Robert Smith books The Libertines, My Bloody Valentine, Deftones and more for Meltdown Festival

Previous curators included David Bowie, Patti Smith, Massive Attack and M.I.A.

Elvis Costello added to Cardiff’s Festival of Voice line-up

The Welsh capital’s biennial international arts festival has revealed its second wave of acts

Larry Heard announced for AVA Festival 2018

The festival and conference event will be held at Belfast from 1-2 June

KALLIDA Festival confirms second wave of acts for 2018 edition

Moxie, Afriquoi, Nilüfer Yanya and more have been added to the line-up

Sound Metaphors announces programme for International Women’s Day

Karen Gwyer, Borusiade, Noncompliant and more will celebrate the movement on 8 March

Jlin, Tony Allen and Theo Parrish to celebrate 100 Years of Beat in Berlin

A programme of live performances will celebrate the history of drumming at Haus der Kulturen der Welt in April

MIRA Festival announces 2018 programme

With a carefully curated programme of audiovisual performances and DJ sets, the Berlin festival returns to the Funkhaus in May

Love Saves The Day announces second wave of acts for 2018 edition

The Bristol festival returns to Eastville Park on 26-27 May

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Fever Ray, Four Tet and Sampha booked for Roskilde Festival 2018

26 new acts have been added to the Danish event

Derrick Carter, Honey Dijon, Midland and more to play Gala Festival 2018

The south London festival will hold its third edition at Peckham Rye Park on 27 May

Let’s Eat Grandma announces UK and European tour

The experimental pop duo will be hitting up major cities from March to April

Renate announces new resident and March club nights

Self-proclaimed vinyl junkie Alison Swing steps up for a residency at the Berlin hotspot

Todd Terje and The Black Madonna to headline Kala Festival 2018

The new event will be held at an unexplored beach location on 20-27 June

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Kelela, Ben UFO and DJ Python announced for Dekmantel’s Lente Kabinet

The Dutch festival will stage its seventh edition at Het Twiske in May

Kraftwerk, Liam Gallagher and The National announced for Lollapalooza Berlin

The German festival will be held at Olympiastadion and Olympiapark Berlin in September

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Pan Daijing, Courtesy and Elysia Crampton added to Intonal’s 2018 line-up

The Swedish festival will be held in Malmö, from 25-30 April