Limited tickets still remaining for Fat Lip Fest 2018 - book yours today!Posted on: 03 Jul 2018
The south-west's favourite alternative pop-punk party is back! Established in 2013 at The Lanes in Bristol, Fat Lip has brought the party to consecutive sold-out crowds every last Saturday of the month.
In the past, Fat Lip has played host to dozens of local bands and alternative DJs from across the country including Uprawr, Deadbolt, Team Up, and Discord, as well as special guest DJ sets and visits from the likes of Don Broco, Katie P (Kerrang Radio), Lower Than Atlantis, This Wild Life, Hacktivist, While She Sleeps, Deaf Havana and The Hell.
Fat Lip brings together the collective talents of Bristol. Working with local bands, local designers, other local venues and local businesses to make their nights tailor made for the perfect alternative pop-punk party experience. Their main goal is to make their nights fun for everybody who loves the scene, hosting theme nights and working closely with other brands for the mutual benefit of an amazing party.
In June 2016, Fat Lip brought the party to Download Festival, opening up the infamous Doghouse tent on the Wednesday for a welcome party to 4000 happy rockers.
In 2017, the very first Fat Lip Fest was held across 2 venues (3 stages) at The Bierkeller and The Lanes, bringing some incredible talent from the best and the biggest bands in the country.
This summer, Fat Lip will be hosting its second festival, following the huge success of Fat Lip Fest 2017. The The lineup confirmed so far includes: Mallory Knox, Black Peaks, Hacktivist, Area 11, New Volume, Carcer City, Tigress, Bad Sign, Homebound, Better Than Never, Beyond Recall, True Heights, Healer, Catch Fire and Kidbrother.
Keep an eye out for more announcements! In the meantime, see below for a selection of the glowing reviews written about Fat Lip's first-ever Festival in 2017:
“With impressively managed venues, top quality bands, tasty food stalls and good quality alcohol (at a reasonable price!) on offer, here’s hoping that Fat Lip Fest 2018 will be even better.” - The Monolith
“Already with a diverse selection of bands and a crowd to match, this little festival has plenty of potential to make an even bigger name for itself.” - Broken Arrow Magazine
“This looks like a lot of fun” - Rock Sound
Hannah recently graduated with a degree in English with Writing. She is an avid writer, freelancer and creative. She is currently writing her first full-length novel and a collection of poetry. Always out and about in Bristol's music scene, she attends music events on a weekly basis.