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iTunes Festival 2013: Justin Timberlake and Jake Bugg among first acts

Justin Timberlake

Story by Jack Foley

JUSTIN Timberlake, Jake Bugg and Primal Scream are among the first acts announced for this year’s iTunes Music Festival.

They will be joined by Jack Johnson, Queens of the Stone Age and Thirty Seconds To Mars at the annual event, which takes place at London’s Roundhouse in Camden.

The performances will run every night in September and can be watched live.

Jessie J, who is also performing, said: “I’m excited to see you all at this year’s iTunes Festival. I’ll be back with new music, a new look and a party you’re all invited to.”

Unveiling the first names for this year’s line-up, Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of internet software and services, said: “Music fans around the world are going to love watching this incredible month of music, whether in London at the Roundhouse or on their own device. We’re honoured so many renowned artists are part of this year’s line-up.”

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The first iTunes festival took place in 2007 and featured Sir Paul McCartney and Amy Winehouse.

Confirmed artists for iTunes Festival 2013 are (all dates are September)…

6 – Queens of the Stone Age
7 – Phoenix
10 – Jake Bugg
16 – Jack Johnson
18 – Thirty Seconds to Mars
20 – Primal Scream
23 – Jessie J
29 – Justin Timberlake