Ingrid supergroup announce live debut
Scandinavian supergroup Ingrid have announced that they will make their live debut performance at this year’s Way Out West festival. The thirteen member-strong constellation, which features the likes of Lykke Li, Bjorn & John, Christian & Pontus of Miike Snow and Jocke Åhlund amongst others, have promised: “"scenographic magic and history that during the evening will be created, destroyed and rebuilt." They will join Kraftwerk, Bon Iver, The Black Keys and Blur at the Gothenburg festival this August.
Full line-up and ticket details can be found here.
Now in its third year, Yorkshire based boutique festival The Magic Loungeabout have announced further additions to their line up for this summers event, most notably Indie legends The Charlatans. DJ’s added to the bill include Dave Beer of Back to Basics as well as Let’s Buy Hapiness and The Loose Salute. [read more]
Green Man Festival has announced plans for a spoken word and literature stage, with Robert Wyatt already being announced as one of the headliners. The 'Talking Shop' stage plans to showcase performances and discussion from authors, musicians, poets, and playwrights. Julian Cope, James Yorkston, and music journo Bob Stanley are also included in the names that have already been announced. [read more]
End of the Road festival (31 August - 2 September 2012) have announced the following additions to this year's festival line-up: [read more]
American post-punk veterans Swans have been added to the Iceland Airwaves line-up where they will join fellow statesiders Dirty Projectors and Friends, as well as UK singer-songwriter Kwes [read more]