2013 sees a mix of established and up and coming British artists along with some from further afield. Dry the River, Lucy Rose, Benjamin Francis Leftwich and Tom Odell are joined by the likes of Bo Ningen, Deap Vally, Chapel Club, Little Green Cars, To Kill a King with more still to be announced.[box bg=”#FA6900″ color=”#FFFFFF”]
Location: Various venues in Manchester, Bristol & Nottingham
Date: 24th, 25th & 26th May respectively
How to get to site: All three dates take place around the centres of the cities and are near train/bus stations.
Beer Prices/ Selection: normal venue prices
Campsite: n/a (plenty of hotels, B&Bs & hotels. Or brave the late train.
Clientèle: A good mix but predominantly young and enthusiastic (especially so come the end of the night)
Acts that have played before: The Drums, Wavves, British Sea Power, Mystery Jets, Spiritulized, Ladyhawke, Friendly Fires, Beach House
Other stuff to do: Lots of things to do in all three cities
Ticket Prices: £20
Security Staff: normal venue staff-firm but fair
Toilets: venue toilets
Summary: Great way to see a lot of up and coming bands along with a few more established ones. There’s always someone on you’ll want to see so great value for money.
More Information: http://dottodotfestival.co.uk/[box bg=”#FA6900″ color=”#FFFFFF”]
Here’s Counterfeit’s review from last year’s Dot to Dot in Manchester: http://www.counterfeitmag.co.uk/live-reviews/dot-to-dot-festival-manchester/