FESTIVAL NEWS: “Enrapturing… fresh and exciting” – Courtesans added to Bloodstock bill Print E-mail
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 17:12

Courtesans – whose new EP, ‘Better Safe Than Sober’, due to be released on 31 March, was recently hailed by Über Rock’s Ben Hughes as “completely enrapturing… fresh and exciting” – are among the latest acts confirmed to appear at this year’s Bloodstock festival.

 

 

They will play the Sophie Lancaster stage on Sunday 13 August. Joining them will be Bossk and Wretched Soul, while Dendera have been added to the Fridayday bill and Kroh and Abhorrent Decimation have been confirmed to appear on the Saturdayurday. Yorkshire pagan metallers Winterfylleth have been added to the main stage bill.

 

Meanwhile, the first run of dates for the specially-themed Bloodstock club nights have been announced. They are as follows:

 

Friday 7 April - Woking - Schism
Saturday 8 April - Middlesbrough - ‘SUMO’ at Medicine Bar
Saturday 8 April - Manchester - Saturdayan’s Hollow
Thursday 13 April - Doncaster - ‘Rawkus’ at Vintage Rock Bar
Friday 14 April - Bournemouth - ‘Thank Rock It’s Fridayday’ at Sound Circus
Friday 14 April - London - ‘Project Mayhem’ at Electric Ballroom
Friday 14 April - Ipswich - ‘The Riot’ at the Cock and Pye
Friday 14 April - Stoke - ‘Afterlife’ at the Underground
Saturday 15 April - Coventry - The Phoenix
Saturday 15 April - Norwich - ‘Meltdown’ at the Waterfront
Monday 17 April - Reading - Sakura
Wednesday 19 April - Huddersfield - ‘Rawkus’ at The Parish
Wednesday 19 April - Liverpool - ‘Rawkus’ at EBGB’s
Thursday 20 April - Sheffield - ‘Rawkus’ at The Leadmill (ft Benji Webbe DJ set)
Friday 21 April - Bury - ‘Rawkus’ at Yates
Friday 21 April - London - ‘Rawkus’ at Lounge 666
Friday 21 April - Leicester - Firebug
Saturday 22 April - Birmingham - ‘Uprawr’ at Asylum
Saturday 22 April - Cardiff - FUEL
Saturday 22 April - Camberley - The Agincourt
Monday 24 April - Preston - ‘Rawkus’ at Blitz
Friday 28 April - Bristol - ‘PHUCT’ at Bierkeller
Friday 28 April - London - ‘Voodoo’ at Elektrowerkz
Friday 28 April - Plymouth - Envy
Saturday 29 April - Birmingham - Eddie’s Rock Club
Saturday 29 April – Sheffield- The Corporation

Thursday 4 May - Exeter - ‘TPT’ at Timepiece
Friday 5 May - Portsmouth - ‘Thursdaynderdome’ at Edge of the Wedge
Saturday 6 May - Hanley -‘Devil’s Night’ at JJ’s
Saturday 6 May - Brighton - ‘Apocalypse’ at Envy
Saturday 6 May - Stoke - ‘Alt Ctl Del’ at The Underground
Friday 12 May - London - ‘Project Mayhem’ at Electric Ballroom
Saturday 13 May - Southampton - ‘Apocalypse’ at The 1865
Friday 19 May - Leicester - Firebug
Saturday 20 May - Stoke - ‘Rawkus’ at The Underground
Saturday 20 May - Coventry - The Phoenix
Saturday 20 May - Wolverhampton - Slade Rooms
Saturday 20 May – Middlesbrough - ‘SUMO’ at Medicine Bar
Saturday 20 May - Norwich - ‘Meltdown’ at The Waterfront
Friday 26 May - London - ‘Voodoo’ at Elektrowerkz
Saturday 27 May - Wigan - ‘Rawkus’ at The Boulevard
Saturday 27 May - Birmingham - Eddie’s Rock Club
Saturday 27 May - Sheffield - The Corporation

 

More dates are expected to be announced for June and July.

 

BLOODSTOCK will take place at Catton Park, Derbyshire from 10-13 August.  Standard weekend camping tix are on sale at £139 (+ booking fee), plus increasingly limited VIP packages/upgrades and car parking tickets (at a cheaper price than ‘on the day’ purchase), from bloodstock.seetickets.com. Children’s weekend tickets are also available, priced £35 (+ booking fee), with under 4’s free!

 

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