Written by Cameron Miller

TRNSMT has stapled itself as one of the biggest festivals in the north of mainland England, and with last year’s return it was no surprise that it would be back bigger than ever this year. 

And the festival has hit the ground running with its first run of lineup announcements.

Friday 7th July sees the return (and reunion) for classic English rock band ‘PULP’ – since they have not been active on the music scene in over ten years – they will surely put on a show to remember and get the festival goers ready for the days to come. 

Alongside pulp sees other acts by the likes of huge pop star George Ezra and Irish sweetheart Niall Horan take the stage.

Saturday 8th July sees the return of Newcastle Giant Sam Fender Headline the main stage. With the massive success of both his Debut and Sophomore albums (and the potential rumours of a third coming out that year), Fans and festival goers will be in for a hectic and Explosive set from the thunder of north shields. Warming the crowds up to Sam beforehand will see the likes of The Mighty Kasabian, Aitch, a mystery ‘Artist to be announced’ and Inhaler to name a few.

The final day, Sunday 9th July, Sees the worldwide sensation that is The 1975 take the stage for one last night, with their newest album ‘Being Funny In. A foreign Language’ being a massive hit and their 5th #1 album they will sure to get the crowds dancing screaming and grooving. 

For the final day, the sub acts are huge indie rock duo Royal Blood (again with a rumoured album dropping), House music legend, Becky Hilly, Every indie kids favourite band ‘the kooks’ 

With an insane first announcement of acts for the 2023 come back festival, be sure to keep an eye out for more massive names to drop, wax up on your singing for pulp, start feeling the connection with Sam Fenders lyrics and sound and goes without sayin’ get those dancing shoes ready for the spectacular The 1975

Tickets go on sale Friday 4th November