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Tramlines fever brings the heat back to Sheffield

by cynthialing


International Peace Garden crowded with Tramliners

The sun may not have shone on Tramlines but the music certainly raised the temperature as bands played to tens of thousands of festival goers.

Tramlines, the UKs biggest inner city events in United Kingdom returned for its fifth year over the 19th-21st July. This year hundreds of artist spread out over 70 different venues with around 70,000 visitors to the three-day event.

With Britain facing what looked to be the longest heatwave in the history, the weather was predicted to be a big factor for the best Tramlines, but cloud cover on Saturday and Sunday led to cooler than expected temperatures.

However, Tramlines fever was not affected and the music thrilled the tens of thousands Tramliners.

Local bands liven up Peace Gardens

In the International Peace Gardens, 25 performances mostly played by youngsters were showcased on this world stage with many local young bands showing a new audience what they could do.

Jenny Close, a fresh Tramliner, said: “Tramlines is a good day out, it gives chances to see a lot of bands which you might not ordinary see, and is always nice to give local bands a chance to play.”
   Play the media below, listen what Jenny Close think about Tramlines

The warm welcome for the bands defeated the gloomy weather and perfectly raised the atmosphere to the highest point. The bands’ fans took part in the festival by giving a passionate response as feedback towards the enthusiastic performances.

Mustafa Muhammed, another first time Tramliner from London, said that: “I really enjoy it and I think the bands are fun, inspiring to watch, I really engage in them and I like watching them.”
   Play the media below, listen what Mustafa Muhammed think about Tramlines

This is the first year the organiser had put the charges on, but it seemed no hinderance to Tramliners with many saying ticket prices were reasonable.

Tramlines 2013 had turn out to be the best ever not due to the aide of warm weather but by the reason of heat atmosphere that it have provoke this year.

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One comment on “Tramlines fever brings the heat back to Sheffield

  1. Pingback: Summer of festivals lights up Sheffield | Summer Sheffield

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