Bloc Party, Flogging Molly and more for Hurricane & Southside 2019

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Hurricane & Southside festivals have confirmed new names. Among them are the English indie rock band Bloc Party, Flogging Molly and more. The German festivals will take place between 21 and 23 June 2019.

This is the full list of announced names:

Other acts that were also confirmed include You Me At Six, Johnny Marr, Betontod, Dub FX, IDLES, Sam Fender and many more.

  • Bloc Party 
  • Flogging Molly 
  • You Me At Six 
  • Grossstadtgeflüster 
  •  Johnny Marr 
  •  BETONTOD 
  •  POND 
  •  Flux Pavilion 
  •  Dub Fx 
  • Sam Fender 
  • IDLES 

  • White Denim 
  •  The Gardener & The Tree 
  •  SYML 
  • SWMRS 
  •  Danger Dan 
  •  Ten Tonnes 
  •  Rosborough 
  •  BLOND 
  • The Dirty Nil 
  •  The Sherlocks  
  • LION 
  • MISCHA

Some of these bands were previously spotted on a leaked poster posted by Foo Fighters, however, acts like Wolf Alice, Aurora, Elle King, Alan Walker and more still remain to be officially confirmed. The newly confirmed acts will be joining Foo Fighters, Mumford & Sons, Die Toten Hosen and The Curewhile Tame Impala, Macklemore and Interpol will also be performing at the festivals this summer.

You can see the full announcement in the post below:

Flogging Molly

Flogging Molly are an Irish-American Celtic punk band formed in 1997. The band released its debut album Swagger in 2000, receiving very positive reviews from the media at the time. Since then, the band has released five more albums. Flogging Molly are considered together with Dropkick Murphys as one of the best in this music genre with clear influences from Irish music, while the seven-piece band feature during their live performances traditional instruments like a concertina and a banjo. Their first studio album in six years, Life is Good was released in 2017.

Hurricane & Southside 2019

Hurricane and Southside Festivals are two annual music festivals in Germany. Hurricane takes place at Scheeßel near Bremen, while Southside takes place in the south of the country near Tuttlingen. The two have an identical lineup. Hurricane was organized for the first time in 1997, while Southside took place two years later. The festivals are considered to be two of the largest festivals in the country, with more than 50,000 people attending each festival every year.

Notable fact: in 2004, David Bowie suffered from chest pain during his performance at Hurricane Festival. He was later diagnosed with a heart attack, making that performance his last full concert.

  • Location: Scheeßel and Neuhausen ob Eck, Germany.
  • Date: 21-23 June 2019.
  • Tickets: on sale for € 189.00 (three-day pass).
  • For more information, visit the official website.