Festival Guide: WIDE AWAKE

Event: Wide Awake Festival

Where: Brockwell Park, London

When: Friday 3rd September 2021

Price: £54.45. Tickets can be purchased here.

Who’s Playing: Self Esteem, Fenne Lily, Goat Girl, Porridge Radio, Black Country, New Road, Crack Cloud, ELLES, KOKOROKO, Lena Willikens, Mandy, Indiana, Los Bitchos, DEBONAIR (DJ), Dr Rubinstein (DJ), Mandrake Handshake, Maripool, Minimal Violence, POZI, PVA, Regressive Left, Souvenir, Tina Cousins, White Flowers, C.A.R., Dry Cleaning, Snapped Ankles, The Murder Capital, SLIFT, black midi, Crows, shame, Squid, IDLES & more. Full line-up here.

General Info: Described as “a festival for music fans looking for something different” Wide Awake aims to showcase an eclectic mix of underground music talent. From left-field indie, post punk, electronica to jazz and techno, the line-up is packed with some of the most exciting bands and DJs on the scene. There will be six stages at the festival, curated by The Windmill, Moth Club, Bad Vibrations, So Young, Snap Crackle & Pop and The Gun.

Covid Policy: Admission to the festival will be granted through any of the following methods: An NHS COVID Pass or EU COVID Certificate, a Vaccination Status Letter, or a Negative Lateral Flow Test/PCR Test taken within the past 48 hours. Read more info here.

Positive Policy: Wide Awake aims to be as eco-friendly as possible by adhering to The Positive Policy. This includes a ban of single use plastic across the site, ECO toilets & a fair cup deposit scheme. Read full info on the policy here.

Who GIHE are hoping to catch: We’re already big fans of Goat Girl and Fenne Lily, so we’ll be in the crowd for each of their sets. We’re also excited to catch Maripool, Lena Willikens, KOKOROKO, Minimal Violence, POZI, PVA, White Flowers and Mandy, Indiana for the first time too!

For more information on the festival visit the official website.

Check out our Wide Awake Playlist below!


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