Blackthorn Line Up 2019

Blackthorn are proud to announce our 2019 line up. More TBC…

Scouting For Girls

An exciting Blackthorn debut for one of the UK’s best live acts.
Pop rock perfection – Not to be missed.

The Pigeon Dtectives

Indie Rockers The Pigeon Detectives will play on our main stage.
Vibrant and loud – Just the way we like it.

The South

Featuring original members of The Beautiful South and playing hits like Song For Whoever, A Little Time and many more.


Republica smashed the charts in the 90s with anthems like Ready To Go and Drop Dead Gorgeous – We can not wait for this.

Judge Jules

Legendary DJ set to blow the roof off Blackthorn 2019


Unique and original

The K's

Hands Off Gretel

ghosts of social networks

Ashley Sherlock

The Boston Shakers

Narrow Margin



Playing the massive Set You Free and more.

The Dunwells

Twist Helix

Euphoric, northern goth-pop trio



The Panamas

Saytr Play

The Franklys

Kezia Gill

Scarlet Fever

Sounds Like A Storm

The Attic Doctors

Dave Finnegan's Commitments

‘Nine Piece Soul Band fronted By Original Commitments Man Dave Finnegan, playing songs from the movie – Awesome.

David Dunne

Superstar DJ with amazing dance set.

Elephant Trees

Expect high energy and heightened emotions.

Jesse Kinch

No Fit State

Polar State


Jess Kemp


Jake Molloy

42’s Records Live! Stage

Brix & The Exrtadicted

Featuring original Fall vixen Brix Smith-Start.

The Clause

Birmingham 4 piece Indie


Riotous outfit not to be missed


Echoes of West Coast Americana and 60’s pop

Hey Bulldog

3 piece Garage Rock

The Jjohns

laced with harmonies and electric/acoustic melodies


Echoes of Gang of Four & Joy Division

Heavy Salad

Crazy Evil

Rubber Orange

Madchester / Britpop / early 90’s vibes

Liam Frost & The Latchkey Kids

Liam & Band – Not to be missed….

Callow Youth

Exciting, upcoming Manchester Indie band

The Maitlands

Superb, unique alt rock

Time For Action

Power pop punk rock

Afghan Sand Gang

An Electronic Lexicon of Stiff, Grounded Beats

Coby Fletcher

Ultra-talented vocalist and player

The C33s

Garage Punk Rock trio

The Modern Buisiness

5 piece indie rock

Déjà Vega

Top notch Manc indie rock


Intense Mancunian Wordsmith


Brit-pop cool and reverb-laden guitar


Epic and anthemic


Baggy, psychedelic rock

The Goa Express

Hypnotic fuzzy & fruity alternative rock

The Any Numbers

Manchester based electronic music project

Holly Jenkinson

Manchester based singer songwriter

Stray Sunshine

Featuring Tommy from Control of the Going