End Of The Road Festival has announced its 2018 line-up, with Vampire Weekend, St. Vincent, Feist and Yo La Tengo among the bands heading to Larmer Tree Gardens in Dorset over the weekend of 30 August – 2 September.

End Of The Road Festival 2018

Having won the trophy for ‘Best Medium Sized Festival’ at the UK Festival Awards, End Of The Road Festival has announced another stellar line-up for 2018

Vampire Weekend will be playing their first live show in four years, having last been spotted on these shores in the summer of 2014. End Of The Road will mark their only UK festival appearance this year.

Multi-Grammy Award winning Feist will be making her first appearance at End of The Road. The Canadian songwriter and one time Broken Social Scene member has long been on the festival’s wish list, and her fifth album – and first in six years – Pleasure, emerged last year as her most defiant work so far. End Of The Road will be her only UK festival this year.

Joining Vampire Weekend and Feist will be the inimitable St. Vincent, who returns for the third time to End Of The Road, having graced the Woods stage in 2014 and 2013, when she teamed up with David Byrne for their Love This Giant collaboration. Unique and daring, Annie Clark has had a spectacular year with the release of the seminal and prescient album Masseduction. Hitting The Guardian’s number album of 2017 and captivating audiences with her spellbinding, avant-garde live shows, St Vincent has made the transition into singular rock star.

End Of The Road will once again open its doors on Thursday, with the indefinable Yo La Tengo kicking off things on the Woods Stage.

Other highlights on the bill curated by Simon Taffe include Ezra Furman, John Cale, Jeff Tweedy, Julia Holter, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Gruff Rhys,  Ariel Pink, Oh Sees, DUDS, Flat Worms, Big Thief, Japanese Breakfast, Julien Baker, Snail Mail and Nilufur Yanya.

Last but certainly not least, revered Tuareg innovator Mdou Moctar returns alongside once part-time Syrian wedding singer Omar Souleyman.

See our End Of The Road 2017 review here
Read our At Home With Simon Taffe feature here

End Of The Road Festival 2018 Line Up:
Vampire Weekend
St. Vincent
Feist
Yo La Tengo
Ezra Furman
Jeff Tweedy
John Cale
Fat White Family
Oh Sees
Gruff Rhys
Julia Holter
Mulatu Astatke
Ariel Pink
Destroyer
Omar Souleyman
Aldous Harding
Big Thief
(Sandy) Alex G
James Holden & The Animal Spirits
This Is The Kit
Hookworms
IDLES
Shame
The Low Anthem
Protomartyr
Hiss Golden Messenger
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith
Damien Jurado
Amen Dunes
Imarhan
Japanese Breakfast
Richard Dawson
Du Blonde
Julien Baker
Jim White
Flat Worms
Mdou Moctar
Childhood
Lost Horizons
Colter Wall
The Weather Station
Adrian Crowley
Nilüfer Yanya
Sweet Baboo
Darren Hayman
Gwenno
Insecure Men
David Thomas Broughton
DUDS
Snail Mail
Erin Rae
Caroline Spence
Samuel R. Saffery
Snapped Ankles
Anna Burch
AK/DK
Penelope Isles
Creatures
Red River Dialect
Tiny Ruins
Stella Donnelly
Lail Arad & JF Robitaille

More acts to be announced…

Tier 4 tickets are now on sale at £195. For more information, go to www.endoftheroadfestival.com/tickets

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