NO.6, the UK Festival Award's Best New Festival and
NME's Best Small Festival of 2012, takes place at Portmeirion
on 13, 14, 15 September 2013.
Portmeirion is closed to day visitors on Monday 16th September
for removal of Festival equipment.
Last year saw New Order scoop Headline Act of the Year, for
their performance on the Sunday night, as well as some great
headline performances on the Friday and Saturday night by
Spiritualized and Primal Scream. But who could forget the
unbelievable atmosphere in the Central Piazza during the
performances on each night by Cor Brythoniaid on the Bristol
Colonnade, and the excellent talk given by Jan Morris on the
Headlining the Festival
this year will be Welsh band Manic Street Preachers, and they were
quoted on Festival No 6 website as saying, 'Festival No 6 is
the only thing that could break our self enforced two year British
gig ban. To be able to play in Sir Clough Williams Ellis' iconic
Village is something of dream for us. See you in
Other Welsh band include Geraint Jarman, Bryn Fôn, Cowbois Rhos
Botwnnog, Yr Ods, Bob Delyn a'r Ebillion, Gwenno, Georgia Ruth, Sen
Segur, Colorama and many more.
Also announced as part of the line up were live acts, James
Blake, Everything Everything, I am Kloot, Alunageorge, Laura Mvula,
The Staves, Mount Kimbie, Clinic, Caitlin Rose, and more.
Dj's announced included, Frankie Knuckles, Carl Craig, Andrew
Weatherall, Gilles Peterson, Unabombers, Greg Wilson, Justin
Robertson, Maxxi Soundsystem, and many more.
Names for the Arts & Culture include a return
for Jan Morris and Caitlin Moran, alongside John Cooper Clarke, DBC
Pierre, John Niven, Tracey Thorn, and many more.
Full names of acts announced to date can be found at festivalnumber6.com
Tickets are now available through the Festival No
6 website or if you call at the Portmeirion ticket office
before 3pm on 12th September.
Be Seeing You!
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