This article was published in 2015.
The Long Division Festival celebrates its fifth anniversary this year and has announced the first wave of bands and its headliners for 2015.
Leading the first announcement of bands and opening the festival are one of the UK's finest and long-standing bands, British Sea Power, who will play a special show at Unity Works on Friday 12th June.
Following the kick off on the Friday night, 90 bands will appear on Saturday 13th June across 7 venues in Wakefield city centre. Those venues are Unity Works (Major and Minor Halls), The Hop (upstairs and downstairs), Wakefield Theatre Royal, The Orangery, Westgate chapel and Players. A single ticket will gain access to all the venues on the Saturday.
Headlining Long Division 2015 on the Saturday this year are Ash, one of Northern Ireland's greatest musical exports who are finally back on the road. Other bands include Yorkshire heroes Pulled Apart by Horses, Fat White Family, Menace Beach, Sam Airey, Forever Cult, CrybabyCry and Brawlers.
The full list of bands announced this week (more to come) are:
ASH // PULLED APART BY HORSES // FAT WHITE FAMILY // THE LOVELY EGGS // BOXED IN // MENACE BEACH // BRAWLERS THE BURNING HELL // WITHERED HAND // TOM WILLIAMS // ROZI PLAIN // TUFF LOVE // CRYBABYCRY // HER NAME IS CALLA // SAM AIREY // ALGERNON DOLL // THE INCREDIBLE MAGPIE BAND // SEAZOO // THE AINSLEY BAND // FOREVER CULT // THOMAS WILBY GANG // NARCS // THE DO'S // FUR BLEND // BI-LINGUAL // CHARLIE PADFIELD // KLEINE SCHWEINE // LOZ CAMPBELL
Tickets are on sale now. Note that the Friday night (get tickets) and Saturday all-dayer (get tickets) are ticketed separately.