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Latitude Festival UK BON IVER, PAUL WELLER & ELBOW TO HEADLINE LATITUDE FESTIVAL 2012

Organisers have just released this year’s line up and we can reveal that Bon Iver, Elbow and Paul Weller will headline Latitude’s Obelisk Arena for 2012!

Joining the music headliners are… World famous concert pianist Lang Lang, as well as Laura Marling, Janelle Monáe, Richard Hawley, St. Vincent, tune-yards & White Lies, who will be making their only 2012 UK festival appearances at Latitude!

Welcome returns to Bat For Lashes, Battles, METRONOMY, The Horrors and Wild Beasts.  80’s favourites Daryl Hall, Lloyd Colee and Simple Minds Official will all make welcome Latitude debuts this year.  Other confirmed acts new to the festival include The Field, Michael Kiwanuka, M83, Sharon Van Etten and Zola Jesus

Not forgetting: Alabama Shakes, Amadou & Mariam, The Antlers, Apparat, Baxter Dury, Buena Vista Social Club, Bwani Junction, Chairlift, Cold Specks, Daughter, Dawes, Destroyer, Dexy’s, Django Django, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Esperanza Spalding

Explosions in the Sky, Fatoumata Diawara, Francois & The Atlas Mountains, GIVERS, Howler, I Break Horses, Iceage, Jonathan Wilson, Josh T.Pearson, Kindness, Kurt Vile, Lianne La Havas, Liz Green, Other Lives, Perfume Genius.

Richard Hawley, SBTRKT, Silver Seas, Sissy & The Blisters, SoKo, Sunless ‘97, Team Me, Thomas Dolby, The War on Drugs, We Are Augustines, We Have Band, Wooden Shjips, Yeasayer and Zun Zun Egui.

Filling the Comedy Arena with laughter will be: The Infinite Monkey Cage with hosts Brian Cox, Robin Ince and Al Murray.

Other names include: Jack Dee, comedy music maestro Tim Minchin, Reginald D Hunter, Lee Nelson, @Rich Hall, Russell Kane, Greg Davies, Fosters Comedy Award 2011 nominees Andrew Maxwell and Josie Long and laid-back comic Mark Watson. Other performers include shappi khorsandi, Phil Nichol, Charlie Baker, Carl Donnelly, Tom Deacon, Jimmy McGhie, Nick Helm, Kerry Godliman, Katherine Ryan and Elis James.

The Literary Arena will once again play host to the nation’s favourite authors, journalists and talking heads including Siri Hustvedt, Iain Banks, Paul Mason, Dylan Jones, Andrew Loog Oldham, Richard Milward, Tim Lott, Jo & Emlyn Rees, Mark Haddon

The ever popular Poetry Arena will feature: Benjamin Zephaniah,Tony Harrison, Don Paterson, Scroobius Pip and legendary punk poet John Cooper Clarke, John Hegley, @Patience Agbabi, Sabrina Mahfouz, Salena Godden, Byron Vincent, Rhian Edwards, Martin Figura, Aoife Mannix, Joel Stickley, Tim Clare, Intensi-T and many more

The Film & Music Arena presents: Paul Heaton’s (The Beautiful South) The 8th, Iain Sinclair’s An English Journey Reimagined, Shirley Collins, Alan Moore, Adam Buxton , The London Community Gospel Choir, Mark Lamarr’s God’s Jukebox. BAFTA will also present their highly anticipated programme of screenings and Q&A

In Latitude’s Theatre Arena: The enchanting Australian circus company C!rca, Lyric Hammersmith, Battersea Arts Centre, Harold in Havana and the National Theatre, Look Left Look Right, Mark Thomas. Contemporary dance favourites Sadler’s Wells are also set to return to The Waterfront Stage.

The Outdoor Theatre presents: Theatre Delicatessen, Globe Education at Shakespeare’s Globe, HighTide, and Pentabus Theatre

In the Cabaret Arena Rich Hall’s Hoedown will bring the comic abandon of the American mid-west to the Sussex countryside. Also: Ida Barr, The Horne Section, Hugh Hughes, Ridiculusmus, Sarah Pascoe, Jessica Ransom and Cardinal Burns.

Other names include Spank!, Duckie, Dr Brown, Max and Ivan, Four Screws Loose, Celia Pacquola, Sheeps, Wittank, Colin Hoult, Brian Lobel, Adam Kay, Unfolding Theatre, Naz Osmanoglu, Fergus Craig, Pat Cahill and Ed Gamble.

In the weird and wonderful Pandora’s Playground will be SIMON MUNNERY, Videopia, The Monster Comedy Shack & The Disco Shed!

The Faraway Forest will host a spectacular Hoedown on Saturday night at the festival as well as, a Ceilidh, plus Morris dancers, folklore performances, installations and a host of activities celebrating traditional culture with reference to seasonal and agricultural traditions!

lsewhere in Latitude’s Literary Salon, The School of Life, Bryony Kimmings and Andy Field have so far been confirmed. More details on Late Junction, Lavish Lounge & The Latitude Contemporary Art Award and Exhibition to come!

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Electric Picnic Festival, EireINITIAL ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT FOR 2012

Just announced on their facebook page, the first artists confirmed for Electric Picnic 2012 The Cure, Sigur Rós, Elbow, Grizzly Bear, Orbital, Christy Moore, The Roots, Hot Chip, Glen Hansard, The xx, Metronomy, The Horrors, Azealia Banks, Roots Manuva, Bell X1, Staff Benda Bilili, Milagers, Ed Sheeran, Alabama Shakes, Cranes, Little Roy, Land Lovers, Baxter Dury, Jonathan Wilson, Solar Bears, Fatoumata Diawara, Willis Earl Beal, Lanterns on the Lake, DJ John Digweed

Tickets on sale this Friday at 9am from Ticketmaster and usual outlets.

For more ELECTRIC PICNIC FESTIVAL 2012 information and line up – click here >>>

T in The Park Festival 2012, ScotlandT IN THE PARK LINE UP ANNOUNCED!

As promised we can now bring you this year’s T in Te Park line up that has just been announced over on their Facebook page!

Headlining the festival this year will be Snow Patrol, The Stone Roses, Kasabian!

Joining them on the bill are Tinie Tempah, New Order, David Guetta, Calvin Harris, Elbow, Example, Professor Green, Kaiser Chiefs, and Jessie J.

Other acts revealed today include Chase & Status, Skrillex, The Temper Trap, Sven Vath, Emeli Sande, Ben Howard, Happy Mondays, James Morrison, The Darkness, Miike Snow, Labrinth, Amy Macdonald, The Courteeners, The Enemy, Mastodon, and Slam.

And they keep on coming – Pulled Apart By Horses, Tribes, Enter Shikari, Major Lazer, Rizzle Kicks, Peter Doherty, Skream ft. Sgt Pokes, Erol Alkan, The Wailers, Benga, Fake Blood, Jack Beats, Crookers, Alabama Shakes, The Wanted, Twin Atlantic, Dubfire, Joris Voorn, Christina Perri, Devlin, Bellowhead, Maya Jane Coles, Little Roy, Spector, Len Faki, Band Of Skulls, and Pan-Pot.

With more acts yet to be announced!

Geoff Ellis the Festival Director at DF Concerts said, “It’s really important to us that we listen to the fans and make every effort to book the bands they tell us they want to see. With some of the biggest bands and the greatest audience in the world, we hope the weekend of 6 – 8 July will be unforgettable for fans. Opening the campsite gates for the first time is still my favourite moment of the festival weekend and I can’t wait to see you all in July!.”

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Rock Werchter Festival, Belgium 2012ROCK WERCHTER ANNOUNCES 16 MORE BANDS FOR 2012!

Today is finally the day to name names. All at once there are 16 new names on the Rock Werchter bill for 2012, and they are: THE CURE, ELBOW, SNOW PATROL, dEUS, BLINK-182, KASABIAN, DEADMAU5, SKRILLEX, GARBAGE, KATY B, BEIRUT, DJ FRESH presents FRESH/LIVE, WOLFMOTHER, WIZ KHALIFA, KATZENJAMMER and X.

It has previously been announced that Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Florence + the Machine and Justice will appear at Rock Werchter 2012

More names will be announced soon…

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Isle of Wight Festival 2012ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES MORE BANDS!

Joining the already confirmed Bruce Springsteen are Elbow, Biffy Clyro, and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Elbow will be the main stage special guests on the festival’s opening day, Biffy Clyro will make a special guest appearance on the Saturday, with Noel Gallagher the main stage special guest to headliners Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band on Sunday.

Also confirmed today are Noah and the Whale who will make their main stage debut on Friday, they will be joined on the same day by Example. Returning for the second year are the Vaccines who play the main stage on Sunday. Saturday’s main stage also brings us Madness and as expected The Christians who self confirmed themselves earlier in the week will start the weekend on the Thursday night.

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FM4 Frequency Festival, AustriaLOADS MORE BANDS ADDED TO THIS YEAR’S FREQUENCY FESTIVAL

Organisers have announced a huge raft of new bands for this year’s festival including The Kills, Clueso & Band, Feeder, Chase & Status Live, Subfocus Live!

For the full line up and more FREQUENCY FESTIVAL information – click here >>>

Belsonic Festival, Belfast, IrelandFIVE MORE FOR IRELAND’S BELSONIC FESTIVAL

Taking place from the 17th -25th August at Belfast’s Custom House Sqaure, Blesonic organisers have added Wretch 32, Primal Scream (Screamadelica), Elbow, Katy B, The Specials to the line up!

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Open Air St Gallen Festival, SwitzerlandOPEN AIR ST GALLEN ADDS MORE BANDS…

Organisers have revealed the addition of 13 more bands for this year’s festival – QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, ELBOW, MOGWAI, TV ON THE RADIO, STEFF LA CHEFFE, MOSS, STAHLBERGER, ALVIN ZEALOT, SMITH & SMART, BOY, DAS PFERD, PALKOMUSKI, AND HER NAME IS VIOLET

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Pinkpop Festival, NetherlandsPINKPOP ANNOUNCES A BUNCH MORE BANDS FOR 2011!

Pinkpop organizers have revealed the next raft of bands for this year’s festival –
Saturday: Madi, Ash, Selah Sue, Manic Street Preachers, Simple Plan, Alter Bridge, De Staat, Lifehouse, Elbow, Coldplay

Sunday: Laura Jansen, Graffiti6, The Bloody Beetroots Death Crew 77, Justin Nozuka, Avenged Sevenfold, Tim Knol, Wolfmother, White Lies, Kings Of Leon

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Rock Werchter Festival, BelgiumROCK WERCHTER ANNOUNCE 7 MORE BANDS!

Joining the Kings of Leon on the main stage on Friday are the ARCTIC MONKEYS, whilst on Saturday alongside headliners Coldplay will be PORTISHEAD, PJ HARVEY, ELBOW and THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM.

On Sunday ROBYN and TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB have been confirmed for the Pyramid Marquee stage

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Rock A Field Festval, Roeser, LuxembourgFIRST 7 BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR ROCK A FIELD FESTIVAL

With all the Early Bird tickets now sold out, Rock a Field festival organizers have announced the first seven bands for this year’s festival – ARCTIC MONKEYS, BLINK-182, ARCADE FIRE, DIE FANTASTISCHEN VIER, ELBOW, THE WOMBATS and VOLBEAT

More to announced in the coming weeks…..

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Benicàssim Festival, Valencia, SpainFour more bands added to Benicassim festival – Beirut, Elbow, Friendly Fires and Tinie Tempah

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