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Pixies to headline London’s Field Day 2014

Pixies have been revealed as the first headline act for next year’s Field Day festival in London. The legendary alt-rock band, who are currently on tour in the UK (read our review), will play the East London event on Sunday, June 8. [Pixies will headline the second day of Field Day 2014 – TSPL] Speaking …

Avenged Sevenfold to headline Download Festival 2014

Avenged Sevenfold will headline the Download Festival in 2014, as the metal weekender announced its first acts for next year. The Californian rockers will be supported on the Friday night of the festival by US solo artist Rob Zombie. [Avenged Sevenfold will top the bill at Download on the Friday – Getty Images] The 12th …

Dodgy to headline Green Meadows Festival

Nineties Britpop band Dodgy will headline the Green Meadows Festival on September 13-14 in Barnwell, near Oundle. [The Malingerers] The family-friendly event is raising money for the Teenage Cancer Trust. Dodgy, known for hits such as ‘Good Enough’ and ‘Staying Out for the Summer’, will headline on the Saturday night. Other bands appearing across the …

Justin Bieber a 100/1 bet to headline Glastonbury 2014

Bookmakers have made Foo Fighters and Kasabian the early favourites to headline Glastonbury next year – but punters can even take a long shot at teen-pop sensation Justin Bieber at odds of 100/1. Dave Grohl’s Foo Fighters and Leicester indie-rockers Kasabian were both given odds of 6/1 to play high-profile sets on the Pyramid Stage …

Clinic and Moon Duo to headline Liverpool Psych Fest

Clinic and Moon Duo will headline the Liverpool Psych Fest, which has announced the line-up for its “two-day psych marathon”. The Liverpool International Festival Of Psychedelia, to give it its full title, takes place at Camp And Furnace between September 27-28. [Clinic released their latest album Free Reign II this year] Billed as “the UK’s …

Kirill Karabits to headline Portsmouth Guildhall season

Ukrainian maestro Kirill Karabits, the man named conductor of the year by the Royal Philharmonic Society, will open and close the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s 2013-14 Portsmouth Guildhall season – and present the likely highlight of the whole programme. Karabits, the BSO’s principal conductor honoured by the RPS this month, is to present a rare performance of …

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 …

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