Former Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher to headline Derbyshire's Y Not Festival

Former Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher has been announced as the first headliner for this year's Y Not festival.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 12th February 2016, 11:30 am
Noel Gallagher
Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will top the bill at the Derbyshire festival which will also see Madness, Catfish And The Bottlemen, The Hives and The Cribs take to the stage.

After its 10th anniversary, sell out success and bagging Best Medium Festival at the Festival Awards in 2015, Y Not had a tough act to follow.

However, pulling out all the stops Y Not shows its worth once again with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds as grand headliners of the 2016 festival.

Gallagher is rightly held in high regard as one of the greats of British performing and songwriting.

In more recent years as Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, the band have scored two number one albums, the later, Chasing Yesterday, crownedbest album by the 2015 Q Awards, whilst also bagging nominations for NME and BRIT Awards. This set will without doubt be a highlight of Y Not 2016.

Also topping the bill this summer will be great British pop band Madness.

Camden Town’s finest head to the Peak District armed with 2 Tone guitars, keys, brass and sax sure to have festival-goers up on their feet and dancing.

Rat Boy, teen punks Pretty Vicious and folk band Ferocious Dog also score a spot on the bill.

The event takes place from July 29 -31, in Pikehall near Matlock. For tickets, the full line up and more information visit