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XFM will be taking over Koko at this year’s Camden Crawl and is pleased to announce a whole host of great acts playing exclusive live sets across the May Bank Holiday weekend.
The Cribs are to give their new album In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull an airing, while The Futureheads will bring their a cappella show to Koko. Also playing for XFM across the weekend will be The Big Pink, Glasvegas, Spector and Eugene McGuinness .
And that's not all, XFM will keep the music going from the afternoon through to the early hours of Saturday and Sunday with John Kennedy, Eddy Temple-Morris, Ian Camfield and Mary Ann Hobbs all hosting special events in the hallowed halls of Koko.
Here's how the weekend will pan out:
Saturday May 5
From 3.30pm John Kennedy’s X-Posure has live sets from The Milk, Odonis Odonis and Three Trapped Tigers .
Steve Harris then takes over the hosting from 7pm with Fixers, Eugene McGuiness, The Big Pink and The Futureheads .
At 12 midnight it is the turn of Mary Anne Hobbs who will present live sets from Rustie and D/R/U/G/S, with DJ sets from Thefft and South London Ordnance .
Sunday May 6
From 3pm, Ian Camfield’s XFM Rock Show is in charge with live sets from The James Cleaver Quintet, Rolo Tomassi and Kids In Glass Houses.
Eoghan McDermott then takes over at 7pm with live sets from Niki And The Dove, Spector, Glasvegas and The Cribs.
At 12midnight it's the turn of Eddy Temple-Morris to host the closing party with Ayah Marar (live), Monsta (live ) and Mitsabishi (DJ set ).
On Sunday night from 6pm to 10pm Steve Harris will present XFM’s Camden Crawl Weekender Special with live tracks and interviews from across the weekend.
Plus, there'll be live updates, news, photos, chat and gossip from the Crawl at www.xfm.co.uk .
The 2012 Camden Crawl programme features an eclectic line up of brightest music talents from all over the UK and abroad across the area’s two mile stretch of historic pubs and venues across Saturday May 5 and Sunday May 6. Tickets include unlimited access to all participating venues, free programme guide and free festival magazine.
Meanwhile, also added to the CC bill are synth rockers Clock Opera, Canadian rising star Dan Managan and Francois And The Atlas Mountain .
These acts will be playing alongside previously announced performers such as Death In Vegas, Alabama 3, Gaz Coombes, The Raincoats, Actress, Lady Leshurr, Ghetts, Sway, And So I Watch You From Afar. Comedians such as Rufus Hound, Henning When and Andrew Maxwell will also be performing at this arts and music extravaganza.
For more news and tickets, see www.thecamdencrawl.com