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Wireless Fest extending to Birmingham

By | Published on Wednesday 18 December 2013


The team at Live Nation’s Wireless weekender have revealed 2014 plans to make it twice the festival it was this year, mainly by staging it in London, as usual, and additionally – not as usual – in Birmingham. So to reiterate, that’s “3 Days. 2 New Venues. 1 Huge FESTIVAL”, taking place on 4-6 Jul 2014.

The festivals will seemingly share the same artist listings, alternating their acts a la V or Reading & Leeds (or a la Wireless circa 2006/7, when it had a carbon copy edition in Leeds too).

Whilst Live Nation is still to confirm the exact sites for either festival leg, the “two new venues” bit of the announcement is intriguing, given the London side of the event only moved to a ‘new’ venue this summer in the form of the Olympic Park. It’s not clear if the 2014 slogan means the London event will move again, or if the promoter is still bragging that the Olympic site is still relatively new.