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Festival line-up update – 19 Apr 2012

By | Published on Thursday 19 April 2012

Liverpool Sound City

CAMP BESTIVAL, Lulworth Castle, Dorset, 26-29 Jul: Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Skinny Lister, Jamie N Commons and Vintage Trouble are new to pitch up at the familial Camp Bestival field, joining a list of previously announced performers that includes Happy Mondays, Kool & The Gang, Chic feat Nile Rodgers, Rizzle Kicks, Rolf Harris, Little Dragon and Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs.

GUILFEST, Stoke Park, Guilford, Surrey, 13-15 Jul: Gary Numan, Nouvelle Vague and none other than Tulisa Contostavlos lead a list of brand new GuilFest acts poised to play live for the delight of parents and youngsters alike, with fresh festival fare Cher Lloyd and The Straits also joining such existing bookings as Tim Minchin, Olly Murs, Jools Holland and Jimmy Cliff.

LEEFEST, Highams Hill Farm, Sheepbarn Lane, Warlingham, 29-30 Jun: LeeFest enlists guests including Slow Club, Ghostpoet, Bastille, Man Like Me, Sound Of Guns and Casiokids to its blossoming non-profit cause, as is also backed by Mystery Jets, Summer Camp, The 2 Bears’ Raf Daddy and Tom Williams and the Boat.

LIVERPOOL SOUND CITY, various venues, Liverpool, 17-19 May: Pond, D/R/U/G/S, Eleanor Friedberger, Fossil Collective, Peace, Clock Opera, Wet Nuns and Theme Park make for sterling closing additions to LSC’s 2012 line-up, joining the likes of Mystery Jets, Professor Green, Death In Vegas and many more acts at the city-wide Merseyside melee.

LOVEBOX, Victoria Park, London, 15-17 Jun: Norman Jay, Disclosure, Mele, Baio, Jaguar Skills and James Murphy and Pat Mahoney’s collaborative project, Special Disco Version, add to a Lovebox line-up that so far houses Grace Jones, Hot Chip, Friendly Fires, Crystal Castles, Magnetic Man, Rusko and Shy FX.

SOUTH WEST FOUR, Clapham Common, London, 25-26 Aug: SW4 organisers commence the second phase of their line-up revelations, summoning dance luminaries Roger Sanchez, Pete Tong, Seth Troxler, Maya Jane Coles, Green Velvet and Guy Gerber to the festival’s ever-expanding two-day billing. This lot occupy an overall line-up that features Paul van Dyk, 2manydjs, Eric Prydz, Benny Benassi and Erol Alkan.

STRUMMER OF LOVE, secret location, Somerset, 17-19 Aug: The Pogues, Frank Turner, Badly Drawn Boy, Billy Bragg, Roots Manuva and Basement Jaxx are amongst those acts marking the tenth anniversary of Joe Strummer’s death at this charitable music fest, proceeds from which will go to the Strummerville foundation. KT Tunstall, Emmy The Great, Slow Club, Man Like Me, Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly and Bastille are also confirmed.

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