Festival organiser Chris McCormack said, "We’re ecstatic to have such a legendary punk band like The Damned playing Camden Rocks Festival this year, they were one of the first bands I saw play live up in Newcastle, and a band I’ve seen more than any other - a huge inspiration.
"As always, this year will be made up of all the best high-energy guitar bands we can get our hands on, along with all the best new bands we find through our Camden Rocks Presents shows we put on throughout the year in the lead up. Even I’d buy a ticket for this!"
Also confirmed are Hey! Hello, The Urban Voodoo Machine, Young Kato, Stone Broken, Big Boy Bloater and the Limits, Moses, Screaming Eagles, Imperial Leisure, Habitats, The Main Grains, Courage My Love, Black Orchid Empire, Massmatiks, Hands Off Gretel, Fizzy Blood, Broken Witt Rebels, Forte, Stereo Juggernaut, Black Sixteen, Lucie Barat & The Au Revoirs, HVMM, Halflives, Weirds, Frauds, Itamar, Oxygen Thief, The Franklys, Cute Cute Death, Heel, The Kut, Secret Cameras, and Alana Bondi.
In total expect 250 acts. For the line-up details as available see the Camden Rocks line-up page.
There are still more big names to be announced!
Super-early-bird tickets for Camden Rocks Festival 2017 sold out immediately. Early bird tickets are priced at £35.
Venues confirmed for Camden Rocks 2017 include: Koko, Electric Ballroom, Underworld, Camden Market Amphitheatre, Dingwalls, Proud, Camden Assembly, The Black Heart, The Monarch, The Forge, The Crowndale, Dublin Castle, Devonshire Arms, Irish Centre, Dingwalls Canal side, Bloc Bar, Hawley Arms, Good Mixer, Brew Dog, Fifty Five, Be At One & Winnicott..
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