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O2 Wireless Festival 2008: New acts added to bill

Dirty Pretty Things

Story by Jack Foley

STILL more names have been added to the line-up for this year’s O2 Wireless Festival, including Dirty Pretty Things (pictured), Delays, The Courteeners and Neon Neon.

New acts have been added to the line-up for each day and promise to make this year’s dates among the hottest festival tickets of the summer season.

The line-ups so far are…

Thursday, July 3:

JAY-Z
MARK RONSON
HOT CHIP
ROISIN MURPHY
DAVID JORDAN
COOL KIDS
HERCULES AND LOVE AFFAIR
SAUL WILLIAMS
ALICE SMITH
LETHAL BIZZLE
RED SNAPPER
ANNIE
BRYN CHRISTOPHERS
KID SISTER
TINNIE TEMPAH
YELLE
LEON JEAN MARIE
MAGISTRATES
ELLIOT MINOR
PETE AND THE PIRATES
SPARKADIA
HOT MELTS
BEANS ON TOAST
PETE GREENWOOD
SARAH JAFFE
CAVE SINGERS
PETER VON POEHL

Friday, July 4:

MORRISSEY
BECK
THE WOMBATS
GUILLEMOTS
DIRTY PRETTY THINGS
LIGHTSPEED CHAMPION
THE NATIONAL
SIOUXSIE
THE COURTEENERS
BLACK KIDS
THE RASCALS
THE HOSTS
NEW YORK DOLLS
GET CAPE WEAR CAPE FLY
HOWLING BELLS
THE WHIGS
SEAWOLF
NICOLE ATKINS AND THE SEA
PETER & THE WOLF
KRISTEENYOUNG
MAGIC WANDS
JAGUAR LOVE
APOLLO SUNSHINE
MON OUISCH
BURNING LEAVES
PAUL MARSHALL
EMMY THE GREAT
DUKE SPIRIT

Saturday, July 5:

FATBOY SLIM
DEADMAU5
ROBYN
BOOTSY COLLINS
NEON NEON
CORNERSHOP
RYAN SHAW
UNDERWORLD
MSTRKRFT
DOES IT OFFEND YOU, YEAH?
SAM SPARRO
CUT COPY
DANS LE SAC VS SCROOBIUS PIP
THE WHIP
BOOKA SHADE
WHY?
AUDIO BULLYS
CAGEDBABY
LORD OF FLATBUSH
THE SLIPS
JUNKIE XL
AKALA
DAS POP
INNERPARTY SYSTEM
JAPANESE POP STARS
FAMILIEN
YACHT
HEARTS REVOLUTION
FIREWORKS NIGHT
SAMANAS
DAVID THOMAS BROUGHTON
SLEEPING STATES
SEMIFINALISTS
ADEM

Sunday, July 6:

COUNTING CROWS
BEN HARPER
POWDERFINGER
GOO GOO DOLLS
EDDY GRANT
MAGIC CHRISTIAN
THE HOLD STEADY
BOWLING FOR SOUP
DONAVON FRANKENREITER
DELAYS
MELEE
LUKE WHITE
ALICE SMITH
RYAN SHAW
SONS OF ALBION
GALACTICA
JOE PURDY
AMY STUDT
DAWN KINNARD
THE GALVATRONS
SILVER SEAS
CHIEF
KAKI KING
WILDBIRDS AND PEACEDRUMS
EUGENE MCGUINNESS
EL GUINCHO
LAURA VEIRS
LONELY, DEAR
Plus a comedy stage featuring:
PABLO FRANCISCO, JAMIE KENNEDY, JO KAY, GABRIEL IGLESIAS, JIM JEFFREYS

This is by no means the end of the bill as more acts will be announced soon…

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