A slightly more curtailed Festival News round-up this week mainly because a) an awful lot has already been announced, this limiting the prospects of space for further announcements and b) some festivals have already happened.
Newly announced: General Fiasco, The Parlotones, The Subways, These New Puritans, Good Shoes, Pulled Apart By Horses, Chiddy Bang, Erland And The Carnival, Danny Fontaine, Sound Of Guns, Exit Calm, Goldheart Assembly, Jesse Rose Trip, Morning Parade, Ladykillers, Doll And The Kicks, The Crookes, Seal Club Clubbing Club, Stormy Corner, Elgazelle, The Heartbreaks, Janice Graham, Our Fold, Chickenhawk, Buen Chico, Underdogs, Lucid Dream, Micky P Kerr, Wind Up Birds, Kiara Elles
Already on the bill: Calvin Harris, British Sea Power, Stereo MCs, Badly Drawn Boy, Wild Beasts, The Futureheads, DJ Yoda, Erol Alkan, High Contrast and more.
Runs from: 30 July - 1 August
Where: Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe, The Lake District
Newly announced (comedy) acts: David Quantick, Josie Long, Stephen Grant, Brian Gittins, Cardinal Burns, Trevor Lock, Matt Kirschen, Lloyd Wolf, John Cooper Clarke, Rob Chapman, Stuart Maconie, David 'I Don't Like Fennel' Quantick, Laura Dockrill, Rachel Trezise and more.
Already announced: Doves Flaming Lips Joanna Newsom Beirut Billy Bragg Tindersticks Mumford And Sons Fuck Buttons Efterklang Laura Marling Wild Beasts Girls John Grant Steve Mason Tallest Man On Earth The Unthanks Field Music Fionn Regan These New Puritans Erland And The Carnival First Aid Kit Alasdair Roberts
Where: Glanusk Park, Brecon Beacons, Wales
Runs from: 20-22 August
Details and tickets: Here
In addition to all of this, their talent competition, of sorts, has started. More information here.
Newly announced: Blondie
Previously announced: Bob Dylan, Ray Davies, Mumford & Sons, Seasick Steve, Peter Doherty, Laura Marling, The Magic Numbers, Foy Vance, Johnny Flynn, Pete Molinari, Jon Allen, Jim Jones Revue, Devendra Banhart
Runs from: 2-3 July
Where: Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent
Tickets and details: Official webspace
New acts: Etienne De Crecy, Casiokids, Fool's Gold, The Magic Numbers, El Guincho, Silver Columns, Filthy Dukes, Greco-Roman Soundsystem, Wild Palms, Dry The River, Lulu & The Lampshades, James Delay, Stopmakingme, The Rumour Said Fire
Already on the bill: Liars, Efterklang, These New Puritans, Esben And The Witch, Gold Panda, Delorean, The Ruby Suns, The Megaphonic Thrift, Egyptian Hip Hop, Bo Ningen, Mike Diver And Colin Roberts and many more.
When: 6-8 August
Where: Standon, Hertfordshire
Details and tickets: £95 for weekend, info here.
New acts: Gavin Turk's House Of Fairy Tales starring Charlie Higson. Festival with a festival sort of thing.
Already on the bill: Friendly Fires, Madness, The Human League, Calvin Harris, George Clinton, The Blockheads, Billy Bragg, Lee Scratch Perry, The Fall, James Yorkston, Beth Jeans Houghton, Kid Carpet, Stornoway and more.
Runs from: 30 July - 1 August
Where: Lulworth Castle, Dorset
Main photo of Standon Calling by Andrew Sweeney