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Charlatans, Boomtown Rats, Mystery Jets and The Subways for free-entry Coventry music festival

Coventry’s free-entry Godiva Festival have revealed the first wave of acts for 2016’s event.

Boomtown Rats, The Charlatans and Scouting For Girls have been announced as the headliners across the three-day weekend festival, which takes place on July 1st – 3rd 2016 at Coventry’s War Memorial Park. Other bands announced include Mystery Jets, Space, The Pigeon Detectives and The Subways, as well as local band The Larrks.

Acts at last year’s sun-soaked Godiva Festival included The Wombats, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Embrace, Slaves, JME, Big Narstie and Pulled Apart By Horses.

Further acts are to be announced in due course. Godiva Festival is completely free entry and is open to all ages. For more information, please visit godivafestival.com.

Richard Franks

Founding editor of Counteract. Freelance travel and music journalist.