Takedown Festival 2024

Award nominated independent rock and metal festival, Takedown Festival has today unveiled the second wave of artists that will be appearing at the 2024 edition.

Joining the previously announced headliners Creeper and Dinosaur Pile-Up will be Hastings beat-punk reprobates Kid Kapichi, Nu-gen star Cassyette, heavy metal champions Employed To Serve, UK chart topping hellions TERRORVISION as well as BVDLVD, Graphic Nature, Lake Malice, Grove Street, PENGSUI, Fort Hope, and many more.

The first line up announcement saw the likes of Kid Bookie, Dreamstate, Mimi Barks, ‘A’, Snayx, Dead Pony, Stone Broken and more all announced to appear at the festival in 2024.

For the first time ever, Takedown Festival will span over two days, taking place on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th of April 2024 at the Portsmouth Guildhall. Tickets for Takedown Festival 2024 are on sale now via this ticket link: www.takedownfestival.com.

Kai and Sarah Harris of Takedown Festival Ltd said, “We are very proud to be able to share the next wave of band announcements for Takedown 2024, expanding the festival programming to encompass a diverse spectrum of metal, alternative and rock genres. Our commitment is to provide a broad and inclusive festival experience for our audience and artists and we are confident that Takedown 2024 will exceed expectations.”

Full list of artists announced today include:
Kid Kapichi
Employed to Serve
Graphic Nature
Lake Malice
Fort Hope
Bad Touch
Black Coast
Black Orchid Empire
Ferocious Dog
Grove Street
Hero in Error
Kite Thief
Mother Vulture
Mouth Culture
Swear Blind
The Nightmares
Tom Saint

After an 8 year hiatus, the legendary festival made a comeback in 2023 with last years headliners Sleep Token and Skindred. The festival moved from its Southampton University roots to the larger Portsmouth Guildhall to become one of the biggest rock events in the festival calendar once again.

Takedown Festival’s comeback is part of a new partnership between Divergent Festivals and The Guildhall Trust.

The incredible return for Takedown Festival has been topped off having now been nominated for Best Small Festival, Best Metropolitan Festival and the Grassroots Festival Awards at 2023’s UK Festival Awards.

Tickets are on sale now at: www.takedownfestival.com 

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