Ms. Lauryn Hill & Grace Jones to headline The Downs, Bristol 2019

The Downs Bristol, the city’s largest one-day music festival returns on Saturday 31st August and organisers have announced headliners Ms. Lauryn Hill, Grace Jones and Bristol’s own IDLES.

Ms. Lauryn Hill will headline the Downs Stage on Saturday night and is the festival’s first international headliner. Jamaican-American singer, songwriter, producer, model and actress Grace Jones will also take to the stage.

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IDLES will play their largest gig ever in Bristol, following a huge 12 months for the band. The local five-piece’s popularity has soared in recent years, following the release of their 2017 album Brutalism, and more recently Joy as an Act of Resistance in 2018.

Swedish singer, songwriter and rapper Neneh Cherry will also feature at The Downs Bristol.

The festival’s stand out Avon Stage will be home to a dance and hip-hop line up, headlined by Loyle Carner. Also on the bill is Crazy P, Nightmares on Wax and High Contrast.

Tickets for The Downs * Bristol 2019 are on sale now.