Latitude Festival's Ninth Year Geared Up To Be Its Biggest Yet
Combining multiple art formats in the rolling Suffolk countryside is the fantastic Latitude, returning to the UK festival circuit with a plethora of talents this July.
Latitude’s ninth year sees a combination of both British and international acts top the bill, with a spectrum of experience and longevity on offer. The headline acts of Two Door Cinema Club, Damon Albarn and the Black Keys are fit to grace any main stage, with the Blur frontman headlining his first festival since the release of his critically acclaimed debut album earlier this year. As well as the headliners, the Obelisk Arena is playing host to some fantastic other acts, including Tame Impala, Bombay Bicycle Club, Haim, Kelis, Editors and Crystal Fighters. BBC Radio 6, always a solid benchmark for decent music, host their own stage for the second year running, with Robyn and Royksopp, Mogwai, Lykke Li, Anna Calvi and Temples due for appearances. The immense Hall and Oates are to also bring their legendary pop music on the Saturday – a personal highlight. Music aside, Latitude continues to deliver on numerous other artistic fronts, including theatre, comedy, cabaret, poetry, politics, dance and literature.
Dara O’Briain, Simon Amstell, Milton Jones and Al Murray (amongst many, many others) are to perform in the comedy tent, with the Soho Theatre and English National Ballet (perhaps
slightly more niche) taking to the theatre and dance stage. This year’s event is to be taking place across the weekend of 17
th – 20
th July, so it’s perhaps not overly ambitious to hope for an abundance of warm weather, blue skies and slightly sunburnt shoulders… Tickets to Latitude, and the festival’s full line up can be found via the below links: