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Festival line-up update – 20 Jun 2012

By | Published on Wednesday 20 June 2012

End Of The Road

BT LONDON LIVE, Hyde Park, 28 Jul – 11 Aug: Rebecca Ferguson, Alexandra Burke and Alyssa Reid are the latest acts added to the varied musical affair that is the Olympic Games-related London Live fest, and will entertain crowds for free alongside Tom Jones, McFly, The ‘We Will Rock You’ cast, Feeder, Dodgy, Levellers, Cast, Amy Macdonald and Slow Club.

DIMENSIONS FESTIVAL, Fort Punta Christo, Pula, Croatia, 6-9 Sep: Scuba, Blawan, Pariah, Koreless, Dark Sky and Pink will all play as part of Dimensions’ infamous boat parties, and align with Little Dragon, Jimmy Edgar, Machinedrum and Kode 9 in joining Gold Panda, Floating Points and Joy Orbison on the festival’s electronic-centric overall roster.

END OF THE ROAD, Larmer Tree Gardens, Salisbury, 31 Aug – 2 Sep: The introduction of Alt-J, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Savages and guitar great Graham Coxon serve to further supplement EOTR’s well-populated 2012 roster, as also features Grandaddy, Grizzly Bear, Tindersticks, Beach House, The Antlers, Alabama Shakes and Willis Earl Beal.

LONDON BLUESFEST, various venues, London, 26 Jun – 6 Jul: Rising songstress Lianne La Havas has just been booked to open for Erykah Badu’s headlining Hammersmith Apollo performance at Bluesfest’s London edition, which already includes Nick Lowe, Van Morrison, Tom Jones, George Benson, Hugh Laurie and Ronnie Wood on the bill.

ØYA, Middelalderparken, Oslo, Sweden, 7-11 Aug: Øya organisers invite in extra live guests in the various forms of Metronomy, Willis Earl Beal, Best Coast, Chromatics and Philco Fiction, all of whom go to share the line-up with the already announced Björk, Azealia Banks, Pulp, The Stone Roses, Feist and Florence And The Machine.