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Today brings a whole slew of lineup news, from North American heavyweights like Lollapalooza and Ottawa Bluesfest to such foreign favorites as Splendour in the Grass and Rock Werchter. Below, you can find all the pertinent information.
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When/Where: July 2-3 at Western Gateway Park in Des Moines, IA
Who’s Playing: Girl Talk, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Titus Andronicus, Galactic, Bear Hands, and Jessica Lea Mayfield
Tickets: 2-day passes are priced at $45.00 and are on sale via MidwestTIX.
ATP’s I’ll Be Your Mirror UK
When/Where: July 23-24 at Alexandra Palace in London, UK
Whats New: Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Alan Moore & Stephen O’Malley
Who Else is Playing: Portishead, PJ Harvey, Grinderman, Swans Beach House, Caribou, and The Books
Tickets: 2-day passes are priced at £107.00 and are on sale via Seetickets.
When/Where: June 29 – July 1 at TromÃ¸y in Arendal, Norway
Whats New: Deadmau5, Big Boi, The Mars Volta, Odd Future, and Toro Y Moi
Who Else is Playing: Linkin Park, Kasabian, Bright Eyes, Brandon Flowers, Robyn, Magnetic Man, and Jenny & Johnny.
Tickets: GA passes are priced at 2250.00 NOK and are on sale via the festival’s website.
When/Where: August 5-7 at Grant Park in Chicago, IL
Expected Acts: Eminem, Foo Fighters, Muse, Girl Talk, Cee-Lo, Lykke Li, Crystal Castles, Best Coast, Titus Andronicus, Tennis, G. Love, Fences, Wax, Electric Touch, Crash Kings, Civil Twilight, and Anberlin
Rumored: Jane’s Addiction, The Decemberists, Bright Eyes, A Perfect Circle, Sleigh Bells, Eels, 30 Seconds to Mars, Portugal. the Man, Fitz & the Tantrums, Phantogram, and The Glitch Mob
Tickets: 3-day passes are priced at $215.00 and are available via the festival’s website.
When/Where: June 16-19 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Whats New: Guided By Voices and Wavves
Who Else is Playing: Beirut, Twin Sister, Deer Tick, Javelin, Sharon Van Etten, Javelin, and Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt!, with 250+ acts still to be announced
Tickets: Advanced GA passes are priced at $70.00 and are available via Ticketfly.
When/Where: July 5-17 at LeBreton Flats Park in Ottawa, Ontario
Expected Acts: The Black Keys, Girl Talk, Cage the Elephant, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Downhere, John Butler Trio, and Honey Island Swamp Band
Rumored: My Morning Jacket, Mumford & Sons, Steve Miller Band, and Skrillex,
When/Where: August 9-13 at Medieval Park in Oslo, Norway
Whats New: Kanye West, Janelle Monae, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, and James Blake
Who Else is Playing: Pulp, Fleet Foxes, Explosions in the Sky, The Avett Brothers, Lykke Li, OFF!, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, and Warpaint
Tickets: 4-day passes are priced at 1995.00 NOK and are on sale via Billettservice.no.
When/Where: July 30 – July 3 in Werchter, Belgium
Whats New: The Hives, Odd Future, and James Blake
Who Else is Playing: Coldplay, Kings of Leon, PJ Harvey, Portishead, Arctic Monkeys, Brandon Flowers, The National, TV on the Radio, Fleet Foxes, Grinderman, and Underworld
Tickets: GA passes are priced at 195 and are on sale via the festival’s website.
Splendour in the Grass
When/Where: July 29-31 in Woodford, Australia
Expected Acts: The Kills, The Vaccines, and Cornershop
Rumored: Coldplay, Kanye West, Pulp, Elbow, and Noah and the Whale