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PORTALS FESTIVAL 2023 RELEASES STAGE TIMES

 

The brilliant PORTALS Festival which takes place next weekend in London on Saturday May 27th and Sunday May 28th, have released their stage times and clash finders.


Headliner slots come from And So I Watch You From Afar and Mono and sub headliners Bossk, Nordic Giants, Maybeshewill and Jambinai. Festival partners come from: Pins & Knuckles merch, Arts Council England, Signature Brew, Shuk catering and Orange.

A full list of bands and stage times below:

SATURDAY
HALL STAGE
And So I Watch You From Afar
9.45pm-11pm
Bossk
7.45pm-8.45pm
Bo Ningen
6pm-6.50pm
'68
4.25pm-5.10pm
Bicurious
3pm-3.30pm
Hundred Year Old Man
1.50pm-2.15pm

THEATRE STAGE
Nordic Giants
11.05pm-12.00am
A.A. Williams
8.50pm-9.40pm
AK/DK
6.55pm-7.40pm
Human Pyramids
5.15pm-5.55pm
Axes
3.40pm-4.20pm
Astrosaur
2.25pm-2.55pm
Ogives Big Band
1.15pm-1.45pm

BAR STAGE
Big Lad
12.05am-1am
Straight Girl
10.45pm-11.25pm
A Burial At Sea
8.55pm-9.35pm
Lakes
6.55pm-7.35pm
El Moono
5.15pm-5.55pm
The Broken Islands
3.40pm-4.15pm
Mount Forel
2.25pm-2.55pm

SUNDAY
HALL STAGE
MONO
9.15pm-10.30pm
Maybeshewill
7.20pm-8.20pm
Svalbard
5.40pm-6.30pm
GGGOLDDD
4.15pm-4.55pm
Pupil Slicer
2.50pm-3.30pm
Shy, Low
1.40pm-2.10pm

THEATRE STAGE
Jambinai
10.35pm-11.30pm
Ef
8.25pm-9.10pm
The Guru Guru
6.35pm-7.15pm
Seims
5pm-5.35pm
VLMV
3.35pm-4.10pm
God Alone
2.15pm-2.45pm

BAR STAGE
Paranoid Void
8.25pm-9.10pm
Memory Of Elephants
6.35pm-7.15pm
Dead Bird
5pm-5.35pm
A-Tota-So
3.35pm-4.10pm
Qariaq
2.15pm-2.45pm

Buy tickets to PORTALS FESTIVALS 2023 - HERE



KEY FESTIVAL INFORMATION:
WHERE - EartH in Hackney, London. 11-17 Stoke Newington Road, London N16 8BH
WHEN - Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th May 2023 / TICKET LINK - HERE
HOW TO GET TO - 5 minute walk from Dalston Kingsland Overground Station and Dalston Junction Overground Station. The nearest London Underground Station is Highbury and Islington, and Liverpool Street Station is a short bus ride / Major bus routes: 149 (24h), 242 (24h), 67, 76, 488
PARKING - Although we do recommend public transport, there are some opportunities for parking in the area surrounding the venue. If you are driving up we recommend inputting our post code on Parkopedia to get the most accurate information pertaining to the date and time of your visit.

Access to the festival will be via Stoke Newington Road, with a single box office and entrance. The merchandise for the Hall bands will be in that venue, the Theatre and Bar band merchandise will be in the Bar. Card payments only. There are bars inside all the venues which accept cash and card. There is a cloakroom, and two smoking areas. A one-way system will be in place around the building, to help everyone move quickly from room to room.



A little bit about PORTALS:
After running all-dayers for a few years, establishing PORTALS in the London DIY music scene at venues like the New Cross Inn, Windmill Brixton, Sebright Arms and The Old Blue Last, the organisers (Sam Festenstein and Asher Kenton) decided to expand to a full weekender. The pair got in contact with some more, larger venues, and when they met Iain Scott (the promoter at the time at the Dome & Boston Music Room), his enthusiasm for their idea sealed the deal.

Having previously booked bands from all around the UK, the guys knew exactly who they wanted at their first festival. So in their first ever Portals Festival announcement, in 2018, they announced yndi halda, Totorro, Axes, Her Name is Calla & Alpha Male Tea Party. They sold over 100 tickets in the first week, and that was the starting point for building this event up to where it currently stands.

Since then, PORTALS FESTIVAL has seen the likes of Mclusky, Agent Fresco, Delta Sleep, Bossk, Three Trapped Tigers, I Like Trains, Gallops and so many more grace the stage. After selling out over multiple years, the pair felt that they had hit our ceiling at the Dome, Boston Music Room and Aces & Eights; so wanted to book bigger bands, expand, and bring even more exciting artists to London. The move in 2023 to EartH (Evolutionary Arts Hackney) sees the festival literally double our capacity. This brings a new tier of bands to the festival, including some of the teams all-time favourites. This has turned from what was once just some friends, playing in bands, sharing new music with one another, into an incredible festival community that feels like home.

From the organisers - “The main aim of Portals Festival is to bring people together, from all walks of life, to experience the music they love in a safe space and welcoming environment. You’ll meet new friends, find new bands, new music, thanks to this festival shared by like minded, open minded, music lovers. We want people to discover and fall in love with their next favourite band."


Buy tickets to PORTALS FESTIVALS 2023 - HERE

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