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Britpop elder statestmen Suede will join Saturday headliner Brian Wilson on a strong bill for fledgling UK fest Together the People in September
By IQ on 22 Jun 2016
Together the People, the new Brighton festival which will this September feature a UK festival exclusive 50th-anniversary performance of Pet Sounds by Brian Wilson, has completed its 2016 line-up.
Suede, who also count Standon Calling, I-Days Festival in Milan, Les Ardentes in Liège and Summer Sonic in Japan among their other festival appearances this summer (as well as a Q&A at Tramlines in Sheffield), will headline on Sunday 4 September, with other new acts including Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, New Order/Joy Division bassist Peter Hook and his new band, The Light (performing songs by Joy Division and New Order), and singer-songwriter M. Ward.
Promoted by record store Resident Music and supported by Arts Council England, Together the People will also host The Horrors, Turin Brakes, Supergrass’s Gaz Coombes, Songhoy Blues and more (a full line-up is available at the festival website) and a children’s stage featuring live shows by TV programme LazyTown and book-turned-stage show Aliens Love Underpants!.
Now in its second year – last year’s headliners were Super Furry Animals and José González – Together the People takes place in Preston Park on 3 and 4 September. Weekend tickets are £103 for adults, while day passes will set you back £59.
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