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Bands not playing Splendour InThe Grass 2012

While festivals like Fuji Rock and Summer Sonic in Japan have helped us make some educated bets about which bands are looking likely for Splendour In The Grass 2012, there is a handful of European and US Festivals happening over the last weekend of July that mean we can now also rule out potential visitors.

Among the most notable bands who won’t be entertaining the masses at Byron this year are Iron and Wine, Alabama Shakes and Of Monsters And Men who have been confirmed to play the New Port Folk Festival; Matisyahu, Ozomatli and Gary Clark Jr who will be busy at Floyd Fest in the US; Iggy and The Stooges, The Roots, Gogol Bordello and Noah And The Whale who are scheduled to play Green Fest; and The Black Keys who are heading up New York’s Randalls island festival.

To make this nice and simple and to help you spot a fake when those lineup posters start popping up all over the internet this month, here is handy list of the definites, maybes and no chances for Splendour In The Grass 2012.

Locked In

Zulu Winter

Highly Likely

Band Of Skulls
Bloc Party
Sleigh Bells
Ting Tings
Django Django
The Shins
Azealia Banks
Ladyhawke

Ruled Out

Radiohead
The Stone Roses

Bruce Springsteen
Brian Wilson/ The Beach Boys
Hot Chip
Little Dragon
Marina And The Diamonds
Sharon Van Etten
Iron and Wine
Alabama Shakes – Newport Folk Festival
Of Monsters And Men – Newport Folk Festival
Tune-Yards – Newport Folk Festival
Matisyahu – Floyd Fest
Ozomatli – Floyd Fest
Gary Clark Jr – Floyd Fest
Micahel Franti – Floyd Fest
Avicii – Tomorrowland
Bloody Beetroots – Tomorrowland
Iggy and The Stooges – Green Ville
The Roots – Green Ville
The Flaming Lips – Green Ville
Gogol Bordello – Green Ville
Dizzee Rascal – Green Ville
Mayer Hawthorne – Green Ville
2.54 – Green Ville
Airborne Toxic Event – Green Ville
Noah And The Whale – Green Ville
The Big Pink – Green Ville
Rancid – West Coast Riot
Gallows – West Coast Riot
Magnetic Man – Global Gathering
Suede – Low Cost
Placebo – Low Cost
Kasabian – Low Cost and Impact Festival
The Black Keys – Catalpa Festival
Snoop Dogg – Catalpa Festival
Tv On The Radio – Catalpa Festival
The Big Pink – Catalpa Festival
SBTRKT – Midi Festival
Jagwar Ma – Midi Festival
Money – Midi Festival
The Shining – Midi Festival
Bon Iver – Midi Festival
Anna Calvi – Blue Balls Festival
Antony and the Johnsons – Blue Balls Festival
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Impact Festival
The Vaccines – Impact Festival
PIL – Impact Festival
The Charlatans – Impact Festival
Florence and the Machine – touring America
Eddie Vedder – touring Europe
Wiz Kalifa – playing in Canada
Dirty Projectors – touring America (updated: 11/4/12)
Wye Oak – touring America (updated: 11/4/12)
Lee Ranaldo – supporting Wilco in America (updated: 11/4/12)
Fiona Apple – touring America (updated: 11/4/12)
Wilco – Newport Folk Festival (updated: 11/4/12)
Weezer – Soundtown Festival (updated: 12/4/12)
Andrew Bird – Soundtown Festival (updated: 12/4/12)
Girl Talk – Soundtown Festival (updated: 12/4/12)
Jane’s Addiction – Soundtown Festival (updated: 12/4/12)
Florence and the Machine – Soundtown Festival (updated: 12/4/12)
Best Coast – Soundtown Festival (updated: 12/4/12)
Dr Dog – Soundtown Festival (updated: 12/4/12)

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