Paul Weller for the Hop Farm Festival

Paul Weller and 2 Many DJs head up the slew of acts announced for this year's The Hop Farm Festival.

Both will appear on the Sunday (5 July) along with Editors, Doves, Super Furry Animals and Mystery Jets.

Ladyhawke, The Rifles and That Petrol Emotion have also been confirmed to perform along with Scratch Perverts, Alex Gopher, Burn The Negative, R.S.A.G., 65 Days Of Static and Dananananakroyd.

Meanwhile Pigeon Detectives, Echo and the Bunnymen and one of Virtual Festivals’ picks of 2009, Florence And The Machine will all perform on the Saturday (4 July) as the festival extends over two-days.

Noah And The Whale, Howling Bells, Etienne De Crecy, Dr Lektroluv, D.I.M, Jape, The Twilight Sad, Let’s Wrestle and The Good The Bad have also been confirmed.

Organisers also promise more big acts in the coming months.

Speaking about the announcement and the troubles with getting a liecens for the event this year, festival organiser Vince Power said: “After some delay due to our licensing issues, we have managed to get a great line up off the ground in time for 2009, with an expected audience of 20,000.  

“I’m very pleased with the bands, over 70 across the weekend, and £125 for a weekend ticket inc camping and car parking, making this the best value festival ticket this year.  I’m looking forward to the weekend in July.”

Organisers also promise more big acts in the coming months.

A Hop The Farm Festival 2009
will take place at Hop Farm, Paddock Wood in Kent from 4-5 July.

The festival is set to continue with no VIP area, branding or sponsorship, while boasting three stages, boutique camping, a fun fair and a celebrity 5-a-side football match.

Tickets are on sale now priced at £125 for the weekend or £65 for a day pass.

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