The Parklife Weekender reveals its location and exciting line-up
Organisers of The Parklife Weekender can finally reveal that the fourth instalment of the festival will be relocating to Manchester's Heaton Park in 2013.
Widely regarded as one of the premier outdoor venues in the north of England, Heaton Park has hosted legendary concerts from the likes of The Stone Roses and Oasis.
Parklife Weekender organisers have also announced an additional four artists including Melbourne four-piece The Temper Trap, as well as exciting artists Baauer, Boddika, Breakbot and TEED (DJ set) who will also be playing live.
The event takes place on 8 and 9 June 2013 and signals the start of the UK's summer of music. With weekend tickets priced at only £69.50 the Parklife Weekender it is arguably the best value for money festival in the UK this year. For tickets visit www.parklife.uk.com.
The phenomenal success of The Parklife Weekender has seen the festival grow year-on-year since its inception and resulted in Platt Fields Park no longer being big enough to accommodate the event. 2013 will see a wider spread of music and entertainment including larger dance arenas, more spectacular production and many hidden nooks and crannies ensuring the biggest Parklife Weekender ever staged.
Parklife Weekender spokesperson Sam Kandel said: "We are very lucky that no other large scale events have been planned for the site this year, so that Parklife Weekender is able to work with Manchester City Council for what is our biggest and best festival yet. The Parklife team are very proud to see this years festival at Heaton Park - it definitely feels like 2013 is going to be a key moment in Parklife Weekenders history."
Councillor Nigel Murphy, executive member for the Environment, said: "We've worked closely with the Parklife organisers to make sure this successful event can continue to be held in Manchester. We look forward to the long term benefits which events of this nature will bring to Heaton Park, Manchester residents and other people who regularly use this wonderful free facility."
Playing on the Main Stage on Saturday: Plan B, The Maccabees, Jessie Ware, Delphic, Crazy P, Quadron, Trojan Sound System and Will Tramp. Sunday's line-up includes Example, Rita Ora, Rudimental, Wretch 32, Iggy Azalea and Riot Jazz... plus very special guest Jurassic 5.