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Van Morrison to headline Green Man Festival 2012

Van Morrison to headline Green Man Festival 2012

Van Morrison will headline this year's Green Man festival.

The 68-year old singer songwriter, who released his 33rd studio album 'Keep It Simple' in 2008, joins Feist in headlining the Welsh festival.

Also confirmed to play are Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, The Walkmen, Jonathan Richman, The Felice Brothers, tUnE-yArDs, Of Montreal, King Creosote & Jon Hopkins, Michael Kiwanuka and over 30 other acts.

The event takes place in Wales' Brecon Beacons from August 17-19. It was headlined by Explosions In The Sky, Iron And Wine and Fleet Foxes in 2011 with the likes of Laura Marling, The Low Anthem, Noah & The Whale, James Blake, Gruff Rhys and Bellowhead also playing sets.

See Greenman.net for more information about the festival.

The line-up for Green Man festival so far is as follows:

Van Morrison
Feist
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks
The Walkmen
Jonathan Richman
The Felice Brothers
tUnE-yArDs
Of Montreal
King Creosote & Jon Hopkins
Michael Kiwanuka
Yann Tiersen
Scritti Politti
Junior Boys
The Time & Space Machine (live)
Damien Jurado
Bowerbirds
Field Music
Friends
Cass McCombs
C.W. Stoneking
Slow Club
Ghostpoet
Beth Jeans Houghton & The Hooves Of Destiny
Willy Mason
Dark Dark Dark
Daughter
Peaking Lights
Three Trapped Tigers
Megafaun
Islet
Joe Pug
Lucy Rose
Trembling Bells
Cashier No. 9
The Wave Pictures
TOY
Pictish Trail
Teeth of the Sea
Laura J Martin
Sweet Baboo
∆ Alt J
KWES
Gang Colours
Rocketnumbernine
Steve Smyth
Jamie N Commons
Stealing Sheep
Vadoinmessico
Treetop Flyers
Tiny Ruins
Seamus Fogarty
Chailo Sim
RM Hubbert
Mowbird
Goodnight Lenin
The Perch Creek Family Jug Band
Cold Specks
Richard Warren


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