March 18, 2008 12:53

The Raconteurs and Jay-Z to headline Norwegian festival

Jack White and co among bands announced for Hove Festival

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The Raconteurs and Jay-Z have been announced as headliners for the Hove Festival, which takes place in Norway.

Babyshambles, The Black Kids and Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong are also confirmed for the event, which takes place between June 23 and 27.

The news comes as The Raconteurs announced they will rush release their second album.

Jack White and co will release 'Consolers Of The Lonely' on March 25, just weeks after completing the record.

Meanwhile the acts playing Hove so far are:

Animal Alpha
Animal Collective
Audrey Horne
Avenged Sevenfold
Babyshambles
Bad Religion
Band of Horses
Behemoth
Black Kids
Black LIps
Black Mountain
Bloody Beetroots
Boys Noize
Brian Jonestown Massacre
Bullet for My Valentine
Cavalera Conspiracy
Chrome Hoof
Coheed And Cambria
Converge
Crystal Castles
Deerhunter
Dimmu Borgir
Duffy
Familijen
Flogging Molly
Foals
In Flames
Joe Lean And The Jing Jang Jong
Killswitch Engage
Kim Hiorthøy
Les Savy Fav
Lukestar
Mattias Tellez
Pirate Love
Primordial
Shape of Broad Minds
Slagsmålsklubben
Stars
The Cool Kids
The Kooks
The National Bank
The Raconteurs
The Scaramange Six
The Teenagers
The Wombats
Tommy Tokyo And Starving For My Gravy
Truls and the Trees
Ungdomskulen
We
Wild Beasts
Yeasayer



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