Benicàssim Festival Gets Arctic Monkeys, Animal Collective, CSS
By: Spacelab Research Staff Benicàssim, Spain's international festival on the beach, has announced a few of the acts for the 2007 festival. Arctic Monkeys, CSS, !!!, The Human League, The Stooges, The Magic Numbers, Animal Collective and The Hives were among those announced. There's more bands to come.
Part of Europe's Un-Pop Classik Project, the International Festival of Benicàssim, or FIB as the European acronym goes, is legendary for its DJ sets and all night gigs.
It will take place on July 19-22nd on the shores of the Costa Azahar. Bands play till eight in the morning for the festival that (almost) never stops. This will be the 13th year for the festival.
The festival started selling packages of 3 and 4 day passes on December 15th.
The 2006 festival featured bands like The Pixies, Echo & The Bunnymen, and Morrissey, among other bands.