New acts have just been added to the line-up for Benicassim in 2011. The additional acts include:
- Arcade Fire
- Friendly Fires
- Primal Scream PRESENT Screamadelica
- Tinie Tempah
These guys join the already fantastic line-up which include Arctic Monkeys, The Strokes et al.
The world renowened 5-piece from Manchester, Elbow, lead by singer and writer Guy Garvey had their very first album released in 2001 (Asleep In The Black). The band are absolutely fantastic live and have a mixture of delicate pop songs to get the crowd going. They’re due to bring out a new album early in 2011 so FIBBERS are going to be treated to some of their fantastic new material in a scorching live environment.
Zach Condon and his band, Beirut are already famed for their two brow-beating albums and several EP’s. They’re from Albuquerque in the US and combine eastern European influence with school pop.
The line-up wouldn’t be complete with a bit more British influence and this is where Friendly Fires step up to the mark. Consisting of and poppy dancey mix, their debut album, ‘Friendly Fires’ (2008) boosted them to fame as one of the bands who aren’t afraid to mix up the musical styles slightly.
Tinie Tempah is a 22 year old Nigerian MC based in London, he’s sure to be a bouncing addition to the line-up with hits such as ‘Pass Out’, ‘Written in the Stars’ among the first hits with some of his more recent stuff like ‘Frisky’ and ‘Disc-Overy’.
From January 15th – or when current allocation is sold out – price for 4 day tickets will go from £145 to £160. So get your tickets quickly and grab a bargain.
4 day Tickets include 8 days of free camping – from July 11th – 18th.