1234 festival returns to Shoreditch park saturday 9th July, for another day of  forward thinking, alternative rock and dance. 1234 has established itself as the foremost vehicle for profiling new bands and local music scenes and are excited to announce their new collaboration this year with, the acclaimed new music discovery platform that launched earlier this year.

Headlining the Noisey stage are the inimitable and much-anticipated Black Lips, who will be joined by their label-mates The Raveonettes, both of whom are signed to Vice Records, plus post-punk pioneer Lydia Lunch as well as a host of other diverse and challenging acts across four stages, including The King Blues, The Chapman Family, Zombie Nation, Rainbow Arabia, Becoming Real and Damo Suzuki of krautrock band Can.

Want to win tickets? Well we’ve got a pair to give away to one lucky reader, all you’ve got to do is answer the following easy question…

Which band headline the Noisey stage? 

A) The Black Lips

B) The Black Nips

C) The Black Tips

Once you’ve done that just email your answer to with ‘1234 Competition’ in the subject line.  Closing date for the entries is Tuesday 5th July 2011 @ 12pm. Winners will be picked at random and notified by email.

Not feeling lucky? Well all is not lost, to celebrate the new partnership between THE1234 and, Noisey are offering a limited release of discounted tickets, available via See Tickets at £17.50, while stocks last. Included in the ticket price is free entry to a series of after-show parties around Shoreditch. At the Noisey after-show party venue The Old Blue Last, there will be live performances from Brown Brogues, Joseph Coward, The Revolutionary Spirit and Replicas, and DJ sets from Tim Burgess of The Charlatans, Hatcham Social and Rope residents. Elsewhere there will be DJ sets from Zombie Nation, Autokratz and Stopmakingme at XOYO, Hannah Holland and Dan Beaumont at Dalston Superstore and much more.

For the full line up details of the festival and after parties head on over to the official site now!




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