Final acts announced for Hop Farm 2012

Loads of new additions added to the bill

Photographer:Kate Anderson

Rebecca Laurence - 17 April 2012

It'll take some doing to top last week's Sir Bruce Forsyth announcement, but today Hop Farm Festival have come close by adding a raft of new acts to their 2012 bill.

Richard Ashcroft (playing his only UK show), Kool & The Gang, George Clinton with Parliament/Funkadelic and Randy Crawford head up a strong group which also features Gary Numan, The Levellers, British Sea Power and Gruff Rhys.

Other artists announced today include: Howling Bells, The Tallest Man On Earth, Gomez, Gruff Rhys, Field Music, Peter Hook & The Light, Bellowhead, Ian Hunter and Marcus Foster.

They join a line-up which is headlined by Peter Gabriel, Bob Dylan and Suede along with Damien Rice, Patti Smith, My Morning Jacket, The Stranglers and Primal Scream.

Hop Farm organiser Vince Power said: “I’m very happy with the bill. We have yet again put together a unique line-up of acts you’re not going to see repeated anywhere else. We have some true legends including Patti Smith and Randy Crawford and I think that’s what music fans look for."

Hop Farm 2012 will be held at Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent on 29th June - 1st July 2012.

Click here for the full Hop Farm line-up.

Hop Farm tickets are on sale now.

Hop Farm tickets for 2012 are priced as follows:

Weekend ticket with 4 day camping - £150 (no booking fee) until Wednesday 18th April.
From Wednesday 18th April Ticket prices will be as follows:

Weekend Ticket: £162 (no booking fee)

Click here to buy Hop Farm tickets.


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