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Festival line-up update – 11 Mar 2011

By | Published on Friday 11 March 2011

Field Day

CAMP BESTIVAL, Lulworth Castle, Dorset, 29-31 Jul: Primal Scream are the final headliner announced for this year’s medieval-themed fancy dress party, and they will be airing their most famous LP ‘Screamadelica’ in its entirety, plus a selection of other hits. Also confirmed are dreadlocked minstrel Newton Faulkner, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Clint Westwood and Nero.

DOUR, Belgium, 14-17 July: Adding some indie muscle to this Belgian bash are surf-rock quartet The Drums, with Mogwai, Two Gallants and Rolo Tomassi also amongst those confirmed to join House Of Pain, Foals and Anthrax on the line-up.

DOWNLOAD, Donington Park, 10-12 June: Skunk Anansie are a late and surprising addition to the Download bill, with Skin and co set to bring a 90s alt-rock flavour to the metal-dominated event. Linkin Park, Def Leppard and System Of A Down have previously been announced as headlining acts.

ELECTRIC PICNIC, Stradbally Hall Estate, Co Laois, Ireland, 2-4 Sept: Arcade Fire, Pulp, Interpol, The Chemical Brothers and PJ Harvey head up recent announcements for this multi award-winning Irish festival, with Jimmy Cliff, Lykke Li, The Walkmen, The Charlatans and The Go! Team also featuring on the eclectic bill.

FIELD DAY, Victoria Park, London, 06 Aug: The latest crop of names announced for London’s ‘trendy’ Field Day include the superb Warpaint, Jamie xx, James Blake, Anna Calvi and Glasser. Legendary Detroit house producer Carl Craig is also booked to put on a special guest set, appearing alongside the likes of such already confirmed acts as Wild Beasts, The Horrors, The Coral and Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti.

LARMER TREE, Larmer Tree Gardens, Dorset, 13-17 Jul: The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain, Seth Lakeman, Caitlin Rose, Krystle Warren, The Coal Porters and Kitty MacFarlane are some of the latest acts added to the mellow billing of this family-friendly festival, which was already set to play host to Seasick Steve, Imelda May and Jools Holland’s Rhythm & Blues Orchestra.

SOLFEST, Tarnside Farm, Tarns, West Cumbria, 26-29 Aug: Punk pioneers The Stranglers, Cast, The Sawdoctors and The Damned are poised to headline the main stage at the pastoral four day fest. Kate Rusby, Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson and Lau are also amongst the host of folk, pop and rock acts newly announced to play.

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