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Festival line-up update – 1 Jun 2011

By | Published on Wednesday 1 June 2011

Kendal Calling

FEEL GOOD FESTIVAL, various venues, Rochdale, 13-14 Aug: Held across assorted venues in and around Rochdale’s town centre, this council-backed event will host newcomers Frankie & The Heartstrings, as well as older hands like Fun Lovin Criminals, Badly Drawn Boy and Ellen And The Escapades.

KENDAL CALLING, Lowther Estate, Hackthorpe, East Cumbria, 29-31 Jul: Newly poised to perform at this year’s ‘Beasts And Machines’-themed event will be acts including Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Tom Williams & The Boat and Sophie Barker, who will all appear on the Get Loud In Libraries stage. Previous bookings include headliners Blondie and The Cribs, Chase & Status, plus Frank Turner, Young Knives, Echo & The Bunnymen and Frankie & The Heartstrings.

LATITUDE, Henham Park Estate, Suffolk, 14-17 Jul: Fresh on the Latitude bill are Sunday afternoon performers Scala & Kolacny Bros, who will perform reworkings of rock classics, including their ‘The Social Network’-featured rendition of Radiohead’s ‘Creep’, accompanied by a 26-piece all-female choir. They join a line-up that features The National, Suede and Paolo Nutini alongside a list of acts including Lykke Li, Glasser, Caribou and a solo Kele Okereke.

OFF FESTIVAL, Katowice, Poland, 5-7 Aug: Public Image Ltd, Frankie And The Heartstrings, Dry The River, Anna Calvi and Blonde Redhead are the latest additions to the switched-on billing at Poland’s new music-championing bash, joining previous announcees including Anna Calvi, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Factory Floor, Primal Scream and Warpaint.