FestWatch: FYF Announces Lineup, Plus Oya, End of the Road, and iTunes Additions
The LA fest will welcome some of SPIN's favorites, plus Best Coast and Woods head across the pond
It’s almost the end of June, but that hasn’t stopped the festival lineup announcements from continuing their parade. The latest additions:
Los Angeles’ FYF Fest (formerly known as the Fuck Yeah Fest) just announced its lineup yesterday. The now two-day fest features a roster that includes recent SPIN cover stars Sleigh Bells, FIDLAR, Ceremony, the reunited Desaparecidos and Refused, and the makers of SPIN’s favorite album of 2011, Fucked Up. The fest will take place where it has for the past four years, in L.A.’s State Historic Park; tickets go on sale this Friday at 5 p.m. Pacific, and will only cost festgoers 77 bucks for the weekend.
Oslo’s Øya Festival announced additions to its lineup; Metronomy, Willis Earl Beal and Best Coast will play the August 7-11 fest, which already boasts performances by Björk, the Black Keys, Bon Iver, Refused, and Purity Ring.
End of the Road announced a second wave of artists; the new batch includes Graham Coxon, Patrick Watson, Savages, and Woods and will join Beach House and the Antlers August 31 to September 2 in Dorset, U.K.
And finally, London’s free, month-long iTunes festival added Ed Sheeran, Olly Murs, JLS, Rebecca Ferguson, and Andrea Bocelli to its already Jack White-and-One Direction-featuring roster, which will play throughout the month of September. The series calendar (and how to win tickets, since it’s free) can be found on the event’s website.
FYF Fest 2012 Lineup: AA Bondy,
Aesop Rock, Against Me!,
Paul Banks (Interpol),
DJ Coco (Primavera Sound),
Father John Misty,
I Break Horses,
King Khan & the Shrines,
Simian Mobile Disco (Live),
The Allah La’s,
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart,
The Soft Pack,
The Suicide of Western Culture,
Tiger & Woods,
Øya Festival 2012 Updated Lineup: The Stone Roses, Florence + The Machine, Susanne Sundfør Feist, Sondre Lerche , Yelawolf, Thurston Moore, Bob Mould Plays Copper Blue, Lindstrøm & Todd Terje, Mirror Lakes, Mazzy Star, El Doom And The Born Electric Kindness, Willis Earl Beal, Mathias Eick Friends, Oberhofer, The Good, The Bad And The Zugly A-Laget, Björk, Ane Brun, Frank Ocean, A$Ap Rocky, The Afghan Whigs, Lars Vaular, Baroness, Jonas Alaska, St. Vincent, Tamikrest, John Maus, Haim, Factory Floor, Håkon Kornstad Tenor Battle, Casa Murilo, Beglomeg, Philco Fiction, The Black Keys, Refused, Ofwgkta, The Congos + Lee “Scratch” Perry + Max Romeo, The Devil’s Blood, Dâm-Funk, Susanna, Mikhael Paskalev, Metronomy, Nicolaas Jaar Live In Concert, Lightships, Cloud Nothings, Amund Maarud, Mathias Stubø Band , Young Dreams, Siri Nilsen, Nekromantheon , Bushman’s Revenge, Karpe Diem, Bon Iver, Sbtrkt, First Aid Kit, The War On Drugs, Charles Bradley And His Extraordinaires, Maya Vik, Ceremony, Årabrot, Martin Hagfors, Sweden , Screaming Females, Highasakite , Reptile Youth, Sudan Dudan , Death By Unga Bunga , Kaveh, Heyerdahl , Die A Legend
End of the Road 2012 Updated Lineup: Grizzly Bear, Grandaddy, Midlake, Beach House, Tindersticks, Dirty Three, Mark Lanegan Band, Van Dyke Parks, The Low Anthem, Graham Coxon, Anna Calvi, Villagers, Roy Harper, John Grant, The Antlers, Alabama Shakes, First Aid Kit, Jonathan Wilson, Patrick Watson, Woods, Justin Townes Earle, Jeffrey Lewis and the Junkyard, Robyn Hitchcock, Perfume Genius, William Elliott Whitmore, Willis Earl Beal, 2.54, Abi Wade, Abigail Washburn With Kai Welch, The Acron, Alessi’s Ark, Alt-J, Big Wave, Cashier No9, Cold Specks, Concrete Knives, Creature With The Atom Brain, Dark Dark Dark, The Deep Dark Woods, Deer Tick, Delicate Steve, Dirty Beaches, Doug Paisley, Driver Drive Faster, Francois & The Atlas Mountains, Eagle And The Worm, Frank Fairfield, Gravenhurst, Hannah Cohen, Horse Thief, Hurray For The Riff Raff, I Break Horses, Islet, King Charles, Lanterns On The Lake, Lawrence Arabia, Leif Vollebekk, The Lost Brothers, Luke Roberts, Marques Toliver, Moulettes, Mountain Man, My Sad Captains, Olympians, Our Broken Garden, Outfit, Peggy Sue, The Pictish Trail, Pinkunoizu, Poor Moon, Porcelain Raft, Richard Buckner, Robert Ellis, Savages, Seth Faergolzia, The Shivers, Sleep Party People, The Step Kids, Still Corners, Stranded Horse, Sweet Lights, Toy, Veronica Falls, Yeti Lane, Zachary Cale, Zun Zun Egui.