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Peace and Love Festival SwedenPEACE & LOVE ANNOUNCE 2012 DATES, THEME & 5 BANDS

In the same minute that Peace & Love festival closes for this year, now publishes Peace & Love the theme and the first five bands for the festival 2012

Peace & Love 2012 will take place in Borlänge 26th June – 30th June and a year’s theme will be “A New World”.

Festival organisers have also announced the first five artists for next year’s festival.

Dashboard Confessional
Melissa Etheridge
Thomas Di Leva – Special Gig
Hardcore Superstar
Hoffmaestro

Tickets will be released tomorrow, Sunday, July 3rd at 10:00 and the same price as this year will be valid until the next ticket release that occurs during the fall.

Festival: 1645 kr
Festival with camping: 1795 kr

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenBOB GELDOF COMING TO PEACE & LOVE!

Irishman Bob Geldof, the man behind Live Aid in the ’80s and Live 8 has been confirmed to play live and give talks at this year’s Peace and Love Festival.

At Peace & Love, he will give a lecture and also give a concert, which he keeps just before yet another speech. He has for most of his life, played and written music, including as a front man of the Boomtown Rats.

Bob Geldof speaks and plays Saturday, July 2.

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenFINAL SHANGRI LA STAGE BANDS ANNOUNCED AT PEACE & LOVE

Kristofer Åström has a background in hardcore group Fireside but since 1998 has been on its own feet. Mattias Hellberg has been able to experience in bands such as the National Theatre’s Rock Orchestra, The Hellacopters and The Solution. Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter is pop art international organization from the United States who sings so touching, whether it is about heartfelt ballads or gunpowder-scented smokers.

Full announcement – Kristofer Astrom, Mattias Hellberg, Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter, Love Antell, Kraa, Treva, boundless

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenLOCAL ARTIST SHOWCASE FOR THIS YEAR’S PEACE & LOVE FESTIVAL

This year’s local files are ready for the scene Music in Dalarna present during this summer’s festival. Everything from punk, rock, indie, country music to progressive rock are represented in this showcase stage taking place on Saturday 2 July on the showcase stage.

Acts – Billion Dollar Babies, Vietcong Pornsürfers, Toxic Lab Rats, Great Garba, Benesse, Day Palmcrantz

Billion Dollar Babies crushes everything in its path with its red-hot live show and sounds like a mix of Motley Crue and Kiss. Directed by Quentin Tarantino with the Devil himself in the lead role.

Punk and rock band Vietcong Pornsürfers from Falun was formed in 2007 and consists of Tom.K, W. Affe, Flayer and Teddy. They include open access Sator, Kaskade and Glenn Hughes. In addition to gigs in Sweden, they have had time to play even on the continent.

Dalmas bombers who cherry-American street punk cake and offers a really colorful show. Toxic Lab Rats released their debut album, Intoxicated on the American label Spectra Records in April 2010 and in March 2011 went off to the States to tour.

Pop and indie bands trio Great Garba all influenced by different artists and styles of music which adds to their unique sound. Throughout the spring, they have worked on an EP called The Dreaming.

Benesse play progressive rock and always leaves his audience in awe. The three members are all related to each other and have grown up neighboring farm, like the Children of Noisy Village – however, in Emmaus, Dala-iron. They began playing together in 1998, barely 10 years old, under the name No Brakes.

A year ago, Day Palmcrantz and a friend to reboot. They started in Berlin, rented a small apartment in the heart out of the district of Kreuzberg, and he quickly began writing his own music at hand out of a joint project. The influences have been mainly from blues / folk and Day use similar techniques and style of play as Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan.

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenPAOLO NUTINI ADDED TO PEACE & LOVE FESTIVAL

PAOLO NUTINIS‘ voice has been compared to Al Green, Rod Stewart and Van Morrison, With its mix of soul, folk, pop, jazz and reggae, he has taken many by storm.

This summer PAOLO NUTINI is sure to be a success on the Peace & Love stage!

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenDANCE ACTS ADDED TO GRACELAND AT THIS YEAR’S PEACE & LOVE FESTIVAL

Dance dance dance! Here are a bunch of acts from near and far that makes you want to swing your hips – Lifelike, Classixx, John Charles X, Niva and Alexis Weak added to Graceland stage at Peace & Love!

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenVERONICA MAGGIO, ARCHITECTS AND MORE FOR PEACE & LOVE FESTIVAL

Bob Hund makes his Peace & Love-debut! It is clear also that the red-hot Veronica Maggio, British Architects and Kleerup new band Me And My Army brighten up the summer festival. The sale of tickets is ticking along at a high rate, so be sure to get yours soon!

The full list of artists released today are:
Bob Hund, Veronica Maggio, Architects (UK), Me and My Army, Sture’s Dance Orchestra, Rob Coffin Shakers, Twin Flower Band, Hellzapoppin Sideshow (U.S.)

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenRISING UK STAR JESSIE J ADDED TO PEACE & LOVE LINE UP!

The 23-year-old songwriter and singer has written songs for Alicia Keys and Rihanna, and hailed by Justin Timberlake. At this year’s Brit Awards, she won the critics prize and is predicted by the BBC’s Sound of 2011 as the year’s big pop prospect.

JESSIE J (Jessica Ellen Cornish) is from London and has already made his debut as an 11-year-old in an Andrew Lloyd Webber-musical. In February, she released her debut album Who You Are “which came in two spot on the UK Albums Chart.  With the singles “Do It Like A Dude” and “Price Tag”, she ended up in the top tier of the UK singles chart.

Press Officer Ronny Mattsson had this to say:
“JESSIE J is a huge talent with both attitude and incomparable voice. Some think she reminds me of Rihanna and Lily Allen set up your own unique way. Jessie J is clearly an artist to watch in 2011!”

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenTHE STROKES CONFIRMED FOR PEACE & LOVE FESTIVAL

Last year, singer Julian Casablancas played with his solo project during the festival. Now he comes back with THE STROKES. They played in early April before the sold-out Madison Square Garden in New York and recently released the fourth album Angles.

“We saw their first gig in Sweden in the early 2000s. It was hugely magical and felt really great. Then we saw them live in Austin this March, and they impressed a lot to secure 25 000. This is something to hang the Christmas tree for our visitors” said press officer Ronny Mattsson.

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenTHE ARK JOIN PEACE & LOVE LINE UP AS PART OF THEIR FAREWELL TOUR!

Swedish band THE ARK join this year’s Peace & Love line up as part of their farewell tour, Joining them on this announcement are DalaSinfoniettan!, Miss Li and Michael Monroe!

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenPEACE AND LOVE ADDS LYKKE LI AND SEVEN MORE BANDS

Peace & Love festival takes place in Borlänge, Sweden from the 28th June – 2nd July and organisers have just added Lykke Li, Deadmau5 (US), Atmosphere (US), Patrick Wolf (GB), Underoath (US), Ryan Bingham (US), Rita Redshoes (PL) and Jimmy Eat World (US) to this years line up.

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenA DREAM BOOKING FOR PEACE AND LOVE FESTIVAL

Festivals organisers describe it as a ‘dream’ booking – Robert Allen Zimmerman, better known as Mr. Bob Dylan has been confirmed for this year’s festvial in Borlänge!

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenPEACE & LOVE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 14 MORE BANDS FOR 2011!

With only six months left until the festival organizers have confirmed that Håkan Hellström, the legendary Hoola Bandoola Band, Turbonegro’s singers new rock band Doctor Midnight & the Mercy Cult, Looptroop Rockers, Secure!, the famous Norwegian rock act Kvelertak and several other acts will create magic along with the audience in the summer.

The full list of bands reveled today – Håkan Hellström, Hoola Bandoola Band, Doctor Midnight and the Mercy Cult (NO), Looptroop Rockers, Junior Watson (US), Soilwork, Säkert!, Kvelertak (NO), Frifot, The Baboon Show, Stiko Per Larsson, The Knockouts, Hanna Turi, Det Vackra Livet, Map of Moscow

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenCLASSIC ROCK LEGENDS COMING TO BORLÄNGE IN 2011

Two cult bands are now ready for the summer festival – JOURNEY and FOREIGNER The bands are behind mega hits like “Do not Stop Believin” and “I Want to Know What Love Is” will take their place on stage at next summer’s Peace & love Festival.

“They are two of the 80’s big band that recently made revival in different ways. Millions have been singing singing and dribble out its first awkward attempts in the love songs of these bands, “says press officer Ronny Mattsson.

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenKINGS OF LEON CONFIRMED AS HEADLINERS FOR PEACE & LOVE 2011

KINGS OF LEON was founded in 2000 in Nashville, USA. The big breakthrough came with the fourth album Only By The Night in 2008.

They will play on the Utopia stage at next year’s festival and are the first of several headliners that will be playing in 2011.

Ronny Mattsson – Press Manager:
“Kings of Leon are one of the last years most talked about and popular rock bands. We are very much looking forward to this and are very proud”

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenMORE BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR PEACE AND LOVE 2011!

Organisers have announced the following today – Christian Kjellvander, Industry (Caj Karlsson, Sanna Carlstedt, Johan Johansson, Dan Victor and Frans Haraldsen), Rigmor Gustafsson Quartet

More artists will be released tomorrow including one of the main acts!

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Peace and Love Festival SwedenAfter a very successful festival in 2010, Peace & Love organisers have announced the first 13 bands for the 2011 edition including 2 exclusive performances from US bands:
The Sounds, Oskar Linnros, All Time Low (US), Daniel Adams-Ray, Maskinen, Kapten Röd, The Haunted, Sage Francis (US), Asta Kask, Anna Järvinen, Carl-Johan Vallgren, Anna Ihlis, Astrolites
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