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Festival line-up update – 07 May 2010

By | Published on Friday 7 May 2010

BENICASSIM, Valencia, Spain, 15-20 Jul: Gorillaz have been confirmed as headliners for the Spanish fest, joining the previously announced Kasabian, Ian Brown, Vampire Weekend and The Specials.

EDEN FESTIVAL, Raehills Meadows, Moffat, Dumfries, Scotland, 3-5 Sep: Gil Scott-Heron, Zero 7 and Zion Train have been announced to perform at this year’s Eden Festival. Other acts added to the line-up include Belleruche, 3 Daft Monkeys, Subsource and The Penny Black Remedy.

ELECTRIC PICNIC, Stradbury Hall Estate, Co Laois, 3-5 Sep: Eels and Friendly Fires have been confirmed for Electric Picnic this summer. Laurent Garnier, The Fall, Bonobo, Stornoway, Fight Like Apes and Channel One have also been added to the line-up.

END OF THE ROAD, Larmer Tree Gardens, Salisbury, Wiltshire, 10-12 Sep: Modest Mouse have been announced as the final headliner at this year’s End Of The Road, with Freelance Whales, Here We Go Magic, Smoke Fairies and Kath Bloom also added to the bill.

HARD ROCK CALLING, Hyde Park, London, 26 Jun: Melissa Etheridge has been announced as the Saturday night Big Top headliner for Hard Rock Calling, with support coming from Alejandro Escovedo, Florence Rawlings, Rox, Diane Birch and Rumer.

KENDAL CALLING, Lowther Estate, Kendal, East Cumbria, 30 Jul – 1 Aug: First Aid Kit and Mark Chadwick are amongst the first set of acts announced for Kendal Calling, along with Unabombers and Beat Boutique.

LATITUDE, Henham Park Estate, Suffolk, 16-18 Jul: Everything Everything, Gaggle and Beth Jeans Houghton are amongst the latest artists to be added to the Latitude line-up, along with The Good Natured, Esben And The Witch, Islet and Standard Fire. The festival has completely sold out, though, so if you don’t have tickets already, hard luck.

SONISPHERE, Knebworth House, Hertfordshire, 30 Jul – 1 Aug: CKY and Sabaton head up the latest string of acts announced to play at Sonisphere, along with All Forgotten, The Bendal Interlude, Bow And Arrow, Bury Tomorrow and many more.

STANDON CALLING, Standon, Hertfordshire, 6-8 Aug: Etienne de Cecy, The Magic Numbers and Fools Gold are amongst the latest acts confirmed to play at Standon Calling, as well as Casiokids, Filthy Dukes and Dry The River.

SUMMER MADNESS, Carisbrooke Castle Fields, Isle Of Wight, 29 Aug: Paul Weller has been announced as the headliner for this year’s Summer Madness, along with Brand New Heavies, Imelda May, The Bees, Twisted Wheel and The Chords.

WAKESTOCK, Abersoch, North Wales, 2-5 Jul: The Futureheads have been confirmed for this summer’s Wakestock, with Bodyrox, The King Blues and Frankie and the Heartstrings also added to the bill.

WOMAD, Charlton Park, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, 23-25 Jul: Ozomatil, Cheikch, Tony Allen and Phantom Limb are amongst the latest additions to the WOMAD line-up, along with the likes of Stornaway and The Sounds Of West Africa.

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