Download Pilot 2021 line-up announced
28 May 2021, 13:49 | Updated: 28 May 2021, 13:53
The Donington Park festival has announced 40 UK bands over two stages for the event, which will take place from 18-20 June and involve no social distancing.
The Download Pilot has announced its full line-up.
The festival, which cannot take place this year due to the pandemic, announced the details of a three-day camping only pilot which will take place on the same grounds from 18-20 June 2021.
Organisers have now confirmed the acts set to play the event, with Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Enter Shikari, Bullet For My Valentine and many more included on the bill.
Download Festival 2022 ticket holders are invited to a presale, which takes place on Tuesday 1 June from 1pm, while tickets will go on general sale from 3 June at 12pm.
Your #DownloadPilot line up is here! Join @bfmvofficial, @ENTERSHIKARI, @therattlesnakes + more as we return to Donington for a very special festival to help open up live music.— Download Festival (@DownloadFest) May 28, 2021
DL2022 ticketholder presale - 1st Jun, 12pm
General sale - 3rd June, 12pm https://t.co/1lYnfHbW9I pic.twitter.com/e3epGuxynM
Also set for the pilot is Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Skindred, The Wildhearts, Trash Boat, Massive Wagons, Elvana, Creeper, While She Sleeps, Twin Atlantic, Yonaka, Employed to Serve, Neck Deep and more.
Download booker Andy Copping said: "We’re incredibly excited to safely welcome back fans to Donington Park and honoured to play a vital part in the return of live music to the UK. Putting together a line-up of 40 outstanding bands including headliners like Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Enter Shikari and Bullet For My Valentine, is something the Download brand is uniquely able to do and made possible by a thriving UK rock scene and deep pool of in-demand talent. With moshing back on the cards, this is going to be a true celebration of festival spirit and something special to be a part of."