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Festival line-up update – 04 Mar 2011

By | Published on Friday 4 March 2011


CAMDEN CRAWL, various venues, London, 30 Apr – 1 May: Tuneful Nottingham quintet Dog Is Dead are new introductions to the Summer Sundae stage at this sprawling two-dayer, as is rising country starlet Delta Maid. Other acts scheduled to appear include Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Lulu & The Lampshades, Dry The River and Beth Jeans Houghton, who join the likes of Lethal Bizzle and Little Comets on the bill.

, Green Park, St Polten, Austria, 18-20 Aug: Festival organisers have announced a huge line-up for the tenth annual FM4 fest. Headed up by Foo Fighters, Kasabian, Interpol and The Chemical Brothers, the bill also includes Beady Eye, Hurts, The National and Rise Against. Meanwhile Two Door Cinema Club, Friendly Fires and Crystal Fighters will showcase the best in British indie at this scenic Austrian bash.

GLASTONBURY, Worthy Farm, Somerset, 22-26 Jun: Newly announced Other Stage Friday night headliners are Primal Scream, with Mumford & Sons set to play just before them. Showing the youngsters how it’s done will be venerable bluesman BB King, while Big Boi, The Chemical Brothers, Fleet Foxes, Anna Calvi and Crystal Castles are also booked to perform. As if that wasn’t enough, Emily Eavis has also confirmed the additions of Warpaint, James Blake, Laura Marling and Janelle Monáe to the bill. Meanwhile a few impatient acts, including Elbow, Interpol, Biffy Clyro, Yuck, The Coral, Eels, Noisettes, Jessie J and Jimmy Cliff, have self-confirmed that they will appear at Glasto this year, the rascals.

WOOD FESTIVAL, Braziers Park, 20-22 May: This fully-sustainable eco festival will this year host local folk heroine Thea Gilmore, as well as other recent announcements Cajun trio Mama Rosin, Trevor Moss & Hannah Lou, and Celtic group Uiscedwr. Existing headliners Willy Mason, Nick Cope and Eliza Carthy Band will further enrich the family-friendly acoustic atmosphere.