Belsonic

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Belsonic
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Belsonic logo
Location(s) Custom House Square, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Years active 2008 - Present
Date(s) 17–29 August (2010)
Website belsonic.com

Belsonic is the name of an outdoor music festival which has taken place in August at the Custom House Square in Belfast, Northern Ireland since 2008. It is organised by Shine Productions Ltd.[1] The capacity of the event is 5,000.[2]

2008[edit]

The acts that played the 2008 event were:

Monday 11 August Thursday 14 August Friday 15 August

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2009[edit]

The 2009's line-up was confirmed by the BBC's Across The Line in June.[11] The stage times were announced on 13 August 2009.[12]

Thursday 27 August Friday 28 August Saturday 29 August

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2010[edit]

The 2010 line-up is as follows, was released in May and in July 2010 four extra dates were added due to demand (17–20) and has been confirmed by the official Belsonic website.[13]

Tuesday 17 August Wednesday 18 August Thursday 19 August Friday 20 August Thursday 26 August Friday 27 August Saturday 28 August Sunday 29 August

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2011[edit]

The 2011 line-up is as follows and was released in December 2010 by the official Belsonic website.

2011 Line-Up
Year Day/month Headline artist Supporting artists
2011 16 August Thirty Seconds to Mars You Me at Six
17 August Dizzee Rascal Example & Wretch 32
19 August Primal Scream Andrew Weatherall & Cashier No. 9
20 August Beady Eye General Fiasco & Fight Like Apes
22 August Tinie Tempah Maverick Sabre & Yasmin
24 August Elbow Villagers & Foy Vance
25 August Plan B Katy B & Rizzle Kicks
26 August Tiësto Alex Metric & Caspa & Rod Azlan
27 August The Specials Hanni El-Khatib & Pocket Billiards

2012[edit]

Details of Belsonic 2012 were released on 23 February 2012.[14]

2012 Line-Up
Year Day/month Headline artist Supporting artists
2012 15 August Skrillex Dillon Francis, Knife Party, Kill The Noise
16 August Emeli Sandé Foy Vance, Duke Special
17 August Madness Neville Staple, The Wonder Villains
18 August Thin Lizzy The Answer, FM, Sweet Savage
19 August Paramore You Me at Six, Jody Has A Hitlist, Pure Love (band)
20 August Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds The Enemy, Jake Bugg
23 August Two Door Cinema Club Noah and the Whale, The Cast of Cheers, Oberhofer
24 August Tom Jones Brian Kennedy
25 August James Morrison Newton Faulkner, The Coronas, Gareth Dunlop
26 August David Guetta Alesso, Congorock, DJ Hix

2013[edit]

The first seven acts for Belsonic 2013 were announced on Friday, 8 March.

2012 Line-Up
Year Day/month Headline artist Supporting artists
2013 16 August Basement Jaxx Leftfield (DJ set), Le Carousel
17 August Ben Howard Nick Mulvey
21 August Nine Inch Nails And So I Watch You From Afar, Little Matador
22 August The Lumineers Michael Kiwanuka, Soak
23 August Jake Bugg The Courteeners, Nina Nesbitt, Silhouette
24 August Suede James, Runaway GO
25 August Steve Angello AN21, Max Vangeli, Third Party & Qulinez
26 August Bullet For My Valentine Bring Me The Horizon, Gojira

2014[edit]

The first five acts for Belsonic 2014 were announced on Thursday 3 April.

It was revealed via Snapchat that there will be more announcements to be made.

2014 Line-Up
Year Day/month Headline artist Supporting artists
2014
15 August Example TBA
17 August Biffy Clyro Little Matador, Twin Atlantic
18 August Kodaline Tom Odell, Black Rivers
19 August Chic ft Nile Rodgers
20 August Queens of the Stone Age The Minutes, Brody Dalle
22 August Imagine Dragons TBA

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Belsonic Terms and Conditions". Shine. 8 May 2008. Retrieved 4 August 2008. 
  2. ^ "Belsonic is this year's biggest outdoor music festival in Belfast…". The Belfast Telegraph. 8 August 2008. Archived from the original on 13 August 2008. Retrieved 19 August 2008. 
  3. ^ "Flaming Lips to play Belfast…". Hot Press. 8 May 2008. Archived from the original on 13 May 2008. Retrieved 11 May 2008. 
  4. ^ "Flaming Lips Support Bill Confirmed…". BBC. 21 May 2008. Retrieved 21 May 2008. 
  5. ^ "The Enemy added to Belsonic line-up…". Hot Press. 11 June 2008. Archived from the original on 18 June 2008. Retrieved 14 June 2008. 
  6. ^ "Reverend and the Makers confirmed for Belsonic line-up…". Hot Press. 13 June 2008. Retrieved 14 June 2008. 
  7. ^ "Zutons for Belfast…". Hot Press. 9 May 2008. Archived from the original on 12 May 2008. Retrieved 11 May 2008. 
  8. ^ "The Go! Team join Zutons in Belfast date…". Hot Press. 21 May 2008. Retrieved 21 May 2008. 
  9. ^ "Mystery Jets, Dan Le Sac join Belsonic line-up…". Hot Press. 6 June 2008. Retrieved 6 June 2008. 
  10. ^ "Belsonic feat. The Zutons, The Go! Team, Skibunny…". BBC. 21 May 2008. Retrieved 6 June 2008. [dead link]
  11. ^ Belsonic Lineup Revealed!
  12. ^ "Belsonic stage times announced". Hot Press. 13 August 2009. Retrieved 18 August 2009. 
  13. ^ Belsonic August 2010 Custom House Square
  14. ^ http://www.belsonic.com/

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