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Festival line-up update – 09 Mar 2011

By | Published on Wednesday 9 March 2011

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END OF THE ROAD, Larmer Tree Gardens, North Dorset, 2-4 September: Scottish rockers Mogwai are amongst the latest additions to the EOTR line up, booked as they are to top the bill on day two. Also just announced to make appearances are US noise-punks Health, White Denim, Caitlin Rose and Wild Nothing. A meaty existing line-up includes The Walkmen, Wild Beasts, The Fall and Laura Marling. www.endoftheroadfestival.com

EXIT, Novi Sad, Serbia, 7-10 Jul: Always known for a quality line-up, the just-announced bill for Exit’s Dance Arena doesn’t disappoint. Deadmau5, Digitalism and Magnetic Man are amongst the heavyweights confirmed to have dance fans sweating with delight at this Serbian festival, which is already set to welcome acts including Arcade Fire, Pulp and Portishead. www.exitfest.org

GREENWICH SUMMER SESSIONS, Old Royal Navy College, Greenwich, London, 26-31 Jul: Headliners for five of the shows in this council-organised festival programme have been announced. And they are, in chronological order, The Divine Comedy, Mark Ronson & The Business Intl, Status Quo, Squeeze and The Pogues. The sixth show is tbc. First night support comes from Jose Gonzalez, with Nine Below Zero also confirmed to back Status Quo on their special evening. www.greenwichsummersessions.co.uk

PARKLIFE WEEKENDER, Platts Field Park, Manchester, 11-12 Jun: This year’s edition of this dance music-led two-dayer will feature a headline performance from Chase & Status, with acts including Kelis, Katy B, Metronomy, Mark Ronson and Grandmaster Flash also set to perform. Festival-goers can also expect a host of DJ sets from the likes of Simian Mobile Disco and Erol Alkan. www.parklife.uk.com

SUMMER SUNDAE, De Montfort Hall, Leicester, 12-14 Aug: The Maccabees, Graham Coxon and Newton Faulkner head up proceedings at this year’s Summer Sundae, with acts such as The Bees, Bellowhead and Little Comets also set to play. www.summersundae.com

TRUCK FESTIVAL, Hill Farm, Steventon, Oxfordshire, 22-24 Jul: Gruff Rhys and Bellowhead have been announced as this year’s Truck headliners. Also among the first acts to be announced for this well loved event are St Etienne, Johnny Flynn, Cherry Ghost, Fixer, Trophy Wife, Jonquil, Chad Valley, Caitlin Rose, Marcus Foster, Jonny and Richmond Fontaine. www.thisistruck.com

UNDERAGE FESTIVAL, Victoria Park, London, 5 Aug: The festival for teenagers aged thirteen to seventeen celebrates its fifth year with an impressive line-up, including Janelle Monae, Bombay Bicycle Club, Labrinth, Devlin, Roll Deep, Brother, Frankie And The Heartstrings, Giggs, Cocknbullkid, Florrie, Dog Is Dead and more. www.underagefestival.com

WE THE PEOPLE, Bristol Harbour, Bristol, 4-5 Jun: Making a second appearance in today’s line-up update are pesky production duo Chase & Status, who will share headline duties with The Streets at this brand new South Western festival. www.wethepeoplefestival.co.uk



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