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Festival line-up update – 29 Mar 2012

By | Published on Thursday 29 March 2012

Summer Sundae Weekender

EUROCULTURED STREET FESTIVAL, various venues, Manchester, 3-4 Jun: Staged across a multitude of car parks, tunnels, streets and subterranean spaces in Manchester City Centre, Eurocultured’s excellent value Bank Holiday happening so far houses Death In Vegas, The Japanese Popstars, Caravan Palace, Birdy Nam Nam, The Correspondents and Jim Noir, with many more acts as yet unannounced.

FULHAM FEST, various venues, Fulham, London, 27 Apr: Live West London landmark Under The Bridge celebrates its first birthday with a local contingent of grass roots bands, not least Carlito, Craft, The Lucky, Moscow Drive, Lex Lucian, Albany Down and The Eons, with further ‘special’ party guests still to be named.

LIVE FROM JODRELL BANK, Cheshire, 23-24 Jun: Staged within the cosmic sights of the iconic Lovell telescope, this moonage daydream of a live music fest is now poised to receive Graham Coxon, Baxter Dury and Little Barrie into the ranks of its Paul Weller-headlined Sunday line-up. Elbow top the roster on Saturday, with their supporting acts as yet among the many mysteries of modern science, ie still to be confirmed.

SLOTTSFJELL, T¿nsberg, Norway, 19-21 Jul: New Order, Wild Beasts, Janelle Monae and Team Me are all now poised to play amid the picturesque Norwegian fjords of this idyllic three-day festival, which counts Frank Turner, Gallows, Sodre Lerche, Wolfmother and Noah & The Whale among its existing bookings.

SONAR, Barcelona, Spain, 14-16 Jun: The Spanish version of this year’s Sonar (as it also takes place in Sao Paulo, Tokyo and Capetown) invites the likes of New Order, Die Antwoord, James Murphy, TEED, and 2 Bears to its crowded roster, as also features Lana Del Rey, The Roots, Deadmau5, Friendly Fires, Hot Chip, Modeselektor, James Blake, Fatboy Slim, Richie Hawtin, Amon Tobin, Squarepusher, Nicolas Jaar, Metronomy and John Talabot.

STANDON CALLING, Standon, Hertfordshire, 3-5 Aug: Standon summons acts including !!! and Willy Mason to its 2012 line-up, which prior to this notice hosted the top-billed Fat Freddy’s Drop, Death in Vegas and Beardyman, plus Casiokids, Field Music, Stealing Sheep, Dub Pistols and King Charles.

SUMMER SUNDAE WEEKENDER, De Montford Hall And Gardens, Leicester, 17-19 Aug: Patrick Wolf, Gold Panda, Ghostpoet, Stay+, Team Me and Dog Is Dead prove thrilling new editions to a highly anticipated Summer Sundae roster, joining Katy B, Adam Ant, Friends, Cashier No 9, Tune-Yards, Willy Mason and Billy Bragg, the last of whom will mark Woody Guthrie’s historic 100th birthday with a celebratory set.

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