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Festival line-up update: iTunes Festival, V 2014, Sound And Vision and more

By | Published on Thursday 22 August 2013

Sound & Vision

As iTunes reveals highlights of its namesake festival will once again air via Channel 4 this year, so too has it revealed the September-long event’s final 30 Sep headliner will be ‘Roar’ hitmakeress Katy Perry. K-Pez will share her special night with Iggy Azalea and Icona Pop, all late-ish additions to the fest’s Gaga, NIN and 1D-featuring wider listings. And that’s that.

In V Festival news, patriotic ‘X-Factor’ boybots Union J have only gone and blabbed a DIY confirmation for 2014’s V via BANG! Showbiz, saying: “Don’t worry, we are signed up for next year so that’ll be good”. No, it won’t. Still, anyone that thinks it will can have a go at snatching advance tickets for V 2014, since a limited batch is now on sale.

That said and done, I’ll move this thing on to a glance at new artist reveals by prime Netherlands fest Incubate, Scottish pop-rock caper Loopallu, Norwich-wide AV happening Sound And Vision, and Donington Park dance-athon Zoo Project:

INCUBATE, Tilburg, Netherlands, 16-22 Sep: The Field, Biosphere. incubate.org

ITUNES FESTIVAL, Roundhouse, London, 1-30 Sep: Katy Perry, Icona Pop, Iggy Azalea. www.itunesfestival.com

LOOPALLU, Broomfield Holiday Park, Ullapool, Scotland, 20-21 Sep: Newton Faulkner, The Temperance Movement, Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fire, Ruen Brothers, Laurence Fox, Prides, Blood Relatives, Fake Major, The Vatersay Boys, The New Piccadillys. www.loopallu.co.uk

SOUND & VISION, various venues, Norwich, 10-12 Oct: Foxes, AlunaGeorge, Kiran Leonard, Purson, Honningbarna, God Damn, Superfood, Meadowlark, Abi Wade, Sisters, Bad Grammar, Islet, Sivu, Pawws, Crushed Beaks, Niagara, M+A, Midas Fall, Harleighblu, Doe, Just Handshakes (We’re British), Halls, Mammal Hands, Wooden Arms, John Langan Band, Gren Bartley. norwichsoundandvision.co.uk

V FESTIVAL, Hylands Park, Chelmsford/Weston Park, Staffordshire, 16-17 Aug 2014: Union J. www.vfestival.com

ZOO PROJECT, Donington Park, 30 Aug – 1 Sep: Dusky, Dana Ruh, Ethyl, HVOB Live, Laura Jones, Paul Woolford, Youandewan. www.thezooproject-festival.com



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