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PJ Harvey, Ryan Adams and Future Islands headline Green Man 2017Posted Thu 26 Jan. 2017

Green Man 2017 (17th – 20th Aug) is our big 15th birthday and to celebrate, we’ve bagged some of our most-loved musical heroes. We're bursting with excitement to unveil the first look at #GreenMan17 and can’t wait to get this extra-special shake-down started!

We are beyond ecstatic to welcome PJ HARVEY to the Mountain Stage. The sheer thought of it is already giving us goosebumps! Having notched up two (!) Mercury Prizes, plus album-after-album of inscrutable beauty, Polly Jean Harvey is an icon of understated, emotive reveries. This is Polly’s only UK show of 2017!!

The iconic, incredible RYAN ADAMS has built a dreamy back-catalogue that few can match. Mastering moody, devilish journeys through alt-country music and Americana, we couldn't be more excited to finally welcome him to the Black Mountains.

Last but by no means least.. the phantasmagorical FUTURE ISLANDS bring their silky, sexy synth dappled grooves from the States to Wales for the first time ever. We’re psyched to welcome the Baltimore-based trio to kick-start the Friday night party with songs from their upcoming album.

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So that’s three headliners! And you won't see any of them at ANY other UK festival this year. Tickets are on sale NOW, so move quickly folks!

But of course that isn’t it. Our two time Mercury nominated friend Michael Kiwanuka returns to GM for the third time to transfix with his panoramic, soul-stirring exaltations, from last year’s number one record, 'Love & Hate'. Plus, we welcome the magisterial melancholy of the legendary Lambchop, following 2016’s triumphant return with new album ‘Flotus’. Conor Oberst – the man behind the much-loved Bright Eyes – will be stirring up misty-eyed Black Mountain moments and Angel Olsen returns following a clean sweep of critical adulation for 2016’s ‘MY WOMAN’. We love Angel.

With a whole load more eye-catching propositions – like BBC 6 Music’s album of the year makers, jazz wizards BadBadNotGood, a DJ set from long time GM pal Jon Hopkins, the ever excellent Field Music, Julia Jacklin and much, much more to be added to the bill.

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Green Man 2017 Line-Up so far:
PJ Harvey, Ryan Adams, Future Islands, Michael Kiwanuka, Lambchop, Conor Oberst, Angel Olsen, BadBadNotGood, Jon Hopkins (DJ), Field Music, This is the Kit, Julia Jacklin, Fionn Regan, The Big Moon, Richard Dawson, Melt Yourself Down, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Laura Gibson, Sunflower Bean, Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band, Jessica Pratt, Karl Blau, Grumbling Fur, LVL UP, Shame, Wolf People, Big Thief, Gill Landry, Michael Chapman, Doomsquad, Deep Throat Choir, Girl Ray, Gaelynn Lea, Warhaus, The Orielles, AND MUCH, MUCH MORE!!

Oh and we still have a Thursday night headliner tucked away up our sleeve, plus plenty more amazing acts (including a party-starting programme for the After Dark) to be announced. All of this teamed with over 99 beers & ciders in The Courtyard, the best comedy in Last Laugh, the best festival food in the world (or Wales at least), Einstein’s Garden, the newest and most thought-provoking films in the Cinedrome, as well as tonnes for kids and teens in Little Folk and Somewhere. This year’s festival will be a birthday to remember.

Stay tuned for more news very soon!


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