Benicassim announces a Vampire Weekend

plus Leftfield, Klaxons, The Courteeners, Calvin Harris, and more

By Scott Williams | Published: Thu 25th Feb 2010

Vampire Weekend

Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th July 2010
near Valencia, Spain, Spain
4-days £160
Last updated: Tue 20th Jul 2010

Vampire Weekend, and Leftfield top the raft of new additions confirmed for Spain's The International Benicàssim Festival, FIB Heineken.

Vampire Weekend
Vampire Weekend, and Leftfield, Klaxons, and The Courteeners, plus dance acts Calvin Harris, Cut Copy, Yuksek, and Magnetic Man featuring Skream & Benga.

Also confirmed are Jonston, Southern Arts Society, and local acts Los Ilegales, and Triangulo De Amor Bizarro for the festival which is held near Valencia, in Spain from Thursday 15th until Sunday 20th July.

As well as this diverse array of musical performers, the festival has an extensive bill of non-musical entertainment, including dance, art, theatre, fashion, silent disco and short films.

Tickets are available, priced at £160 for the four days, with camping included. To buy, click here.

With camping thrown in with the ticket price, all night music over 4 days, and sited just walking distance from the beach and a huge water park.

There's the usual markets, bars, and food outlets. Several other celebrations of the arts take place within the Benicassim festival, including a short film festival, a fashion weekend, art exhibition, and a festival of dance and choreography, with educational arts courses on top of all this provided by local university, Universidad Jaume I.

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