Following the massive success of the Leeds and London festivals, the O2 Wireless Festival will be branching out and bringing a taste of top music to Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol as O2 Wireless Weekenders.

Acts confirmed for the weekenders are feature Young Knives, The Rascals, Scouting For Girls, Does It Offend You Yeah, Dan Le sac Vs Scroobius Pip, We Are Scientists, Reverend and the Makers and Sam Sparro. In addition to the music there will be an O2 Undiscovered workshop on the Saturday afternoon of each weekender from 11-3pm with experts including A&R, artist management, successful musician, producer, music lawyer, promoter, venue owner and music agents giving talks and answers questions.

Details of the shows are as follows:

Friday 2nd May

Dan Le Sac Vs. Scroobius Pip at Carling Academy 2 Newcastle (£10)

Sam Sparro at The Other Rooms (£8.50)

The Rascals at The End Bar (£8.50)


Friday 9th May

Sam Sparro at Oran Mor (£8.50)

Saturday 10th May

We Are Scientists at Glasgow ABC1 (£16)


Friday 16th May

Sam Sparro at The Night and Day Café (£8.50)

Saturday 17th May

We Are Scientists at Manchester Academy 2 (£16)

Sunday 18th May

Young Knives at Manchester Academy 3 (£12.50)


Friday 23rd May

Does It Offend You Yeah at Carling Academy 2 Birmingham (£10)

Saturday 24th May

Sam Sparro at The Place I Love (£8.50)

Sunday 25th May

Scouting For Girls at Carling Academy Birmingham (£12.50)


Friday 30th May

Scouting For Girls at The Trinity Centre (£15)

Reverend And The Makers at Carling Bristol Academy (£16)