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Festivals 2015: the latest news

Benicassim have announced The Prodigy, Florence + the Machine, Portishead, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Public Enemy, Crystal Fighters, Bastille and Clean Bandit as among this year's performers.


Visit the official festival website for more information.

End of the Road Festival have announced their tenth anniversary headliners.

Playing his first ever UK festival, Sufjan Stevens will perform on the Woods Stage on Saturday night, following Australia’s psychedelic victors Tame Impala on Friday. Sunday night will see The War On Drugs play their only summer festival in the UK this year. Also confirmed to play are Future Islands, Django Django, Pond, Alvvays , Fuzz, Natalie Prass, Sleaford Mods and Fat White Family.

Final tier tickets are now on sale at £195. There are no booking or transaction fees. A deposit scheme allows people to pay £45 now and the balance by 15 June: EOTR website

The UK’s big March country music festival C2C: Country To Country Festival has added a host of new details to the two day event. Alongside the previously announced big hitters from the US country scene, the event has added shows from UK country-poppers The Shires and Nashville new boy Sam Hunt on the new Satellite Stage, while UK breakthrough act Ward Thomas at playing the O2’s Brooklyn Bowl. Also announced are 40 acts for the pop-up stages including Dexeter, Hannah Jane Lewis, Raintown, Honey Ryder, Callaghan.

Full details of the latest announcement are available on the C2C: Country To Country website.

Teenage Cancer Trust have announced the line-up for this year's fundraising music and comedy event. It includes The Who, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Paul Weller, Van Morrison, Stereophonics and Kevin Bridges, as well as Wilko Johnson, Johnny Marr and Future Islands.

Monday 23 March Stereophonics plus guests
Tuesday 24 March An evening of comedy with Kevin Bridges
Wednesday 25 March Van Morrison plus very special guests
Thursday 26 March The Who plus very special guest Wilko Johnson
Friday 27 March Paul Weller plus very special guest Johnny Marr
Saturday 28 March Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds plus Future Islands

Tickets from £25 (plus booking fee) go on sale at 9am on Friday 30th January from most major ticket retailers.

This Spring Bank Holiday weekend (23-24 May) sees Lost Village, a new electronic music festival with a capacity of 4500. First headline acts have been named as Four Tet, Jamie Jones and DJ Koze. Organisers say "the site is easy to get to, with frequent trains running to and from London King’s Cross (1hr20), Manchester (2hrs), Leeds (1hr10) and Nottingham (50mins) into Newark North Gate or Lincoln Centre. Camping is included in the ticket price, and there’s even the option to upgrade to a PodPad filled with home comforts." For more information, visit LostVillage.

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