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Riverside Festival to be first Scottish festival to welcome back fans since 2019

Riverside Festival
Riverside Museum, Glasgow
3 – 5 September 2021
Tickets available here.

Riverside Festival to be first Scottish festival to welcome back fans since 2019


Organisers behind Glasgow’s Riverside Festival have confirmed that, more than two years since it was first forced to reschedule due to Covid restrictions, fans will finally be making a return to the grounds of Glasgow’s iconic Riverside Museum on the River Clyde this September.

After what has been a long 18 months without live music, the Riverside crew are making up for lost time by throwing their biggest party yet. Fans will be treated to an extra day, turning Scotland’s premiere celebration of electronic music into a 3 day weekender for the first time.

Mark Mackechnie, Festival Director, said: “We are absolutely delighted to finally be given some clear guidance and the go-ahead for the Riverside Festival to take place. It’s been challenging for everybody working on the event and also for customers waiting for the event to be given the green light. Now that’s happened we literally couldn’t be happier and we can’t wait to open the gates and welcome everybody down.”

Jamie xx, Disclosure, Amelie Lens and Skream will be joined by an eclectic array of the world’s most cutting-edge DJs in the grounds of the iconic Zaha Hadid designed Riverside Museum on Glasgow’s Clydeside. True to form, organisers have worked hard to make sure the line-up is as unique as it is formidable with Floating Points playing live in Scotland for the first time, Maya Jane Coles going back-to-back with Mella Dee for a world exclusive, and co-curators of the event, Slam, debuting their brand new Hybrid Live concept.

Another new addition to this year’s event is the Satellite Stage, which will be showcasing some of the abundance of up-and-coming homegrown talent that Glasgow is renowned for.

To top things off, after the festival closes on Saturday organisers will be opening the doors to the official after party: Riverside By Night. Huge names like Disclosure and Glasgow favourite Skream will be playing alongside a whole host of exciting local talent across Glasgow’s SWG3 warehouse complex, making Riverside By Night a late-night festival in itself.

This is the 8th edition of the Riverside Festival, and the first since the event had to be rescheduled from May 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions.

See full line-up details, including day splits, below:

FRIDAY SEPT 3                     SATURDAY SEPT 4                          SUNDAY SEPT 5
 Jamie xx                                  Disclosure                                           Amelie Lens
Floating Points (live)               Skream                                               Dax J B2B Kobosil
Ben UFO                                 Maya Jane Coles B2B Mella Dee      Slam (hybrid live)
Eclair Fifi                                 Kettama                                              999999999 (live)
Jockstrap                                Palms Trax                                         LISALööF
In Flames                                Jayda G                                              Paula Temple
Hunee                                     Leon Vynehall                                     Hector Oaks
Afrodeutsche                          Moxie                                                  Ellen Allien
Call Super                               Cormac                                               VTSS
Anz                                          Nightwave                                           Bambanou
Wardy + Dom D’Sylva            Bonzai Bonner                                    IDA
                                                Jay Celino                                           Quail & AISHA

Satellite Stage                       Satellite Stage                                   Satellite Stage
 
Junglehussi                             Acid Ultras (live)                                 Co-Accused
TAAHLIAH (live)                     Fear E B2B Modus                             Fear E B2B Modus    
Ribeka B2B Sofay                  Kilimanjaro                                          Bake
Ewan Chambers                     Anna Gram                                         Turn The Tables
Iris Pertegaz                           All U Need                                          Kouncil Cuts
DJ Peanut                               Shakara                                              Plantainchipps
Andrew & Rosehips                Fourth Precinct                                   Vaj Power

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Martin Bone - Editor-in-Chief

Martin is a founding member of Patchchord News and is Director & Editor-in-Chief for PCN Magazine / Patchchord News Martin also is a Freelance Photographer and lives in the Scottish Borders Scotland. Martin also specialises in Commercial Photography in Music & Events, Sports and Portrait Photography and Video. Also the Official Photographer for Football Club Maybole Juniors.
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