Jack White and more for Roskilde Festival 2012

Ex-White Stripes man and a host of others confirmed...

Photographer:Sara Bowrey

Chris Eustace - 20 April 2012

Alison Krauss, Machine Head, Janelle Monae, The Cult, Santigold, Amadou & Mariam, The Shins, Django Django, Cold Specks, and Clock Opera are also new for the festival, which takes place from 5-8 July at Roskilde, Denmark.

Also confirmed today are A$AP Rocky, Addison Groove, Alabama Shakes, Amadou & Mariam, Amsterdance feat. Jesse Voorn, Dennis Christopher, and Sam ONeall, Analogik, Apparatjik, Ars Nova, Baloji, Baroness, Behemoth, Bellowhead, Bernhoft, Big K.R.I.T., Blitz The Ambassador, Blondes, Bomba Estereo, Bowerbirds, Celso Pina, Commix, Conjunto Angola 70, Copenhagen Collaboration, Criolo, Dalglish and Danyel Waro.

Daughter, Miles Cleret, Static, Dominique Young Unique, Dry The River, Elektro Guzzi, Evidence, First Aid Kit, Grieves & Budo, Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, H2O, Hospitality, Jakob Bro, Janelle Monae, Jorgen Teller & The Empty Stairs ft. Lazara, Julia Holter, Jupiter Okwess International, Kellermensch, Kimmo Pohjonen and Korallreven are also set to play.

Other new additions include Kriget, Lars Winnerback, les Freres Smith, Liturgy, M83, Mac Miller, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Magtens Korridorer, Maia Vidal, Majovci Group, Malk de Koijn, Mikal Cronin, Mohammad Reza Mortazavi, Nils Frahm, Oneohtrix Point Never and Orquesta Tipica Imperial.

Owiny Sigoma Band Soundsystem, Penguin Prison, Perfume Genius, Punch Brothers, R. Stevie Moore, Rangleklods, Rockwell, Rover, Sage Francis, Sam Amidon, Son Palenque, Specktors, Spector, Spleen United, Spoek Mathambo, Staff Benda Bilili, Suicide Silence, Talk Normal, The Abyssinians, Alaev Family, The Barons of Tang, The Low Anthem, The Megaphonic Thrift, The Vaccines, Today Is the Day, Touchy Mob and Trash Talk will all beappearing as well.

The festival has announced a new stage for electronic music, Apollo, which will host acts such as Modeselektor and Pretty Lights.

The new names join the previously-announced likes of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Bjork, Bon Iver, Friendly Fires, tUnE-yArDs, The Roots and Wiz Khalifa at this year's event.

Roskilde Festival 2012 tickets are on sale now.

Festival-goers are able to camp for a total of nine days as well, from 30 June until 8 July.

All-week Roskilde Festival tickets are priced at DKK 1,810, with day tickets priced at DKK 920, though Saturday tickets are sold out.

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