Róisín Murphy, Caribou and Little Simz announced for Forwards Festival

Róisín Murphy, The Click

A new festival is launching in Bristol this summer.

Organised by Team Love and AEG, Forwards Festival is a new event coming to Clifton Downs, in Bristol, on 3-4 September 2022. The weekender will be headlined by Jamie xx and The Chemical Brothers.

Former Crack Magazine cover star Little Simz has been announced for the line-up. Khruangbin joins her on the programme for the first day of the event, along with Fred Again.., Floating Points, Shygirl, Sudan Archives, Kojey Radical and more. Overmono have been confirmed for a live set.

Róisín Murphy is set to perform on the second day of the festival. She’ll be joined by Caribou, Sleaford Mods, Self Esteem, The Comet is Coming, Kae Tempest and more.

Early bird day admission begins from £39.50, and weekend tickets from £75. Tickets go on sale on 25 February. Head to the Forwards site for the full line-up, and listen back to Róisín Murphy’s Crack Mix below.