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Festival Guide: Upsurge Festival 2018

This is where you'll be on the 26th & 27th of August ...

Things are getting heavy in South London this August Bank holiday weekend.

What is Upsurge then?

Hardcore fans! This one’s for you. A brand new festival is launching in South London. Taking place across the August Bank Holiday at the intimate 350 cap New Cross Inn, the team behind Upsurge have put together a killer line up not to be missed. Expect the best hardcore bands from across the UK and abroad.

Where’s it happening?

The New Cross Inn is a two-minute walk from New Cross Gate tube station.

It’s tough to miss the striking building located where Queen’s Road meets New Cross Road. The buzzing venue is the perfect location for Upsurge Festival 2018.

Who’s playing?

Do not miss a UK exclusive from Chicago’s Harm’s Way. Their new album Posthuman is bound to be in numerous Best Of list’s come the end of the year:

“Last Man” 

Astroid Boys have been causing a stir this festival season, see their energetic live show at Upsurge:


Catch Counterparts wrap up their European tour:

“You’re Not You Anymore”

Manchester’s Broken Teeth are all set to destroy the New Cross Inn:

 “Riot of the Mind” 

Plus UK Exclusives from Take Offence and Sanction. Full line up poster below.

What else?

If you can’t wait for the festival to kick off, get down to the Upsurge warm-up show the night before! Featuring Ramallah, Sheer Terror and more. Grab tickets for the warm-up show here.

After party

What better way to keep the party going than dancing to nu-metal classics with the team behind Break Stuff. If nu metal is your thing, grab a ticket for the after party here

Everything sound good?

Grab your tickets for Upsurge Festival 2018 before they’re all gone!

Tickets: ticketweb.co.uk/upsurge

Check out New Cross Inn listings here: ticketweb.co.uk/newcrossinn

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