The Libertines and Everything Everything to play Dreamland’s By The Sea Festival

PUBLISHED: 09:31 12 June 2017 | UPDATED: 09:31 12 June 2017

By The Sea Festival

By The Sea Festival


There will be presale tickets for Kent residents available this week

The Libertines have been announced as the latest act to join Dreamland Margate’s By The Sea Festival.

Back for its third year, the festival will take place from September 29 - October 1 and will extend to become a three-day event for the first time.

The band headed up by Pete Doherty will bring the event to a close on the Sunday night.

With a discography full of anthems, The Libertines, who have been going strong since reuniting in 2010 to play Reading and Leeds Festival, could perform hits such as Can’t Stand Me Now, Don’t Look Back Into The Sun, Time For Heroes, and What Katie Did when on the seaside stage.

Headlining on the Friday night is Manchester rock band, Everything Everything.

Over the course of three albums, the quartet have been nominated for three Ivor Novellos and The Mercury Prize, and are about to embark upton a sold-out tour.

And By The Sea will present electronic band Metronomy on Saturday night.

They have released five albums of original material, Pip Paine, Nights Out, The English Riviera, and Love Letters - their fifth studio album titled Summer 08 was released on July 1 2016. They’re also known for remixing artists including Gorillaz, Franz Ferdinand, Klaxons, Kate Nash, and Lady Gaga.

A full supporting cast of artists and DJs will be announced soon.

Tickets go on general sale this Friday June 16 at 9am. Single-day, two-day and full weekend tickets will be available via

There will also be a presale for Kent residents on Wednesday June 14 at 9am via

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