Dates, curators and initial lineups have been announced for three 2011 United Kingdom festivals – Evolution, Meltdown, and I’ll Be Your Mirror.
Evolution Festival takes place over the U.K.’s Bank Holiday weekend May 28-29 at Gateshead in Newcastle.
Iggy and The Stooges headline the first night with Plan B taking over the honor the second night.
Tickets are on sale now. Weekend tickets are priced at £35 ($54.40) and single-day tickets will set you back £25 ($38.86).
The full lineup will be announced early next year.
Click here for Evolution Festival’s website.
Way Out West Music Festival, Goteborg, Sweden
August 13, 2010
Meltdown Festival is set for June 10-19 at Southbank Centre.
Ray Davies has been named the 2011 event’s artistic director.
“I am thrilled to be asked to suggest what I hope will be a diverse programme, particularly as it marks the 60th anniversary of the Festival of Britain,” Davies said in a statement posted by BBC News.
Perhaps the former Kinks frontman will call up some of his buddies from his collaborative album See My Friends. The album, which was released earlier this month, features Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Spoon, Black Francis, Metallica and Billy Corgan.
Previous Meltdown curators include David Bowie, Morrissey, Nick Cave and Patti Smith.
The full lineup will be announced in early 2011.
Click here for Meltdown Festival’s website.
SXSW, La Zona Rosa, Austin, TX
March 18, 2010
Next year All Tomorrow’s Parties festivals will launch I’ll Be Your Mirror as “a new series of artist curated music, film and art events taking place in cities worldwide.”
The premier U.K. I’ll Be Your Mirror event takes place July 23-24 at Alexandra Palace in London.
Portishead will curate the event in addition to headlining both nights. Saturday’s initial lineup also features MF Doom, Company Flow, The Books, Beak> and Factory Floor. Sunday’s lineup features Swans, Beach House, Anika and Liars.
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Indio, Calif.
April 26, 2008
Tickets are on sale now. Weekend tickets are £100 ($155.42) each and single-day tickets are priced at £59 ($91.70).
ATP is presenting its first Japanese event in collaboration with Japan’s Creativeman with the previously announced I’ll Be Your Mirror event in Tokyo. The concert is scheduled for Feb. 27 at Studio Coast.
The lineup features godspeed you! black emperor, Boredoms, Dirty Three, F**k Buttons, Boris, Envy, Autolux, Melt Banana and Keiji Haino.
Click here for the official All Tomorrow’s Parties website.