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Citadel Festival 2017 :: Ben Howard’s new band among new additions


Having already confirmed Foals as 2017’s headliners in a London festival exclusive, as well as a host of names including Bonobo, Laura Marling, Wild Beasts, Michael Kiwanuka, Ry X and many more, Citadel now unveils the identity behind one of the more mysterious names on their line-up, A Blaze of Feather.

Citadel is proud to host A Blaze of Feather’s very first festival in the capital. Mystery has shrouded the project over recent months which sees Ben Howard’s band explore the song’s of their long-term guitarist Mickey Smith.

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A Blaze of Feather is the first signing on Ben Howard’s record label Hell Up Records. Carousel is the beautiful lead track from A Blazes debut EP, released May 5th.

DIY at the Kopparberg Urban Forest has revealed its line-up including Yonaka, Oscar Jerome, Cosmic Strip and acclaimed folk artist Aldous Harding. Also playing are XamVolo, Bristol-based pop newcomer Stevie Parker and Tamu Massif.

The billing for Corona SunSets has also been released, featuring a kaleidoscopic line-up of summery beats and good vibes with House Gospel Choir, Felix Dickinson, Amp + Deck, Cal Jader, The Pomba Girls, Soothsayers, Emily Rawson, Enne, and Lauren Thompson.

Stay tuned for the full JägerHaus line-up, coming soon. The next chapter of Citadel looks set to further its status as one of the city’s brightest new festivals, and one of the standouts of east London’s summer landscape.

Citadel Festival 2017 takes place on Sunday 16th July, on sale now.