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Post-punk veterans ‘WIRE’ Announce New Dates For Drill Festival

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From its inception in London in 2013, the idea behind Drill Festival has been to bring together the best overview of both classic left field artists and new and emerging cutting edge talent.

Genre-defying evolution is the hallmark of post-punk legends WIRE’s career. Now, nearly forty years into its existence, Wire has begun breathing new life into small, curated festivals. Each is unique in format but all are built on artistic kinship across divergent musical styles, influences, and generations.

Previous events have seen Wire & friends take over Brighton for a weekend, take up residency at London’s The Lexington for 5 nights, curate a stage at Incubate Festival in The Netherlands, and host events in Chicago & Seattle.

Drill is covering ground with their latest string of festivals and are continuing to foster a varied spectrum of left-field acts from all over the world.

30th March-2nd April 2017 at the Echo & Echoplex, LA
WIRE * Bob Mould * Julia Holter * Mild High Club, * Laetitia Sadier  * FITTED (Bob Lee, Graham Lewis, Matthew Simms, Mike Watt) * Part Time Punks * HowardAmb, * Once and Future Band * Chasms * Noveller * Immersion * Slows * The pinkflag Guitar Orchestra
More Special Guests To Be Announced Soon

21st-23rd April 2017 in and around the Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

WIRE * Shobaleader 1 * Bilge Pump * Nanna * Azores * Richard Formby * Immersion * Slows * Nope *
Golden Meat + The pinkflag Guitar Orchestra & many more to be announced.

7th May 2017 at the Volksbühne Theatre, Berlin
WIRE * Automat * Camera * Tarwater * Cummi Flue * The pinkflag Guitar Orchestra + DJs

13th May 2017 at the Ancien Belgique, Brussels

WIRE * Blanck Mass * Dans Dans * Raime * Paper Hats * Onrust * Delvaux * The Fly * The pinkflag Guitar Orchestra

Coinciding with these new festival dates are both the release of WIRE’s 15th studio album, Silver/Lead, and a string of tour dates in March. Head to pinkflag’s website for the complete run-down.


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