Mainstream rock band The Call to play Greenbelt Festival in August.

THIS YEAR'S Greenbelt Festival at Castle Ashby in August will have an appearance by American rock band The Call. Yhis will be their first visit to the UK. They are currently about to release their seventh album, a co-production by their bass player Michael Been and T Bone Burnett. Fellow American rocker Randy Stonehill, who recently celebrated his 20th year in the business by releasing an acoustic album, will also be appearing.

Other artists featured include Mike Peters (of The Alarm); Celt-rockers Runrig; Fat and Frantic; Machanic Manyeruke (from Zimbabwe); This Picture; Larry Howard and Band (USA); Charlie Peacock and Band (USA); NOS (the worship band from St Thomas' Church in Sheffield - see feature page 18; Lies Damned Lies; The Inspirational Choir; The Velvettes (New Zealand); The Rez Band (USA); Hope Springs Eternal; Q Stone (Sweden); Treasure Park; Nu Colors; Whitecross (USA); 77s (USA); That Certain Feeling; Gary Hall and The Stormkeepers; Charlotte Hoglund (Sweden); Darrell Mansfield (USA); Hallanshakers; Mark Heard; D.C. Talk (USA); Russ Taff (USA); Larry Norman (USA); The Famous Potatoes; Billy Penn's Brother; Sublime; Martyn Joseph; Jimmy Kemp; Cole Moreton; Wambali Mkandawrie; Sam Hill; Derek Lind; Maldwyn Pope; The Plymouth Brethren; Garth Hewitt; Iona; Ben Okafor; Maggie Dawn; The English Chorale and Orchestra of St. Mary's; Reigate; The Simon Purcell Group, with Kenny Wheeler; Jack Parnell Sextet; Savoy Swing, and Clive Moore. CR

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