SCOTLAND’S festival for music discovery, TENEMENT TRAIL, today adds over 20 more artists to the 2023 line-up who will join headliners Circa Waves plus over 40 other incredible acts.

Today’s huge announcement includes BEMZ, Big Special, Cara McBride, Former Champ, Fourth Daughter, Jacob Alon, Kayla Grace, Kerr Mercer, Kooshty, Linzi Clark, Lizzie Reid, Love, Shaun, Man/Woman/Chainsaw, Reignmaker, Rory James, Silvi, Sister Madds, Soapbox, Swim School, The Big Day and Voodoos.

The festival is also delighted to announce that BBC Introducing Live will take over Barrowland 2, recording live performances of the incredible BBC Introducing in Scotland line-up. 

Ahead of the event, two special free pop-up events have been announced at VEGA + the home of Tennent’s Light, Wellpark Brewery. These free events will feature exclusive performances + complimentary drinks including ice-cold Tennent’s Light – boldly brewed for good times. 

The VEGA pop-up will feature DJ sets from Junk Pups and Bottle Rockets on Tuesday 5th September. Details on the Tennent’s Light pop-up on 3rd October will be revealed at a later date but for now, fans should save the date. Sign-up for free tickets to the VEGA Glasgow pop-up here – 

Circa Waves, Walt Disco, Pixey, Ben Walker, Danko, Junk Pups, Plasticine and Tina Sandwich are just some of the highlights from this year’s first TENEMENT TRAIL announcement. Check out the full line-up below.

The festival takes place on Saturday 7th October 2023, for 12 hours of incredible performances across Glasgow’s much-loved live music venues including The Barrowland Ballroom (+ 2), Saint Luke’s, BAaD, Van Winkle, 226 Gallowgate + Winged Ox with more TBA.

The festival has seen the likes of Lewis Capaldi, Sam Fender, Yungblud, The Cribs, The Big Moon and Sea Girls play over the years, making it the festival to see incredible artists in small venues.

The festival is delighted to announce lead beer sponsor Tennent’s Light who bring their SpotLight project to this year’s festival, celebrating incredible Scottish music and creativity in Scotland. Boldly brewed for good times, Tennent’s Light is shining a spotlight on Scotland’s brightest upcoming talent, with 3.5% of every bottle and pint sold going towards supporting, developing and promoting the country’s grassroots creative talent.

Hotspot VEGA will also join this year’s festival as a partner, with exciting news of a pre-festival party to be announced in the coming weeks. Jack Daniels will also partner at this year’s event offering fans bespoke Jack Daniels cocktails in St Luke’s.

TENEMENT TRAIL Founder, Chae Houston said: “After a huge sell-out event in 2022, we’re buzzing to return to Glasgow in October with huge headliners, Circa Waves.

“Bringing a mix of amazing partners to the party this year, we’re busy working on the biggest TRAIL yet!”

Ross Beveridge, Brand Manager from Tennent’s Light said: “Tennent’s Light is thrilled to be partnering with Tenement Trail this year, which will see some fantastic artists perform across iconic music venues. The partnership is an exciting addition to our spotlight project, which commits 3.5% of our sales to supporting and promoting Scotland’s grassroots creative scene.”

Tickets are on-sale now here – 

FULL LINE-UP SO FAR A-Z ORDER – Arcade State | Bandit Country | BEMZ | Ben Walker | Big Girls Blouse | Big Special | Bottle Rockets | Cara McBride | Circa Waves | Danko | Easy Days | Figurines| Former Champ | Fourth Daughter | Girl.Speak.French | Jacob Alon  Junk Pups  Kayla Grace | Kerr Mercer | Kooshty | Lacuna | Linzi Clark | Lizzie Reid | Love, Shaun | Majesty Palm | Man/Woman/Chainsaw |Milange | Nani | New Town | Pinc Wafer | Pixy | Plasticine | Reignmaker | Rory James | San Jose | Silvi | Sister Madds | Soapbox | Swim School | The Big Day | The Notions | The Rooks | The Sankaras | The Wits | Tina Sandwich | Voodoos | Walt Disco | Youth For Sale