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Festival line-up update – 17 May 2011

By | Published on Tuesday 17 May 2011

Hard Rock Calling

CONSTELLATIONS FESTIVAL, Leeds University, Leeds, 12 Nov: A stellar trio of acts has been confirmed for this music/arts festival’s second year, with Wild Beasts, Yuck, and The Antlers making up the first portion of announcees to appear at the wintery one-dayer.

EDEN SESSIONS, The Eden Project, Cornwall, 23 Jun – 12 Jul: Badly Drawn Boy and Seth Lakeman, are the latest additions to the Eden Sessions programme for this summer, joining Primal Scream, The Flaming Lips, The Go! Team, Fleet Foxes and Villagers who will already appear during the concert series.

END OF THE ROAD, Larmer Tree Gardens, North Dorset, 2-4 Sep: Organisers of this Dorset-based bash have tacked a score of trendy new names onto their bill, with Austra, Big Deal, Brakes, The Unthanks and Zola Jesus featuring highly amongst the latest line-up announcements, which also include an exclusive appearance from Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. Previously confirmed acts include Joanna Newsom, Laura Marling, Best Coast and Beirut.

FLOW FESTIVAL, Suvilahti, Helsinki, Finland, 12-14 Aug: New additions to proceedings at this Finnish fest include The Human League, Battles, Jamie Woon and Alexis of Hot Chip’s side project About Band. Amongst those acts already booked prior to this latest revelation are Kanye West, Q-Tip, Lykke Li, Janelle Monae and Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti.

HARD ROCK CALLING, Hyde Park, London, 24-26 Jun: Kaiser Chiefs, James, retro soul-rockers Vintage Trouble and ex Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz’s new outfit Black Cards are all newly poised to head to Hyde Park, having heeded Hard Rock’s call. The existing bill boasts acts including Bon Jovi, Rod Stewart, The Killers and rockin Rumer.

T IN THE PARK, Balado, Scotland, 8-10 Jul: A host of on-the-cusp indie talent hits the tremendous T bill, with Metronomy, Grouplove, The Head And The Heart and Wolf Gang all new to the Scottish bash’s weekend listings. Fellow line-up newbs including Clare Maguire, Tame Impala, Saw Doctors and City & Colour all also take their place on the billing alongside older hands like Arctic Monkeys, Beyonce, Coldplay and Foo Fighters.

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