The Flaming Lips, Mogwai and more to play Festival No.6

The Flaming Lips, Mogwai and Bloc Party will headline Festival No.6 2017.

Bloc Party and Mogwai’s performances will be both the band’s only UK festival appearances of the year.

Further down the bill, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will team up with The Bootleg Beatles to perform a special tribute concert to Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. This will also be a UK festival exclusive.

Wild Beasts, The Cribs and Charlotte Church’s Late Night Pop Dungeon head up the rest of the live lineup which also features Toy, Palace, Honeyblood, Cabbage, Vaults, Tash Sultana, Tom Grennan, Superfood, Island, Formation, Pins, The Rhythm Method, Skott, Xamvolo, Ten Tonnes, Aine Cahill, The Lightening Year, Slang, Klangstof, Daniel O Sullivan, Gulp, The Pheromoans, Tom House Smith and Yucatan.

The DJ lineup is headlined by Metalheadz boss Goldie who will be celebrating the release of his upcoming solo record. Goldie will be supported by Hercules and Love Affair, Joy Orbison, Benji B, Joe Goddard Live, Mr Scruff, Mary Anne Hobbs, Horse Meat Disco, Justin Robertson, Running Back Super Ball: Henrik Schwarz (Live), Gerd Janson and Fort Romeau, David Holmes, Steve Davis & Kavus Torabi, Kevin Rowland (Dexys DJ Set), Down to the Sea and Back, Heavenly Jukebox and Purple Stardust (a Prince / Bowie party).

There is also an extensive lineup of arts and poetry with conversations featuring Goldie, Charlotte Church, Diane Morgan (Philomena Cunk from Charlie Brooker’s Screenwipe series) and Mary Anne Hobbs.

Festival No.6 runs 7-10 September 2017. Find out more about the lineup and tickets here.