Y Not Festival

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Y Not Festival
Genre Rock, Alternative rock, Indie rock, Dance, World music, Punk rock, Electronic music, Reggae, Folk music, Hip hop.
Dates first weekend in August, usually
Location(s) Peak District, England
Years active 2006 – present
Website
ynotfestivals.co.uk

The Y Not Festival is an annual music festival held in Pikehall, Derbyshire, United Kingdom.

Y Not Festival 2016[edit]

The 2016 festival was held between 28–31 July. It was headlined by Editors, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds and Madness. The Hives, Catfish and the Bottlemen and The Cribs.

Line up

Big Gin Stage

THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
The Coral

Milburn

By The Rivers

Editors

The Cribs

Everything Everything

The Lancashire Hot Pots

Sam Henshaw

Kloe

Kassassin Street

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Catfish and the Bottlemen

Circa Waves

Rat Boy

Eliza and the Bear

Jodie Abacus

The Amazons

NGOD

New Desert Blues

Mr Motivator

Madness

The Hives

Fun Lovin Criminals

Milky Chance

Sunset Sons

King Pleasure & The BB

Vant

Will Joseph Cook

Kagoule

The Quarry

Friday Saturday Sunday
DJ Fresh

Coasts

JP Cooper

Ferocious Dog

Beans on Toast

White

Inheaven

Rob Green

Silver Wilson

Suspect Alibi

Nice Like Rice

Band of Skulls

Peter Hook and the Light

Pretty Vicious

The Sherlocks

Sundara Karma

Lucy Spraggan

The Mirror Trap

RedFaces

Afterdark Movement

The Tin Pigeons

Blossoms

Lucy Rose

Seafret

The Magic Gang

Dagny

Louis Berry

Vaults

Toby Johnson

Deco

Ellie Keagan

The Giant Squid

Friday Saturday Sunday
Deap Valley

Eagulls

Yak

Public Access TV

Trams

Nai Harvest

Black Foxxes

Cassels

Beasts

Kneck Deep

Moose Blood

Dinosaur Pile Up

Black Peaks

Heck

Milk Teeth

Blood Youth

Dead!

Francobollo

Sikth

Lonely the Brave

Arcane Roots

Gnarwolves

Creeper

Reigning Days

Queen Kwong

Shame

The Decoy

Y Not Festival 2015[edit]

The 2015 festival was held between 31 July–2 August. The festival was headlined by Snoop Dogg, Basement Jaxx and Primal Scream. Ash, Beans on Toast, Asylums and Bloxed Beats played the festival on Thursday 30 July as the early entry acts.[1]

Line up[edit]

Big Gin Stage[edit]

FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY

The Quarry[edit]

FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY

The Giant Squid[edit]

FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY

Y Not Festival 2014[edit]

The 2014 festival was held between 1–3 August. The festival was headlined by White Lies, Dizzee Rascal and Frank Turner.[2]

Line up[edit]

Big Gin Stage[edit]

FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY

The Quarry[edit]

FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY

The Giant Squid[edit]

FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
  • Andrew WK
  • Turbowolf
  • Fight Like Apes
  • Brawlers
  • Freeze the Atlantic
  • Tangled Hair
  • Woahnows
  • Emperor Yes
  • Doctrines
  • Bad Grammar

The Allotment[edit]

FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
  • Follow You Home
  • Tilted Smile
  • Base 8
  • The Fallows
  • VerseChorusVerse
  • Zara Kershaw
  • The Black Hands
  • The Boy I Used to be
  • ElleKaye
  • Camp Stag
  • One Bomb
  • Crystal Seagulls
  • Bella Diem
  • Exile84
  • Hungerhoff & The Wild Roots
  • Doug Panton
  • Damon Downs
  • Knaves
  • White Giant
  • Jamie Joseph
  • Huskies
  • Crystal Bats
  • Escape To New York
  • Redfaces
  • Joint Honours
  • Stealing Signs
  • 5 Days of November
  • Bleachroom
  • Turn It Up Project

The Hog & Barrel[edit]

FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
  • The Sons
  • Flat 24/7
  • Alex Blood and The Diggers
  • Tom Peacock
  • David Lacey
  • Matt Henshaw
  • Fusion
  • Keto
  • Karl and the Marx Brothers
  • Ben Farmer
  • Secret Set
  • Tall Trees
  • Three Minute Heist
  • Herron Brothers
  • The Most Ugly Child
  • Mo Morris and The Struggling String Band
  • James Dalby
  • Josh Kemp
  • Niall Fitz
  • Kai Swarvett
  • Duncan Oakley (COMEDY)
  • Phil Lucas (COMEDY)
  • Misk Hill Mountain Ramblers
  • Anywyn Williams
  • Josh Savage
  • Harriet
  • Jonathan Eagles
  • Grawlix
  • Blackcats and Magpies
  • Roger The Mascot
  • The Philharmonics
  • Ryan Thomas
  • Lindsay and Bobby
  • Jamie Scott
  • The Raymond and Mr Timkins Revue (COMEDY)
  • Laura Lexx (COMEDY)
  • Jamie Beau
  • BB Black Dog
  • Scribble Victory
  • Lonely Robot
  • Steve Faulkner
  • 94 Gunships

Y Not Festival 2013[edit]

Line up[edit]

Big Gin Stage[edit]

FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY

The Quarry[edit]

--------------------FRIDAY-------------------- --------------------SATURDAY-------------------- --------------------SUNDAY--------------------

The Allotment[edit]

--------------------FRIDAY-------------------- --------------------SATURDAY-------------------- --------------------SUNDAY--------------------

The Giant Squid[edit]

--------------------FRIDAY-------------------- --------------------SATURDAY-------------------- --------------------SUNDAY--------------------

Y Not Festival 2012[edit]

The 2012 festival was held between 3–5 August. The festival was headlined by The View, The Wombats and We Are Scientists. The festival returned to its usual site in Pikehall.

The festival saw the return of its 3 music stages the "Big Gin Stage", "The Quarry" and "The Allotment" plus the introduction of a new stage "The Giant Squid".

Line up[edit]

Big Gin Stage[edit]

FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY

The Quarry[edit]

--------------------FRIDAY-------------------- --------------------SATURDAY-------------------- --------------------SUNDAY--------------------

The Allotment[edit]

--------------------FRIDAY-------------------- --------------------SATURDAY-------------------- --------------------SUNDAY--------------------
  • Naymedici
  • Spotlight Kid
  • Tray Electric
  • Long Dead Signal
  • The King Bains
  • The Maffa Kings
  • Taylor and the Masons
  • Cocktail Mondays
  • The Family Rain
  • The Stand
  • Escape To New York
  • The Quangos
  • Auction for the Promise Club
  • The Fallows
  • The Barnum Meserve
  • The Kickliner
  • House of Thieves
  • Neon Railroad
  • Ethan Ash
  • The Vibe
  • Hudson Super Six
  • Frontiers
  • Mantandasun
  • Alex Blood and Diggers
  • Great Scott
  • Micro Jupiter
  • Yearbook
  • The Boobytraps
  • These Mortal Cities
  • Aphrodite and the Alphabet

The Giant Squid[edit]

--------------------FRIDAY-------------------- --------------------SATURDAY-------------------- --------------------SUNDAY--------------------
  • Rolo Tomassi
  • Canterbury
  • Straight Lines
  • Brontide
  • &U&I
  • Delta Alaska
  • Juniors
  • Alright the Captain
  • Scatty Neighbours
  • I Like Trains
  • The XCERTS
  • Turbowolf
  • Hawk Eyes
  • Tall Ships
  • Freeze The Atlantic
  • InFlightProgram
  • Without Maps
  • Trillionaires
  • Lower Than Atlantis
  • Exit Ten
  • Marmozets
  • Black and Reds
  • Fever Fever
  • Them Wolves
  • The Hush
  • Bleech
  • Troops of Mafeking

Y Not Festival 2011[edit]

The 2011 festival was held between 5–7 August. The festival was headlined by The Go! Team, Feeder and Maximo Park. The festival was once again located in Pikehall.

The festival had 3 music stages:

  • The Main Stage called "Big Gin Stage" which has been named after the first festival
  • A smaller stage called "The Quarry" named after the location of the 2006 festival
  • "The Allotment" was a new addition to 2011 which hosted a variety of local bands. "The Allotment" stage was named after a competition was held on Facebook and Twitter.

The festival won two categories at the UK Festival Awards, the grass roots festival award and the prize for the best toilets.[3]

Line up[edit]

Big Gin Stage[edit]

--------------------FRIDAY-------------------- --------------------SATURDAY-------------------- --------------------SUNDAY--------------------

The Quarry[edit]

--------------------FRIDAY-------------------- --------------------SATURDAY-------------------- --------------------SUNDAY--------------------

The Allotment[edit]

--------------------FRIDAY-------------------- --------------------SATURDAY-------------------- --------------------SUNDAY--------------------
  • Max Raptor
  • These Waves
  • Tilted Smile
  • Son of Eagle
  • These Mortal Cities
  • Fixit Kid
  • Scutty Neighbours
  • JonPaul Palumbo
  • Severn
  • Mabel Love
  • Starlings
  • The Rash
  • TBA
  • The Fideal Effect
  • Si Tew
  • Stayaways
  • Tribute to Nordberg
  • The King Bains
  • The Hush
  • James Warner Prophecies
  • The Sons
  • Whitemoor
  • RightClickSaveAs
  • Crushing Blows
  • From Eleanor
  • Ejectorseat
  • TBA

2010[edit]

The Y Not Festival in 2010 was headlined by The Futureheads, The Subways and The Mystery Jets. Other acts included Blood Red Shoes, Los Campesinos, Darwin Deez, King Pleasure and the Bisuit Boys, OK Go, Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly, Twisted Wheel, Turin Brakes, Rox, Little Comets, Kid British, Daisy Dares You, Slow Club, Goldheart Assembly, Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun, Tubelord, Foy Vance, Max Raptor, Fenech Soler, Sparrow and the Workshop, THePETEBO], Doll & The Kicks, Sketches, Matthew P, Morning Parade, 51/50s, Kill It Kid, and North Atlantic Oscillation

2009[edit]

The Y Not Festival sold out in 2009. The line up on the main stage included The Sunshine Underground, The King Blues, Noah and the Whale, Young Knives, Nine Black Alps, Shotshotstacy, and Esser. Along with Beardyman and Frank Turner on the acoustic stage. Plus many other artists and DJs over the three days of live music.

2008[edit]

The third Y Not Festival was again held at Pikehall, Derbyshire. The festival expanded once again and around 2000 people attended over three days. Bigger and more well known acts such as the Mystery Jets, Cage the Elephant, and Frank Turner were on the bill. though neither the Mystery Jets or Cage the Elephant turned up.

2007[edit]

The Second Y Not Festival was at held at a new venue, Pikehall, Derbyshire. This allowed the festival to sprawl over a larger area. Around 1000 people attended over the three days.

2006[edit]

The first Y Not Festival was held in a quarry in Derbyshire. Around 500 people attended over three days. Many of the bands that played were unsigned or local. A DVD documentary was made about this festival.

Big Gin[edit]

Before it was even known as Y Not Festival it was a small gathering of sixth form pupils from Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Ashbourne. The gathering had a few local bands and a couple of DJs played on 2 nights.

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