See By the Sea Festival's full line up with Libertines

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From Digital Spy

By the Sea Festival 2017 at Margate in Dreamland has now revealed its full line up and there's some excellent bands and DJs who'll join the likes of headliners The Libertines, Everything Everything and Metronomy.

Pete Doherty and Carl Barat will head down to the beach to close the third year of the festival at Margate's larger venue the Winter Gardens on Sunday 1 October.

Meanwhile Friday will be topped by Everything Everything and Saturday will be Metronomy who'll join a host of other acts across three days.

The festival has now confirmed its FULL line up including British Sea Power, Flamigods and snooker-legend Steve Davis who'll DJ at the By The Sea after-party.

There'll also be performances from HMLTD, Shame, Deep Throat Choir, Martin Creed, Blaenavon, Dreamwife and many more as the event spills into the local town with the first-ever fringe festival.

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Aside from the retooled theme park, Dreamland, Margate's Museum in the middle of Old Town and Draft House Stage in Olby's Cafe will also play host to acts across the weekend.

If you're feeling especially brave you can take on Dreamland's host of rides (ticket holders recieve discount) or even take a morning dip in the famous Walpole Bay Sea Bathing Pool on Sunday.

Previously the festival at Margate's newly revamped theme park Dreamland has seen the likes of Foals, Hot Chip, Wolf Alice, Super Furry Animals and Bat for Lashes perform in the venue's classic Roller Disco and the larger Hall by the Sea stage.

Dreamland will also play host to Pulp frontman and BBC Radio 6 Music host Jarvis Cocker in a DJ set similar to his appearance last year. Plus, as it's a theme park, there'll be rides, dodgems, and a fringe festival spreading out across the town of Margate.

The venue also played host to the long-awaited comeback by Gorillaz, with Damon Albarn's animated band hosting their very own festival called Demon Dayz. Meanwhile, Alt-J and Slaves have been announced to play shows of their own later in the year.By the Sea Festival will run from Friday 29 September - Sunday 1 October 2017 with tickets starting from £20..

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