For the first time ever, Takedown Festival will span over two days, taking place on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th of April 2024 at the Portsmouth Guildhall, and will be headlined by horror punk icons, Creeper following the release of their critically acclaimed new album, Sanguivore and alternative rock heavyweights, Dinosaur Pile-Up.
Joining Creeper to create a star-studded festival lineup will be ‘A’, Dreamstate, Kid Bookie, Snayx, Mimi Barks, Hell Is For Heroes, Stone Broken, BLACKGOLD, Dead Pony, Urne, Mason Hill, and many more.
Tickets for Takedown Festival 2024 will go on sale NOW via this ticket link.
Festival oranisers Kai and Sarah Harris said; “We are really excited to announce today the first bands for the Takedown Festival 2024 line up! Now expanded to 2 days, 2024 will be the biggest Takedown Festival ever and we are determined to make it the best yet!
We have been blown away by the support and feedback we have received since bringing back one of the best-loved events to the South Coast earlier this year, including three nominations in the UK Festival Awards, and we are delighted to see Takedown staking its place as one of the key rock festivals in the calendar. The line-up announced so far offers a great range of bands and we’ve got more exciting announcements to come!”
Full list of artists announced today include:
DINOSAUR PILE UP
HELL IS FOR HEROES
THE HURT PROCESS
TRIBE OF GHOSTS
PUNK ON YOUR HITS
FACE THE WOLVES
After an 8 year hiatus, the legendary festival made a comeback in 2023 with last years headliners Sleep Token and Skindred. The festival moved from its Southampton University roots to the larger Portsmouth Guildhall to become one of the biggest rock events in the festival calendar once again.
Takedown Festival’s comeback is part of a new partnership between Divergent Festivals and The Guildhall Trust. The incredible return for Takedown Festival has been topped-off having now been nominated for Best Small Festival, Best Metropolitan Festival and the best Grassroots Festival Awards at 2023’s UK Festival Awards.