The newest addition to Scotland’s festival calendar, Connect Music Festival has announced the line-up for this summer’s event, with Massive AttackThe Chemical Brothers and The National set to headline from 26th – 28th August at Edinburgh’s Royal Highland Centre.

Uniting some of the most influential and truly pioneering names in music from across the world with the very best of homegrown heroes, Connect is a festival for music lovers and the first edition at the Royal Highland Centre in August 2022 promises to be one to remember.

Idlewild © Al Donnelly

Massive Attack, will take to the ‘Grand Parade Stage’ on Friday 26th August,  The Chemical Brothers, will make their Connect headline appearance on Saturday 27th August and rounding off the weekend and on Sunday 28th August are The National.

Other artists joining the line-up include: Jon Hopkins,  Black Coffee,  John Grant, Moses Boyd, Cloth, Bonobo, The Twilight Sad, LOW, Erol Alkan, Caribou, RideSwim School, Nightwave, Mogwai, Little Simz, Self Esteem, Bombay Bicycle Club,  Idlewild, Admiral Fallow, Sudan Archives, Hamish Hawk , Lizzie Reid, and more.

Connect Music Festival is an entirely new festival experience that will feature the best in left field talent from grassroots through to award-winning headliners. Music fans will be able to secure their early bird ticket by signing up to access the Connect presale here by 9am on Thursday 24th February, before tickets go on sale on general release at 9am on Friday 25th February.

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