August 15, 2013 8:34

Haim, Dizzee Rascal and Kendrick Lamar added to iTunes festival line-up

Ellie Goulding will also play at month long event in London this September

Haim, Dizzee Rascal and Kendrick Lamar added to iTunes festival line-up

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Haim, Dizzee Rascal and Kendrick Lamar are among the latest additions to this year's iTunes Festival.

The month long event, which takes place at London's Roundhouse venue, will host headline shows from all three acts with Haim performing on September 21. The gig will take place days before the sister trio from LA release their long-awaited debut album 'Days Are Gone'. Haim performed at the festival in 2012, supporting Ellie Goulding who this year returns to perform again on September 22. Dan Croll will support Haim on September 21.

Other new additions to the iTunes line-up, which includes previously announced names such as Sigur Rós, Vampire Weekend and Kings Of Leon, include Kendrick Lamar and Dizzee Rascal. US rapper Lamar will headline on September 19 while Dizzee Rascal will perform material from his new album 'The Fifth' on September 27. Meanwhile, Robin Thicke will bring his 'Blurred Lines' to the festival on September 24.

Earlier this week Lady Gagaconfirmed rumours that she will be headline the opening night of this year's iTunes Festival. Gaga used Twitter to announce details of the gig on August 13, promising fans an hour of new material from her forthcoming 'ARTPOP' album. Gaga officially premiered the album's lead single 'Applause' on Monday (August 12) after it leaked over the weekend. 'ARTPOP' is set for release on November 11.

Meanwhile, other artists confirmed to play this year's iTunes Festival include Arctic Monkeys, Pixies and Justin Timberlake. Tickets to all shows are free, but available to competition winners only. For details, visit

The line-up for iTunes Festival 2013 so far is:

Lady Gaga (September 1)
Sigur Rós, Poliça (2)
The Lumineers, Phox (3)
Paramore, Fenech-Soler (4)
Rizzle Kicks (5)
Queens Of The Stone Age, Palma Violets (6)
Phoenix, Little Green Cars (7)
Bastille, 1975 (8)
Arctic Monkeys, Drenge (9)
Jake Bugg, Valerie June (10)
Kings Of Leon, Jimmy Eat World (11)
Elton John, Tom Odell (12)
Avicii (13)
Chic feat. Nile Rodgers, Janelle Monáe (14)
Vampire Weekend, The Olms (15)
Jack Johnson, Bahamas (16)
Ludovico Einaudi, Agnes Obel (17)
Thirty Seconds To Mars, The Family Rain (18)
Kendrick Lamar (19)
Primal Scream, Skinny Girl Diet (20)
Haim, Dan Croll (21)
Ellie Goulding (22)
Jessie J, Lawson (23)
Robin Thicke (24)
Pixies, No Ceremony (25)
Tinie Tempah (26)
John Legend, Robin Thicke (28)
Justin Timberlake (29)

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