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City Of Culture 2013 Programme Launched!

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ATL | 12:43 UK time, Thursday, 25 October 2012


Derry~Londonderry will mark 2013 as the first ever UK City of Culture. The programme for the City of Culture was launched earlier at the Guildhall Square.

You can now download a copy of the programme over at the official City of Culture 2013 site

Various music events have been announced as part of the celebrations including:

  • Glasgowbury Music Festival expands to two days from Friday 19th to Saturday 20th July, with an all Derry showcase on the Friday.

  • Music City, June 21st, a city wide music festival of various genres featuring a variety of acts both big and small.

  • Celtronic electronic music festival returns from June 26th-30th. 

  • City of Song, a Singer/Songwriter Festival in Autumn across the City will feature singer/songwriters from throughout Ireland, Britain and beyond.

  • Roctober Metal Fest, September 30th – October 5th, will showcase the city’s best rock abnds alongside national and international acts. there will alos be workshops in schools throughout the city as well as showcases in community centres in neighbourhoods.  Full line-up will be announced in June 2013. 

  • Primal Scream & David Holmes will play the Ebrington Arena on March 19th.

  • Radio 1 have also confirmred they will return to broadcast from the city in some capacity.

  • For a full list of all the events visit: cityofculture2013.com/2013-programme.



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