The festival will be Bob Dylan’s only UK appearance of the year, while Suede and Peter Gabriel will make their only UK festival appearances of 2012 at the Kent event. Dylan was also confirmed this morning as the headliner of Benicassim Festival.
The festival, which takes place in Paddock Wood in Kent from June 29 – July 1, has also confirmed over 25 other acts in its first announcement.
Also confirmed are Primal Scream, Damien Rice, My Morning Jacket, Maximo Park, Patti Smith And Her Band, The Stranglers, Slow Club, Frightened Rabbit, Tom Vek and a host of others.
For more information go to Hop Farm Festival. More acts will be confirmed in the coming weeks.
The line-up for year’s Hop Farm Festival so far is as follows:
Peter Gabriel And The New Blood Orchestra
My Morning Jacket
Patti Smith And Her Band
Dr John And The Lower 911
The Psychedelic Furs
Lianne La Havas
Benjamin Francis Leftwich
Dog Is Dead