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Festival line-up update – 28 Jan 2011

By | Published on Friday 28 January 2011

Liverpool Sound City 2011

LIVERPOOL SOUND CITY, various venues, Liverpool, 19-21 May: Cast, Black Lips, Jamie xx, The Whip, Spank Rock and Willy Mason are to head up this year’s Sound City bill. Local heroes Wave Machines will also perform. The three day event will feature showcases by some of the most exciting indie labels around at the moment, with Bella Union, Young Turks and Moshi Moshi slated to present their choicest artists.

REWIND, Temple Island Meadows, Henley-on-Thames, 19-21 Aug: 80s synth-popsters The Human League will headline the English leg of the 80s nostalgia fest, which will also feature Kim Wilde, Bananarama, Ali Campbell’s UB40, Toyah, Haircut 100, The Original Bucks Fizz and a further list of just about every artist and band who ever made music in the 80s. Most exciting of all, The Village People will be out-camping the campsite with a set of singalong faves.

WAKESTOCK, Abersoch Bay, Wales, 8-10 Jul: Matt Cardle’s best pals Biffy Clyro will be bringing their brand of Scots rock to this year’s watery Welsh wakeboarding event. The Wombats are set to co-headline, with lovely department store poster girl Ellie Goulding also confirmed to play. Taking care of the dancier side of things will be Example, Jaguar Skills, DJ Fresh, Jaymo & Andy George and Danny Byrd.