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The NME faves play This Ain't No Picnic, which returns after a year's break...

NME cover stars Jimmy Eat World,DETROIT rockers THE VON BONDIES and THE STROKES‘s mentors Grandaddy are

among the acts performing at the Californian indie-festival THIS AIN’T NO PICNIC’s next month.

The festival returns to southern California venue Oak Canyon Ranch on October 5 after a year’s hiatus. The Mars Volta, Mike Watt & The Secondmen, Blonde Redhead, The Donnas and hotly tipped rapper EL-Pwill also join the bill.

Past performers at the event have included Beck, who gave his first

ever headlining acoustic performance at the event, [a][/a], At The Drive In, Modest Mouse, Beachwood Sparks and Yo La Tengo.

This Ain’t No Picnic is put together by Goldenvoice, the promoters that are also the brains behind the Coachella Festival.