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Festival line-up update – 27 Apr 2012

By | Published on Friday 27 April 2012

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BEERMAGEDDON, South Winfield, Derbyshire, 24-25 Aug: Organisers make that three more for the Beermageddon road, as Fury, Fell On Black Days and A Fable For The Curious top up an apocalyptic rock line-up featuring Bloodshot Dawn, Imperial Vengeance, Evil Scarecrow, Fallen Fate, The Furious Horde, Sanguine and Diementia.

BELLADRUM TARTAN HEART, Belladrum Estate, Inverness-shire, Scotland, 3-4 Aug: Buzzcocks, Vintage Trouble, Lianne La Havas, Willy Mason and Lanterns On The Lake further bolster a bustling Belladrum bill, joining such previous confirmations as Travis, Slow Club, Beverley Knight, We Are Scientists and Bastille.

GLADE FESTIVAL, Houghton Hall, Norfolk, 14-17 Jun: Glade organisers have just confirmed that Marcel Dettmann, Levon Vincent, Blawan, Function and Prosumer will appear at the festival’s electronic epicentre, the Pyromid Stage, thus joining Andy C, Rusko, Vitalic, Pretty Lights and more on the main Glade programme.

GOLDEN DOWN, Black Bush Valley, Matterley Estate, Hampshire, 15-17 Jun: Gilles Peterson, The Correspondents, When Saints Go Machine, Simian Ghost and Being There go to crown a glittering Golden Down billing, thus aligning with Four Tet, Roots Manuva, Lee Scratch Perry, Thundercat, Mount Kimbie, Apparat, and the rest of the festival’s guest cast.

HEVY, Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, Kent, 3-6 Aug: Rawk fest Hevy pulls no punches with its latest line-up declaration, booking party-hardy cult rocker Andrew WK, Glassjaw, Meshuggah, Madball and Norma Jean in a line of UK exclusives. Further add-ons including Lemuria, Bleed From Within, Feed The Rhino and The James Cleaver Quintet also now join the already announced Descendents, Converge, Will Haven, Deaf Havana, Set Your Goals and Rolo Tomassi.

LAKEFEST, Croft Farm Waterpark, Tewkesbury, 18-19 May: With Athlete replacing Levellers as Lakefest headliners, this independent West Country fest is also to host EMF, 3 Daft Monkeys, Toploader, The Roving Crows and Dodgy.

ONE LOVE FESTIVAL, Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent, 10-12 Aug: Fun Lovin Criminals and Fast & Frank Benbini note high amongst dub/reggae fest One Love’s latest 2012 sign-ups, past examples of which include Don Letts, Aba Shanti, Dub Pistols Sound System, Freddie McGregor, Frankie Paul and Kevin Isaacs.

OUTLOOK, Fort Punta Christo, Pula, Croatia, 30 Aug – 3 Sep: Lee Scratch Perry, Prince Fatty, Rudimental and Plastician are recent entrants to Outlook’s dance-centric line-up, sharing space with the likes of Fat Freddy’s Drop, Skream, Andy C, Zinc and Gold Panda.

ROCKNESS, Loch Ness, Scotland, 8-10 Jun: Jeff Mills, Ash, Rob Da Bank, The Pigeon Detectives and Theophilus London represent a segment of RockNess’s most recent enlistees, previous ones of which have included Mumford & Sons, Ed Sheeran, Friendly Fires, Biffy Clyro, Justice, Deadmau5 and The Rapture.

TRUCK, Hill Farm, Steventon, 20-21 Jun: Emmy The Great, This Town Needs Guns, Lucy Rose, Michele Stodart and Kill It Kid represent last minute updates to Truck’s now finalised roster, which has hitherto hosted co-headliners Mystery Jets and The Temper Trap, plus Tim Minchin, British Sea Power, The Low Anthem, Guillemots, Three Trapped Tigers, 65daysofstatic and Villagers.

WAY OUT WEST, Gothenburg, Sweden, 9-11 Aug: WOW present the splendid John Maus, Purity Ring, Ane Brun, Mark Lanegan and Frida Hyvönen as the most recent supplement to the Swedish fest’s existing roster, as stars Blur, Bon Iver, OFWGKTA, Florence And The Machine, King Krule, The War On Drugs and St Vincent.

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