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Full Concrete and Grass Festival line-up revealed

Thurston Moore on the bill for Split Works' September festival

It's been a couple of weeks now since we unveiled the first round of artists confirmed for Split Works' 2017 Concrete and Grass Festival. TOY, Princess Nokia, Ringo Deathstarr and the original Carsick Cars line-up were all part of that announcement, but we mentioned at the time that there were more names to come – and we're finally now able to complete the picture.

The big news (at least for people of a certain musical bent) is that Sonic Youth co-founder Thurston Moore is returning to China. Sonic Youth were one of Split Works' first really big shows back in 2007 and now Moore is coming back with his Thurston Moore Group for this fest.

Japanese pop-with-guitars group Radwimps are the big pop headliner for this year, a few months after they packed out the Mercedes-Benz Arena. Other notable names include rocker Margaret Glaspy, grime favourite Mumdance and kawaii 'psychedelic dynamite' group Gacharic Spin.

Japanese metal outfit Crossfaith provide something for the heavy music set, as will Chinese bands Zuriaake and Chaos Mind, while Brooklyn's DIIV will please anyone with a penchant for indie-rock.

In the surprise reunion category, there's also Xiao He, Zhang Weiwei, Guo Long et al's seminal Chinese folk act Glamourous Pharmacy, a band that haven't played Shanghai in so long we thought they were never going to again.

Those are some of the key acts anyway – it's a dense line-up that's worth digging into and Spotifying/Xiami-ing if you're unfamiliar with some of the names on the bill.

You can find the entire line-up on our ticketing page (linked below), which we'll also update with the full schedule as soon as we have it. As far as the headliners are concerned, Crossfaith, Mumdance and Carsick Cars are on the Saturday and Glamourous Pharmacy, The Thurston Moore Group, TOY and Princess Nokia are on the Sunday.

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