Final lineup for Tramlines confirmed as festival confirmed to go ahead
01 July 2021
Sheffield’s Tramlines is set to go ahead with a full capacity festival at Hillsborough Park, 23 - 25 July, as part of Events Research Programme.
Tramlines’ participation in the programme means the festival can go ahead independently of national reopening dates and the audience will be able to enjoy the event without compulsory social distancing or masks.
The news also means that the Sheffield event will be the biggest music event in Europe since the coronavirus pandemic started. At the entrance to the festival, ticket holders (except children under 11) will be asked for proof of EITHER:
- A negative COVID result from a lateral flow test taken within the previous 48 hours.
- Two vaccination doses, with the second received at least 14 days before
Those who do not wish to attend can roll over their ticket to Tramlines 2022 at no extra charge or request a face value ticket refund. Ticket holders will receive an email from Tramlines’ ticketing partners Gigantic with more details. For more info, see Tramlines FAQ’s.
Following the news that the festival would go ahead, Tramlines have also revealed the final lineup for 2021 event, adding new artists, top notch comedy, a brand new venue for 2021 ‘The Open Arms’, Speakers Corner artists, cabaret acts, ‘Apply to Play’ winners + late night DJs.
New artists include, Circa Waves, R.A.E, Billy Nomates, Saint Raymond, Otis Mensah, Sophie and The Giants, Talk Show plus ALL apply to play winners! BBC Introducing Sheffield have also curated The Leadmill stage featuring sets from the best up and coming talent Yorkshire has to offer, artists include Holly Redford Jones, Chloe Cattell, Weedipus, Yusuf Yellow,
The T’Other stage Comedy takeover, includes top billing comedians Joel Dommett, Milton Jones, Shappi Khorsandi, Emmanuel Sonubi, Jojo Sutherland, Ivo Graham and Tom Ward. The stage will be hosted by compere, Matt Reed.
2021 sees the unveiling of a new venue The Open Arms, Tramlines very own pub! Featuring, booze, food, good times, spoken word, poetry, cabaret and DJs. It will be the perfect place to grab a pint and discover some of the best talent from Sheffield and beyond.
Highlights include, spoken word and poetry sets curated by Otis Mensah and hosted by Sile Sibanda, artists include Warda Yassin (Sheffield’s Poet Laureate), Miss Yankey, MA.MOYO and much more. Under the Stars will also be opening the stage for Saturday, showcasing a completely original composition.
Weird and wonderful evening entertainment includes Hip Hop Karaoke, Rhythm of the 90s, Gospeloke, Barrioke with Shaun Williamson (yes that’s Barry from Eastenders), Sing it Back, Vinegar Strokes, Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer and the Mariachis.
The Leadmill will also be heading up late night celebrations with DJ sets from Club Tropicana, Abba Party and The Beat Club.
Tramlines also over the moon to announce the Apply to Play winners who will be playing across 11 slots on The Library Stage and The Leadmill Stage. Panelists had a tough job of handpicking from over 800 applicants.
For more information visit the Tramlines website: tramlines.org.uk