The Cribs for Swn Festival 2012

The Jarmans will headline the Cardiff festival's Friday night

The Cribs for Swn Festival 2012

Photographer:Sam Brill

Chris Eustace - 28 August 2012

The Wakefield trio, who released their fifth album, ‘In The Belly of The Brazen Bull’ earlier this year, will headline proceedings on Friday 19 October with a set at Cardiff University’s Great Hall.

As ever, the Cardiff festival will be a four day event taking place in various venues across the city, taking in some of the best music from both Wales and around the world, along with DJs, film and art.

The festival, which was started by Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens in 2007, will take place from Thursday 18 October - Sunday 21 October, with over 200 bands set to perform.

AlunaGeorge, Beard Of Wolves, Black Moth, Bodhi, Casual Sex, Clinigol, Cold Pumas, Cut Ribbons, Echo Lake, Fossil Collective, Hawk Eye, Hud, Ifan Dafydd, Joyce The Librarian, Kwes, Lleuwen, Osian Howells and Palma Violets were also added to the festival’s bill recently.

Pedestrian, Pulled Apart By Horses, Rivals, Samoans, Splashh, Swiss Lips, Swnami, Tall Ships, Teleman, The Bent Moustache, The Experimental Tropic Blues Band, The Staves, Tom ap Dan, TOY, Two Wounded Birds, We Are Animal, We Were Evergreen, Without Maps and Y Ladron will all play too.

Django Django, Dry The River, Liars, Gallows and Charlotte Church were among the acts named in the initial line-up announcement.

Early Bird tickets for Swn Festival are on sale now, with a full 4-day wristband priced at £60.

Friday earlybirds will cost £18, while Saturday tickets are £26 and Sunday tickets £20.

Earlybird tickets for Thursday 18 October are sold out, but Standard Advance tickets are onsale for £17.

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