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Festival line-up update – 8 Dec 2011

By | Published on Thursday 8 December 2011

Field Day

FIELD DAY, Victoria Park, London, 2 Jun: Held in the lush and leafy surrounds of East London’s Victoria Park, next year’s Field Day roster will feature such first additions as headliners Franz Ferdinand, Beirut and Metronomy. The Vaccines, AfroCubism, Gold Panda and SBTRKT are also fresh on the line-up, as are the less established likes of Outfit and Zulu Winter.

FLOW FESTIVAL, Suvilahti, Helsinki, Finland, 8-12 Aug: Set to book-end the bill at Finland’s Flow next year, Bon Iver will appear on the festival’s first day, while fellow first fixture Björk will close proceedings with her live ‘Biophilia’ spectacle.

OPTIMUS ALIVE!, Lisbon, Portugal, 13-15 Jul: Metronomy, alt-rock outfit Mazzy Star and festival headliners Florence And The Machine are the latest acts added to next year’s Optimus Alive! listings, finding space next to previously announced bill-toppers Radiohead.

ØYA, Medieval Park, Oslo, Norway, 7-11 Aug: Øya organisers have announced they’ll usher in the festival’s tenth anniversary with 2012 bookings led by Björk and The Stone Roses. The bill so far also boasts tipped rappers Azealia Banks and Yelawolf.