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Festival line-up update – 1 Feb 2012

By | Published on Wednesday 1 February 2012

Live At Leeds

BENICASSIM, FIB Heineken, Valencia, Spain, 12-15 Jul: Dizzee Rascal, Kurt Vile, Maverick Sabre and Strokes-esque US outfit Howler are the latest acts to slot into a rammed Benicassim roster. These late additions mean company for The Stone Roses, Florence And The Machine, New Order, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, David Guetta, Bombay Bicycle Club, Crystal Castles, The Horrors and Katy B.

GLADE FESTIVAL, Houghton Hall, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, 14-17 Jun: German techno type Sven Vath, Rusko, Andy C, Toddla T & MC Serocee and Dub Pistols are amongst those named by organizers as part of the specialist electronic festival’s first line-up announcement. This lot will grace the Glade Stage, with many more acts playing across multiple platforms such as the Psychedelic Village, Overkill Arena, Bassment and Rabbit Hole.

LIVE AT LEEDS, various venues, Leeds, 4-6 May: Initial acts slated to blossom amidst this springtime fest include Marina & The Diamonds, Ladyhawke, Friends, Stooshe, Howler, Niki And The Dove, Spector, Jessie Ware and Charli XCX. Beatsmith Example will appear at a separate but related ticketed event on 4 May, with Wretch 32 confirmed as support.

SNOWBOMBING 2012, Mayrhofen, Austria, 9-14 Apr: Replacement rapper Dizzee Rascal subs in for ex-headliner Snoop Dogg, who has cancelled all forthcoming European dates. Dizzee tops an ice-cool selection that also features DJ Shadow, Example, Groove Armada, The Vaccines, Fatboy Slim and Labrinth.