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There’s adapting to Covid, and then there’s End of the Road’s new lineup

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Following its cancellation in 2020, End of the Road festival (2-5 September) has been striving to keep as much of its planned lineup in place for 2021 as possible. They’ve done a brilliant job of it, with the likes of Little Simz, King Krule, Black Country, New Road, Squid and many more staying put for this year’s festival. What they couldn’t have planned for was the travel restrictions put on American bands, which have now prevented many of them from travelling to the UK for the event.

It means some are out (Pixies, Bright Eyes, Big Thief, Perfume Genius), but while that looks like a blow, the British acts they’ve replaced them with feel like first choices. Below is a full list of the new lineup, with the addition of Sleaford Mods, Stereolab and Hot Chip as headliners alongside King Krule, plus Arab Strap, Johnny Greenwood, John Grant and more.

What’s more, even though EOTR is long sold out, a limited number of late tickets will be put on sale on May 20th.

More information at endoftheroadfestival.com

Full Updated Lineup

HOT CHIP
KING KRULE
SLEAFORD MODS
STEREOLAB
JONNY GREENWOOD
LITTLE SIMZ
JOHN GRANT
WHITNEY
TUNE-YARDS
THE COMET IS COMING
TINARIWEN
ARAB STRAP
SONGHOY BLUES
ARLO PARKS
GIRL BAND
SHIRLEY COLLINS & THE LODESTAR BAND
FIELD MUSIC
SQUID
BLACK COUNTRY, NEW ROAD
ROMARE
DRY CLEANING
RICHARD DAWSON
WARMDUSCHER
ANNA MEREDITH
JANE WEAVER
KIKAGAKU MOYO
ALTIN GUN
LES AMAZONES D’AFRIQUE
BLANCK MASS
HEN OGLEDD
LES FILLES DE ILLIGHADAD
GIRL RAY
ALICE BOMAN
SORRY
SCALPING
VANISHING TWIN
BIG JOANIE
THE GOON SAX
JIM GHEDI
CURRENT JOYS
MARIE DAVIDSON & L’ŒIL NU
LONELADY
JERKCURB
DARREN HAYMAN
SHYGIRL
THE ANCHORESS
MIKE POLIZZE
AHMED FAKROUN
MODERN NATURE
BILLY NOMATES
PENELOPE ISLES
KATY J PEARSON
MARGARET GLASPY
JUST MUSTARD
GWENNO & GEORGIA ELLERY perform live
score to “Bait”
ANTELOPER (Jaimie Branch & Jason Nazary)
FENNE LILY
W. H. LUNG
BDRMM
KEELEY FORSYTH
ITASCA
WILLIAM DOYLE
DANA GAVANSKI
AUNTIE FLO (DJ)
ALL WE ARE
STUDIO ELECTROPHONIQUE
TENESHA THE WORDSMITH
TRASH KIT
SARATHY KORWAR
AOIFE NESSA FRANCES
SKULLCRUSHER
JEFFREY MARTIN
PVA
JAKE XERXES FUSSELL
JOHN
THE GOA EXPRESS
PAN AMSTERDAM
JUNIOR BROTHER
ELIJAH WOLF
CAROLINE
YARD ACT
DISQ
RED RIVER DIALECT
LAZARUS KANE
DRUG STORE ROMEOS
ZULU ZULU
SOFIA WOLFSON
THE GOLDEN DREGS
CHUBBY & THE GANG
MODERN WOMAN
WU-LU
ME REX
BINGO FURY
CMAT
REGRESSIVE LEFT
EVE OWEN
DAVID THOMAS BROUGHTON
JONNY DILLON
LEE PATTERSON
SLEEP EATERS
MARTHA ROSE
PAT T SMITH
MERMAID CHUNKY
OLDBOY
WILLY TEA TAYLOR
FORTITUDE VALLEY
MELIN MELYN
MARLAENA MOORE
JAMES LEONARD HEWITSON

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