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Festival line-up update – 7 Mar 2012

By | Published on Wednesday 7 March 2012

Bilbao BBK

BILBAO BBK LIVE, Kobetamendi, Bilbao, Spain, 12-14 Jul: Organisers confirm Mumford & Sons, The Maccabees, Enter Shikari, Garbage, Bloc Party, Four Tet and Here We Go Magic amidst the latest supplement to the Bilbao BBK bill, as also features The Cure, Radiohead, Glasvegas, Snow Patrol, Warpaint, Pure Love and The Kooks.

LATITUDE, Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk, 12-15 Jul: As well as respective headliners Bon Iver, Paul Weller and Elbow, Latitude’s stellar first line-up missive also includes Bat For Lashes, Janelle Monáe, M83, The Horrors, Battles, Zola Jesus and Wild Beasts.

LEEFEST, Highams Hill Farm, Warlingham, Surrey, 29-30 Jun: Having begun in 2006 as a house party in host Lee Denny’s back garden in Bromley, LeeFest’s illustrious seventh edition lists headliners Mystery Jets plus Summer Camp, We Were Evergreen and Raf Daddy of The 2 Bears on its line-up to date.

SONISPHERE, Knebworth, 6-8 Jun: Brand new line-up conscriptions Glassjaw, Hundred Reasons, Skindred and Sonisphere debutants Black Stone Cherry accompany afore announced festival supremos Kiss, Faith No More, and Queen featuring Adam Lambert, with Evanescence, Tim Minchin and The Darkness also set to perform.

STOP MAKING SENSE, The Garden, Tisno, Croatia, 2-6 Aug: Having rolled out its entire 2012 roster, Croatian seaside happening Stop Making Sense counts Lil Louis, Jimmy Edgar, Adrian Sherwood, A Skillz, Benji B & MC Judah, Deetron, Move D and Steffi as just several of the many names on its electronic-specific line-up.

ULTIMATE 80S, The Forum, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, 26 May: ABC, Heaven 17, ‘Spirit In The Sky’ songsmiths Doctor & The Medics, Howard Jones and Eurovision favourite Katrina (sans The Waves) make for a classic line-up at this Hertfordshire eighties bash, which charts an entire decade across its one-day span.

VINTAGE FESTIVAL, Boughton House, Northamptonshire, 13-15 Jul: Aloe Blacc, Chic feat Nile Rodgers, Sergio Medez & His Orchestra, St Etienne and Baxter Dury are amongst those acts featuring on Vintage’s eclectic programme as it stands thus far. All artists are hand-picked to play on one of three themed days, with further artists and DJs including Danny Rampling, Norman Jay, Don Letts, Gaz Mayall and Martin Green appearing across an array of on-site night clubs.

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