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Music | Colours of Ostrava names first acts for 2018 line-up

Colours of Ostrava 2017 // Photo: Zdenko Hanout

Colours of Ostrava will return from July 18–21, 2018 in the Czech Republic for its 17th edition. Announcing its return, the first headliners have also been released including Jessie J, London Grammar, Joss Stone, George Ezra, Paul Kalkbrenner.

Held in the industrial area of the former mining site of Dolní Vítkovice in Ostrava. The festival will also see acts such as Cigarettes After Sex, Kaleo, Future Islands, Beth Ditto, Ziggy Marley, Aurora, Seasick Steve, Calexico, John Hopkins Live, Mura Masa, GusGus, Nick Mulvey, Lewis Capaldi and more billed for the event.

Spread over two dozen unique outdoor and indoor stages, Colours of Ostrava is held on the grounds of the city’s former mines and ironworks – a European Cultural Heritage Site. Camping in the surroundings of the Ostrava Silesian Castle is one of the cool looking aspects of this festival.

Four-day tickets for 2018 are available on the festival website’s e-shop and via the Ticketpro network for €106, with reductions for children and disabled attendees.