The punk legend will headline the weekend event in August…

Patti Smith will headline this year’s SUMMER SUNDAE festival in August.

The punk legend will top the event’s bill, joining fellow headliners Idlewild, Lemon Jelly, Bees and Mylo.

The Summer Sundae Weekender 2005 will take place from August 12-14 in the grounds of Leicester de Montfort Hall.

Other acts confirmed to appear include Thirteen Senses, British Sea Power, The Magic Numbers, Devendra Banhart, Art Brut, Patrick Wolf and Tom Vek.

At present, the bill runs:

Friday (August 12)
British Sea Power
Sons And Daughters
Scratch Perverts featuring Dynamite MC

Saturday (August 13)
Lemon Jelly
The Bees
KT Tunstall
Devendra Banhart
Thirteen Senses
The Magic Numbers
Tom Vek
Art Brut
The Bays
The Chalets
Emiliana Torrini
Amusement Parks On Fire

Sunday (August 14)
Patti Smith & Her Band
Yo La Tengo
The Earlies
Patrick Wolf
Sondre Lerche
The Have Nots
Six By Seven
Alasdair Roberts

More acts are expected to be announced shortly.

For ticket availability, go to NME Tickets or call them on 0870 1 663 663.

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