Tramlines Festival FAQ

Tramlines Festival – FAQ

When is Tramlines Festival 2019?
Tramlines Festival takes place between Friday 19th July and Sunday 21st July 2019.

Where is Tramlines Festival?
Tramlines Festival is located at Sheffield’s Hillsborough Park. The park is well connected with public transport including Trams, Buses and Taxis.

How much are Tramlines Festival tickets?
Weekend tickets are priced from £88. Payment plans are also available.

Are day tickets available?
Closer to the event day tickets generally become available to buy online or on the gate.

What is the capacity of Tramlines Festival?
The current capacity and licence is for 30,000 people. Capacity for 2018 was 40,000.

Do Tramlines Festival still do events in the city centre?
Tramlines Festival is a self contained event located at Hillsborough Park however there are still after parties and fringe events that take place in the city centre. Official after parties take place and will be advertised closer to the event. Most venues in the city centre and further a field will run their own line ups showcasing local talent.

Who owns Sheffield’s Tramlines Festival?
Tramlines Festival was originally run by local people that have bars and venues in Sheffield City Centre, however recently bigger businesses have taken interest in the event. Count Of Ten have managed the event for a number of years. Global / Broadwick / Ground Control have come onboard to manage the event more recently and have taken interest in buying the festival.

Superstruct Entertainment, the live entertainment platform backed by Providence Equity Partners, a premier global private equity firm, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of several live music and entertainment festivals from Global Media & Entertainment.

Superstruct will acquire a portfolio of established, live music and entertainment festivals which includes Tramlines as well as Victorious Festival, South West Four, Kendal Calling, Truck, and Boardmasters as well as Hideout which is held in Croatia. Superstruct Entertainment, a private equity-backed live entertainment group has been snapping up festivals lately including similar deals with Sziget Festival in Hungary, Finnish festival FlowElrow and Sónar in Spain and Øyafestivalen in Norway.

First report by Gig Addict