Simple Things Festival 2013 – PreviewIn its third year, Bristol’s unique one-dayer Simple Things returns with a set of new venues & boasting one the most diverse line-ups for any festival ever.

For the first time ever this year Simple Things will be taking over Colston Hall, The Island Complex and a number of other Bristol city centre locations. Ninety of the most talked about acts this year will be performing on eleven stages beginning at midday on 12th October (this Saturday) running right through till 6 am the following day.

The full lineup is as follows:

On the main stage at Colston Hall are:

Nicolas Jaar, Modeselektor (Live), Pantha Du Prince, These New Puritans, Portico Quartet, The Pastels, Darkstar, Oliver Wilde.

Howling Owl Records presents Colston Hall 2 with:

No Age, Hookworms, Wet Nuns, Eagulls, Idles, Velcro Hooks, Naturals, Spectres, Paws, Temple Songs, Only Real And Portillo Moment.

In the Colston Hall Foyer is:

The Field, The Invisible, Hyetal, Vessels, Seams, Fimber Bravo, Islet, John Wizards, Fun Adults, Lady And The Beekeeper, Phedre, Fair Ohs, Andre Bratten, Forrests And Fun Adults.

The Pardon My French Terrace present:

Pardon My French, Gramrcy, Seka, Summits And Wlt.

Red Bull Music Academy Presents at the Firestation:

Jon Hopkins, Marcel Dettmann, Dj Jazzy Jeff, Mykki Blanco, Evian Christ, Dopplereffekt, King Midas Sound, Letherette, Benjamin Damage & Doc Daneeka, Ital, The Kelly Twins, Typesun And Dj Cheeba.

At the Firesation Band room:

Splashh, Charlie Boyer And The Voyeurs, Moko, Glass Animals, Dam Mantle, No Ceremony, The Wytches, Fear Of Men, Face + Hell, Arrows Of Love, Halls, Royal Blood, M+a, Empty Pools And Joey Fourr.

The Shapes Courtyard:

Craig Richards, Appleblim, Aartekt, And Shapes Djs.

The Crazylegs 5th Birthday Courtrooms:

Motor City Drum Ensemble, Outboxx (Live), Djrum, Artifact Vs Ziro, Tommy Rawson, Jambo And Shandy.

Studio 89 presents 2nd Courtroom with:

Maurice Fulton , Futureboogie Djs, Nick Bennett And Rikki Humphrey.

Planet Mu presents The Police Cells:

DJ Rashad, Ital Tek, Ital , Misty Conditions And The Planet Mu Djs.

Also Alfresco Disco Presents Underground Lazer Club.

If that line-up looks impressive and you want to be a part of a very special day, Tickets are available £40 each & you can grab them over at Crack Magazine’s website.

Simple Things website is here. They can also be found on Facebook & Twitter.

All words by Philip Allen. More writing by Philip can be found here.

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