Watch Official Video Highlights From Download Pilot Festival

Organizers of the UK Download Festival have shared a video featuring highlights from the recent “Download Pilot” event at Donington Park. That festival, which was limited to 10,000 people, was put on as part of the UK government’s scientific Events Research Programme and all attendees were required to get tested for COVID-19 before entering. The event featured performances from Bullet For My Valentine, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Enter Shikari, While She Sleeps, Neck Deep, Skindred, Sleep Token, and more.

Bullet For My Valentine, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Enter Shikari, Etc. Set For Download Pilot Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the upcoming “Download Pilot” festival. The event, which will serve as a reintroduction to live music in the UK, will be held at Donington Park on June 18-20. The festival will be limited to 10,000 people and all attendees will be required to get tested for COVID-19 before entering. Here’s the daily lineups:

June 18: Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Neck Deep, Sleep Token, Boston Manor, Holding Absence, Hot Milk, Malevolence, and Death Blooms.

June 19: Enter Shikari, While She Sleeps, Creeper, Stone Broken, Twin Atlantic, Yonaka, Those Damn Crows, A, Vukovi, Tigercub, Wargasm, The Hara, Bleed From Within, As Everything Unfolds, Conjurer, and Lotus Eater.

June 20: Bullet For My Valentine, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Skindred, The Wildhearts, Trash Boat, Massive Wagons, Elvana, Jamie Lenman, Lonely The Brave, Higher Power, Loathe, Chubby And The Gang, Employed To Serve, Cassyette, Saint Agnes, and Static Dress.

Download Festival Organizers Announce Limited Capacity “Download Pilot” Event

A smaller version of the UK Download Festival is set to take place at Donington Park on June 18-20. The event, which is being called “Download Pilot,” will be limited to 10,000 people and all attendees will be required to get tested for COVID-19 before entering. Organizers commented:

“We’re hyped to announce we’re running a pilot event as part of the second phase of the government’s Event Research Programme. Download Pilot will be a 10,000 capacity camping festival in Donington Park on 18th – 20th June, featuring a line up of DL faves to be announced. All attendees will have been tested before entry, meaning you’ll be able to rock out with your fellow Downloaders without a mask or social distancing. 🤘 Line up lands Friday. Priority access for DL2022 ticket holders available on Tuesday 1st June. General on sale Thursday 3rd June…”