Green Man Festival Announce 2nd Wave Of Artists

Green Man Festival

18th-21st August 2022

Announce second wave of artists

Green Man 22 line up poster April

Wales’ largest music festival, Green Man, today announce new line up additions to their 20th anniversary event, returning once again to the epic surroundings of the Black Mountains deep in the heart of the Brecon Beacons. The line up includes , to whoops of joy here at VP towers, The Long Blondes.

The second wave of names announced for Green Man 2022 include acclaimed art-pop duo Tune-Yards, Berlin based, Peruvian producer and DJ Sofia Kourtesis, harpist and composer Mary Lattimore, jungle and drum & bass breakout talent Nia Archives.  

Also added today is Australian artist Donny Benét, Carwyn Ellis & Rio 18 who will be accompanied by the National Orchestra of Wales, and Charlotte Adigéry will be joined by Bolis Pupul to perform tracks from their new album Topical Dancer. 

Brighton band Penelope Isles and Norfolk electronic artist Nathan Fake join the line up alongside The Long Blondes, Charles Watson, Art School Girlfriend, Cerys Hafana, Ural Thomas & The Pain, John Mouse, El Goodo, Mandrake Handshake, Joe & The Shitboys, Honeyglaze, Eli Smart, Bonnie Kemplay and Social Gathering.

These new names join Mercury Prize winning Michael Kiwanuka, iconic electro-pioneers Kraftwerk, acclaimed Baltimore duo Beach House and eclectic party starters Metronomy who will each headline this year’s festival.

Tickets for Green Man 2022 sold out in two days following a triumphant weekend in the Welsh Mountains in August 2021 that was able to take place against all odds.

The magic of Green Man lies not just in its scenery and music. Made up of 10 individual areas, the festival also offers a diverse range of events to accompany its incredible line-up, boasting art installations spread throughout the tranquil valley, a beer and cider tent to enjoy a crisp Welsh pint, a mini-beast themed area of discovery and exploration for the little folk and a relaxation and workshop space for the teenagers. Further line ups of music, science, film, comedy & literature will be revealed in the coming months. 

Full line up following second wave announcement 

Kraftwerk | Michael Kiwanuka | Beach House | 

Metronomy | Bicep (live) | 

Parquet Courts | Low | Kae Tempest | 

Cate Le Bon | Ty Segall & Freedom Band | 

Ezra Furman | Dry Cleaning | Tune-Yards | Yves Tumor | 

Black Country, New Road | Jenny Hval | Arab Strap | 

Valerie June | Alex G | Arooj Aftab | Viagra Boys | Mdou Moctar | 

Orchestra Baobab | The Murder Capital | Witch | Mary Lattimore | 

Willie J Healey | Frazey Ford | Torres | Donny Benét | Charlotte Adigery & Bolis Pupul | 

Carwyn Ellis & Rio18 w/National Orchestra of Wales | Ichiko Aoba | 

Nia Archives | Sofia Kourtesis | Optimo (Espacio) | Nathan Fake (live) | 

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets | Cassandra Jenkins | Sugar Candy Mountain | 

James Yorkston & Second Hand Orchestra | Katy J Pearson | John Francis Flynn | 

Pip Blom | Pictish Trail | Penelope Isles | Minyo Crusaders | Marisa Anderson & William Tyler | El Goodo | Modern Nature | | Planningtorock | Balimaya Project | The Long Blondes | Group Listening Keeley Forsyth | Soccer96 | Charles Watson | Art School Girlfriend | Indigo De Souza | Bess Atwell | Cola |

Gotts Street Park | Natalie Bergman | Annie Hart | Ural Thomas & The Pain | Adwaith | John Mouse

Maria Somerville | Strawberry Guy | Katherine Priddy | Melin Melyn | The Umlauts | Keg | Honeyglaze

Mandrake Handshake | Buffalo Nichols | Lucy Gooch | Sophie Jamieson | 

Jessica Winter, Pregoblin, Brian Destiny (Dash The Henge) | Papur Wal | Maria BC | Cerys Hafana | Eli Smart | Ailsa Tully | Alice Low | Bingo Fury | Bonnie Kemplay | Blue Bendy | Deathcrash | English Teacher | Joe & The Shitboys | Kathleen Frances | Lemondaze | Lime Garden | M(h)aol | Mickey Callisto | Porij | Robocobra Quartet | Tara Clerkin Trio | Tenderhost | Unschooling 

Huw Stephens | Deptford Northern Soul Club | Social Gathering | Adam Walton | Alfresco Disco | Birthday Party | Big Jeff | 

Green Man ’22 runs from Thursday August 18th to 21st. Tickets are sold out. 

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