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Festival line-up update – 29 Jun 2011

By | Published on Wednesday 29 June 2011

Reading Festival

FESTIBELLY, Lymington, The New Forest, Hampshire, 27 Aug: Coming back stronger than ever for its third edition, this Hampshire-bashed grassroots bash will see performances from acts including Man Like Me, Ghostpoet, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, She Keeps Bees, TEED, Lulu And The Lampshades and Drums Of Death.

READING FESTIVAL, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, 26-28 Aug: Amongst those acts newly added to the Reading Festival bill (and the Leeds-based leg, too) are Dry The River, Johnny Flynn and Pete & The Pirates, all of whom will appear on the Alternative Stage. Recent confirmations for the Festival Republic stage include Tom Vek, Anna Calvi, Ed Sheeran and Rival Schools. The existing roster for the twin festivals features the likes of The Strokes, The National, My Chemical Romance, Interpol and Elbow.

SOUNDWAVES, Various Venues, Brighton, 14-17 Jul: Fusing together a multi-faceted programme of events, exhibitions and experiences, this Brighton-based culture fest will play host to David Thomas, frontman of alt-rock outfit Pere Ubu, Chicks On Speed’s Anat Ben-Davis, audio-visual innovator Scanner and improvisatory electronic act Gazelle Twin.