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Festival line-up update – 13 Jul 2012

By | Published on Friday 13 July 2012

Reading Festival

DIMENSIONS FESTIVAL, Fort Punta Christo, Pula, Croatia, 6-9 Sep: Nicolas Jaar serves as the fitting final addition to Dimensions’ electronic-centric 2012 roster, aligning with artists including Little Dragon, Four Tet, Joy Oribson, Floating Points, Andrew Weatherall, John Talabot and Nathan Fake.

READING/LEEDS FESTIVALS, 24-26 Aug: As Hadouken! are drafted in as late replacements for US hip hop duo Chiddy Bang, select examples of Reading and Leeds’ star players remain co-headliners The Cure, Kasabian and Foo Fighters, not to mention The Maccabees, Florence And The Machine and Justice. /

SHAKEDOWN, Stanmer Park, Brighton, 6 Oct: Brand new headliners Chase & Status join the already announced likes of Dizzee Rascal, Professor Green, Katy B and Stooshe on the Shakedown billing, with Ms Dynamite, Knife Party, Zane Lowe and Clement Marfo & The Frontline also booked to play.

SUPERSONIC, Custard Factory, Birmingham, 19-21 Oct: Kevin Martin’s dancehall alias The Bug’s just-announced Supersonic set will feature guest collaborators Flowdan and Daddy Freddy, while Nic Bullen of Napalm’s mysterious new side project Tomoutonttu, plus Islaja and Lau Nau, are also new fixtures of an overall line-up featuring JK Flesh, Tim Hecker, Hype Williams, Jarboe and UFOmammut.