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Festival line-up update – 13 Mar 2012

By | Published on Tuesday 13 March 2012

Reading Festival

BERLIN FESTIVAL, Tempelhof Airport, Berlin, Germany, 7-8 Sep: Sigur Rós, Franz Ferdinand, Friendly Fires, First Aid Kit, Metronomy, Major Lazer, Modeselektor, TEED, Little Dragon and SBTRKT make for a fine initial array of acts occupying the Berlin Festival programme, with a crowd of extra residents set to move in shortly.

BLOC WEEKEND, London Pleasure Gardens, Royal Victoria Docks, 6-7 Jul: Fresh additions Snoop Dogg, Richie Hawtin, Steve Reich, Hype Williams and Kode 9 align with the headlining likes of Orbital on BLOC’s existing bill, also joining Nicolas Jaar, Flying Lotus, Gary Numan, Squarepusher, Battles, Apparat, Doom, Four Tet and Actress on a still unfinished overall line-up.

CAMDEN CRAWL, various venues, Camden, London, 4-6 May: Glasvegas, The Futureheads, Gaz Coombes and The Raincoats are amongst the latest acts to join this year’s Camden Crawl. Also on the rapidly expanding bill are Death In Vegas, Three Trapped Tigers, The Big Pink, Team Me, Kids In Glass Houses, Iceage, Niki And The Dove, Kwes, Keep Shelly In Athens and many many more.

HIGH DEFINITION FESTIVAL, Forest Farm, Essex, 30 Jun: Recently announced headliners Fedde Le Grand and Mark Knight shoot to the top of a High Def line-up that also features a DJ set from roster supremos Pendulum, plus Ms Dynamite, Sub Focus, Mistajam and Fabio. A further horde of dance types including Redlight, Maceo Plex, D Ramirez and Friction will also appear across multiple stages and arenas.

READING/LEEDS, 24-26 Aug: In no particular order, the Reading/Leeds dudes have confirmed all the following to play – The Cure, Paramore, Bombay Bicycle Club, You Me At Six, Crystal Castles, Angels And Airwaves, Kasabian, Florence And The Machine, The Vaccines, Enter Shikari, The Shins, Odd Future, Mystery Jets, Blood Red Shoes, Coheed And Cambria, Cancer Bats, Deaf Havana, The Maccabees, Foster The People, The Courteeners, At The Drive-In, The Cribs, Billy Talent, Miike Snow, Foo Fighters, The Black Keys, Kaiser Chiefs, Bullet For My Valentine, All Time Low, The Gaslight Anthem, Eagles Of Death Metal, Band Of Skulls, Pulled Apart By Horses, Justice, Two Door Cinema Club, The Horrors and SBTRKT.

WILDERNESS FESTIVAL, Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire, 10-12 Aug: Soul sensations Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, indie outfit Crystal Fighters, and young Nottingham troubadour Jake Bugg make up the latest additions to this year’s rather well-populated Wilderness bill, as also houses Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Wilco, Spiritualized, Lianne La Havas, Cloud Control, Field Music and Milagres.

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