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Festival line-up update – 25 May 2011

By | Published on Wednesday 25 May 2011


BERLIN FESTIVAL, various venues, Berlin, Germany, 9-10 Sep: Amongst the new introductions to Berlin fest’s thriving bill are Aloe Blacc, The Rapture, CSS, Tune-Yards, Austra and The Naked & Famous. Alex Winston, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and Housse de Racket are also new to the festivities, joining a truly wunderbar existing roster of acts including Suede, Primal Scream, Mogwai, The Drums and Health.

DEVON ROX, Powderham Castle, Devon, 6-7 Aug: Kicking off its inaugural event in style, Devon Rox welcomes a few more acts including Malefice, Stampede, Mordecai and Seven Year Kismet to its noise-heavy line-up, which prior to this latest announcement was already set to host Funeral For A Friend, The Quireboys, My Passion and Saint Jude.

JERSEY LIVE, Royal Jersey Showgrounds, Jersey, 3-4 Sep: Having scheduled their reformation to coincide nicely with recent apocalyptic rumours, The Rapture lead those acts added to this year’s Jersey Live line-up, with non-relations King Charles and Craig Charles also new appearances on a bill that boasts the likes of Madness, Plan B, Annie Mac, Wretch 32 and Katy B.

ROCKNESS, Loch Ness, Scotland, 10-12 Jun: RockNess organisers have confirmed a monstrous list of acts set to appear in the brand new Bacardi-sponsored Get Together Arena. Partaking in the boozy communal vibes will be big names including Alex Metric, Alan Braxe, Casper C, Herve, The Glimmers and Disco Bloodbath. Subjects of previous announcements include headliners Kasabian, The Chemical Brothers and Paolo Nutini, plus an array of such other trendsetting bands as Two Door Cinema Club, Bombay Bicycle Club, and Chapel Club.