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Festival line-up update – 21 May 2012

By | Published on Monday 21 May 2012

ATP Curated By The National

ATP CURATED BY THE NATIONAL, Butlins Holiday Centre, Minehead, 7-9 Dec: Kurt Vile, Local Natives, Deerhoof, Menomena, Youth Lagoon and Perfume Genius prove strong supplements to ATP’s The National-curated Winter edition, and align with the also excellent likes of Kronos Quartet, The Antlers, Sharon Van Etten, My Brightest Diamond, Lower Dens and Wye Oak.

BENICASSIM, Valencia, Spain, 12-15 Jul: Zola Jesus, Timber Timbre, Little Boots and The Antlers feature amid a set of fresh features of this year’s Benicassim bill, as also stars Bob Dylan, New Order, The Stone Roses, Florence + The Machine, At The Drive In, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and David Guetta.

THE BIG FEASTIVAL, Chipping Norton, 1-2 Sep: Having swapped its traditional Clapham Common site for Blur bassist Alex James’ working farm, Jamie Oliver’s food-and-music-centric Big Feastival will this year host performances by Paloma Faith, Razorlight, Gaz Coombes and The Cuban Brothers, with further acts yet to be announced.

DOT TO DOT, various venues, Manchester/Bristol/Nottingham, 2-4 Jun: Ex Gallows man Frank Carter’s new outfit Pure Love are now poised to play across Dot To Dot’s three city line-ups at large, as also feature Wavves, Pond, The Internet, Friends, O Children, Doldrums and Cloud Nothings.

JERSEY LIVE, Royal Jersey Showgrounds, 2-3 Sep: Proceedings at Jersey Live’s Dance Arena will now feature sets from James Zabiela, Jaymo & Andy George, Herve and Jaguary Skills, with Bwani Junction, Jake Bugg and NYC alt pop troupe Friends also joining Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Chase & Status and Primal Scream on the festival’s overall roster.

MUSIC EVENT ONE, various venues, Rochester, Kent, 28 Jul: Taking place in various pubs and clubs on Rochester’s main thoroughfare, the inagural Music Event One will play host to headliners PiL, plus The Wedding Present, Theatre Royal and ids Unique.

SOUTH WEST FOUR, Clapham Common, 25-26 Aug: With Public Enemy set to make a rare live appearance at this year’s SW4 fest, organisers also add Diplo, A-Trak, Crookers and Sympho Nympho to a two-day bill presided over by Chase & Status and.

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