Snoop Dogg to headline Y Not

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Hip-hop icon Snoop Dogg, Scottish alternative rockers Primal Scream and electronic duo extraordinaire Basement Jaxx are the first headliners announced for Y Not festival, taking place from July 31–August 2, at Pikehall near Matlock.

From singer-songwriter Saint Raymond to garage punk duo Slaves, a diverse feast of genre-hopping artists is confirmed for the event. Tickets at £89.50 are available now via ynotfestivals.co.uk

Whether you know him as Snoop “Doggy” Dogg, Snoop Dogg or Snoop Lion, the West Coast rapper is a hip-hop legend and his hits such as Gin and Juice and Drop It Like it’s Hot are regarded as classics.

Here’s hoping he brings the Californian sunshine with him for his headline set at Y Not festival.

Air guitars will be at the ready for cult 80s band Primal Scream, who will be performing hits such as Moving on Up Now and Country Girl to fans and crowds alike.

Finally to top the bill are Basement Jaxx, a duo who have rocketed from their beginnings in the Brixton club scene to top charts internationally plus bag an acclaimed BRIT Award for Best Dance Act No doubt dancing shoes will be essential for this set.

For guaranteed festival vibes folk and acoustic singer-songwriters Saint Raymond and Nick Mulvey take to the stage, whilst rock quartets We Are the Ocean and Pulled Apart By Horses both perform.

Finally Lancashire lass Rae Morris and sharply attired two-piece Slaves, plus Glasgow’s indie-pop duo Honeyblood, Gengahr, Jagaara, The Academics, Ruen Brothers, Fearless Vampire Killers, Allusondrugs and King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys complete the first announcement.

Nestled in the Peak District countryside, Y Not will be a vibrant weekend for celebrating the height of summertime. Tickets are selling faster than ever before so fans and festival-goers are urged to act fast. Standard weekend tickets are currently priced £89.50 and are available via the Y Not festival website.