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Festival line-up update – 19 Jan 2012

By | Published on Thursday 19 January 2012

ATP Curated By The National

ATP CURATED BY THE NATIONAL, Butlins, Minhead, Somerset, 7-9 Dec: Appointed as esteemed hosts of ATP’s cold-weather edition, The National have curated an excellent bill featuring Sharon Van Etten, Kronos Quartet, My Brightest Diamond, Wye Oak, Suuns and Owen Pallett. With 40 acts to be announced in all, tickets will be available from 20 Jan. www.atpfestival.com

REWIND SCOTLAND, Scone Place, Perth, 20-22 Jul: Led by headliners Ali Campbell’s UB40, the Scottish edition of this very fine 80s nostalgia fest will feature Sinitta, Chesney Hawkes, Marc Almond, ABC, Wang Chung, Village People and the Lightning Seeds (even though the latter were really big in the 90s, and the Village People’s best known tracks come from the 1970s). www.rewindfestival.com/scotland

ROSKILDE, Denmark, 5-8 Jul: The Cure lead other fresh additions Cold Specks and AraabMuzik at the big Danish bash, joining acts including Bj√∂rk, Bruce Springsteen, Wiz Khalifa, Bon Iver and Royce Da 5’9. www.roskilde-festival.dk/uk



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