Y Not reaches tenth festival

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The months of waiting are finally over as the popular Y Not Festival returns to the area this weekend.

A host of big names are lined up to appear at this year’s festival - the tenth - which is to be held at Pikehall near Matlock from Friday-Sunday.

Topping the bill this year will be the leading acts Basement Jaxx, Snoop Dogg (pictured) and Primal Scream. Super Furry Animals, Public Service Broadcasting, Deaf Havana and more are also on the bill for this tenth anniversary festival that will be bringing music fans to the area from far and wide.

Elsewhere on the line-up, promoters have secured sets from a fine mix of guitar slingers, from the delicate and twee to swaggering screamers.

Irish rock outfit The Strypes, singer-songwriter Rhodes and former Feeder frontman Grant Nicholas are all headed for Y Not. The Kerrang!-approved Arcane Roots, blues-tinged Rag N Bone Man along with alt pop husband and wife duo Summer Camp and Jaws make for yet more musical delights on offer.

Walking On Cars, a band that topped the Irish iTunes chart with their debut single, Blossom’s psyche-pop and a mix of hardcore, post and math rock from Black Peaks form yet more of Y Not’s sonic bounty.

Also on the bill are many more names including Twin Wild, All Tvvins, High Tyde, Forever Never, Man Made, Ady Suleiman, Movie, The Beach, Vant and United Fruit.

The Derbyshire hills will be alive with the sounds of a smorgasbord of wildly diverse sounds with more sets from the likes of Johnny Marr, We Are Scientists, Rae Morris, Slaves, Rolo Tomassi, TV’s Mr Motivator many more.

Make sure you don’t miss out on this major festival, happenning on your doorstep.

For ticket availability and more details on this year’s festival, go to www.ynotfestivals.co.uk