Mercury Rev to play Deserter's Songs in full

Mercury Rev to play Deserter's Songs in full

Mercury Rev will perform Deserter's Songs in full during their headline set at this year's Green Man Festival.

The band will perform their 1998 album in full on August 16 at the festival, which takes place on Glanusk Estate, Black Mountains in the Welsh Brecon Beacons.

Recently lso added to the bill are acts including Joanna Gruesome, The Field, Augustines, Ben UFO, Ought, The Pooh Sticks, Vancouver Sleep Clinic and H Hawkline, as well as DJ sets from Huw Stephens, Heavenly DJs and Simian Mobile Disco.

Beirut will headline the festival, alongside acts including Real Estate, Bill Callahan, Caribou, The War On Drugs, Sun Kil Moon, Animal Collective member Panda Bear, Neutral Milk Hotel, First Aid Kit, Kurt Vile & The Violators, Daughter, Anna Calvi, Sharon Van Etten, Jeffrey Lewis, Tunng, Toy and former Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser.

Weekend adult ticket prices start at £159 and are available from the festival website, here.

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