Jay-Z has been confirmed to headline this year’s Hove festival, held on the idyllic island of Tromøya, near Arendal, in Norway. As last summer, this year’s event will be supported by DiS – expect daily updates from the festival throughout its duration, June 23-27.
The American rapper will perform alongside a plethora of greats and goods including Foals, Deerhunter, Converge, Yeasayer, Band of Horses and Animal Collective. Confirmed so far:
Animal Alpha (NO), Animal Collective (US), Audrey Horne (NO), Avenged Sevenfold (US), Babyshambles (UK), Bad Religion (US), Band of Horses (US), Behemoth (PL), Black Kids (US), Black Lips (US), Black Mountain (US), Bloody Beetroots (IT), Boys Noize (DE), Brian Jonestown Massacre (US), Bullet for my Valentine (UK), Cavalera Conspiracy (US), Chrome Hoof (UK), Coheed & Cambria (US), Converge (US), Crystal Castles (CAN), Deerhunter (US), Dimmu Borgir (NO), Duffy (US), Familijen (SE), Flogging Molly (IR), Foals (UK), In Flames (SE), Joe Lean And The Jing Jang Jong (UK), Killswitch Engage (US), Kim Hiorthøy (NO), Les Savy Fav (US), Lukestar (NO), Mattias Tellez (NO), Pirate Love (NO), Primordial (IR), Shape of Broad Minds (US), Slagsmålsklubben (SE), Stars (CAN), The Cool Kids (US), The Kooks (UK), The National Bank (NO), The Scaramanga Six (UK), The Teenagers (FR), The Wombats (UK), Tommy Tokyo & Starving For My Gravy (NO), Truls and the Trees (NO), Ungdomskulen (NO), We (NO), Wild Beasts (UK), Yeasayer (US).
Enough for the time being? Wanna get in there early? Tickets are on sale now for the decent sum of around 200 euros from HERE. Bargain, really. DiS went last year and had a blast – read about 2007’s carbon-neutral festival HERE.
More information on Hove can be found at the festival’s official website; further content to follow on DiS in the coming months.