Posts Tagged ‘Friendly Fires’

Rockness Festival, Inverness, ScotlandROCKNESS MAKES MORE ADDITIONS ACROSS ALL 3 DAYS!

Friendly Fires, The Drums, The View, and Tim Minchin are amongst the latest acts announced for the seventh Rock Ness festival with tickets going on sale from 9am today. Also announced is The Rock Ness Express, a private train going up to the festival via 5 cities with Rock Ness Expressers getting priority access to the festival site before anyone else arrives.

Added to Friday’s line-up are The Drums, Mystery Jets, Admiral Fallow, Claude Von Stroke, Animal Farm, and Dave Clarke.  Saturday’s special guest The View are joined by Annie Mac, Jacques Lu Cont, The Rapture, Bastille, and Porter Robinson.  Sunday’s line-up includes Friendly Fires, and special guest Tim Minchin, plus Kassidy, Knife Party, Mylo, Zane Lowe, Jakwob, The Japanese Popstars, Little Comets, Lucy Rose, To Kill A King, The Draymin, and Filth DJs.

Today day tickets also go on sale priced at £64 for Saturday or Sunday.

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Heineken Open'er Festival, PolandBON IVER, BAT FOR LASHES, WIZ KHALIFA & FRIENDLY FIRES JOIN LINE UP!

Three days ago, he won two Grammy awards (Best New Artist and Best Alternative Music Album), making half of Americans ask themselves “Who the heck is Bon Iver?”

Bon Iver is Justin Vernon, whose last year’s eponymous album was acclaimed the best of 2011 by Pitchfork and many other musical sources. His songs are stories long untold in American music. Europe, fascinated by his music since the debut, awaits this handful of summer concerts. We are proud to share the information that Bon Iver will perform at Open’er Festival at his first concert in Poland.

Joining him is Rapper Wiz Khalifa, who put his more experienced colleagues in show business, selling 3 million copies of his single “Black and Yellow”.  From the UK, the seekers of exotic rhythms in danceable electronics – Friendly Fires.  And finally for today we have ethereal and dreamlike, Bat For Lashes.

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Lovebox Weekender Festival, London UKFIRST ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 10TH LOVEBOX WEEKENDER FESTIVAL!

Hot Chip, Friendly Fires, and Holly Johnson top this year’s first announcement of acts for Lovebox 2012 taking place, from Friday 15th to Sunday 17th June 2012 – Lovebox are celebrating a decade of love by bringing some of their past favourites back to the 10 stages set amongst the trees.

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Bestival Festival, Isle of Wight UKBESTIVAL’S SATURDAY HEADLINER REVEALED – NEW ORDER!

The excitement never stops at Bestival HQ! Following the first line-up announcement, which included the amazing Sigur Rós, The xx, Two Door Cinema Club, Justice, Hot Chip, 2manydjs, Annie Mac Presents and loads more, plus the acts that have been announced on Twitter in the last week, organisers are beside themselves with joy to be able to let you known just who our fantastic Saturday night headliner is and we’ve got even more tasty treats to boot!

Rob da Bank Says: “So I’ve got Blue Monday blaring out of the Bestival HQ office speakers as we unveil our iconic Saturday night headliner New Order. It doesn’t get better than that… but it does! True Faith, Bizarre Love Triangle, Fine Time, Regret – so many amazing records I grew up listening to and still listen to now and they still sound immense, pioneering, legendary. See you down the front!

Plus more live music Friendly Fires, Death In Vegas, Django Django, Daughter, Drums Of Death, Zulu Winter
Plus Brainfeeder Presents Thundercat, The Gaslamp Killer, Teebs, Lapalux, Jeremiah Jae & Dj Kutmah
And more DJs Doctor P, Pearson Sound, Borgore, Flux Pavilion, Max Cooper, Gemini, Pangaea, Pariah, Billy Daniel Bunter, Trolley Snatcha, Blawan, KOAN Sound, Warm & Electric Minds

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Sziget Festival HungarySZIGET FESTIVAL WINS MAJOR FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR AWARD & ANNOUNCES MORE BANDS!

Following the recent announcement that The Stone Roses will be one of the world class headliners of Sziget Festival in Budapest this year,  the organisers are pleased to confirm that PLACEBO, THE HORRORS, HURTS, NOAH & THE WHALE, CRYSTAL FIGHTERS, MANDO DIAO, THE SUBWAYS and FRIENDLY FIRES are all new additions to the festival (which runs from 6th-13th August) as it celebrates its 20th year!

More news that the Sziget organizers are celebrating is that SZIGET FESTIVAL was crowned ‘Major Festival Of The Year’ this month at The European Festival Awards, winning the prestigious award despite being in competition against the very best festivals in Europe including Exit, Roskilde, Oxegen, Hurricane, Lowlands and Pinkpop.

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Roskilde Festival DenmarkFRIENDLY FIRES AND TUNE-YARDS TOPLAY ROSKILDE FESTIVAL 2012
Two colourful summer bands join the festival programme on one of the shortest days of the year.  Organisers have announced two festive and colourful music acts in the middle of the winter darkness and the late Christmas shopping frenzy.

FRIENDLY FIRES (UK) – Friendly Fires aim with jubilant enthusiasm for a sexy, electronic stadium sound that reaches out to dancing shoes in the back row. The British band has already proven its qualities as a live band on Roskilde Festival’s Odeon stage in 2009. Since then, their star has grown bigger as a group of first-class party starters.

TUNE-YARDS (US) – is the new prodigy of mad pop. The woman with the androgynous African voice is a sister-in-spirit of Animal Collective, Björk and Dirty Projectors. Merrill Garbus’ music waddles and hobbles charmingly out there, high-fiving East Africa, R&B, hip hop and avant-garde along the way. A kind of sunshine pop for hyperacti

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Pukkelpop Festival BelgiumNEW NAMES ADDED TO THE PUKKELPOP LINE UP

On Saturday your legs will be kept very busy, dancing to a) the tunes of Fake Blood during their very first show in Belgium, b) the impressive ‘beats ‘n’ cubes’ of Matthew Dear and his live band and c) the sparkling sound of Azari & III. Highbloo and the Partyharders Squad will make the Boiler Room tremble and shake once again.  
On the same day the indie kids will appreciate the presence of The Kills, Twin Shadow, Crystal Fighters, Fucked Up, Creep and The Maine. And Das Pop will reveal the true meaning of the word pop.

On the Main Stage on Friday we are Within Temptation with their metal torn straight from the heart. In the Dance Hall you will be able to witness the very first live show on Belgian soil by Sub Focus and enjoy the music of the hottest British MC of the moment, Tinie Tempah.
 Our Eurosong representatives had better come and listen to Beardyman and find out what beat boxes really are. 
Cults, Cage The Elephant, Esben And The Witch, Suuns, The Avett Brothers, Alex Winston and Morning Parade will also compete for your attention. Zornik will represent our own region. And we are delighted that School Is Cool has decided that Pukkelpop is the perfect place to present their first album.

A few names have also been added to the opening day line-up. On Thursday you will see the rising dubstep star Katy B, hip hopper Wiz Khalifa, the electro funkateers of Chromeo and the dance fury Yelle in the Dance Hall.  Panic! At The Disco, The Wombats, The Hickey Underworld (with new work!), Friendly Fires and Battles will make sure your heart keeps beating to the Pukkelpop rhythm. And do not forget to explore the sound of the following new bands: The Sound Of Arrows, Veara, Wolf Gang, Kurt Vile & The Violators, The Black Pacific and The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart! Don’t say we haven’t told you!

The Offspring move to Saturday 20th instead of Friday 19th.  They will play on the Main Stage between our national indie pride dEUS and the exclusive party noise of Duck Sauce, the DJ duo Armand Van Helden and A-Trak.

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Glastonbury Festival UK14 MORE ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR THIS YEAR’S GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL

in addition to the previously-announced Pyramid Stage headliners, U2, Coldplay and Beyoncé, Glastonbury organisers have announced today that, Anna Calvi, BB King, Big Boi, Chemical Brothers, Crystal Castles, Friendly Fires, Fleet Foxes, Gruff Rhys, James Blake, Janelle Monae, Laura Marling, Mumford & Sons, Primal Scream and Warpaint will all be making an appearnace this year!

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FM4 Frequency Festival, Austria2ND BAND UPDATE FROM FREQUENCY FESTIVAL

Just announced via their Twitter page are Beady Eye, Interpol, A-Trak, Friendly Fires, Crystal Fighters, Friska Viljor and The Bewitched!

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Optimus Alive! Festival, PortugalFRIENDLY FIRES JOIN OPTIMUS ALIVE LINE UP

The British band FRIENDLY FIRES are the latest confirmation for Optimus Alive’11, where they will play on the Super Bock stage on 8th July.

The FRIENDLY FIRES debut album came out in  2008 presenting a refreshing blend of electronic music, pop and punk. Nominated for the Mercury Prize Awards, earned them two gold records in the UK.

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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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Southside Festival, Germany Hurricane Festival, Germany
FIRST ACTS CONFIRMED FOR SOUTHSIDE & HURRICANE FESTIVALS

SOUTHSIDE takes place in Scheeßel, Lower Saxony, Germany and HURRICANE in Take Off Park, Neuhausen ob Eck near Munich from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th June 2011.

The first acts to be confirmed are FOO FIGHTERS, BLINK 182 and THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS will headline and will be joined onstage by The Wombats, Two Door Cinema Club, Sick of it All, Parkway Drive, William Fitzsimmons, Friendly Fires, Darwin Deez, Converge, Comeback Kid, and Kvelertak.

Plus two German acts Frittenbude and Egotronic appearing on the White Stage

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