Preview - Visions Festival
VISIONS festival returns on Saturday 4 August 2018. Today, Visions Festival announces adds to the lineup, which already features the likes of Idles and HMLTD.
From London – nu-grunge star Marika Hackman and psych-rock band YAK join the bill. The festival will also host Yannis Philippakis (Foals) and friends as they bring their MILK. club night to the East London one-dayer for a special late night event. Curated by Philippakis, a host of surprise guest musicians will convene for a one-time-only, entirely improvised live performance, occupying one of the official after-party venues at the festival.
Joining the festival from overseas is cult American noise-rock duo No Age, Canadian actor and singer-songwriter Sean Nicholas Savage and New Zealand producer Jonathan Bree, as the festival again focuses on varied and different sounds. Some of the best London electronic artists will also perform at VISIONS including producer LONE and Erased Tapes’ Rival Consoles, following the release of his acclaimed new album. Kate Tempest and Sampha’s collaborator Kwake Bass will also appear. VISIONS is thrilled to showcase the newest and exciting talent from across the Capital at the festival and this year we have the capital’s nu-jazz star Oscar Jerome, alongside Because Music’s new signing Sons of Raphael and fast-rising four-piece SORRY. Elsewhere, we are pleased to announce French-born gothic-pop artist Lauren Auder and the six-piece Danish band Pardans will also perform.
In addition, VISIONS is thrilled to announce that FUCKED UP will return to the UK on Friday 3rd August to play a special Visions Presents Friday event with special guests to be announced. This will be the band’s first London show in 3 years, ahead of them releasing their eagerly anticipated new album, tickets for this go on-sale Friday at 10am.
VISIONS also offers various non-music activity which include firm favourites such as the Visions Dog Show, Record and Zine Fair, Punk Rock Karaoke and the Street Food & Craft Beer Market, with more still to be announced in the coming months.
The line-up so far announced:
IDLES - HMLTD - MARIKA HACKMAN - YAK - NILIFUR YANYA - RIVAL CONSOLES - NO AGE - SAMPA THE GREAT - BLUE HAWAII - LONE - OSCAR JEROME - SORRY - SEAN NICHOLAS SAVAGE – DUDS - CARLA DAL FORNO - LAURA MISCH - LAUREN AUDER - JONATHAN BREE - HONEY HARPER - BLACK MIDI - GIRLHOOD - SPORTS TEAM - SONS OF RAPHAEL - KWAKE BASS - PARDANS - MILK. AFTER-PARTY (live music curated by Yannis Philippakis + friends)
VISIONS DOG SHOW - RECORD & ZINE FAIR - STREET FOOD & CRAFT BEER MARKET - PUNK ROCK KARAOKE - AFTER-PARTIES
Venues and Locations:
Oval Space, 32 The Oval London Borough of Tower Hamlets, E2 9DT
Hangar, 2-18 Warburton Road London E8 3FN
London Fields Brewhouse, 369-370 Helmsley Place, London E8 3RR
Space Studios Courtyard & Carpark, Warburton Road, E8 3RH
NT’s Bar, 207 1 Westgate Street, E8 3RL
Netil 360, 1 Westgate Street, E8 3RL
Sebright Arms, 31-35 Coate Street, London, E2 9AG
One wristband accesses all venues.