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Festival line-up update – 28 Jul 2011

By | Published on Thursday 28 July 2011

Leeds Festival

CONSTELLATIONS FESTIVAL, Leeds University, Leeds, 12 Nov: One-time Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus will bring his current band The Jicks to this music and arts fusion fest. Constellations is also set to host further new additions including Three Trapped Tigers, Spectrals, Braids, Big Deal and Vondelpark. Wild Beasts, Yuck, and The Antlers comprise the top-notch trio of existing bill residents.

READING AND LEEDS FESTIVALS, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire/Bramham Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 26-28 Aug: The BBC Introducing stage at this years Reading and Leeds dual festivals will welcome a fresh raft of names including Milk Maid, Spector, Don Broco and The Kill Van Kulls, who are all booked to appear at both sites. Those attending the Leeds leg only (sorry, southerners) will also be treated by a Dance To The Radio-hosted label showcase of performances from Young Knives, Dog Is Dead, We Are Losers and Runaround Kids. Long-standing Reading & Leeds headliners are My Chemical Romance, The Strokes, and Pulp, who top a bill that also features The National, Two Door Cinema Club, Thirty Seconds To Mars, and many more rock favourites. /

SWN, Various Venues, Cardiff, Wales, 20-23 Oct: Chief cape getter Sam Duckworth and folk wonders Melody, Melodica And Me lead the latest acts booked for this diverse Welsh bash, with Zun Zun Egui, Veronica Falls and Three Trapped Tigers also featuring amongst the new introductees. Previously announced performers include The Fall, The Joy Formidable, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, And So I Watch You From Afar and The History Of Apple Pie.