Mogwai, Hudson Mohawke, Optimo and Numbers join forces for the East End Social's Last Big Weekend

Mogwai, Hudson Mohawke, Optimo and Numbers join forces for the East End Social's Last Big Weekend

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

The Nectarine No. 9 perform Saint Jack, Casual Sex
Rutherglen Town Hall, Sat 7 Jun

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

Penman’s Jazzmen
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.

East End Social

Organised by Glasgow indie label Chemikal Underground the East End Social is part music showcase, part community-engagement project and an official Culture 2014 event. The project aims to bring a diverse range of music to a Glasgow's East End venues with performances from The Nectarine No 9, King Ayisoba and RM Hubbert…

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