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Festival line-up update – 31 May 2011

By | Published on Tuesday 31 May 2011

Hard Rock Calling

FLOW FESTIVAL, Suvilahti, Helsinki, Finland, 12-14 Aug: Empire Of The Sun are a shining example of a brand new Flow Festival booking, as are Spanish electro artist El Guincho and New York DJ Danny Krivit. Longer-standing line-up residents include Kanye West, Lykke Li, Q-Tip, James Blake and Warpaint.

GLADE FESTIVAL, Houghton Hall, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, 10-12 Jun: Glade organisers have added a set from Sub Focus plus clubnight/blog showcases from the likes of Hypercolour, Filth and You Can Call Me Pelsk to this buzzing electro fest’s running order, which prior to these latest amendments already included appearances from Trentemoller, Drumcode feat Adam Beyer, Andrew Weatherall Dub Pistol’s and The Losers.

HARD ROCK CALLING, Hyde Park, London, 24-26 Jun: Jamie Hince and Alison Mosshart aka The Kills and rockabilly starlet Imelda May are fresh acts on the bill for this year’s Hard Rock bash, joining co-headliners Rod Stewart, The Killers and Bon Jovi.

JERSEY LIVE, Royal Jersey Showgrounds, Jersey, 3-4 Sept: This Channel Island-based bash welcomes obnoxious duo The Ting Tings, who take their place on the line-up beside such other luminaries as Madness, Plan B, Zane Lowe, Mr Oizo, Katy B and a newly-reformed The Rapture.

ROCKNESS, Loch Ness, Scotland, 10-12 Jun: Ms Dynamite and YasmIn lead the recent additions to RockNess’ thriving line-up, which will also welcome other new introductions including Swedish popsters Niki And The Dove and Scottish bands James McKenzie & The Aquascene and Strawberry Ocean Sea. Previously announced prime time performers include Kasabian, DJ Shadow, Erol Alkan, Katy B and Two Door Cinema Club.