The Horrors to headline Blissfields festival

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Blissfields Festival in Winchester have announced the first wave of acts playing the 2015 festival.

Indie-rock band The Horrors will be bringing their own brand of indie-pop and playing a headline set at this years event. Eight years on since they first appeared on the front of NME and with their fourth studio album released last year, the band have a hugely succesful and varied career which they’ll be briniging to the Blissfields main stage.

Fresh after a series of sold out shows at The Royal Festival Hall in London John Grant will be taking to the Blissfields stage for the first time. Simian Mobila Disco will also appear in a late night live slot on the main stage, alongside the legendary Grandmaster Flash, Glass Animals, Eton Messy and Public Service Broadcasting will also appear throughout the weekend.

After 15 successful festivals, this year Blissfields will be themed “Somewhere in time”, with brand new and bespoke installtions which will be themed around the four-dimensional world.

The full list of acts announced in the first wave are as follows:

THE HORRORS / JOHN GRANT / SIMIAN MOBILE DISCO / GLASS ANIMALS / PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING / GRANDMASTER FLASH / IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE / SONGHOY BLUES / MELÉ / THE CORRESPONDENTS / NOVELIST / MISSILL / COSMO SHELDRAKE / GENGAHR / LOYLE CARNER / KIKO BUN / WE HAVE BAND / DUB PISTOLS / ALEX ADAIR / ETON MESSY / SUBGIANT / THE MISPERS/ FLO MORRISSEY / PALACE / SPRING KING / EKKAH / MATTHEW AND ME / ANDY COMLEY / BIG CHILD MAN CHILD / BITR8 / BLACK FEATHER / CHOLOMBIAN / DAN MUNRO / DEADPROUD / ECHOTAPE / ESPAI / FABLE / FLOELLA GRACE / GYPSY DISCO / HEADSESSIONS SOUNDSYSTEM / JOHNNY BOXCARS / JOLTA / JOSH SAVAGE / K1R3Y / LIONFACE / MARY MISS FAIRY / MILLY UPTON / MINI DA MINX / MORGAN HISLOP / NOVATONES / ONE STEP TOO LATE / ØNLY / PACHANGO / POPOBAWA / RATZI / SCIENCE OF 8 LIMBS / SHUDDERVISION PRESENTS DIGITS MCPHEE & GUESTS / SOUL & FIRE / THE KINGS PARADE / THE SUBGIANT SOUNDSYSTEM / THIS CITY LIMITS / TRANSEND / WINTERHOURS

Blissfields Festival will take place on the 3rd and 4th of July, 2015, at Vicarage Farm near Winchester, Hampshire. Ticket are available now.

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