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Bob Dylan returns to Hop Farm

by: Caroline Westbrook - Last updated: 2012-03-29

Bob Dylan by Alberto Cabello

Bob Dylan by Alberto Cabelo

Music legend Bob Dylan will be among the headline acts at this year's Hop Farm Music Festival, which is due to take place from June 29 - July 1st.

The 60s folk singer - born Robert Zimmerman - will join fellow headliners Peter Gabriel and Suede at the three-day event in Paddock Wood, Kent.

Jewish-American rocker Ben Kweller is also among the other acts on thee stage which also includes the likes of Damien Rice and Primal Scream.

"I am really happy to announce the line-up for Hop Farm 2012," said festival founder Vince Power. "After last years success it's my opinion that Hop Farm is now well and truly on the UK festival map."

Dylan - who previously appeared at the festival in 2010 - will follow in the footsteps of legendary performer Prince, who headlined the festival in 2011.

It will be Dylan's first appearance in the UK since playing London in November as part of his Never Ending tour.

Weekend tickets for the festival are on sale now costing, with the first 10,000 costing £150 for the three days of the event plus four days of camping thrown in. Children under 12, meanwhile, get in for free.

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