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Festival line-up update – 27 Jan 2012

By | Published on Friday 27 January 2012

Benicassim 2012

BANG FACE WEEKENDER, Trevelgue Holiday Park, Newquay, 14-16 Sep: Aphex Twin is first on the guestlist for this re-located rave happening, which will this year offer camping facilities for the first time ever.

BENICASSIM, FIB Heineken, Valencia, Spain, 12-15 Jul: New Order further their reformation trail with news that they (minus one Peter Hook) will play a set at this popular Spanish fiesta, as will other fresh additions Crystal Castles, Katy B, Example, The Horrors and Spector. These acts join existing headliners The Stone Roses, plus Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Miles Kane, Bombay Bicycle Club and The Vaccines.

GUILFEST, Stoke Park, Guilford, Surrey, 13-15 Jul: As per GuilFest’s first line-up revelation, pop persona Olly Murs is billed as Saturday evening headliner, while reggae icon Jimmy Cliff is also down to play the festival’s Main Stage.

HIDEOUT FESTIVAL, Zrce Beach, Pag, Coratia, 29 Jun – 1 Jul: Back for a second edition, Hideout is confirmed to this year house the likes of Benga, Chase & Status, Simian Mobile Disco, Seth Troxler and SBTRKT, with more acts of an equally beat-heavy ilk yet to be revealed.

ROCKNESS, Dores, Inverness, Scotland, 8-10 Jun: Festival organisers score a major coup in booking Mumford & Sons, Deadmau5 and Biffy Clyro as triple headliners at RockNess 2012, also confirming performers including Ed Sheeran, Justice, Metronomy, Wretch 32, Noah And The Whale and much-hyped rapper Azealia Banks.