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Festival line-up update – 22 Feb 2011

By | Published on Tuesday 22 February 2011

Camp Bestival

CAMP BESTIVAL, Lulworth Castle, Dorset, 29-31 Jul: The very polished Mark Ronson & The Business Intl will share headlining duties with Blondie at Camp Bestival this year, whilst House Of Pain, Claire Maguire, Katy B, Eliza Doolittle, zany kids’ TV character Mr Tumble AND old hand Sooty and his pal Sweep are also poised to perform. A host of DJs including Groove Armada present Redlight, Channel One Soundsystem, Dub Pistols Soundsystem, Mistajam, DJ Yoda and Krafty Kuts will spin some tunes for appreciative ravers, while Frankie & The Heartstrings and Caitlin Rose are amongst the emerging acts confirmed to appear at the family-friendly event.

FRIENDS OF MINE, Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire, 21-22 May: Mark E Smith and the boys of The Fall are the latest additions to the inaugural FOM line-up, with support from fellow Mancunians The Longcut. Alt-folk man Liam Frost will also join John Maus, The Heartbreaks, Golden Glow on a this year’s bill, which features a diverse array of acts ranging from such rock stalwarts as The Lightning Seeds and Buzzcocks to young pretenders like Black Lips, Toro Y Moi and Emmy The Great.

, Hop Farm Country Park, Kent, 1-2 Jul: The Eagles are to headline the Kentish hopfest this year. The LA rock legends will be making their only UK appearance with what is sure to be a memorable set of classics. Bryan Ferry, Brandon Flowers, Death Cab For Cutie and 10cc complete the recent announcements for Hop Farm.