Festival Outlook recap: Coachella, Snowball, Isle of Wight


    Consequence of Sound‘s Festival Outlook is an online database featuring the latest news, rumors, and ticket information for the world’s many music festivals. Sometimes, though, it’s hard to keep up with everything. So, this is where our weekly recap feature comes in.

    This week brings lineup news for a number of 2012 UK and European festivals, including Isle of Wight, Field Day, Flow Festival, Optimus Alive!, and Oya Festival. In addition, the Coachella 2012 rumors continue to pile in, while up and coming U.S. festivals 35 Denton and Snowball Festival have added acts to their respective 2012 lineups.

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    35 Denton:


    When/Where: March 8-10th in Denton, Texas

    Official Lineup: The Mountain Goats, The Raincoats, Bun B, Thee Oh Sees, Julianna Barwick, John Vanderslice, Mikal Cronin, Light Asylum, Designer Drugs, Cities Aviv, The Pass, X-Ray Eyeballs, Sun Araw, and more

    Tickets: GA passes ($45.00) are available via the festival’s website.


    When/Where: April 13-15th and 20-22nd at Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, California


    Expected: ASAP Rocky, Keep Shelly in Athens

    Logical: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Justice, M83, Andrew Bird, Kasabian, Childish Gambino, Laura Marling, Neon Indian, Danny Brown, Young the Giant, Band of Skulls, First Aid Kit, Grouplove, Metronomy, The Cat Empire

    Rumored: Radiohead, No Doubt, Young the Giant, The Head and the Heart,

    Tickets: TBA

    Field Day:

    When/Where: June 2nd in London, England

    Official Lineup: Franz Ferdinand, Beirut, Andrew Bird, Here We Go Magic, SBTKRT, The Vaccines, Rustie, Metronomy, Errors, Com Truise, Gold Panda, and more

    Tickets: Festival passes (£39.50) are available via the festival’s website.

    Flow Festival:


    When/Where: August 8-12th in Helsinki, Finland

    Official Lineup: Björk and Bon Iver, with more to be announced

    Tickets: Festival passes (160 €) are available via the festival’s website.

    Isle of Wight:

    When/Where: June 22-24th in Isle of Wight, England

    Official Lineup: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Madness, Elbow, Example, The Vaccines, and Biffy Clyro, with more to be announced


    Tickets: Three-day passes w/o camping (£160) and w/ camping (£190) are now available via the festival’s website.

    Optimus Alive!:

    When/Where: July 13-15th in Lisbon, Portugal

    Official Lineup: Radiohead, Florence and the Machine, Mazzy Star, and Metronomy, with more to be announced

    Tickets: Three-day passes w/o camping (£89.10) and w/ camping (£103) are available via the festival’s website.

    Oya Festival:


    When/Where: August 7-11th in Oslo, Norway

    Official Lineup: The Stone Roses, Björk, Azealia Banks, Yelawolf, The Devil’s Blood, and Sudan Dudan, with more to be announced

    Tickets: Weekend passes (2045 NOK)  are available via the festival’s website.

    Snowball Festival:

    When/Where: March 2-4th in Vail Valley, Colorado

    Official Lineup: TV on the Radio, Big Boi, Major Lazer, Bassnectar, Ghostland Observatory, The Head and the Heart, Gauntlet Hair, Beats Antique, and Rusko, with more to be announced


    Tickets: GA passes ($134.50) and VIP passes ($249.50) are available via the festival’s website.

    Sónar São Paulo:

    When/Where: May 11-12th in São Paulo, Brazil

    Official Lineup: Björk, Justice, James Blake, Four Tet, Little Dragon, Modeselektor, and more

    Tickets: One-day passes (R$ 200) and two-day passes (R$ 350) are available via the festival’s website.


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