Shiiine On is a 1 day festival featuring 20 Iconic Alternative & Dance Acts at Birmingham’s Genting Arena, on Saturday 8th September 2018.
The all-day event will be headlined by dance pioneers Orbital who are set to mark their 30th year in music in style. Renowned for their headline slots at Glastonbury amongst others, they will perform their full festival show in Birmingham.
Orbital – PR Image
Resurrected indie heroes Shed Seven who are riding high on the success of their recent top ten album ‘Instant Pleasures’, and Happy Mondays who after 30 years in the business remain one of the most important bands around also play the main stage.
Shed Seven – PR Image
A worldwide exclusive, Shaun Ryder supports himself with a Black Grape set earlier in the day. This is the first time both Shaun’s legendary bands have shared a bill anywhere in the world.
Happy Mondays – Photo by Paul Husband
Main Stage also features performances by two previous headliners of the Shiiine On Weekender – Embrace who are celebrating a top 5 album with ‘Love Is A Basic Need’ and Liverpool legends Cast.
Cast – PR Image
Also playing the main stage is Glasvegas, who will perform a special anniversary show celebrating ten years since the release of their debut self-titled album.
On the Forum Live stage there will be a rare festival performance from Julian Cope. The epic supporting cast comes from The Wedding Present, Gang Of Four, A Certain Ratio, The Stairs,The Membranes, Psyence and Deja Vega.
Julian Cope – PR Image
The outdoor stage, sponsored by Europes leading ticket company Eventim, features headliners Reverend and The Makers. They will be joined by Dreadzone and Bentley Rhythm Ace. Jim Bob performs a solo set and his Carter USM bandmate Fruitbat’s band Abdoujaparov and Smoove & Turrell complete the line-up.
Ticket prices include entry to two special after-show parties. In the Main Arena the Hacienda will descend on Birmingham with Todd Terry headlining a superb line up alongside Marshall Jefferson and Jon Dasilva.
In the Forum Live, Star Shaped bring us their Britpop disco featuring Ocean Colour Scene’s Steve Cradock. Steve will be playing the best of his vast Northern Soul and Motown collection.
The “In conversation” stage hosts Steve Lamacq who will be performing his “Going Deaf for a Living” show and Steve “Adj” Atherton relaying hilarious tales of his time with the Stone Roses.
Also check out rising Birmingham Stars Ivory Wave:
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