Artist News Festival Line-Up Update Gigs & Festivals

Festival line-up update – 8 May 2012

By | Published on Tuesday 8 May 2012


ATP’S I’LL BE YOUR MIRROR, Alexandra Palace, London, Alexandra Palace, London, 25-27 May: A Storm Of Light, Blanck Mass, El-P, Umberto and Can’s own Irmin Schmidt & John Podmore form the latest five additions to I’ll Be Your Mirror’s Mogwai-curated spring billing, existing features of which include Slayer, The Afghan Whigs, Dirty Three, Mudhoney and Death Grips.

BEACHED, Castlefield Basin, Manchester, 2 Jun: Having played the Camden Crawl this past weekend, The Futureheads will next month appear as headliners of Manchester-based fest Beached, joining The Whip, Hey Sholay and Kid British on the line-up at large.

COCKROCK, Wellington Farm, Cockermouth, 20-22 Jul: Fun Lovin Criminals and Lower Than Atlantis head a raft of new additions to CockRock’s 2012 programme, joining the afore announced Tinchy Stryder, Buzzcocks, The Subways and Doctor & The Medics.

OFF THE TRACKS, Donington Park Farmhouse, Leicestershire, 25-27 May: ZZ Birmingham and gypsy pop lot Moulettes are last (but not least) main stage amends to this year’s Off The Tracks roster, as has hitherto hosted Wilko Johnson, Hawkwind, Dub Pistols and many more.

STOP MAKING SENSE, Tisno, Croatia, 2-6 Aug: Electric Minds, Bridging the Gap, Deviation, Finger Lickin, Secousse, Trouble Vision, Warm, Secretsundaze, Dalston Superstore and Durrr will host a fleet of this Croatian beach fest’s infamous boat parties, and bolster an overall line-up featuring Lil Louis, Jimmy Edgar, Adrian Sherwood, A Skillz, Benji B & MC Judah, Deetron, Move D and Steffi.