Hove Festival takes place in Arendal, Norway
Hove Festival 2012 dates – 26th to 29th June
HOVE FESTIVAL 2012 – LINE UP
Active Child, Antichrist, August Burns Red, Beirut, Bjorn Torske, Bloody Beach, DevilDriver, Django Django, Dropkick Murphys, Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sande, Envy, Eye Emma Jedi, Flux Pavilion, Highasakite, Iceage, Jonas Alaska, Kendrick Lamar, Knife Party, Kreayshawn, Labrinth, Lamb of God, Lana Del Rey, Lemaitre, Lidolido, Lostprophets, M. Ward, M83, Mac Miller, Male Bonding, Maribel, Maya Jane Coles, Mikhael Paskalev, My Morning Jacket, Nekromantheon, Overthrow, Real Estate, Rise Against, Skrillex, Snoop Dogg, Summer Camp, Team Me, The xx, Todd Terje, Toro y Moi, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Wiz Khalifa
The History of Hove Festival
Hove Festival (Norwegian: Hovefestivalen) is a music festival held on the island Tromøy outside of Arendal in southern Norway. It was held for the first time from 26-30 June 2007.
The Hove Festival is a new festival for all people believing that combining the best artists with on site camping, nature, beaches, water and idyllic surroundings for the ultimate festival experience. Hove Festival will be setting new standards for environmental awareness. Not only because they want to preserve the beautiful nature that surrounds the festival, but because they believe that a music festival can make for an interesting way to increase environmental awareness, both with their audience and their partners.
There is no age limit to the festival, as with other Festival Republic festivals, children under 12 are admitted free.
Hove Festival – Line Up 2011
Linkin Park (Us), 30 Seconds To Mars (Us), All Time Low (Us), Jimmy Eat World (Us), Blood Command (No), John Olav Nilsen & Gjengen (No), The Vaccines (Uk), Honningbarna (No), Chase & Status (Uk), The Strokes (Us), Kasabian (Uk), Jenny & Johnny (Us), Young Dreams (No), Tinie Tempah (Uk), Freddie Gibbs (Us), Salvador Sanchez (No), Brandon Flowers (Us), Bright Eyes (Us), Kylesa (Us), Robyn (Se), Big Boi (Us), Dj Quik (Us), Architects (Uk), Soilwork (Se), Protest The Hero (Can), Magnetic Man (Uk), Anna Calvi (It/Uk), Kaizers Orchestra (No), The Mars Volta (Us), The Bronx (Us), Rumble In Rhodos (No), Ofwgkta (Us), Curren$Y (Us), Jesse Jones (No), Deadmau5 (Can)
Hove Festival – Line Up 2010
Muse, Paramore, Alexisonfire, Kvelertak, Them Crooked Vultures, Biffy Clyro, Two Door Cinema Club, Angels Motel, Empire of the Sun, Beach House, Ellie Goulding, The Pink Robots, Kakkmaddafakka, Brodinski, Delphic, Navigators, Japandroids, Strange Days, Dizzee Rascal (UK), Gallows, Every Time I Die, A Day To Remember, Social Suicide, Florence and the Machine, Massive Attack, Nas & Damian Jr. Gong Marley, Martina Topley Bird, Nico D, As I Lay Dying, Heaven Shall Burn, Atreyu, Shot At Dawn, Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend, The Drums, Pony The Pirate, Pendulum plus many many more….