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Leonard Cohen Added To Spanish Festival Bill

Leonard Cohen Added To Spanish Festival Bill

Legendary singer and composer Leonard Cohen has been added to this year's Benicassim festival line-up.

Several artists have been confirmed today for the four day Spanish music festival, including Roisin Murphy, Justice and Richard Hawley.

They join previously announced artists including newly reformed shoegazers My Bloody Valentine, Babyshambles and Mark Eitzel's American Music Club.

Click here for more festival information and to buy tickets: tickets.fiberfib.com

Benicassim takes place from July 17- 20.

Artists confirmed to play so far are:

Leonard Cohen
Roisin Murphy
Justice Live
Beirut
David Duriez
Eef Barzelay
Erol Alkan
John Acquaviva
Micah P. Hinson
Moriarty
These New Puritans
Richard Hawley
Supermayer
Tommie Sunshine
American Music Club
José González
Metope
Metronomy
The National
The New Pornographers
Robert Babicz
Siouxsie
Spiritualized
Vive La Fête
My Bloody Valentine
The Rumblestrips

The 2007 event saw bands such as Muse, Arctic Monkeys, The B-52s and Iggy and the Stooges perform.

Pic credit: PA Photos


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