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Festival line-up update – 6 Mar 2012

By | Published on Tuesday 6 March 2012


BEACONS, Funkirk Estate, Skipton, Yorkshire, 17-19 Aug: Fresh festival additions Patrick Wolf, Maya Jane Coles, Outfit, Clock Opera and Kwes join the likes of Roots Manuva, Ghostpoet, Willy Mason, Cass McCombs and King Krule on an increasingly busy Beacons bill.

CREAMFIELDS, Daresbury Estate, Halton, Cheshire, 24-26 Aug: Co-headlining DJs Avicii, Deadmau5, David Guetta lead a vast initial roster set to descend on dance-music mecca Creamfields this year, as will also feature Skrillex, Ferry Corsten, Paul Van Dyk, Calvin Harris, Axwell, Benga & Youngman, Major Lazer, Annie Mac, Zane Lowe and Steve Aoki.

DEER SHED, Baldersby Park, Topcliffe, Yorkshire, 20-22 Jul: Saint Etienne, Los Campesinos!, Malco, Cashier No 9, The Staves, Paul Thomas Saunders and Ellen And The Escapades are all guaranteed new entries to Deer Shed’s third annual billing, with Villagers, Cherry Ghost, Dutch Uncles and Beth Jeans Houghton And The Hooves Of Destiny amongst those previously confirmed.

HAMPTON COURT PALACE FESTIVAL, Hampton Court Palace, Surrey, 13-24 Jun: Van Morrison, Squeeze and Marc Almond are the latest subjects added to this rather regal Hampton Court concert season, whose programme has been hitherto ruled by Liza Minnelli, Katie Melua, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, James Morrison, Caro Emerald, Jools Holland and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

RELENTLESS BOARDMASTERS, Watergate Bay, Cornwall, 8-12 Aug: With Saturday and Sunday headliners represented by ever reliable festival fixtures Ed Sheeran and Dizzee Rascal, this year’s Boardmasters bill will also house The Ting Tings, Maximo Park, Zane Lowe, The Big Pink, DJ Fresh, Redlight and Maverick Sabre.