Self Esteem to headline, curate new Sheffield fest
Sheffield sensation Self Esteem is to headline and curate a huge homecoming show, as part of new festival Rock N Roll Circus.
Taking place between 1–3 September at Sheffield’s Don Valley Bowl, the new multi-day event promises to mix “the best of live music with the best of circus entertainment”.
Self Esteem (aka Rebecca Lucy Taylor) will close Saturday 2 September, returning to her hometown one last time before heading into the studio.
Saturday’s lineup, curated by Taylor, will include Australian indie electro-pop band Confidence Man, Drag Race UK break-out star Bimini and the legendary Yorkshire Arctic Monkeys tribute, Arctic Numpties, among others.
Rotherham-born Taylor recently completed a highly anticipated UK tour, spanning 11 dates and selling 44,000 tickets
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will headline the Friday night at Rock N Roll Circus, supported by Happy Mondays, The Cribs, The Joy Formidable & Somebody’s Child. Sunday’s bill is yet to be announced.
“Sheffield. I just had to come back one more time before I fully commit to writing again,” says Taylor. “I’ve also curated my actual dream lineup to join me. I am genuinely deeply excited. I promise you this is not to be missed!”
Rotherham-born Taylor recently completed a highly anticipated UK tour, spanning 11 dates and selling 44,000 tickets.
This summer, the burgeoning star will support Blur on two dates at London’s Wembley Stadium, and make an appearance at festivals including Parklife (Manchester), Bristol Sounds and R1 Big Weekend (Dundee).
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