This year's Heineken Festival Internacional de Benicassim just got better. The Beach Boys legend joins Lou Read, Ash, Air
and Chemical Brothers on the line up for the FIB's tenth anniversary.
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
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,
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.