EPMD, Friendly Fires confirmed for Dour
Belgian bash completes its line-up
Friendlies help complete Dour's line-up
Photographer: Sara Bowrey09 June 2009
The hip-hoppers are set to be joined at the weekender by UK sensations Friendly Fires as well as pharmacist-cum-techno producer Matzak.
the full line-up for this summer the festival kept things patriotic with the announcement of no less thatn nine emerging Belgian
artists including Bony King of Nowhere, Magnus and Kaizer Place.
The other six
are Mashed Paper Klub, Airport City Express, Lefto vs Kwistax as well as Ramon Zarate, aMute
and the much anticipated Balkan Party with DJ Merdan Taplak.
Finally, the Ullman Kararocké
have been confirmed for the Saturday, straight after Belgium's grand Air Guitar Final for a giant bout
of karaoke singing.
This unique concept will give punters the chance to below their favourite tunes to thousands
of admiring fans and no doubt become an instant you-tube hit in the process.
The day by day and stage by stage
breakdowns for the cosmopolitan event were also revealed today (9 June) with Santigold, Vive La Fete, Pet Shop Boys
and Aphex Twin + Hecker taking the top spots
Dour Festival 2009 is set to take place in the small Belgian town of Dour from
the 16 – 19 July.
Ticket prices for the festival range from €40 - €100
with many options available from day passes to full weekend tickets.