Legendary singer to headline the Far Out Tent on first night of festival this August


Patti Smith has been added to the line-up for this year’s Green Man Festival.

The iconic singer will headline a night of live music in the Far Out Tent on the Thursday night (August 15) of the festival that runs between August 15 and 18. Smith’s appearance, the only UK festival she will be performing at this Summer, will see her join a bill that includes Jon Langford, Matt Berry and Manchester band Money.

Kings Of Convenience, Band Of Horses and Ben Howard have all been named as the headliners for this year’s Green Man festival, joining previously announced artists such as The Horrors, Midlake, Local Natives and Edwyn Collins.

The festival, which takes place in Glanusk Park, Wales, has also confirmed appearances from Villagers, Stornoway, Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit, Erol Alkan & Daniel Avery, Veronica Falls, Rachel Zeffira, Half Moon Run, Sweet Baboo, Jacco Gardner, Teleman and Annie Dressner

It was previously confirmed that Roy Harper, Fuck Buttons, The Pastels, Archie Bronson Outfit, Woods, James Yorkston, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Andrew Weatherall, Matt Berry, Moon Duo and newcomers Blaenavon would all appear across the weekend. See Greenman.net for more information about the festival.

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The line-up for Green Man Festival so far is as follows:

The Horrors
Ben Howard
Patti Smith
Band Of Horses
Local Natives
Edwyn Collins
Roy Harper
Fuck Buttons
The Pastels
Archie Bronson Outfit
James Yorkston
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Andrew Weatherall
Matt Berry
Moon Duo
This is the Kit
Ellen & The Escapades
Buke & Gase
Bear’s Den
Fossil Collective
Rozi Plain
Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit
Erol Alkan & Daniel Avery
Veronica Falls
Rachel Zeffira
Half Moon Ru
Sweet Baboo
Jacco Gardner
Annie Dressner