London's Field Day adds Jamie xx, James Blake, & Carl Craig

plus Warpaint, Faust, About Group, Anna Calvi, Casper C, & more

By Scott Williams | Published: Thu 10th Mar 2011

The XX

Saturday 6th August 2011
Victoria Park, London, E9 7BT, England MAP
Last updated: Wed 3rd Aug 2011

Jamie XX, James Blake, and Carl Craig are amongst the latest acts confirmed for Field Day, which takes place at Victoria Park, London on Saturday 6th August 2011.

The XX
The latest acts announced are Jamie XX, James Blake, and Carl Craig as a very special guest at this year's festival. Other new additions include Warpaint, Faust, About Group, Anna Calvi, Casper C, Chad Valley, Chimes, Clock Opera, Connan Mockasin, and Eat Your Own Ears DJs.

Also announced are Farnborough Concert Band Of The Royal British Legion, Givers, Glasser, Huw Stephens, James Holden, Junip, L-Vis 1990, Michael Mayer, Prizes, SBTRKT , The History Of Apple Pie, Tribes, Zola Jesus.

Promoter Tom Baker of Eat Your Own Ears said, "I am so excited by the Field Day line up this year, this second wave of acts really represents some of the best cutting edge electronic artists out there, with the likes of Carl Craig, James Blake (live), James Holden and Jamie xx alongside Warpaint an absolutely phenomenal live band... And we still have more to add."

Also confirmed for the London bash are Actress, Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Thecocknbullkid, Ducktails, Electrelane, Factory Floor, Gruff Rhys, Hype Williams, Jamie Woon, John Cale, Konono No1, Mark Kozelek, Matthew Dear, Mount Kimbie, Omar Souleyman, Oneohtrix Point Never, Pearson Sound, Roska, Sun Ra Arkestra, The Coral, The Horrors, Tortoise, Trophy Wife, Twin Shadow, Wild Beasts, and Willy Mason. With many more acts to be announced over the forthcoming months as well as details of the Village Mentality area.

Tickets for Field Day are priced at £39.50. To buy them, click here. This event is over 18s only.

The summer event brings together many of London's alternative concert and club promoters to produce a day of music, dancing and maximum hoopla set in London's heartland. Music is the main driver but it also aims to have the charm of a village fete. There's multiple music stages and fete activities with a twist as is brought to London by Brought to you by Eat Your Own Ears, Bugged Out!, Bloggers Delight and Lanzarote,.

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