Y Not Festival Reveal More Names for 2023


Y Not Festival share their second wave of acts for 2023! Triumphantly returning last year after two years away, the sixteenth edition of the North’s essential music festival is back on 28th – 30th July. More acts have just announced to join the party this summer, alongside headliners Royal Blood, Kasabian, Paul Weller and Bombay Bicycle Club. Y Not Festival tickets are on sale via www.ynotfestival.com

New names revealed today include Wigan rockers The Lathums, energetic anthem-makers Sea Girls, festival favourites The Pigeon Detectives, acclaimed indie trio Mystery Jets and many more.

Today’s additions bring multiple up-and-coming artists to Y Not, like Caity Baser, who has already carved out a successful presence in the UK since the release of her Top 40 single ‘X & Y’. Plus, empowering hypnotic alternative rock hybrid YONAKA, vibrant and refreshing Dublin musician CMAT, British-born Australian singer-songwriter Thomas Headon, and Nu Metal “pop provocateur” Cassyette.

Late night DJs have also been announced, including a set from Mercury Prize nominated Faithless – a history that stretches back some 25 years, Faithless have long occupied a pivotal position in the world of British electronica. Marrying elements of house, trip-hop, dub and a songwriting flair into arena-filling, explosive, euphoric dance floor classics, their accomplishments tell their own story – seven Top 10 singles and six Top 10 albums (three at Number 1), resulting in excess of 15 million sales worldwide.

With a career spanning beyond a decade, Hannah Wants’ rise from self-taught turntablist to global star has been nothing short of meteoric. An acclaimed producer with over ten years professional DJ experience, her musical upbringing of UK garage, speed garage, 4×4 and bassline house evolved into her now house-focussed sound. Hannah continues to push boundaries, and now she’s headed to Y Not.

Comedy headliners set to take the stage at Y Not Festival are English television comedian and well-known star of Trigger Happy TV, Dom Joly. Also Angelos Epithemou, performed by English actor and comedy writer Dan Renton Skinner.

Each year, Y Not Festival proudly builds its programme for families and children of all ages – with its own dedicated family camping area, and family zone to offer endless hours of fun for children with all day games & activities, magic shows and much more.

Jason Oakley, Managing Director at Y Not Festival, says “We’re thrilled to add so many more brilliant names to the line-up this year. There’s so much fresh talent joining our incredible headliners, as well as some Y Not regulars who we can’t wait to welcome back. We’re so grateful for the continued support from everyone – not long to go now!”

Y Not 2023 line-up: Royal Blood, Kasabian, Paul Weller, Bombay Bicycle Club*, The Wombats, James, DMA’S, Maisie Peters, The Lathums, Sea Girls, The Charlatans, Everything Everything, Sophie Ellis Bextor, beabadoobee, Reytons, Jamie Webster, Circa Waves*, Kate Nash, Heather Small, The Pigeon Detectives, KT Tunstall, Mystery Jets, , The Murder Capital, Yonaka, Caity Baser, Thomas Headon, CMAT, Cassyette, The K’s, The Beths, Red Rum Club, The Mary Wallopers, Billy Nomates, Crawlers, Rachel Chinouriri, Bilk, Gengahr, Feet, Courting, Kid Kapichi, Ellie Dixon, Beans On Toast, Wunderhorse, Panic Shack, The Royston Club, The Blinders, Chappaqua Wrestling, Peaness, Sprints, Somebody’s Child, Phoebe Green, Lime Garden, Glass Caves, The Hara, Bloxx, Shambolics, Chilli Jesson, Hannah Wants, Faithless DJ set, Yumi & The Weather, Prima Queen, L’objectif, Dead Pony, Frankie Beetlestone, Swim School, The Last Dinner Party, Deadletter, Lizzie Esau, Beaux, Tom A. Smith, ARXX, Daisy Brain, Calum Bowie, George O’Hanlon, Divorce, The Lancashire Hotpots, The Manatees, Cowboyy*, Mollie Coddled, Raised By Owls, King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys, Barrioke feat Shaun Williamson, Mr Motivator

Comedy line-up: Dom Joly, Angelos Epithemou, Olivia Lee, Matt Richardson, Myq Kaplanraul Kohli, Wendy Wason, Jack Gleadow, Gareth Waugh, Andre Vincent, Harry Stachini

About Y Not Festival

Back for its 16th edition, Y Not festival will take place in Pikehall, Derbyshire on 28th – 30th July. Since 2005 when it began life as an overspilling house party in the deepest, darkest Derbyshire; Y Not has stayed home grown and true to its roots. With panoramic countryside views, a fully stocked bar of local ales, a mouth-watering selection of food and more live music than you can shake a stick at… all you need to bring is yourself, some wellies and a killer fancy dress outfit.

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Tickets & Prices

Adult Weekend Camping Tickets £139.50 + booking fee (Tier 3)

Youth Weekend Camping Tickets (aged 13-17) £139.50 + booking fee (Tier 3)

Family Weekend Camping Tickets £139.50 + booking fee (Tier 3)

Child Weekend Camping Tickets (12 and under) FREE

Thursday Upgrade – £40 + booking fee

VIP – £75 + booking fee