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Festival line-up update – 16 Dec 2011

By | Published on Friday 16 December 2011

Field Day

FIELD DAY, Victoria Park, London, 2 Jun: Accompanying Franz Ferdinand, Beirut, Metronomy and the other existing residents of Field Day’s 2012 roster are fresh add-ons including Mazzy Star, The Men, Grimes, Spector and Zomby, and the excellent Death Grips. Also filling out next year’s bill: Errors, Rustie, and Gold Panda. www.fielddayfestivals.com

HEINEKEN OPEN’ER, Gdynia, Poland, 4-7 Jul: Second bookings for next year’s edition of this beer-backed bash are The xx, who join the bill just shy of Björk ‘Biophilia’ Guðmundsdóttir, its sole headliner so far. www.opener.pl/en

NO DIRECTION HOME, Welbeck, North Nottinghamshire, 8-10 Jun: Run by the same people as organise End Of The Road, this intimate new festival will see in its first year with performances from acts including Gruff Rhys, Slow Club, Spectrals, Veronica Falls and Moon Duo. www.nodirectionhomefestival.com

OPTIMUS ALIVE!, Lisbon, Portugal, 13-15 Jul: The Stone Roses complete Optimus’s trio of headliners-to-be, joining Florence And The Machine and Radiohead, plus previously announced acts Metronomy and Mazzy Star on the festival’s 2012 programme. www.optimusalive.com/en

PRIMAVERA SOUND, Parc del Forum, Barcelona, Spain, 30 May-30 Jun: Justice, A$AP Rocky, White Denim and Grimes are amongst the array of new additions to next year’s Primavera bill, which will also host the likes of Franz Ferdinand, Björk, The xx, Spiritualized, and SBTRKT. www.optimusprimaverasound.com



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