UK/Euro Lineups: Hurricane/Southside, BBK Live, Flow & More

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The Atmosphere at Hurricane Festival 2022. (Picture by Christoph Eisenmenger)

Billy Talent Join Hurricane/Southside

Billy Talent are the latest headliners announced by FKP Scorpio for its German flagship twin festivals Hurricane and Southside, scheduled to go down June 16-18, in Scheeßel and Neuhausen ob Eck, respectively.

Billy Talent join previously confirmed headliners Muse, Placebo, Queens of the Stone Age, as well as German stars Die Ärzte, Kraftklub, Casper, and Peter Fox. 34 more acts were announced alongside Billy Talent, including Dylan, Enter Shikari, Loyle Carner, Funeral for a Friend, and lots of German talent like Bosse, Clueso, Trettmann, Drunken Masters, and others.

Tickets for Hurricane and Southside are on sale, starting at €119 ($126, day price), or €229 ($244, Hurricane)/€259 ($275, Southside) for a camping ticket. Prices are set to increase after Christmas.

See: Impact International 2022 Honoree Folkert Koopmans

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BBK Live takes place right in the middle of the beautiful Basque countryside in Spain.

BBK Live Adds Names

Idles, Jamie xx, Phoenix, HAAi, SHERELLE, M83, Fever Ray, Röyksopp, and more have joined the lineup at next year’s BBK Live in Bilbao, Spain, July 6-8.

They join previously confirmed Arctic Monkeys, Florence + The Machine, The Chemical Brothers, Ben UFO, Call Super, The Lathums, Job Jobse, and many others.

Tickets, starting at €150 ($160), are on sale. €3 of each ticket sold will go towards the reforestation of the burned area in Balmaseda, Enkarterri, which lies close to BBK Live’s festival site.

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Fans watch Paloma Mami perform at NOS Primavera Sound 2022 in Porto, Portugal. (Photo by Diogo Baptista/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Primavera Sound Porto Turns 10

The promoters of Primavera Sound Porto announced what they describe as “the best lineup in its history,” for the festival’s 10th anniversary, June 7-10.

Blur, Kendrick Lamar, Rosalia, Pet Shop Boys, FKA twigs, Halsey, The Mars Volta, St. Vincent, Le Tigre and My Morning Jacket lead the lineup announcement. They are joined by Isabella Lovestory, The Comet Is Coming, Bad Religion, Baby Keem, Julia Holter, Núria Graham, Sparks, Darkside, NxWorries, Fred again.., Pusha T, Yard Act, and many more.

Full festival and day tickets for Primavera Sound Porto 2023 are now on sale starting at €170 ($180, plus booking fee) and €70 ($75, plus booking fee). VIP tickets are also available.

‘Made By Music Fans For Music Fans’: Festival Co-Director Alberto Guijarro On 20 Years Of Primavera Sound

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Atmosphere at Flow Festival. (Picture by Petri Anttila)

Flow Announces First Wave

Flow Festival returns to the Finnish capital of Helsinki, Aug. 11-13. The first wave of artists includes FKA twigs, Caroline Polachek, DEVO, Suede, 070 Shake, Shygirl, Amyl and The Sniffers, Sexmane, Ege Zulu, Ruusut, Yona & Tapiola Sinfonietta, Olavi Uusivirta, and Anna Puu.

Tickets starting at €115 ($122, day ticket), or €225 ($239, three-day ticket) are now on sale.

See: Finland’s Flow Festival Celebrates Record Attendance

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Fans posing at last year’s Penn Fest, July 23, 2022 in Penn Street, Buckinghamshire. (Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images)

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds To Headline PennFest

Penn Festival, which takes place in the picturesque countryside of Buckinghamshire, England, July 21-22, has unveiled its lineup.

Headliners are Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds on the festival’s Friday, and Bastille on Saturday. Johnny Marr, Corinne Bailey Rae, Gaz Coombes, Maisie Peters, Embrace, Peter Hook are also confirmed, putting Penn Festival’s multi-genre nature on display.

Tickets are on sale.

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The lineup of another German FKP festival, Highfield, Aug. 19-20, is also coming together nicely, with German rap royalty Marteria and K.I.Z joining a bill that also includes Die Ärzte, Enter Shikari, Nothing But Thieves, You Me At Six, OK KID, and more.

In neighboring Belgium, Rock Werchter added Rosalía to its massive bill, June 29-July 2. The Spanish superstar will perform on the last day of the festival.

All the acts already confirmed for Rock Werchter 2023, in alphabetical order: The 1975, Adekunle Gold, Amenra, Arctic Monkeys, Aurora, The Black Keys, Cavetown, Christine and the Queens, Dean Lewis, Editors, Fred again.., Gabriels, The HU, The Interrupters, Jacob Collier, Lovejoy, The Lumineers, Machine Gun Kelly, Muse, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Oscar and the Wolf, Paolo Nutini, Pip Millett, Puscifer, Queens of the Stone Age, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sam Fender, Sigur Rós, slowthai, Stromae, Tamino, Wardruna and Xavier Rudd.

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