Chase & Status
Why?: Now that Faithless are waving goodbye, Chase & Status take up their best-dance-band-of-festival mantle. Get ready to get raved up!
Where: We The People Festival (June 4), Parklife Festival (June 12), Glastonbury (June 24), Wireless (July 7), T In The Park (July 9), Oxegen (July 10), Kendal Calling (July 29).
Why?: Fresh from some support dates with the big guns (Janelle Monae, Adele), will he really retire his Strickland Banks soul man completely? Let’s hope so.
Where: Isle Of Wight (June 12), Glastonbury (June 26), Wireless (July 1), Oxegen (July 8-10), V Festival (August 20-21).
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Why?: It’s a chance to see a Kendal quartet at the top of their game, performing selections from career best album ‘Smother’.
Where:Isle Of Wight (June 11), Glastonbury Festival (June 25), Big Chill (Aug 4-7), Field Day (August 6), End Of The Road Festival (September 2).
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