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The Flaming Lips, Mogwai, & Bloc Party Headline Festival No.6

Multi-award winning Festival No.6 (7-10 September) has today announced the headliners for this year’s festival; The Flaming Lips, Mogwai and Bloc Party. Both Bloc Party and Mogwai are UK festival exclusives. The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the Bootleg Beatles present a special 50th anniversary celebration of Sgt. Pepper’s and the Summer of Love. The Cinematic Orchestra, Wild Beasts, Rag’n’Bone Man, Laura Mvula, Kate Tempest, Arab Strap, The Cribs, are all confirmed in first wave, while Goldie and Hercules & Love Affair join the electronic bill.

Australian acid rock dance hybrid Jagwar Ma also feature on the impressive and eclectic bill as does former Beta Band mainstay Steve Mason, psych-shoegazers Toy, Palace, Honeyblood, Cabbage, Vaults, Tash Sultana, Tom Grennan, Superfood, Island, Formation, Pins, The Rhythm Method, Skott, Xamvolo, Ten Tonnes, Aine Cahill, The Lightening Year, Slang, Klangstof, Daniel O Sullivan, Gulp, The Pheromoans, Tom House Smith and Yucatan.

There will be a special Tony Wilson tribute, to mark 10 years since the death of the Factory Records supremo, Delia Derbyshire Day will mark the 80th anniversary of the electronic pioneer and Ros Wynne Jones will talk about retracing George Orwell’s Road to Wigan Pier, 80 years on.

Festival No.6 is an intimate, bespoke banquet of music, arts and culture, taking place over the weekend of the 7-10 September in the magical village of Portmeirion, Wales, home of the cult TV series The Prisoner. With many more music acts a huge arts and cultural line-up, new venues and Michelin starred-chefs yet to be revealed the fifth Festival No.6 is certain to be the most impressive to date.

Acts will perform across the entire site, by the whimsical Italianate architecture of the village, the historic town hall, piazza, Bristol Colonnade, the picturesque Estuary stage, the atmospheric woods and the promenade along the River Dwyryd.

Tickets are available here



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