Beginner’s Guide to ArcTanGent

· ArcTanGent

ArcTanGent is a festival that caters very specifically to lovers of all things Math-rock, Post-rock, Noise-rock, Alt-rock ‘and everything in between’, boasts the website. Based just outside Bristol, a city with a fantastically vibrant music scene, fans of rock music are set to gather for another instillation of music fuelled mania. Running from 18th-20th August, this is one not to be missed for fans of all things rock!


Building on previous years when the likes of Russian Circles, This Will Destroy You, Fuck Buttons and Mono have played, the lineup this time around is no different. High profile acts hailing from the aforementioned genres are to be expected. American Football, Nordic Giants, Mutoid Man, Enemies, Meet Me in St Louis and Tangled Hair are all on the bill, to name but a few. For full details of this highly specialised music lineup, visit ne-up/.

Live music continues until 11pm every night. Afterwards, a silent disco will go on until 3am so remember to bring your dancing wellies!

Food & Drink

ArcTanGent boasts a wide range of food options; expect the usual tough choice between an array of exciting food stalls offering a wide range of cuisines. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options will be readily available on site. Additionally, of course, there will be ‘damn tasty meat options’ as well.

Festival goers of legal age are allowed to bring one crate of beer or cider with them, or one bottle of wine or spirits (provided the bottle isn’t glass). There will also be bars on site selling a wide range of drinks, although remember your ID if you’re lucky enough to look under 25 as the festival has a strict policy on IDs.