Brian Wilson added to Benicassim line-up

Spain Spain | by Andrew Future | 20 May 2004

From Coachella to la costa!

Brian Wilson joins Air, Ash, The Charlatans, Chemical Brothers, Lou Reed, The Dandy Warhols, Franz Ferdinand, Scissor Sisters and Pet Shop Boys on the line-up for the Benicassim Festival.

The tenth annual event, famed for running through the night, takes place again in August. For the first time, the Thursday night opening party is included in the camping ticket price and will feature Paul Weller.

The Heinken Festival Internacional de Benicassim
will take place between
5-8 August, in Benicassim (between Barcelona and Valencia) in Spain.

The campsite is open from the start of the week right through until the Tuesday after the event. FIB is renowned for having a fantastic array of dance and rock music, as well as films, fashion and the nearby beach, waterpark and karting track. The beer is also ridiculously cheap.

This year's line-up also includes: Aldo Linares, B-Pitch Control Night, Belle & Sebastian, Blackstrobe, Camping, La Casa Azul, City Centre Offices Night, Clem Snide, COH, Colder, Cooper, Crossover, Dead Combo, Dictaphone, Einstürzende, Neubauten, Electrelane, Ellen Allien, F.S. Blumm, FC Kahuna, Felix Da Housecat, Girls in Hawaii, Grupo Salvaje, Le Hammond Inferno, Her Space Holiday, Institut fur feinmotorik, James Murphy, The Kevin Yost Group, Kiki, Kings of Leon, Kraftwerk, Lali Puna, Lambchop, LCD Soundsystem, Love with Arthur Lee, Luciano, Maga, Mapstation, Markus Detmer, Martini Brös, Mego Night, Migala, Miles Whitaker, Northern Lite, Organic Audio, Pantytec, Patrick Wolf, Paul Kalkbrenner, Pauline en la Playa, Pita & Tina Frank, Pleasure, Polar, Richie Hawtin vs. Ricardo Villalobos, Sascha Funke, Serafin, The Shins, Shlom Sviri, SmAsh TV, Snow Patrol, Spiritualized, Static, Staubgold Night, The Sunday Drivers, Thaddi Herman, Thomas Morr, Tiga, Tindersticks, Tobias Thomas, Trevor Jackson, Tujiko Noriko, Vacabou, Wire, Xela, Yann Tiersen

Tickets are available now price 152 euros (including opening party) or 140 euros (just 3 days).

Visit their official site for details. Previous events have featured Radiohead, Muse, Travis and The Coral, and can be seen here. You need to book your train travel well in advance to avoid problems. Expect a full guide soon.

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