Howard Marks, and Sean Hughes for Sonisphere

plus Brendon Burns, Andrew Maxwell, Tiffany Stevenson, & more

published: Wed 13th Apr 2011

Howard Marks

Friday 8th to Sunday 10th July 2011
Knebworth House, Hertfordshire, SG1 2AX, England MAP
£170 with camping or £145 without camping
daily capacity: 60000
last updated: Fri 1st Jul 2011

The latest additions to complete the comedy line-up have been confirmed for this summer's Sonisphere.

Howard Marks
Delivering the Sunday Sermon on the Bohemia stage this year will be acclaimed smuggler and author Howard Marks (last year the honours fell to Henry Rollins) with Sean Hughes returning to Sonisphere for the second year running to headline the comedy bill that day.

Also joining the comedy line-up is Aussie Brendon Burns, Irish jester Andrew Maxwell, actress and stand up comic Tiffany Stevenson, brash Nick Helm, and Leicester stand-up comedian Jim Smallman. They'll be joining the line-up that includes Bill Bailey, who is headlining the Saturn Stage and Jackass's Steve-O who will be making his UK stand-up debut on the Bohemia stage.

The Big 4 - Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth & Anthrax headline Friday night, Biffy Clyro Saturday and Slipknot Sunday. Other acts confirmed are Bill Bailey, Limp Bizkit, The Sisters of Mercy, You Me At Six, Sum 41, House of Pain, All Time Low, Fozzy, The Mars Volta, Opeth, Killing Joke, F Kids in Glass Houses, Gallows, Diamond Head, Motorhead, Mastodon, In Flames, Parkway Drive, Volbeat, Gojira, InMe, Protest The Hero, Four Year Strong, The Black Dahlia Murder, Black Tide, Watain, Firewind, Rise To Remain, and more, with many more acts still to be confirmed. For the line-up details as available please click here.

A three-day non-camping tickets is priced at £145, while full weekend camping tickets start from £165. To buy tickets, click here.

Sonisphere takes place at Knebworth House, Hertfordshire from Friday 8th until Sunday 11th July 2011.

The event has one main arena with a stage at either end of the site, as well as a few smaller stages. The two main outdoor stages, will have around a dozen acts alternating between one stage and another to keep the music continuous, whilst not having two acts playing at the same time.

Friday 8th to Sunday 10th July 2011
Knebworth House, Hertfordshire, SG1 2AX, England MAP
£170 with camping or £145 without camping
daily capacity: 60000
last updated: Fri 1st Jul 2011


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