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Camden Rocks festival returns in June

More acts added to this year’s line-up.

Maximo Park
Steve Gullick

Camden Rocks festival returns this summer and has confirmed Mercury-prize nominees, Maxïmo Park as headliners. Other acts, which have been added to the line-up include Beatsteaks, Twin Atlantic, Pop Will Eat Itself, The Professionals, Raging Speedhorn, Urban Voodoo Machine and Sonic Boom Six. From new bands starting out to rock giants, Camden Rocks has always prided itself on providing a platform for any talent.

Also confirmed to perform are fabled post-punk originators Public Image Limited (PiL). John Lydon comments: “Now I got a reason, ANY REASON, NIGHT OR DAY, DOING THE CAMDEN WALK.”

“I’ve been trying to book Public Image Limited (PiL) for years so it’s great to finally have them playing Camden Rocks this year,” adds event organiser Chris McCormack.“ and the Sex Pistols are the reason i got into music, easily the biggest influence personally and i’m sure for a lot of bands playing the festival. Public Image Limited (PiL) at the Electric Ballroom on their 40th anniversary is going to be incredible.”

“As always, the festival is as much about the emerging talent out there as it is the more established bands so get down early to catch some of these great new artists before they go supernova.”

The latest additions join: Brigade, Ryan Hamilton & The Traitors, The Red paintings, Towers Of London, The Main Grains, Shvpes, Massive Wagons, Freeze The Atlantic, Asylums, Ducking Punches, Riskee and the Ridicule, Carcer City, Hands Off Gretal, Duke Of Wolves, Moses, Press To Meco, Childcare, JB Conspiracy, Gold Key, Canvas, Screech Bats, Nightlord, Koyo, Black Orchid Empire, Skarlett Riot, Ramonas, False Heads, Los Pepes, Tequlia Mockingbyrd, Lots Holloway, The Bongo Club, Hvmm, Ryuketsu Blizzard, Death Remains, Better Than Ever, Healthy Junkies, The Kut, Rival Karma, The Muffin Heads, At The Sun, Toffees, Single By Sunday, Tarantula, Lupus Dei, Sisteray, Witchingseason, Charlie Manning, Black Sixteen and Dame Jean.

Camden Rocks festival takes place on 2nd June in the following London venues:

Koko, Electric Ballroom, The Underworld, Dingwalls, Proud, The Cuban, Monarch, The, Lyttelton Arms, Camden Assembly, Devonshire Arms, Roundhouse Studio, Dublin Castle, Blackheart, Fiddlers Elbow, Dingwalls Canalside, Camden Cavern @ Belushis, The Hawley Arms, Brewdog, Camden Market, The Crescent

General sale tickets are priced at £39.50 (subject to booking fee) and give festival goers access to all 200+ bands and 20+ venues on the festival.

Aftershow tickets are priced at £10 (subject to booking fee) and give festival goers access to the aftershow at KOKO 11pm – 3am.

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