Blackpool Winter Gardens, UKFriday 4th August 2017
By AJ Phink
2016 saw the Rebellion Festival celebrate its 20th year alongside the 40th anniversary of punk with a spectacular sold-out event. Over four days at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens, iconic bands from every aspect of punk across the world shared stages with new and emerging talent, and the 2017 Rebellion Festival looks set to be no different. Returning to Winter Gardens in Blackpool from the 3rd to the 6th of August, the line-up is shaping up to be another punk genre defining event. The Punk Site is fortunate enough to be covering the Rebellion Festival again this year, as this is Europe’s largest punk festival and it boasts a bewildering array of bands, acts, art and temptations, we’re going to be looking ahead at what this years Rebellion Festival has to offer
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The Manchester Punk Festival is taking place again in 2017, between the 20th and 22nd April, across a number of venues in Manchester, UK’s City Centre, the festival has now added the energetic punk rock of Canada’s Brutal Youth, the politically charged punk rock of Essex’s The Filaments, the melodic hardcore of Liverpool punkers Chief, the acoustic pop punk of Onsind, the 80’s hardcore of Throwing Stuff and the anarchic folk punk of Matilda’s Scoundrels to the 2017 line up, as well as Tosserlad, Bobby Funk, Rash Decision, Iron Drugs, Grotbags, Dirty Twisters, Muskets, Lineout and One Hidden Frame being added to the already impressive bill.
The Manchester Punk Festival is taking place again in 2017, between 20th and 22nd April, across a number of venues in Manchester, UK’s City Centre. The first volume of the compilations that precede the festival, that will feature all of the bands that are appearing in 2017, has been released. The Manchester Punk Festival Volume Ten features Belvedere, The Living Daylights, Mighty Midgets, Grand Collapse, Larrakia, Petrol Girls, Pizzatramp, Myelin, Vitriolic Response, Sweet Empire, The Domestics, Maid Of Ace, Faintest Idea, Honey Joy and Tim Loud. The previous nine volumes of the Manchester Punk Festival compilations, that covered the 2015 and 2016 line ups, are also still available as name your price downloads.
Tickets for the Manchester Punk Festival are on sale now for £30 and are available here
You can download Manchester Punk Festival Volume Ten as a name your price download here
The Manchester Punk Festival has announced the next wave of bands that will be descending on Manchester for MPF2017. Canadian skate punk legends Belvedere will be returning to the UK for their first show in over five years, German tech-punkers Money Left To Burn, Danish singer-songwriter Stoj Snak and German ska-core kings BrainDead have also been added to the party. Grand Collapse and Petrol Girls will both be playing to add some fire to the performances, along with bands including Faintest Idea, Maid Of Ace and a rare appearance from AOS3 to get you moving.
Early bird tickets sold out in 24 hours, general tickets are on sale now for £30 and are available here
Further announcements and offers for MPF17 can be viewed below