Forwards Fest 2024 adds another act to its line-up

Forwards Festival 2023 -Credit:Plaster
Forwards Festival 2023 -Credit:Plaster

Electronic duo Underworld have been added to the line-up for this year's Forwards Festival, which takes place on Saturday, August 31, and Sunday, September 1. It will be their only Bristol performance of the year.

Joining the likes of LCD Soundsystem and Jessie Ware, Underworld will take to the stage on the second day of the festival, which also includes Yard Act, Baxter Dury, CMAT, Crazy P, Holysseus Fly, and Da Fuchaman and the Fire Blaze Band. The Saturday is headlined by Loyle Carner.

Festival organisers have also confirmed they will soon be announcing a replacement for Maribou State following the cancellation of the duo's 2024 shows. The final acts for this year's festival will also be announced in the coming days. Tickets for the Forwards, which takes place on The Downs, are now on sale on the website.

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With a rich legacy spanning over three decades, Karl Hyde and Rick Smith better known as Underworld, 'persistently challenge conventions and redefine electronic and dance music with their unparalleled ingenuity'. Formed in 1987 over the bridge in Cardiff, the pair are probably best known for their most commercially successful track to date 'Born Slippy (Nuxx)', as well as being among the soundtrack for the 1996 film, Trainspotting.