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Festival line-up update – 6 Jun 2011

By | Published on Monday 6 June 2011

Hard Rock Calling

GLASTONBURY, Worthy Farm, Somerset, 22-26 Jun: The recently-released billing for Glasto’s Latin American extravaganza The Common includes Friendly Fires, Example, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs and Toddla T.

HARD ROCK CALLING, Hyde Park, London, 24-26 Jun: Amongst a score of names fresh on the bill are Lissie, The Heartbreaks and Frankie & The Heartstrings. E Street band guitarist and Sopranos legend Steve Van Zandt will also curate a stage of up-and-coming talents like Norwegian girl-garage quintet The Launderettes and hot tips Yellow Wire. Other acts featuring on the line-up so far are bill-toppers The Killers, Bon Jovi, and Rod Stewart, plus Kaiser Chiefs, Ray Davies, Imelda May and Rumer.

MUSICOSITY FESTIVAL, various venues, Bournemouth, 2-4 Sep: Reef are freshly confirmed to headline at this sprawling Bournemouth bash, alongside Benjamin Francis Leftwich, ThePeteBox, Checking Pulse, Friends Electric and We Start Partys.

ØYA, Middelalderparken, Oslo, Norway, 9-13 Aug: Ohio rock icons Guided By Voices will put on their first live performance since 2002 at this year’s Oya fest, a recent announcement has revealed. Also heading up the latest portion of additions are Q-Tip, Aphex Twin, Wu Lyf, Noah & The Whale and Fang Island. Kanye West, Pulp, Fleet Foxes, Lykki Li, Warpaint and James Blake are a few modest picks from the existing line-up.

T IN THE PARK, Balado, Scotland, 8-10 Jul: Dappy, Tulisa and Fazer, otherwise known as delinquent rap cru N-Dubz, add another date at Scotland’s finest T to their festival calendar, as lone additions to the roster. They join fellow musical luminaries including Arctic Monkeys, Coldplay, Foo Fighters, The Strokes, Beyonce and Plan B.