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Festival line-up update – 26 Jun 2012

By | Published on Tuesday 26 June 2012

ATP Curated By The National

ATP CURATED BY THE NATIONAL, Pontins , Camber Sands, 7-9 Dec: Amongst the attractions just added to ATP’s superlative The National-curated edition are Pedro Soler & Gaspar Claus, The Philistines JR and – very excitingly – Wild Beasts, who’ll play their third LP ‘Smother’ in its entirety. The Kronos Quartet, The Antlers, Owen Pallett, Boris, Sharon Van Etten and Kurt Vile are amongst those acts already announced.

CORNBURY MUSIC FESTIVAL, The Great Tew Estate, Chipping Norton, 29 Jun – 1 Jul: Charlotte Church, Honey Ryder and rock vet Steve Winwood are the newest features of Cornbury’s classic live line-up, which also includes Elvis Costello & The Imposters, James Morrison, Jools Holland, Ruby Turner and Alison Moyet.

LONDON BLUESFEST, various venues, London, 26 Jun – 6 Jul: With Texas’s Charlene Spiteri, Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor just confirmed as special guests at solo Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood’s BluesFest set, they join Erykah Badu, Nick Lowe, Van Morrison, Tom Jones, George Benson and Hugh Laurie in the wider programme of this London festival.

SZIGET, Danube, Budapest, Hungary, 8-13 Aug: Hungary’s premiere five-day music spectacular announces the addition to its bill of Snoop Dogg, Sum 41, Leftfield and SebastiAn, all of whom will join The Stone Roses, Placebo, The xx, The Killers and many more on Sziget’s 2012 listings.