April 9, 2014 15:13

The Cribs to headline Leefest 2014

Frightened Rabbit, MØ and Childhood will also appear at this year's event

The Cribs to headline Leefest 2014

Photo: Pieter M Van Hattem/NME

The Cribs have been named as the first headline act for this year's Leefest.

The festival was recently named as Best Independent Festival at the 2013 AIM Awards and will return in July with the Wakefield band topping the bill. Frightened Rabbit, and Childhood (pictured right) will also appear. Scroll down for a full list of the artists currently confirmed.

Also appearing at Leefest between July 11-13 are Blessa, Young Fathers, Only Real, The Bohicas, Blanaevon, Years & Years and IYES. A three-day weekend camping ticket for the festival, which takes place at Highams Hill Farm on the outskirts of south London, costs £70. See below for ticket details.

The Cribs are also set to headline Tramlines and Truck festivals this summer. Last year it was reported that the Wakefield band would enter the studio in early 2014 to record two new albums.

The Leefest line-up so far:

The Cribs
Frightened Rabbit
Childhood

Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip
Rae Morris
Fickle Friends
Years & Years
IYES
Blessa
Maribou State
Young Fathers
Only Real
The Bohicas
Blanaevon
Sivu
Krafty Kuts
Blonde
Sivu
The Magic Gang


To check the availability of Leefest tickets and get all the latest listings, head to NME.COM/tickets.

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