy Award plus a Mercury nomination for his debut solo album In Colour. His nuanced beats and intelligent take on dance combine for perfect performances.
Needing no introduction; superstar DJs The Chemical Brothers are the world-renowned rave pairing Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons responsible for such smash hit singles as "Galvanize", "Setting Sun", "Hey Boy Hey Girl" and "Block Rockin' Beats". Bringing the bangers and spectacular visuals – there is no better way to bring FORWARDS Bristol to a close.