Festival news round-up
Today is Fest Day - let TMF guide you through all the announcements!
Lounge on the Farm Festival have announced their first acts for this year's event, including The Mystery Jets, British hip hop pioneer Roots Manuva, lively Liverpudlian trio The Wombats and rising star Emeli Sandé.
The festival takes place from 6th – 8th July 2012 at Merton Farm, Canterbury, Kent. Early Bird tickets are now available for 2 weeks at £110 available via the Lounge on the Farm website. Full priced tickets will be available at £115 after the 2 week period. Boutique camping starts at £395 for 4 persons.
Visit the Lounge on the Farm website for more details.
The Magic Loungeabout has announced its first wave of names including the Friday headliner, Chic featuring Nile Rodgers.
The event takes place from Friday 27th – Sunday 29th July 2012 @ Broughton Hall, Broughton, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 3AE. Acts so far include Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Lucy Rose, Cashier No 9, Juan Zelada and Jenny O. Full weekend camping tickets are £112.
Visit the festival website for more information.
Play Fest have announced Ash, The Pigeon Detectives, Reverend and the Makers, The Big Pink, Spector, Ria Ritchie, Tripwires, The Correspondents, Tellison, Jim Lockey and Juan Zelada among their first wave of acts.
The festival takes place from Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd June at .Eccles Hall Estate, Nr. Norwich, Norfolk.
For more information, visit the Playfest website.
Glade Festival have finalised the line-up for this year's event, which takes place 14,15,16,17 June 2012 at Houghton Hall, Kings Lynn, Norfolk. The line-up is too huge to list here, so mosey over to the Glade Festival website for all the details, pausing only to look at one of the photos they sent us.
The first wave of acts for this year's Dot to Dot Festival - which takes place across Bristol (June 2nd), Nottingham (June 3rd) and Manchester (June 4th) on the Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend - have been announced. The Drums, Pulled Apart By Horses, Willy Mason, Dog Is Dead, Summer Camp and Lucy Rose are some of those in the initial announcement. Tickets are on sale now priced just £20.
You can get more of the skinny via the official Dot To Dot Festival website.
Following on from the initial announcement which featured Example, Los Campesinos!, The Subways, LadyHawke and I Like Trains, Live At Leeds Festival have announced some additions to their 2012 line-up. This year, LAL takes place on 4th May to 7th May.
The Enemy, Dog is Dead, Ghost Poet and Lianne La Havas and many more have now been added to the huge line-up, taking the total to over 100 bands. To cast your lovely, lovely eyes over the bill, pop over to Live At Leeds.