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The first 80 acts who will be playing the 6th annual Sŵn Festival in Cardiff have been unveiled.

Acts already confirmed to play at the Autumn city festival include Arcane Roots, Bo Ningen, Charlotte Church, Clock Opera, Django Django, Dry The River, Errors, Gallows, Hysterical Injury, Joanna Gruesome, John Grant, Lanterns On The Lake, Liars, Micachu & The Shapes, Milk Maid, No Ceremony, Paper Aeroplanes, Rozi Plain, Rusty Shackle, Scritti Politti, The Lovely Eggs, This Many Boyfriends, Turbowolf and more.

Since 2007 Cardiff has played host to the annual Sŵn Festival, bringing some of the newest and most exciting local, national and international acts to the Welsh capital. The festival is now moving into its 6th year, with the most ambitious festival plans to date. Whilst still focusing on new and emerging acts, the festival will also play host to some well established headline acts, as well as broadening the programme to include arts based fringe events. This year’s four day multi-venue festival takes place from October 18-21, 2012

Sŵn Festival 2012 will be hosted across various venues in and around the centre of Cardiff, including – 10 Feet Tall, Buffalo, Chapter Arts Centre, Clwb Ifor Bach, Dempseys, GLAM, Globe, Gwdihw, National Museum Cardiff, O’Neills (Trinity Street), O’Neills (St Mary Street), Cardiff University Students’ Union, The Full Moon (wristband exchange), The Gate, The Moon Club & Undertone.

Sŵn Festival 2012 will also be working with the following co-hosts: Adam Walton (Crackling Vinyl), Artrocker, Dizzyjam, Everybody’s Stalking, Gathered In Song, Lesson Number 1, Cardiff University’s Live Music Society, Moshi Moshi, New Sound Wales, NME Radar, Nyth, Pink Mist, Propaganda, PUSH + RUN, Rockfeedback, Simply Rad, The Line Of Best Fit, Trail Of Press, We Are Cardiff, plus more to be announced.

More info at www.swnfest.com