The line up has been announced for this year’s Split Festival, which will take place across September 17th and 18th at Ashbrooke Sports Club in Sunderland.

Curated by The Futureheads, with guitarist Ross Millard at the helm as Split’s Music Programmer, the festival is now in it’s third year and promises to be bigger and better than ever before.

Artists confirmed so far for Split Festival 2011 include: 

Saturday 17th September

The Drums

Dutch Uncles


We Beat the System

Sunday 18th September

The Charlatans

Frankie & The Heartstrings

Hyde & Beast


Dauntless Elite

Plus many more are to be announced over the coming weeks!

Additional fringe tents hosting comedians and acoustic artists will also be put in place, as well as the gourmet tent hosted by BBC Masterchef finalist Stacey Stewart providing Split’s festival food.

The ticket prices are stated below and can be purchased from

Early Bird Tickets (ends 31/08/11)

£20 Saturday

£20 Sunday

£35 Weekend ticket

Standard Tickets (from 01/09/11)

£25 Saturday

£25 Sunday

£40 Weekend ticket