The Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival announced for Birmingham, get presale tickets
- Becki Crossley
- 2 August 2019
Primal Scream, Anna Calvi, Slaves, Mike Skinner and Nadine Shah confirmed for immersive festival
A new immersive festival celebrating the global TV phenomenon Peaky Blinders has been announced. The Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival will recreate the setting of post-war Birmingham with immersive theatre, live music, cinema, food, drink, poetry and more. The festival runs on Sat 14 and Sun 15 Sep in Digbeth, Birmingham. Presale tickets are available at 10am on Thu 8 Aug ahead of general sale on Fri 9 Aug.
With five stages of music, live recreations of Peaky Blinders scenes and more, fans are invited into the show's world.
Speaking of the festival, Anna Calvi commented: 'I'm thrilled to be performing at The Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival. Scoring Peaky Blinders has been a major project for me this year and I'm excited to be bringing a special one-off version of my show to the festival.'
The festival will also feature appearances from Peaky Blinders cast members Paul Anderson (Arthur Shelby) - Harry Kirton (Finn Shelby) - Packy Lee (Johnny Dogs) - Kate Phillips (Linda Shelby) - Paddy Considine (Father John Hughes) Cillian Murphy brings Tommy Shelby to Digbeth via Broadcast.
There will also be a Q&A with the show's creator Steven Knight. Other performers from across the two days include The Correspondents, Swingrowers, Electric Swing Circus, Heavybeat Brass Band, Jive Aces, Jim Wynn Swing Band, Baghdaddies, Miss Kiddy and The Cat, Swing Zazou, Thrill Collins and Punch The Sky.
Peaky Blinders Festival lineup 2019:
Sat 15 Sep lineup: Primal Scream\Secret Guest\Anna Calvi\Liam Frost\The Pearl Harts\Hotel Lux\Nadine Shah & many more to be announced
Sun 15 Sep lineup: Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes\Slaves\Saint Agnes\Marthagunn\Mike Skinner (DJ Set)\JayKae & many more to be announced