The Prodigy, Patti Smith announced as Roskilde headliners

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On April 15, organizers of the Roskilde Festival announced an additional 60 acts set to perform as part of the 2010 festival. Among new additions, headliners The Prodigy and Patti Smith will join previously announced acts including Gorillaz, Muse, and Them Crooked Vultures.

Other newly added acts for the Danish festival are Kasabian, Vampire Weekend, and the Norwegian band Kings of Convenience. Additional headliners include Jack Johnson and the Danish band Nephew, while Alice in Chains, Dizzy Mizz Lizzy, and Pavement are also set to perform. A full current band list is posted on the Roskilde Festival website.

Among the largest European music festivals, Roskilde attracts more than 80,000 concertgoers and more than 180 performing bands. The 2010 festival will take place from July 1 to 4, with the campground opening for warm-up events that run from June 27 until the start of the festival. A €275-ticket includes camping and access to events for the entire week.