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underground festies!

Rob Da Bank | 21:54 UK time, Wednesday, 21 June 2006

hopefully youve been listenin to the shows lately and heard our extended NOT SO SECRET NOW SECRET on underground festivals... well heres a little recap for ya! starting this weekend on me birthday of all days!!


JUNE

Aldeburgh Festival – Faster Than Sound – SAT 24th JUNE
Cutting-edge sound artists and composers get together on a remote airbase in Suffolk to create a massive One Off Soundscape
Mira Calix, Andrea Parker, Shitmat and Venetian Snares all taking part
E-mail fasterthansound@aldeburgh.co.uk for info

Here Comes The Knight – Tapestry Goes West – JUNE 30/ JULY 1
Last year it was a cowboy themed party, this year it takes place in a medieval village at Margam Park in South Wales
Field Music, The Early Years, The Hazey Janes, Archi Bronson Outfit, Rod Stern, Hot Puppies & Misty’s Big Adventure all playing

The Beat-Herder Festival June 30 - July 2nd 2006
 
A weekend of beats and barminess in sunny lancashire.
With Dreadzone, eatstatic, plus loads of mad artistry and thespians.
 
JULY

Dour Festival
Running from July 13th-16th, the Dour Festival, Belgium encompasses seemingly every genre in the world, inviting the best artists, DJs and performers from each to one 4-day festival, all totalling £50.

Thursday 13 July
Art Brut, Maxïmo Park, Primal Scream, , Jackson and his Computer Band Ellen Allien, Modeselektor, Miss Kittin dj set, Pendulum live, Nathan Fake, 65daysofstatic

Friday 14 July 2006, Nebula, , Mercury Rev, Fischerspooner live dj3000, Plastician
Saturday 15 July 2006
Mudhoney, Desmond Dekker & The Aces, T.Raumschmiere live, Derrick May, , Arab Strap,
Sunday 16 July 2006
The Gossip The Datsuns, The Dandy Warhols, Animal Collective, ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead, Adam Green, Matthew Herbert live

Find out more at www.dourfestival.be/en , where you'll also find great deals for getting there and getting in.

AUGUST

Roots Rock Cymru – SATURDAY 26 AUGUST at the Coal Exchange in Cardiff

Reggae Celebration
Culture, Misty in Roots, Llwbyr llaethog and Guto Price from the Super Furry Animals doing a Trojan records set
Only 18 pounds! A bargain

SEPTEMBER

ABC charity festival, near Marlow on 2nd / 3rd September

live:
Hexstatic (audio visual dance music)
Bussetti (jazz/funk/hip hop)
Invertebrakes (breaks)
Groovenik (funk)

DJ: Gilles Peterson

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