Wolfmother confirmed for Way Out West

Aussie hard-rockers Wolfmother have been confirmed for Sweden's Way Out West.

The Goteborg weekender appears to be the band’s first European show since original drummer Myles Heskett and keyboard player Chris Ross left the band in August 2008.


Wolfmother are set to be joined by Norwegian electro-wizards Royksopp and Swedish sensation Florence Valentin who have also been announced.


Earlier this week fellow countrywoman Robyn was announced alongside US rapper Nas and hip-hop duo Dead Prez.

Previously confirmed are the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Bon Iver, Basement Jaxx and Lily Allen. The day by day breakdown is as follows:

Friday 14 August

Antony & The Johnsons with Goteborg’s Symoniker

Arctic Monkeys

Band of Horses


Bon Iver

Fever Ray

Florence and the Machine


Grizzly Bear




Seun Kuti & Fela’s Egypt 80

Timo Raisanen


Vivian Girls

Saturday 15 August

Amadou & Mariam

Asher Roth

Basement Jaxx


Dead Prez

Florence Valentin


Jenny Wilson

Lily Allen

My Bloody Valentine


Olle Ljungtrom

Patrick Wolf


Vampire Weekend


Way Out West 2009 is set to take place in Goteborg’s Slottskogen park from 14-15 August with warm up festivities due to kick off a full day before.

Two day adult passes are on sale for 1,390.00 SEK (approx 110GBP/122Euro) with youth passes available for 1,090.00 SEK.

Click here to browse and buy tickets to Way Out West.