Laura Marling, Beth Orton to play Hay Festival 2010

Literature and arts bash also features gigs by Bonobo and Thea Gilmore

Laura Marling and Beth Orton are to play gigs at this year’s

Taking place in Hay-On-Wye, Wales from May 27-June 6, other musical acts appearing at the festival to play include Bonobo, Toumani Diabate, Thea Gilmore and Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club.

Elsewhere at the festival, Queen guitarist Brian May will be in conversation with Elena Vidal, talking about photography in Oxfordshire in the 1850s.

Veteran rock journalist and former NME writer Nick Kent will also appear at the festival, in conversation with Dylan Jones.

The line up of musicians playing at Hay Festival is:

Laura Marling
Beth Orton
Alex Valentine
Dennis Rollins
Christy Moore
Toumani Diabate
Thea Gilmore
Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club

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