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Festival line-up update – 19 Jul 2011

By | Published on Tuesday 19 July 2011

The Big Chill

THE BIG CHILL, Castle Deer Park, Herefordshire, 4-7 Aug: Hot Chip man Alexis Taylor tops the bill at The Big Chill’s Radio Stage, atop a line up that also include BBC Three-featured comedy chav Lee Nelson, Craig Charles’ Funk And Soul Show, BBC 6music’s Chris Coco and Cerys Matthews, and Maurice Faulton. This latest portion of announcements forms but the tip of the super-cool iceberg that is this festival’s overall line-up, which stars headliners The Chemical Brothers, Kanye West and Rodrigo Y Gabriela, plus a host more acts including Neneh Cherry, 2manydjs, Warpaint, Janelle MonĂ¡e, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Chipmunk and Calvin Harris.

HARVEST FESTIVALS, Pannington Hall Lane, Ipswich/Kingham, Oxfordshire, 9-12 Sep: Taking place in two locations, as hosted by Jimmy Doherty and Alex James on their respective farms, each Harvest leg is to host all-new headliners The Kooks, who will partake in the music and food-fuelled festivities whilst raising money for the Teenage Cancer Trust. The multi-tasking indie troupe join the likes of The Futureheads, KT Tunstall, Eliza Doolittle, The Feeling, Athlete and Benjamin Francis Leftwich. /