Southampton University Returns to Host Takedown Festival 2015


The University of Southampton’s Students Union will return as host to the Takedown Festival 2015, which takes place next Saturday, March 8.

Headline acts for Takedown this year include Mallory Knox, Charlie Simpson and The Blackout, who will also be playing their last ever south coast show, after announcing the band’s split in December last year.

The day long rock music festival will be followed by an exclusive after show party UPRAWR which will take place in the Cube.


Launched in 2012, Takedown Festival is the biggest multi-stage indoor alternative music festival on the South Coast. this is the fourth year the small festival has been held in Southampton’s Students’ Union.

Click here for a special preview of this year’s festival by The Edge.

Tickets for Takedown are available for £40 (£44 with admission to the after show party). For more information, visit the website here.


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