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Peaky Blinders Festival 2019 Day Splits: The Streets: Primal Scream, Slaves

Peaky Blinders Festival 2019 Day Splits: The Streets: Primal Scream, Slaves

The Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival is coming to Digbeth in central Birmingham on September 14 and 15 and offers fans the chance to enter the world of the iconic BBC drama.

As well as stars of the show, there's also a full music line up that includes Primal Scream, Frank Carter, The Streets, Slaves and more.

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A synopsis for the event teases: "Set in 1928, the Shelby family are comfortably set in unchallenged position in their native Birmingham and Thomas Shelby is an elected Member of Parliament and spokesman for the working man, living in London. And today, the Peaky Blinders are raising money for the Shelby Foundation and the Grace Shelby Institute by inviting all Digbeth's citizens to a street fair and festival.

"However, the peace can only hold so long, as the romany Lee family, Irish O'Carrolls, the police and even Women's Rights activists rub shoulders with the Peaky Blinders in a gambling den and boxing ring at The Warehouse, the romany encampment in The Yard and The Ruin pub. Expect explosive drama unfolding right around you."

Basically, there's going to be music, drama, and a whole load of people wearing flat caps. If that sounds like your bag, read on for the stage splits and more.

Don't Miss The Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival In Birmingham
Don't Miss The Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival In Birmingham

Who's headlining?

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Primal Scream will be headlining Saturday and will be joined by mystery global superstar and friend of Peaky Blinders. You definitely will NOT want to miss out on either, if what we're hearing is true...

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes will headline Sunday backed by Slaves.

Full day splits

Saturday September 14th

Main Stage: Primal Scream, 'mystery global superstar', Anna Calvi, Liam Frost, Hotel Lux, Bill Jefferson, major cast spoken word performance

Arena Stage: Rambert Finale, Nadine Shah, Rambert 'Red Right Hand', Riding The Low, Steven Knight Q&A

The Mill: Rambert capsule performance, Broken Witt Rebels, White Trash

BBC Introducing: Jaws, Ivory Wave, The Clause, The Cosmics, Deco, Harri Georgio & The Well Behaved Young Men

Carousel: Swing Dance with Birmingham Swing, Swing Zazou, Miss Kiddy & The Cads, Baghdaddies, Jim Wynn Swing Band, Jive Aces, Swingrowers, Correspondents

Spoken Word: Kent & Curwen - Daniel Kearns w Finn Cole Q&A, Ren, Casey Bailey, Hussain Manawar, Steven Knight spoken word

Party Like A Peaky Blinder On 14th And 15th September 2019. Credit: BBC
Party Like A Peaky Blinder On 14th And 15th September 2019. Credit: BBC

Sunday September 15th

Main Stage: Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Slaves, Anna Calvi, The Pearl Harts, Saint Agnes, Martha Gunn, major cast spoken word performance

Arena Stage: Rambert finale, Mike Skinner DJ Set, Rambert 'Red Right Hand', Jaykae, Steven Knight Q&A, Rambert 'Red Right Hand'

The Mill: Paul Simonon DJ set, Rambert capsule performance, Broken Witt Rebels, Cosmic Strip

BBC Introducing: Sugarthief, Black Bear Kiss, Soeur, FEET, Luna Kiss, Bryony Williams

Carousel: Swing Dance, Punch The Sky, Thrill Collins, Electric Swing Circus, Swingrovers, Heavybeat Brass Band, King Cassidy, Correspondents

Spoken Word: Ren, Casey Bailey, Hussain Manawar, Steven Knight spoken word

Scottish Band Primal Scream Have Been Announced. Credit: PA
Scottish Band Primal Scream Have Been Announced. Credit: PA

Will any of the cast be there?

Festival goers will see their favourite stars gather to honour Peaky Blinders including Kate Phillips (Linda Shelby), Finn Cole (Michael Gray), Paul Anderson (Arthur Shelby) and Paddy Considine (Father John Hughes), across the weekend.

And the man himself Cillian Murphy, as Tommy Shelby, has recorded a performance of two poems - 'Futility' by Wilfred Owen and 'The Ballad of Tommy Shelby', which will be exclusively broadcast across the festival.

Tickets to The Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival are on sale now and are available here.

Featured Image Credit: The Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival

Topics: uk news, Music, Festivals, uk festivals, Peaky Blinders

Mark Cunliffe

Mark is a writer at LADbible with a creative writing background and a history working at some of Manchester's biggest agencies. He loves football and music that screams a lot.

 

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