This article was published in 2006.
The line up for Across The Tracks, the two-day festival (29/30th July) that takes place in the Leeds city centre, has been announced this evening. Taking place across four stages at the Granary Wharf venue (the original home of the “Jazz On The Waterfront“ festivals), the headliners have been confirmed as The Magic Numbers, Jose Gonzalez, Badly Drawn Boy, Mr Scruff, British Sea Power, The Bees, DJ Format and Terry Callier.
The full list of bands and musicians playing on the Saturday are The Magic Numbers, Jose Gonzalez, British Sea Power, The Bees, Terry Callier, Gilles Peterson, The Bays, Bugz In The Attic (live), The Young Knives, Bromhead’s Jacket, Simian Mobile Disco, Yes Boss, The Chalets, The Research, Ben Westbeech, The Rumblestrips, New Young Pony Club, Shitdisco, The Sugars, Black Wire, Keith, The Lodger, The Acutes, The Ivories, We Start Fires, iLiKETRAiNS and Last Gang.
Bands on Sunday include Badly Drawn Boy, Mr Scruff, DJ Format, Stephen Fretwell, Jamie Lidell, Roy Ayers, Skitz & Rodney P, Foreign Beggars, King Creosote, Paolo Nutini, Son Of Dave, Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain, JTQ, Mr Hudson & The Library, Monkey Swallows The Universe, Shlomo, 1st Word Allstars, Irration Steppas, Kids In Tracksuits, Fink, Jeremy Warmsley, Joyce, The New Mastersounds, Stateless, Haggis Horns, DJs Andy Smith (Portishead/The Document) and Jerry Dammers (The Specials).
More bands are expected for the bill - in particular a local band stages on the Saturday and a late licence dance stage are still to be announced.
Tickets are priced at £30 for a day ticket and £55 for a weekend ticket and are on sale with immediate effect from the official festival hotline on 0870 803 0871.