New Yorkers to join Van Morrison and more on first day of Kent bash

Blondie have been added to the bill of the Hop Farm Festival.

Los Lobos, Imelda May and Damien Dempsey have also been added to the bill. The acts willl join Van Morrison on June 2, the first day of the two-day festival, which takes place in Paddock Wood, Kent.

Plans for the second stage at the event have also been announced. On June 2 Afro Celt Soundsystem, Richard Thompson, Peter Green & Friends and Sweet Billy Pilgrim will play.

Bob Dylan will headline on June 3, when the second stage will feature Devendra Banhart, Tunng, Jim Jones Review, Pete Molinari and Jon Allen.

The Hop Farm Festival line-up so far is:

Bob Dylan
Ray Davies
Van Morrison
Blondie
Mumford & Sons
Seasick Steve
Peter Doherty
Laura Marling
Johnny Flynn
The Magic Numbers
Foy Vance
Los Lobos
Imelda May
Damien Dempsey
Afro Celt Soundsystem
Richard Thompson
Peter Green & Friends
Sweet Billy Pilgrim
Devendra Banhart
Tunng
Jim Jones Review
Pete Molinari
Jon Allen

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