Search

Liam, Queens and Iggy are coming to Finsbury Park for a huge weekend of rock

PUBLISHED: 12:45 02 May 2018 | UPDATED: 12:45 02 May 2018

Community Festival is coming to Finsbury Park on July 1. Picture: Festival Republic

Community Festival is coming to Finsbury Park on July 1. Picture: Festival Republic

Archant

Some of the biggest acts in rock ‘n’ roll – Liam Gallagher, Queens of the Stone Age and Iggy Pop – are coming to Finsbury Park next month.

Liam Gallagher is headlining in Finsbury Park on June 30. Picture: Festival RepublicLiam Gallagher is headlining in Finsbury Park on June 30. Picture: Festival Republic

The park will host three massive one-day festivals on the weekend of June 29, June 30 and July 1.

Last year, Liam re-emerged from his unsuccessful Beady Eye project to become a star solo artist – to the extent that tickets for his June 29 show sold out in minutes.

At least tickets are still available for Queens of the Stone Age the following day, though.

Since 2013, Queens, led by Josh Homme, have also been enjoying a renaissance in popularity. The band’s June 30 headline show in the park was announced following the success of Villains, its seventh album released last year.

Queens of the Stone Age are headlining in Finsbury Park on June 30. Picture: Festival RepublicQueens of the Stone Age are headlining in Finsbury Park on June 30. Picture: Festival Republic

The supporting cast is impossibly strong. It’s led by Iggy Pop, who Josh worked with in 2016 to massive success. Hopefully, that sets the stage for a collaboration on the night.

Joining Iggy are 11 more acts, including Run the Jewels, The Hives, Brody Dalle, Miles Kane and Deap Vally.

Like we said – the line-up is impossibly strong. Tickets are on sale at festivalrepublic.com/qotsa

The weekend will be completed with Community Festival on July 1.

While it’s headlined by big names such as Two Door Cinema Club, The Vaccines and You Me At Six, Community Festival is also a celebration of new music across two stages in the park.

Iggy Pop is supporting Queens of the Stone Age in Finsbury Park on June 30. Picture: Festival RepublicIggy Pop is supporting Queens of the Stone Age in Finsbury Park on June 30. Picture: Festival Republic

Acts include Sam Fender, Bad Sounds, Yungblud, King Nun and Ten Tonnes.

Tickets for Community Festival are just £40. They are on sale at communityfestival.london

The three one-day festivals have been put on by music promoter Festival Republic, which also runs festivals including Wireless (also in Finsbury Park), Latitude, Download and Reading and Leeds.

Latest Hackney Stories

Should Justin Edinburgh play his strongest team at Maidstone United or rotate his squad? Vote in our poll below

16:00

Teenager in squad alongside some of country’s brightest talents

Next up for the Tottenham Hotspur Ladies is a home clash with Millwall Lionesses this weekend

14:00

A round-up of the latest matches from the Hackney Super5League

8 minutes ago

Murder victim Abraham Badru’s mother Ronke tells Emma Bartholomew why she is convinced his death is retribution for testifying against gang rapists in court, and why she is angry with police and the council for not helping her family move out of Hackney

The midfielder discussed Marvin Ekpiteta’s England C debut and praised the other members of Orient’s defence

16:58

Wireless promoters defended the music festival at a licence review hearing last night, saying it is a “celebration of grime music” that causes no public nuisance.

12:00

Round four to take place in London in December



Newsletter Sign Up

Hackney Gazette twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read entertainment

Show Job Lists