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Festival line-up update – 18 May 2012

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T In The Park

FESTIVAL NO 6, Portmeirion, Wales, 14-16 Sep: No 6 HQ scores a bookings coup in securing Richard Hawley, Gruff Rhys and Death In Vegas, with the very good likes of Local Natives, British Sea Power, Summer Camp, Jessie Ware, Kindness, Field Music and The Invisible also brand new to proceedings. Notable subjects of past line-up announcements have included New Order, Primal Scream, Spiritualized and Erol Alkan.

GUERNSEY FESTIVAL, The Rabbit Warren, Guernsey, 23-24 Jun: Main stage headliner Maverick Sabre captains a raft of acts climbing aboard the Guernsey Festival roster, as has hitherto carried Macy Gray, Kaiser Chiefs, Hadouken!, Delilah, The Charlatans, Daniela Brooker, Friction and Utah Saints.

LLANGOLLEN FRINGE FESTIVAL, various venues, Llangollen, Wales, 13-22 Jul: Staged amid a wider programme of multi-arts goings-on, the music part of this year’s Llangollen Fringe is so far to host Wilko Johnson, The Beat, reggae troupe Talisman and African Soukous bandleader Kanda Bongo Man.

WICKERMAN, East Kirkcarswell Farm, Dundrennan, Scotland, 20-21 Jul: Dance pros Steve Lawler and Darren Emerson direct a cast of new arrivals to the Wickerman bill, joining other august line-up features like Scissor Sisters, Texas, The View, Levellers, Newton Faulkner and Cast.

T IN THE PARK, Balado, Scotland, 6-8 Jul: The Cribs form a lone and relatively late addition to this year’s T line-up, joining early-bird roster affiliates Snow Patrol, The Stone Roses, Kasabian, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Florence + The Machine, Tinie Tempah, New Order and so very many more.

WILDERNESS, Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire, 10-12 Aug: Announced as part of a new cinematic strand that will take place throughout the weekend, Asian Dub Foundation are to deliver their acclaimed live score to French film ‘La Haine’ for Wilderness crowds. Amongst those already confirmed for the festival’s live music portion are Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Wilco, Spiritualized, Stornoway, Lianne La Havas, Cloud Control, Field Music and Milagres.

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