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Martha Wainwright to headline SummerTyne Americana Festival

Folk-rock star Martha Wainwright will top the bill at this year’s SummerTyne Americana Festival in Gateshead, which is bringing the very best in American roots music to the banks of the Tyne. Other acts appearing include neo-country trailblazers The Mavericks, acclaimed singer-songwriter Willy Mason and Nashville gospel legends The McCrary Sisters – who will be paying their first-ever visit to …

The Mavericks to headline Perth’s Southern Fried Festival

Country music stars The Mavericks are to headline this year’s Southern Fried Festival in Perth, the city’s annual celebration of American roots music. The festival, which is being held from 19 to 21 July, will also feature Patty Griffin, Shelby Lynne, Bettye LaVette, Darrell Scott and legendary bass player Danny Thompson. Raul Malo, the Mavericks …

Regina Spektor to headline Secret Garden Party

American singer-songwriter Regina Spektor has been added to this year’s Secret Garden Party as a headline act. Other names just announced by the Cambridgeshire festival include Willy Mason, Shout Out Louds, Youth Lagoon, Hadouken! and former Oasis guitarist Bonehead’s new band Parlour. [Regina Spektor will return to the Secret Garden Party – Getty] Spektor previously …

The Prodigy to headline Creamfields 2013

The Prodigy will make Creamfields their only UK festival appearance this summer as the dance event announced a strong line-up for 2013. [The Prodigy will headline the Saturday night of Creamfields – Getty] The organisers of the festival, which takes place in Daresbury, Cheshire over the weekend of August 23–25, said they have invested around …

Nas to headline revamped Glastonbury Festival arena

American Rapper Nas will headline the new Silver Hayes arena at Glastonbury Festival this summer, which was formerly known as the Dance Village. Also appearing in the 7,000 capacity Sonic tent at Silver Hayes will be Disclosure, Hot Natured, David Rodigan, Sub Focus, Aluna George, Eats Everything, Rudimental and The Congos. [Nas – picture: Getty] …

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