Glasgow’s Playground Festival confirms Underworld and Nightmares on Wax for 2020
- Becki Crossley
- 18 December 2019
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Brand new festival returns for its second installment in Rouken Glen park
Glasgow’s Playground Festival will return for a second year following a successful run in 2019. The festival, which takes place in Rouken Glen Park, will run from Fri 31 Jul–Sun 2 Aug in 2020. Tickets for the three-day event are on sale now.
In line with ticket sales the festival organisers have confirmed that legendary electronic duo Underworld will wrap up the first day of the festival with their only Scottish appearance in 2020. Karl Hyde and Rick Smith will bring their classic anthems such as ‘Born Slippy’ and more from their 10 albums to the main stage with an accompanying light and AV show.
Warming up the crowd for Underworld is Nightmares on Wax, who will deliver another Scottish exclusive, performing his landmark cult-classic album Smokers Delight live and in its entirety. More acts for Playground Festival are to be confirmed in the coming months.
Speaking of the 2020 installment a festival spokesperson commented: ‘This year’s line-up is a celebration of genre-defining UK icons. To have Underworld and Nightmares On Wax on the same bill on one night is the stuff of festival dreams and we can’t wait. It’s going to be a very special night.’
The inaugural Playground Festival attracted more than 14,000 revellers who enjoyed unforgettable performances from international acts including Groove Armada, Hot Chip, Django Django and Anna Calvi.
Playground Festival runs from Fri 31 Jul–Sun 2 Aug in 2020 in Rouken现金千炮街机捕鱼 Glen Park, Giffnock, Glasgow. Tickets for the three-day event are on sale now.