DRILL Festival


Curated by legendary post punk band Wire


Post-punk legends WIRE are bringing their curated, international festival to Leeds. Each Drill Festival is unique but all are built on artistic kinship across musical styles, influences and generations.
DRILL Festival

Genre-defying evolution is the hallmark of post-punk legends WIRE’s career.  Now, nearly forty years into its existence, Wire is breathing new life into small, curated festivals. Each is unique in format but all are built on artistic kinship across divergent musical styles, influences, and generations. That festival is DRILL. In 2017, WIRE will curate several DRILL festivals internationally, LA, Berlin, London, Brussels, New York and Leeds, following on from previous festivals in Chicago, Tilberg, Seattle and Brighton, keeping it truly diverse, unique, creative and international.

2017 Drill Festival features performances from WIRE and Shobaleader One, with more to be announced.