A flurry of lineup news from the European Festival Circuit:
Bestival has confirmed that New Order will be the Saturday headliners. New acts include: Friendly Fires, Death In Vegas, Django Django, Daughter, Drums Of Death, Zulu Winter, Brainfeeder Presents Thundercat, The Gaslamp Killer, Teebs, Lapalux, Jeremiah Jae & Dj Kutmah, Doctor P, Pearson Sound, Borgore, Flux Pavilion, Max Cooper, Gemini, Pangaea, Pariah, Billy Daniel Bunter, Trolley Snatcha, Blawan, KOAN Sound, Warm & Electric MindsMinds.
Spain’s Festival Internacional de Benicassim (FIB) will also see New Order headlining. New adds for this week: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Dizzee Rascal, David Guetta, Bombay Bicycle club, Cooper, Crystal Castles, Example, The Horrors, Joe Crepusculo, Katy B, Kurt Vile & the Violators, Miles Kane.
In other Spanish news, the Bilboa BBK Festival added The Kooks, Glasvegas, and Warpaint to an already full show that features Radiohead, the Cure, Snow Patrol, Vetusta Morla, The Gift, Noah and the Whale, Band of Skulls, Lori Meyers, Corizonas, The Inspector Cluzo & FB’s Horns, Tribes, and Zoe. The Klaxons, a previous confirmation, has been cancelled.
Let’s stick with Spain. The indie rock Sonar Barcelona has been releasing names slowly, but surely. The current lineup includes heavy hitters like The Roots, Hot Chip, James Blake, Fatboy Slip, Riche Hawtin, Squarepusher, Friendly Fires, Deadmau5, and Metronomy. See the current lineup here.