New London festival Wide Awake has signed up Shame, Goat Girl, Black Country New Road and more

Forced to reschedule its inaugural year due to COVID-19 restrictions, it'll now take place on 3rd September.

Wide Awake has announced some more bands for its debut later this year.

The 2020 inaugural year of the event was forced to cancel due to COVID-19 restrictions, but it’ll be back on 3rd September 2021 at London’s Brockwell Park.

New to the line-up are IDLES, Goat Girl, Los Bitchos, Black Country New Road, Shame, The Murder Capital, Crows, PVA, Kokoroko and more.

They join black midi, Daniel Avery, Tinariwen, Dream Wife, Boy Harsher, Dr. Rubinstein, A Certain Ratio, Crack Cloud, Erol Alkan, Lena Willikens, The Mauskovic Dance Band, Scalping, Songhoy Blues and Tropical Fuck Storm.

A new one day event, Wide Awake is the brainchild of some of the original founders of Field Day, and creators behind London venues MOTH Club, The Shacklewell Arms, The Waiting Room and Peckham Audio.

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