Folk supergroup celebrate their 40th anniversary and join SFA and Spiritualized

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Folk/jazz supergroup Pentangle have been revealed as the closing headliners for this year’s Green Man Festival in Wales on August 17.

The group comprising original members Bert Jansch, John Renbourn, Jacqui McShee, Danny Thompson and Terry Cox recently reformed to play a one-off 40th anniversary concert, but demand has forced them to play a world tour. The UK dates start at London’s Royal Festival Hall on June 29.

Pentagle join previously announced headliner’s Super Furry Animals and Spiritualized.

Previously Uncut-friendly confirmed acts include Black Mountain, Drive By Truckers, Iron & Wine, The National, The Cave Singers and Caribou, all of whom will play the Brecon Beacon’s set bash between August 15 and 17.

Tickets and more information about Green Man is available from the event’s official website here: www.thegreenmanfestival.co.uk

Pentangle’s UK tour dates are as follows:

London, The Royal Festival Hall (June 29)

Cardiff, St David’s Hall (July 1)

Brighton, Dome (2)

Cambridge, Corn Exchange (3)

Birmingham, Symphony Hall (5)

Oxford, New Theatre (6)

London, Lyceum Theatre (7)

Manchester, Palace Theatre (9)

Harrogate, International Centre (10)

Gateshead, The Sage (12)

Glasgow, Royal Concert Hall (13)

Liverpool, Philharmonic (14)

The Green Man Festival (August 17)

The Green Man Festival line-up confirmed so far is:

Super Furry Animals (Saturday headline)

Spiritualized

Iron & Wine

The National

Richard Thompson

Black Mountain

Drive-By Truckers

The Cave Singers

King Creosote

Caribou

Magik Markers

School of Language

Devon Sproule

Alela Diane

Nina Nastasia

Jennifer Gentle

The Accidental

The Drift Collective

Cath and Phil Tyler

The Moon Music Orchestra

One More Grain

The Yellow Moon Band

Duke Garwood

Threatmantics

Mugstar

Radio Luxemburg

Cymbiant

Beth Jeans Houghton

Brygyn

Laura Marling

Los Campesinos!

Damien Jurado

Truckers of Husk

The Bowerbirds

O’Death

Ox.Eagle.Lion.Man

The Owl Service

Prince Rama of Ayodhya

Cats In Paris

The Saffron Sect

Agnostic Mountain Gospel Choir

Wolf People

Barbarossa

Nic Dawson Kelly

Pete Greenwood

One Little Plane

James Yorkston

Badly Drawn Boy

Heather Jones

John Stammers

Gwyneth Glyn

Very special guests (Friday headline)

Penatangle (Sunday headline)