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Festival line-up update – 8 Jul 2011

By | Published on Friday 8 July 2011


FIREFLY FESTIVAL, Elton Hall, Ludlow, Shropshire, 12-14 Aug: Sam Duckworth (the artist formerly known as Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly) leads the recent additions to the bill at Firefly’s intimate three-day bash, joining a batch of acts including Morning Parade, The Milk, Scott Matthews, Flasguns, Jake Morley and Goodnight Lenin on the overall line-up.

IN THE WOODS, secret location, Kent, 3 Sept: US folk singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell completes the final line-up for the secretly-situated, Laurel Collective-curated soiree, which is also to host the likes of Micachu & The Shapes, Dels, Pete & The Pirates, Man Like Me, Three Trapped Tigers and Post War Years, alongside a silent disco and apparent ‘fireside larks’ in a mystical woodland setting.

WOMAD, Charlton Park, Wiltshire, 29-31 Jul: Enriching WOMAD’s multicultural line-up is a score of such final announcees as Spanish guitarist Amparo Sanchez and Pakistani qawwali singer Faiz Ali Faiz. Oi Va Voi, Vieux Farka Toure, Blitz The Ambassador, The Creole Choir of Cuba, The Savoy Family Cajun Band and NYC jazz-fusionists Tori Ensemble are also due to head to the festival, as are previously-confirmed acts Gogol Bordello, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Alabama 3, Afrocubism, Baaba Maal, I Am Kloot, Dub Pistols and Booker T Jones.