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SWN Fest goes for the Heartstrings

SWN Festival announces a further 50+ acts to join the 2009 line-up!

Building on it's reputation as the go-to festival for new music, SWN 2009 will now feature performances from the likes of Frankie & the Heartstrings, Beatbullyz, Slow Club, Swanton Bombs, Master Shortie and The Longcut plus a double appearance from the terrific Pulled Apart By Horses.

The new additions takes the total number of bands descending on the Welsh capital to well over 100, with several more bands yet to be revealed!

SWN Festival is curated by Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens and takes place from 22nd-24th October in multiple venues across Cardiff city center. You can pick up tickets from

Head over to for more information and to check out the complete list of confirmed bands.

The complete list of new additions:

An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump
Bec And Beth
Bright Light Bright Light
Cate Le Bon
Catherine AD
Chris TT
Don't Move
Draw Me Stories
Drums Of Death
E and E
Ellie Hurricane
Elephant & Soldier
Frankie & The Heartstrings
Geraint Williams
Get Back Guinozzi
Gideon Conn
Glass Diamond
Internet Forever
James Tyson
Katell Keineg
King Alexander
Master Shortie
Not Cool
Our Brother The Native
Paper Aeroplanes
Pulled Apart By Horses
Race Horses
Right Hand, Left Hand
Rose elinor dougall
Slow Club
Soft Toy Emergency
Swanton Bombs
The Complete Stone Roses
The Death of Her Money
The Drums
The Irascibles
The Longcut
The Molotovs
The Pipettes
The Young Republic
Tom Brosseau
Yr Ods
Yndi Halda
Y Promatics
Zun Zun Egui

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