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Festival line-up update – 18 Jan 2012

By | Published on Wednesday 18 January 2012

Apple Cart Festival

THE APPLE CART FESTIVAL, Victoria Park, East London, 3 Jun: A sister event to indie fests Field Day and Underage, the musical portion of this year’s family-friendly Apple Cart programme includes the varied likes of Billy Bragg, Noah AndThe Whale, Jeffrey Lewis, Neneh Cherry, Stornoway, and Kid Creole And The Coconuts. There’ll also be comedy courtesy of Josie Long and Shappi Khorsandi, tricks and illusions from The Magic Circle, and a children’s film-making workshop as run by The House Of Fairy Tales. Hurrah!

HEINEKEN OPEN’ER, Gdynia, Poland, 4-8 Jul: The xx and Justice are just-confirmed as companions for lone headliner Bjork, with Open’er organisers promising more announcements in due course.

SXSW, Various Venues, Austin, Texas, 13-18 Mar: The latest raft added to SxSW’s sprawling 2012 line-up include Lana Del Rey, Youth Lagoon, Oneohtrix Point Never, A$AP Rocky, Chairlift and Best Coast. They join a bill that boasts just about every breaking artist ever, with A-list acts to be unveiled closer to the event.