NEWS: Download Festival Pilot line-up confirmed!

Download Festival have now confirmed the line-up for their forthcoming 10,000 capacity pilot event, which is going ahead next month as part of the second phase of the UK Government’s Event Research Programme.

The three-day event will be held on June 18th-20th 2021, with now confirmed headline slots from Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Enter Shikari, and Bullet For My Valentine.

You can check out the Download Festival Pilot full line-up below.

FRIDAY – JUNE 18TH:
Boston Manor
Death Blooms
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes
Holding Absence
Hot Milk
Malevolence
Neck Deep
Sleep Token

SATURDAY – JUNE 19TH:
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As Everything Unfolds
Bleed From Within
Conjurer
Creeper
Enter Shikari
The Hara
Lotus Eater
Stone Broken
Those Damn Crows
Tigercub
Twin Atlantic
Vukovi
Wargasm
While She Sleeps
Yonaka

SUNDAY – JUNE 20TH:
Bullet For My Valentine
Cassyette
Chubby And The Gang
Elvana
Employed To Serve
Frank Turner
Higher Power
Jamie Lenman
Loathe
Lonely The Brave
Massive Wagons
Saint Agnes
Skindred
Static Dress
Trash Boat
The Wildhearts

Everyone on site will have to take a lateral flow test before entry and receive a negative result. Ticket holders who test positive will be refunded.

Attendees will then also have to take a PCR test with a negative result, and in turn all attendees will be able to enjoy the festival without a mask or social distancing in place.

Priority access for Download Festival Pilot tickets will be given to Download Festival 2022 ticket holders, and will go on sale from 12:00PM on June 1st 2021. To eligible for priority access you will need to buy a Download Festival 2022 ticket before 5:00PM on May 30th 2021.

General sale tickets will then be made available from 12:00PM on June 3rd 2021.

Tickets can be purchased online from the festival’s official website.