Here are three of the reasons that you're heading to the inaugural Harvest
When Soundwave's AJ Maddah announced the launch of rather more "civilised gathering" Harvest Festival - a scheme hatched with Feclan Forde of Ireland's Electric Picnic three-dayer - we didn't know whether to goggle first at the industry's best kept secret, or the line-up. It's daring and beguiling, that's for sure.
Headliners Portishead are joined by The National, The Flaming Lips, Bright Eyes, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Holy Fuck, The Family Stone, Mercury Rev, Death In Vegas, The Walkmen, Dappled Cities, PVT, This Town Needs Guns, The Holidays, Phosphorescent, Foxy Shazam, and Kormac’s Big Band. But that's not all: the second announcement includes TV On The Radio, Mogwai, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Kevin Devine and Seekae!