by / April 5th, 2011 /

Festival news: Santigold, Flying Lotus, Beth Ditto for Lovebox London / Imelda May & Jamie xx for ColdPro Clare

Lovebox London has announced a load of new acts: Jessie J, Beth Ditto, Santigold, Ziggy Marley, The Joy Formidable, Architecture In Helsinki, Flying Lotus, Hudson Mohawke, Cherryghost & Foster The People. Lovebox happens on 15th/16th/17th July 2011. Snoop Dogg, Scissor Sisters, 2 Many DJs, The Wombats, Blondie, Robyn, Kelis, Kode9, Uffie, Skream, Katy B, Planningtorock, Appleblim, Lykke Li, Marc Almond and The Drums have already been announced. Day tickets are priced from £28.50.

Coldpro Festival takes place the same weekend as Forbidden Fruit in White Strand, Milltown Malbay, County Clare on Saturday 4th and 5th of June. The “Surf, Sounds and Soul” festival will feature music from Imelda May, Jamie xx, Peter Hook’s ‘The Light’ (playing Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures), Africa Hitech, The Nextmen, Electric Wire Hustle, Scott Mathews, Ben Howard, Debruit, Le Galaxie, Mathew and the Atlas, Fulgeance, Ivan St John, TY, Masters in France, Ellen and the Escapades and Those Dancing Days.

Tickets for Coldpro are €70 plus €20 camping ticket as an earlybird price which will go up to €80 plus €20 afterwards.