Mogwai, Hudson Mohawke, Optimo and Numbers join forces for the East End Social's Last Big Weekend
- Niki Boyle
- 26 March 2014
The two-day music festival will take place in Glasgow on Sat 30 & Sun 31 Aug
UPDATE: Fuck Buttons, James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem), James Holden (live), The Wedding Present, Jackmaster, Young Fathers, Spencer, Swervedriver, Nozinja (Shangaan Electro), Holy Mountain and Golden Teacher have been added to the line-up for The Last Big Weekend. The text below has been updated.
Mogwai, Hudson Mohawke, Optimo and Numbers have been announced as acts at the East End Social's Last Big Weekend, a new two-day music festival to be held in Glasgow in August 2014. Mogwai will headline the first day of the festival on Sat 30 Aug, while HudMo will take charge on Sunday. Tastemaking Glasgow dance outfits Optimo and Numbers will be in charge of curating the Sunday line-up.
The festival will mark the end of the East End Social, a series of gigs planned by Glasgow label Chemikal Underground to coincide with Culture 2014 (the cultural accompaniment to Glasgow's Commonwealth Games). While much of the schedule is still under wraps, the following gigs have been confirmed:
King Ayisoba (Ghana), Zea (Netherlands), Sacred Paws
Platform, Easterhouse, Thu 10 Apr
Vintage Tea Dance with That Swing Sensation
Barrowland Ballroom, Sat 3 & Sun 4 May
Lost Map Showcase Matinee with The Pictish Trail, Monoganon and Tuff Love
The Bowlers Bar, Sun 25 May
The Optimo (Espacio) Barrowland Revue featuring Todd Terje (live), Optimo (DJ), Ben UFO (DJ), Tim Sweeney (DJ) and Golden Teacher (live)
Barrowland Ballroom, Sun 25 May
Duke Street Expo 2014 (artists TBC)
Various venues, Duke Street, Sat 31 May
Alexandra Park Gala Day with Mungo’s Hi-Fi featuring Tippa Irie, YT
Alexandra Park, Sat 21 Jun
Neu! Reekie! (acts TBC)
Platform, Easterhouse, Sat 19 Jul
Bowler’s Bar, Bridgeton, Sun 20 & Fri 25 Jul
The New Mendicants
The Bowlers Bar, Tue 5 & Wed 6 Aug
RM Hubbert, Richard Dawson
Rutherglen Town Hall, Fri 8 Aug
The Last Big Weekend with Mogwai, Hudson Mohawke, Fuck Buttons, James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem), James Holden (live), The Wedding Present, Jackmaster, Young Fathers, Spencer, Swervedriver, Nozinja (Shangaan Electro), Holy Mountain and Golden Teacher and more TBC.
Richmond Park, Sat 30 & Sun 31 Aug.
Tickets for all East End Social events are on sale now via the East End Social website. Tickets for the Last Big Weekend are £38.50 plus booking fee for a single day, with weekend tickets available at £70 plus booking fee.