First bands announced for Hit The Deck

By January 25, 2012 September 14th, 2016 London

The line-up for the second holding of a Nottingham music festival next spring has been disclosed.


Hit The Deck Festival, which takes place on April 22 at multiple venues across the city, includes sets confirmed so far by Kids In Glass Houses, Deaf Havana, The Wonder Years, Of Mice And Men, We Are The In Crowd, The Swellers, Every Avenue, Shadows Chasing Ghosts, Wolves Like Us, Yashin Silent Screams, Imperial Leisure, Blackstorm and Juinius.  Other acts are promised to be added to the bill.


Event promoter Amy Biggin says: “We’re really excited to be announcing the first wave of bands for Hit The Deck 2012. As well as the bands we’re also really excited about bringing on board a new venue, so we now have six stages across four venues.”


Meanwhile, the frontman of one of the scheduled bands, Kids In Glass Houses’ Aled Phillips, adds, “We’re stoked to be headlining Hit The Deck, it will probably be our first festival of 2012 so we’ll be ready to smash it. We heard great things about this years festival and know next year will top it!”


UPDATE (JANUARY 25): Further acts appearing at this year’s Hit The Deck have been announced today.  They are: Cancer Bats, Rolo Tomassi, I Am The Avalanche, Bat Sabbath, Bury Tomorrow, The Dangerous Summer, TRC, Heights, Spycatcher, Straight Lines, Verses, William Bailey, Campus, Arse Full Of Chips and Perry Bryan.


Tickets for the festival are now on sale via the following link; while the Hit The Deck festival website can be found here.