It has been announced that American industrial titans Nine Inch Nails will headline Belfast’s Belsonic festival on 21st August. The Trent Reznor-fronted collective will be joined by local support in the form of And So I Watch You from Afar.
Manchester veterans James have also been announced as support for the reformed Suede on 24th August, while the Courteeners, Nina Nesbitt and Silhouette will open for Jake Bugg and Michael Kiwanuka and SOAK join the Lumineers.
Belsonic 2013 takes place at Custom House Square, Belfast from 16th-23rd August. Tickets for NIN cost £30 and go on sale this Friday (31st May) at 9am. Tickets for all other shows are priced from £27.50 and are onsale now from www.belsonic.com, Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.ie and the Stiff Kitten, Belfast. The line-up can be seen below.
Friday, 16th August: BASEMENT JAXX [LIVE] & Guests
Saturday, 17th August: BEN HOWARD & Guests
Wednesday, 21st August: NINE INCH NAILS + ASIWYFA & Guests
Thursday, 22nd August: THE LUMINEERS + MICHAEL KIWANUKA & SOAK
Friday, 23rd August: JAKE BUGG + THE COURTEENERS, NINA NESBITT & SILHOUETTE
Saturday, 24th August: SUEDE + JAMES & Guests
Sunday, 25th August: SIZE MATTERS – STEVE ANGELLO, AN21, MAX VANGELI & THIRD PARTY
Monday, 26th August: BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, BRING ME THE HORIZON, GOJIRA & Guests