More artists announced for Dot To Dot 2022, tickets running low

More artists announced for Dot To Dot 2022, tickets running low

Posted on: 09 May 2022

Taking place across Bristol on Saturday 28 May, this year’s Dot To Dot festival is shaping up to be one to remember. 


This year's Dot to Dot Festival is just around the corner, and organisers have announced seven new acts to an exciting roster that already includes the likes of Squid, Ghetts and Frankie Stew & Harvey Gunn.


With local artists still to be announced, organisers of the annual multi-venue festival – which takes place in both Nottingham and Bristol – have already curated a diverse and intriguing selection of musicians for their latest edition.


Final tickets for Dot to Dot 2022 are running low - find out more and get yours are available here.



After a triumphant post-covid return in 2021 that saw joyous live sets from the likes of Sports Team, Girl Band, Snapped Ankles, Sorry and Sam Wise, the popular cross-town festival is back again.


With a stacked selection of artists already confirmed, organisers added seven more acts to the lineup over the weekend.


The selection is spearheaded by Scalping, combining noise, metal and industrial techno with disturbing visuals, the four-piece have garnered a reputation in recent years for their spellbinding live setup.


The Bristol-based band will be joined by New Zealand’s dream-pop outfit Mild Orange, Scottish garage rockers Cheap Teeth, singer-songwriter Phil Madeley, lo-fi indie group Sancho Panza, Mancunian three-piece Fruit Tones and art-punk buzz band Eades.


Acts already confirmed for Dot to Dot 2022 include krautpunk band Squid (pictured below), celebrated grime MC Ghetts, rap/production duo Frankie Stew & Harvey Gunn, South African born singer Baby Queen and multi-instrumentalist Alfie Templeman.

Secondary headliners include left-field pop/rap group NiNE8 collective, Avant-folk singer-songwriter Jane Weaver, punk-grime duo Bob Vylan (pictured below), Irish noise/trip-hop outfit Just Mustard, electronic two-piece Jockstrap and indie rock band FEET.


The festival undercard, too, boasts a heap of exciting artists. Highlights include Hull-based shoegaze band bdrmm, South London trio Honeyglaze, fuzz-pop rockers Island of Love, erratic punks Keg, trip-hop group Nukuluk and Brighton quartet Lime Garden.


Local acts for the Nottingham festivals have already been confirmed, meaning that a Bristol announcement is just around the corner. 

Traditionally a mix of local and non-local artists have been spread around the city’s multitude of venues, including O2 Academy Bristol, Bristol Beacon, Thekla, The Louisiana, The Fleece, The Lanes and Rough Trade Bristol.


Head to the Dot To Dot festival website to find out more.


Tickets for the Bristol leg of the inter-city festival on Saturday 28 May are on sale now and can be purchased here.

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Stanley Gray

Stan is a born and bred Bristolian, recently graduated from studying English Literature in Sheffield. His passions are music and literature and spends the majority of his time in venues all over the city immersing himself in Bristol’s alternative music scene. A lifelong Bristol City fan, Stan’s Saturday’s are spent watching his team both home and away.