Public Image Limited, Katy B, tUnE-yArDs​, Willy Mason, Asian Dub Foundation and more for Summer Sundae


Summer Sundae Weekender which takes place at De Montfort Hall and Gardens between the 17th, 18th and 19th of August have announced their first wave of artists on their 2012 line up. These include British legends Public Image Limited were formed in 1978 by John Lydon. PiL’s work is widely regarded as the most innovative music of the post-punk era. This April sees the release of the first new PiL material in 20 years. The EP “One Drop” which debuted on Steve Lamacq’s BBC 6 show has already gained a strong online following and will be followed by the album “This Is PiL” in May. Peckham lass and Rinse FM protégée Katy B released her debut album “Katy On a Mission” in 2011. Next up on the 2012 bill Merrill Garbus aka tUnE-yArDs leaves crowds enraptured by her live performances, artful songwriting, soulful voice and vivid sound. Asian Dub Foundation are a Audiences should ready themselves for a performance doused in raga-jungle rhythms, indo-dub bass lines and fast-chat conscious lyrics. With a sound that recalls the likes of Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash, Willy Mason will be bringing his poetic flair and pioneering folk to the Summer Sundae Stage, plus Reverend and The Makers fronted by John McLure will also be bringing a dose of their hook strewn, guitar flavoured electro indie pop.

Furthermore they’ve announced the delightful French singer- songwriter, musician and animator Francois and the Atlas Mountains along with the eccentric and unpredictable cult talent that is Jonathan Richman, the wonderfully talented London inspired, Spanish singer / songwriter Juan Zelada, the delectably bluesy Lazy Lester will take to the stage with a fantastic group of musicians including harmonica hero Little George, the charming and universally appealing folk singer Dan Mangan, straight up story- teller Rachel Sermanni, electric country-pop janglers Cashier no. 9, the East Midlands’ very own pop-folk songstress Grace Petrie, the always energetic Magic Tombolinos and finally laid back Welsh surf-rockers Y NIWL.
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The next artist announcement will be made within a month TICKETS:

In response to customer feedback, a limited number of 2012 Early Bird Tickets are currently on sale at 2010 prices while stocks last. This year by popular demand we have also introduced a Young Persons ticket for 14-17 Year Olds. Again Early Bird Young Persons tickets are available in limited numbers so grab yours while you can. For more ticketing information including live-in vehicle and camping tickets, please see our website Please note that due to planned building work at Regent College, all camping for Summer Sundae 2012 will be on Victoria Park. We will still have family/quieter areas at this campsite.

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