Simple Things adds new names to lineup

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Ruff Sqwad + J-Cush, Hodge, and Tessela are amongst the additions

Simple Things has released another round of top names for their October festival.

The multi-venue festival, along with headliners Skepta, JME, Battles and Savages, will now be hosting reggae pioneer Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry in Bristol for the first time in two years with a full live band.

East London’s Ruff Sqwad will also be making an appearance and will be joined onstage by Lit City Trax founder and Future Brown member J-Cush.

Straight from Nottingham, Slime also join the lineup, and Mild High Club’s sweet psychedelia will also be making an appearance. Bristol noise favourites Spectres will be playing a hometown set, and ear-splitting punk will be provided by Sex Swing.

Nighttime brings a new wave of DJs keen to make their mark. Hodge and Tessela will be playing a huge back to back four-hour set, while one half of legendary Rub ‘n’ Tug, Eric Duncan, will also be spinning till the early hours. Berlin’s Darwin will also be making her Bristol debut.

See the lineup in full here, and grab a ticket here.