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Festival line-up update – 14 Jun 2011

By | Published on Tuesday 14 June 2011

Summer Sundae Weekender

BEN & JERRY’S SUNDAE, Clapham Common, London/Heaton Park, Manchester, 23-24 Jul: The first of two sweet Sundae-related events appearing in today’s FLUU, this Ben & Jerry’s-sponsored fest will host newly-announced headliners Ocean Colour Scene, with performances from Ash and Fun Lovin’ Criminals also on the cards. Alternative bill-toppers are Maximo Park, with Gary Numan, Duke & The King, Little Comets, and Sound Of Rum also appearing on the existing bill.

GUERNSEY FESTIVAL OF PERFORMING ARTS, The Rabbit Warren, Guernsey, 2-3 Jul: Organisers of Guernsey’s most artistic music bash have named Goldie, grime MC Skepta, dnb bloke Marcus Intalex and legendary Ibiza DJ Tom Novy as late additions to the festival’s weekend programme, which also boasts acts including Ocean Colour Scene, The Gaslight Anthem, Frank Turner, Example, Lissie, The Go! Team and Bonobo.

HOP FARM MUSIC FESTIVAL, Hop Farm Country Park, Paddock Wood, Kent, 1-2 Jul: In the wake of securing Prince as a show-stopping late booking, festival chief Vince Power has scored a further array of closing coups for this year’s Hop Farm roster. Eliza Doolittle, The Go! Team, Aloe Blacc, Young Knives and Fenech-Soler are all new to proceedings, as is a DJ set from Hot Chip.

SUMMER SUNDAE WEEKENDER, De Montfort Hall, Leicester, 12-14 Aug: See, I promised you a second Sundae. Everything Everything, King Creosote, Kissmet, The Pierces, and gloomy folksters Tom Williams & the Boat feature amongst the latest wave of acts set to hit this year’s Summer Sundae weekend happening, joining the likes of Newton Faulkner, Warpaint, Blood Red Shoes, The Antlers, McFly and Example on the festival’s eclectic billing.