by / February 17th, 2011 /

European festival news: Field Day, Roskilde, Vantastival, Live At Leeds, Bilbao & Exit

A roundup of European and Irish festival news:

Field Day in London has announced their initial lineup for the festival which takes place in Victoria Park, London on Saturday 6th August. Artists include: Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Gruff Rhys, Jamie Woon, Matthew Dear, The Coral, The Horrors, Omar Souleyman, Factory Floor, Twin Shadow and more.

Vantastival, Ireland’s most campervan friendly festival (You’d be surprised how many van enthusiasts there are), have confirmed that the festival will take place from Friday 29th April to Sunday 1st May in Dunany Estate in Co. Louth. Ticket prices are €85 for three nights camping (non-campervans welcome of course), with early bird tickets available at the launch night in Dublin on Saturday 26th February for €65. The launch happens in The Complex, Smithfield with acts Sweet Jane, TKO, The Kapitals, Bipolar Empire and Henrietta Game playing live. Entry is €5 with a free beer but the event is also BYOB.

Meanwhile, the Live At Leeds festival has announced its lineup for the same weekend (April 29th to 1st May) which includes Anna Calvi, Aloe Blacc, Cloud Control, Still Corners, Fixers, Cosmo Jarvis, The Duke Spirit, Young Knives, Cocknbullkid and more.

Underworld & Beirut have been added to Exit Festival in Serbia.

Big Boi & Janelle Monae have been added to Roskilde.

Blondie, Beady Eye and TV on the Radio for Bilbao BBK Live which takes place from July 7th-9th.