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Festival line-up update – 24 May 2012

By | Published on Thursday 24 May 2012

Green Man Festival

BUSHSTOCK, various venues, Shepherds Bush, London, 2 Jun: Having just been unveiled in all its diverse and Shepherds Bush-spanning entirety; the complete Bushstock roster features Mystery Jets, Daughtwer, Fionn Regan, Fink, Raghu Dixit, Bastille, Pale Seas, Paul Thomas Saunders, Lanterns On The Lake and so very many more.

GREEN MAN, Glanusk Park, Powys, Wales, 17-19 Aug: Mr Scruff, Lone, James Blake, Bullion and Vondelpark are brand new features of the Green Man programme, aligning with existing fixtures Van Morrison, Feist, The Walkmen, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, Michael Kiwanuka, Friends and Ghostpoet.

GUILFEST, Guildford, Surrey, 13-15 Jul: The Skints, TV Smith, Dragster, The Ramonas, Polar and Pyramid are amongst those acts just added to the GuilFest bill, as also features such familial faves as Olly Murs, Jools Holland and, most wholesome of all, Tulisa.

LOVEBOX, Victoria Park, London, 15-17 Jun: Funk diva Chaka Khan makes a stylish last-minute cameo amid Lovebox’s tenth anniversary extravaganza, joining the already announced Grace Jones, Chic, Hot Chip, Friendly Fires, Crystal Castles, Magnetic Man and soul great Bobby Womack.

STRUMMER OF LOVE, Somerset, 17-19 Aug: Clash icon Joe Strummer’s (Michael Eavis-endorsed) commemorative fest gains extra artists including King Charles, The Farm and The Men They Couldn’t Hang, who now share the overall Strummer Of Love listings with The Pogues, Badly Drawn Boy, Frank Turner, Roots Manuva, Basement Jaxx, Billy Bragg, KT Tunstall and Alabama 3.

TUSK FESTIVAL, Star & Shadow, Newcastle Upon Tyne, 5-7 Oct: As befits its hosting “a handpicked crop of exciting cross-spectrum international acts”, the second ever edition of Newcastle alt fest Tusk will present performances from Keiji Haino, Pelt, Posset, Jazzfinger, Part Wild Horses Mane On Both Sides and The Tenses.

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