Saturday, April 13, 2024

Editors, Ocean Colour Scene, Orbital to headline new Birmingham city centre festival

Birmingham is getting a brand new city centre music festival. Yes, really! Beyond The Tracks launches this September, with headliners Editors, Ocean Colour Scene, Orbital and Leftfield.

Beyond The Tracks is a brand new music festival for Birmingham which is situated in one of the city’s newest green spaces, Eastside City Park.

Set over three days this September, Beyond The Tracks welcomes some of the most known and loved touring artists from Birmingham and beyond in their debut year, with headliners Editors, Ocean Colour Scene and Orbital set to wow the crowds.

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In what really is a long overdue development, the festival also welcomes performances from the likes of Leftfield, Maximo Park, The Twang, Slowdive, The Jesus & Mary Chain and Wild Beasts. See below for the full line-up.

Beyond The Tracks Festival, Birmingham

Beyond The Tracks is produced by the local promoters behind Moseley Folk Festival (12 years), Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul (8 years) and Lunar Festival (4 years). They have promoted some of the biggest outdoors shows in the city including performances by Chic feat Nile Rodgers, Public Enemy, De La Soul, Laura Marling, Johnny Marr, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Bonobo, Roy Ayers, Levellers, Ocean Colour Scene, The Proclaimers, Television and Super Furry Animals.

Beyond The Tracks takes place between September 15-17 at Eastside City Park, Digbeth, Birmingham.

Tickets go on sale this Friday (April 14th) at 10am with Tier 1 prices set at £40 / £45 per day.

Richard Franks

Founding editor of Counteract. Freelance travel and music journalist.