Sam France live in Amsterdam. (c) Jack Parker

FESTIVAL NEWS: Foxygen and More for Into the Great Wide Open

Intimate weekender Into the Great Wide Open has announced the first batch of names for its 2017 edition.

The likes of Foxygen and Belle and Sebastien are amongst the first names, as well as the following 36: Daughter, Bill Callahan, Hercules & Love Affair, Spinvis, Timber Timbre, Kate Tempest, Joe Goddard, Tiggs da Author, Perfume Genius, The Orwells, Ryley Walker, Jens Lekman, Moss, The Lemon Twigs, Sinkane, Loyle Carner, Klangstof,, Shame, Kim Janssen, Marlon Williams, Mario Batkovic, Kikagaku Moyo, Holly Macve, Joan Shelley, Het Zesde Metaal, Pink Oculus, Khruangbin, Donnie, Julie Byrne, Baptiste W. Hamon, Luwten, Leif Vollebekk, Jairzinho, Paul Sinha, Les Étoiles and Pieter Jansen.

The festival takes place in the Dutch vicinity of Vlieland between 31 August and 3 September, and is already sold out.