Tori Amos joins Primavera line-up as Eels drop out

The singer-songwriter joins Saturday’s performers in May.

Primavera Festival have confirmed that Tori Amos has been added to this year’s lineup, with Eels dropping out. The reason for ‘E’ and his band’s cancellation is unknown.

Tori Amos joins the roster on Saturday 30th May, with The Strokes performing as headliners on the final day. Tori Amos’ last studio album was ‘Unrepentant Geraldines’, released on Mercury in May 2014.

Alongside The Strokes, Ride and The Black Keys make up this year’s festival headliners. They will be joined by Sleater-Kinney, Interpol, James Blake, and Brand New. Primavera takes place at Barcelona’s Parc Del Forum between 28-30th May. The full line-up alongside the announcement video from last week can be found here.

Tickets for the event are currently on sale at €175 until 3rd February before a price increase (to €185) comes into effect the following day. For more information and to purchase tickets, head to the website here.

Primavera Sound 2015 line-up:

The Strokes, the Replacements, Black Keys, Belle and Sebastian, Ride, Sleater-Kinney, Patti Smith, Run the Jewels, Foxygen, Interpol, the Julie Ruin, James Blake, Panda Bear, the New Pornographers, Death From Above 1979, Spiritualized, tUnE-yArDs, Twin Shadow, Mac DeMarco, Swans, Iceage, the Juan MacLean, Jose Gonzalez, Dan Deacon, Viet Cong, Sun Kil Moon, Antony, Hiss Golden Messenger, Fucked Up, Kelela, Ariel Pink, Mikal Cronin, Ought, Mineral, alt-J, Sunn O))), the Thurston Moore Band, Tyler, the Creator, the Hotelier, Julian Casablancas + the Voidz, Perfume Genius, Underworld (performing dubnobasswithmyheadman), Pallbearer, Pharmakon, Shabazz Palaces, Tobias Jesso Jr., American Football, Jon Hopkins, DIIV, Caribou, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Mourn, Torres, My Brightest Diamond, HEALTH, Babes in Toyland, Thee Oh Sees, Single Mothers, Ex Hex, Tori Amos and Shellac.

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