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Green Man Confirm New Acts, Get Druids In
The Quietus , March 31st, 2009 08:04

Dirty Three and more for Welsh festival

No, the picture above isn't an exclusive on Warren Ellis' new sartorial direction, but a shot of a couple of druids conjuring up dry weather for the summer's notoriously soggy Green Man Festival.

Rollo Maughfling, Archdruid of Glastonbury and Stonehenge, said: "We performed a genuine Druids’ blessing ceremony to celebrate the Spring Equinox, bless the Green Man Festival site, and the Green Man Festival itself in August. At Green Man's request we extended the blessing to include other festivals, so they are sunny and warm too."

As well as druiditic blessings, Green Man have been busy booking a host of new acts for the bash, which takes place in the Brecon Beacons between August 21st and 23rd this year. Dirty Three, Grizzly Bear, and Four Tet have just been added to a line-up that includes British Sea Power, Pivot, Bon Iver, Wooden Shjips and Errors.

For more information and ticket details, visit the Green Man website

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