The final countdown to a moment of Welsh music history has begun as In It Together Festival’s much anticipated debut event is just around the corner. Taking place on 3rd – 5th June 2022 at Old Park Farm, Margam, the festival has now announced huge new additions including chart topper John Newman, house legend Green Velvet and scouse rising-star Jamie Webster, completing one of the biggest and most diverse line-ups ever to land in Wales, with no noise restrictions and a wealth of entertainment, food and culture.
In It Together comes from festival titans Escape Records, real experts in their field with a track record of producing some of the most acclaimed events in the UK. For this one, you can expect eight special stages, all with carefully curated line-ups designed to be welcoming for 40,000 people of all ages, genders, sexuality and backgrounds. The site boasts luxury camping options with a special campsite for 16-17-year-olds and somewhere separate and quieter for those who want to relax, as well as a louder campsite for the real party animals.
As well as the international headliners, there will be a stage with more than 50 carefully selected Welsh artists and a diverse and inclusive program of music and entertainment that also includes cabaret, comedy, cool hooping, a climbing wall, balloon modelling, limbo competition, vibe roulette, the world’s largest bouncy castle and circus fun, well-being and mental health featuring Yoga, Pilates and meditation.
In It Together Festival will be like living your own movie, where you take control of how it pans out. You could check out the wide array of international talents on the main Parc Stage who will bring rock, pop, indie and urban. Panchaia is all about dance music with a mix of disco, techno and house across the weekend. The Paddock Stage is the place to discover red hot emerging acts from the indie and rock world, while the Escape Records Stage will feature the various sounds and artists showcased across the label, covering house, bass and grime.
The Escape team behind the event have firmly established themselves as the leading event promoters in Wales over recent years, having previously launched three hugely successful festivals across the country; Inside Out, Colour Clash and Party At The Park, as well as breathing new life into one of Wales’ most beloved legacy festival brands, Escape, each with capacities ranging from 5000 to 15,000 people.
The first wave of the artists have been announced (Weds 13th) with artists from all over the world including Global superstars: The Vaccines, Hoosiers, Scouting for Girls Gabrielle, Soul 2 Soul Tinie Tempah, Devilman alongside big name DJs across 8 stages: Lovely Laura & Ben Santiago, Armin Van Heldan, Mollie Collins, Kanine, Todd Terry to name just a few.
Stage and day breakdowns can now be revealed, with The Parc Stage on Friday headlined by Two Door Cinema Club alongside The Vaccines, Tinie Tempah, Fickle Friends, Gabriele, The Magic Gang, Vistas and Courting. Then on Saturday, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds take to the stage with Editors, Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club, Soul II Soul, Andre Cushin and more in support. Sunday sees Clean Bandit headline with new addition John Newman in support as well as Scouting For Girls, HRVY, Nathan Dawe, Nathan Evans, The Hoosiers and the incredible Symphonic Ibiza.
The Panchaia dance stage on Friday sees Armand van Helden, Roger Sanchez, Toddy Terry, Dan Shake, Lovely Laura and more, then another new addition is Chicago house legend Green Velvet who will headline on the Saturday alongside the likes of Eats Everything b2b Skream, Cloonee, Melé and Ben Hemsley and Sunday is when Hybrid Minds, My Nu Leng, Mollie Collins, Turno and others line up.
The Paddock sees headliners Jamie Webster, Jane Weaver and Spector perform across the weekend, with a host of Welsh up and coming superstars taking to the stage including Who’s Molly, Gwenno, Bandicoot, Los Blancos and more.
The Forgotten Gardens stage on Friday sees UKG legends Wideboys and Romeo bring their old school sound, while on Saturday, the UB40 Experience and Marley Experience will be driving the nostalgia with Ultrabeat and Kelly Llorenna taking over the Sunday.
The Wonky Lizzard comedy stage will host an array of incredible talent across the weekend, including Robert White, Rob Rouse, Robin Morgan, Noise Next Door and Helen Bauer. This is just a small sample of the hundreds of talented comedians, performers, DJ, live acts and bands who will be lining up at the first ever In It Together Festival so make sure you start planning your weekend now.
Location: Old Park Farm, Margam, Port Talbot | Date: 3rd – 5th June