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Festival Guide: 53 Degrees North 2018

Slaves, The Horrors and more come to Hull in June!

After a hugely successful first event last year, 53 Degrees North is returning this summer and tickets are available NOW. Here’s what you need to know…

What’s 53 Degrees all about then? 

Part conference, part live music extravaganza, 53 Degrees North has grown into something that the people of Hull can be truly proud to host in their city. 

The first half of the event is the music conference element, taking place on Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 June. The conference is organised by the Warren Youth Project Initiative and with its low ticket price, gives a chance for young people to attend as well as bridging the gap between the north of the UK and the London-centric music industry. Last year’s conference included speakers from organisations such as Spotify, PRS and UK Music. 

After some serious business, the conference turns into a 3 part music festival. On Friday night, a block party featuring some of the UK’s hottest DJs, a raucous outdoor all-dayer on Saturday, and a more family suitable evening of music on Sunday night, bringing 53 Degrees to a close.  

Where’s it happening? 

The conference element takes place at Hull Truck Theatre. 

The live music is outdoors under the stars at Zebedee’s Yard. 


Lovely little weekend o’culture ❤

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Who’s playing? 

On Friday 8 June you have A Real Proper Block Party – Brought together by legendary Hull collective The Residents Association. DJ Sets from Audacity, The Onion Club and more! 

On Saturday 9 June, UK noise-makers Slaves headline…  

With indie-stalwarts The Horrors… 

Also on the bill are Dream Wife, LIFE, The Blinders, Ladybird, Our Girl, Night Flowers and Vulgarians. See line-up poster below…  

On Sunday 10 June, The Bootleg Beatles bring proceedings to a close. 

I want in! 53 Degrees sounds ace and I want tickets! 

We’ll see you there! Tickets on sale now from www.ticketweb.co.uk/53degreesnorth 

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