The rather buzzy Guillemots are the latest addition to Birmingham’s Soundstation festival, set to take place at Eastside Park on 28 May. Previously confirmed acts include Orson, Boy Kill Boy, Graham Coxon and CMU
favourites The Crimea. Tickets for the event go on sale at 9am on the 31 March 2006.
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Fightstar, Secret Machines and Get Cape Wear Cape Fly are amongst the latest additions to the bill for this year’s Download Festival. They join previously announced acts such as Metallica, Tool, Guns n Roses, The Prodigy and Trivium in the line-up for the festival, which takes place of course, from 9 – 11 June at Donington Park.
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See downloadfestival.co.uk for a full list of the event’s acts.
Norman Cook has announced plans for a huge summer gig on the banks of Loch Ness. Fatboy Slim will headline the 20,000 capacity event which will take place near the village of Dores near Inverness, joined by acts such as Mylo and Carl Cox. The location was chosen by Cook after plans for a Brighton Beach event fell through.
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The event will coincide with the release of a Fatboy greatest hits compilation. The DJ said: “We needed something to do on Glastonbury weekend, and I couldn’t think of a more suitable caper. The Celts are renowned for their partyability, and we’ve got some cracking special guests on the bill.”