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Festival line-up update – 26 May 2011

By | Published on Thursday 26 May 2011

Hop Farm Music Festival

HOP FARM MUSIC FESTIVAL, Hop Farm Country Park, Paddock Wood, Kent, 1-2 Jul: Tinie Tempah and Imelda May lead the acts freshly confirmed for what is officially known as ‘Prince day’ at this star-studded Kentish bash. Tinie’s mate Labrinth, Dutch Uncles, Tall Ships and makeup-touting girl band Parade comprise the remainder of the recent bookings. Across the weekend, The Eagles and Morrissey are to co-headline with the aforementioned Prince, while other performers thus far approved include Lou Reed, Death Cab For Cutie, The Human League and Gang Of Four.

INDIETRACKS, Midland Railway Centre, Ripley, Derbyshire, 29-31 Jul: Bringing something different to this picturesque Derbyshire fest are cult outfit Herman Dune and Brooklyn post-punks Crystal Stilts. Bands booked so far include Edwyn Collins, The Hidden Cameras, The History Of Apple Pie, Pocketbooks and Jeffrey Lewis. Sadly, Ringo Deathstarr will no longer be appearing.

LATITUDE, Henham Park Estate, Suffolk, 14-17 Jul: Joining the lengthy list of bands already set to perform at this year’s Latitude are Oh Land, James Vincent McMorrow, Fool’s Gold and The Head And The Heart. Previously confirmed to top the bill are The National, Paolo Nutini and Suede, with secondary headliners being Bombay Bicycle Club, Foals and Eels.

SUMMER SUNDAE WEEKENDER, De Montfort Hall, Leicester, 12-14 Aug: Newly announced special guests Warpaint will join the likes of The Maccabees, Graham Coxon, Young Knives and Toots & The Maytals on the existing bill. Other recent additions include Fenech Soler, Polarsets and Citizen Smith.

TRUCK, Hill Farm, Steventon, Oxfordshire, 22-24 Aug: Amongst those acts further swelling the fulsome Truck roster are Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Heidi Talbot, Kris Drever and Katy Rose & the Cavalry Parade. Returning festival favourites NonClassical, recorder quintet Consortium 5, and Juice Vocal Ensemble will grace the Wood Stage, providing company for such previous announcees as Gruff Rhys, Bellowhead, Graham Coxon, Saint Etienne and Johnny Flynn.