Shiiine On Birmingham is a one day festival celebrating some of the biggest icons in alternative and dance culture from the last four decades, including Orbital, Happy Mondays and Shed Seven.
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Renowned for their Butlin’s Minehead weekender, Shiiine On Birmingham will see a three-day event packed into an all-dayer on Saturday 8th September – with the likes of Orbital, Shed Seven and Happy Mondays topping the bill.
O2 Academy2 plays host to a nostalgic affair, with Julian Cope, Reverend and the Makers, The Wedding Present, Dreadzone, Jim Bob (Carter USM), Adboujaparov and Join & Ratt from Ned’s Atomic Dustbin completing the bill.
And finally, O2 Academy3 sees a further mix of nostalgic, new and local talent play in Birmingham, with A Certain Ratio, Bentley Rhythm Ace, The Stairs, The Membranes, Thousand Yard Stare, Ivory Wave and Psyence confirmed to play.
As well as the impressive bill of live music, Shiiine On Birmingham will also play host to an official FAC51 Haçienda afterparty with Todd Terry, Marshall Jefferson and Jon Dasilva keeping the party going into the early hours, while the likes of Steve Lamacq, Clint Boon (Inspiral Carpets) and Steve Cradock (Ocean Colour Scene) will also be DJing.
Shiiine On Birmingham takes place on Saturday 8th September at O2 Academy Birmingham. Final tickets are on sale now.
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