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Arctic Monkeys and Pixies added to iTunes Festival (2013)

Arctic Monkeys. Photo by Zackery Michael

Story by Jack Foley

ARCTIC Monkeys and Pixies are the latest names to be added to this year’s iTunes festival, which takes place at London’s Roundhouse from September 1 to 30, 2013.

Arctic Monkeys will appear on September 9, while Pixies will perform on September 25 with No Ceremony in support.

Sir Elton John, Tom Odell, John Legend and Robin Thicke have also been added to the star-studded line-up.

A statement from Arctic Monkeys has teased fans that they will hear plenty of new material from the band’s forthcoming album AM.

“We’re looking forward to performing at the Roundhouse and excited to be playing songs from our new LP,” the statement adds.

Tickets to all shows are free but are available to competition winners only. For details, visit

The confirmed iTunes Festival line-up so far is (new additions appear in bold)…

2 – Sigur Ros
4 – Paramore
5 – Rizzle Kicks
6 – Queens of the Stone Age
7 – Phoenix
9 – Arctic Monkeys
10 – Jake Bugg
12 – Sir Elton John & Tom Odell
11 – Kings of Leon
15 – Vampire Weekend + The Olms
16 – Jack Johnson + Bahamas
17 – Ludovico Einaudi
18 – Thirty Seconds to Mars
20 – Primal Scream
23 – Jessie J
25 – Pixies + No Ceremony
28 – John Legend + Robin Thicke
29 – Justin Timberlake