Gordon Gano, Gungor, Beth Rowley for Greenbelt 2011

THE LINEUP of music acts for 2011's Greenbelt Festival, Dreams Of Home, to be held at Cheltenham Racecourse from 26th to 29th August, has now been announced. It is: Politically engaged rock and roots man Billy Bragg, eccentric singer/songwriter Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, mainstream melodic rock band Idlewild, gospel matriarch Mavis Staples, critically acclaimed songsmith Ron Sexsmith, Mojo Folk Album Of The year winners The Unthanks, roots reggae outfit Gentlemen's Dub Club, Greenbelt favourite Martyn Joseph, Irish singer/songwriter Duke Special, the band fronted by one-time Violent Femmes man Gordon Gano & The Ryan Brothers, acclaimed folk singer Kate Rusby, acoustic roots duo Show Of Hands, jazz alto saxophonist Soweto Kinch, folk orientated songsmith Dizraeli And The Small Gods, renowned film maker and musician Don Letts, Leicester-based singer/songwriter Grace Petrie, Irish songsmith Iain Archer, Atlanta-based band Listener, country flavoured rock band Ahab, Christian rock iconoclasts [dweeb], hip-hop and soul act Extra Curricular, Manchester's urban evangelists LZ7, American rock worship team Gungor, popular alternative rock band from Leeds Hope And Social, Sheffield-based chorister-turned-folkster Joe Rose, radical worship ensemble Rend Collective Experience, American "dirty gospel" practitioner Rev Vince Anderson, British Asian clarinettist Arun Ghosh, dance music MC Ad-Apt, folk and Afro beat fusion outfit Adrian Roye And The Exiles, Swedish singer/songwriter Andreas Sandlund, one-time Bodixa singer Anna Elias And The Forlorn Hope, Northampton-based band Archives, modern music man and novelist Atlum Schema, heavy metal outfit Back Pocket Prophet, seven-piece indie folk group Band Of Hope, acclaimed singer/songwriter Beth Rowley, veteran broadcaster Bob Harris, Edinburgh-based folk outfit Chasing Owls, one-time thebandwithnoname member Chip Kendall, Coventry's hardcore four-piece Conduit, British singer/songwriter Edwina Hayes, Sheffield's soft rockers Eskimo Fires, Bath-based soft rock group Fallen Tide, Filipino-British hard music outfit Firefalldown, Hampshire-based outfit Flight Brigade, Swedish-born soloist Foreign Slippers, modern gospel man Freddie Kofi, South Georgia songsmith Gentry Morris, British pop singer Hannah Atkins, travelling folksters Harry Bird & The Rubber Wellies, guitar virtuoso Jason Carter, hip-hop and electro man Jax Walker, tru skool veterans Judah & Secret, singer/songwriter Karen Grace, Yorkshire MCs Knew Jeru'slum, one-time GK Real member Lanre, ska funk five-piece Largo Embargo, pop folk singer Liam Blake, American singer/songwriter Lobelia, Cheltenham-based rock band Loftbeat, pop singer/songwriter Luke Leighfield, Liverpool-based pop rockers Major Major, punk evangelists MaLoKai, Canadian singer Miriam Jones & The Red Sea, Manchester-based R&B gospel singer Ni-Cola, rapper P.I.C.A.S.So (Pursuing In Christ And Seeking Souls), traditional folk act Peter & The Wolf, UK pop singer Philippa Hanna with rock band Empire Nation, Philadelphia-based rock team Reilly, award-winning singer/songwriter Rob Halligan, punk rap band Saving Strike, one-man fuzzpop explosion Sleepy Vole, ska 10-piece SOS (Sounds Of Salvation), Manchester-based alt indie band Spokes, zany acoustic hip-hop outfit The Austin Frances Connection, folk group The Coopers, punk rockers The Cut Ups, Cheltenham indie rock group The Dirty Tricks, Devon-based family band The Jellicle Cats, female-fronted Somerset band The Origin, acoustic four-piece The Ronaldos, alternative rock band The Suspectors, rock band The Vapour Trails, Derby-based rockers Toxic Federation and Scottish singer/songwriter Yvonne Lyon. CR

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