Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Bastille to headline PennFest 2023!!

PennFest has announced its amazing line-up for 2023! The two-day festival held in the village of Penn Street will be headlined by Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds on Friday, July 21 and Bastille on Saturday, July 22 in a fantastic multi-genre line-up which has something for every music lover!

On Friday, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, the critically-acclaimed multi-platinum band led by the iconic musician, will be preceded by guitar legend Johnny Marr and Supergrass frontman/acclaimed solo artist Gaz Coombes. Appearing ahead of Bastille’s headline set on Saturday will be Corinne Bailey Rae, Embrace and DJ Fresh. Also appearing over the weekend are Craig Charles (It’s Not A Funk Soul Show), Not3s, Wes Nelson, DJ Luck & MC Neat, Artful Dodger, The Cuban Brothers, Bad Manners and many, many more.

Since launching in 2011, PennFest has grown from humble beginnings as a village festival attracting 2,000 people into a hugely respected fixture on the UK festival circuit, attracting internationally renowned artists and a daily capacity crowd of 10,000 year after year.

“We’re so excited to announce the line-up for next year’s PennFest. With two such incredible, world-renowned headliners we feel it’s our strongest ever. It’s going to be epic!”

PennFest organisers Nick Billinghurst and Matt Smith

PennFest offers much more than just an impressive array of performers across its four stages. The site has been intelligently curated with high-quality food and drink, shops and activities. There is a global artisan market with selection art based stalls and creative workshops, plus multiple bars and a wide range of quality food outlets, selling dishes from around the world.

Camping will be available on-site from Friday, July 21 –Sunday, July 23, offering the perfect opportunity to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Chilterns. There are free hot showers in the camping area, as well as glamping and pre-pitched tents.

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📷 Sarah Louise Bennett
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