Low, dEUS, more for Latitude Festival 2012

More bands and loads of other entertainment too.

Photographer:Sara Bowrey

Chris Eustace - 12 April 2012

The Minnesota indie luminaries, who cracked the UK Top 50 with their most recent album, 2011’s ‘C’mon’, will play the festival when it returns to Henham Park, Suffolk on 13-15 July.

Belgian indie-rockers Deus will also return, while Breton, Walls, Punch Brothers and Glen Hansard are also set to play this year’s event.

Transforming the Comedy Arena into the Cuban capital will be Havana Rumba! Also appearing are Sonora La Calle, dancers Eric Turro Martinez, Juventino "El Chico Divino", Osvadys "the DON of Reggaeton" Ganza and Toby Gough, alongside Sancho Panza.

New to the Film & Music Arena are BBC Radio 3 Late Junction favourites The Magnetic North, The Stromabank Pub Choir, and singer 2forJoy.

Anthony Cartwright, Steve Benbow, Robin Ince, and folk singer Grace Petrie are all new for the Literary bill.

Joining the Comedy bill are Abandoman, Terry Alderton, Tom Rosenthal, Frisky & Mannish, and Des Bishop, while Hennessy & Friends, Kazuko Hohki, and Jonny Woo are confirmed for the Cabaret Arena.. New to the Poetry Arena is Gillian Clarke.

Added to the Theatre programme are Sleepdogs, Action To The Word, Rogues’ Gallery and Theatre Uncut. Deep in The Faraway Forest will be Bad Physics. The Painted House will be an interactive installation and a hub for fashion design and sartorial styling. Dusty Limits will be casting an eye over recent events with a special appearance from Dusty Limits' Winter Of Our Discontent.

The Literary Salon will host theatre group Company of Angels (CoA). Also appearing on The Waterfront Stage will be the Aldeburgh Young Musicians, The Cut, M2M and Leeds Metropolitan University will be performing 'Flock' a new production that responds to the surrounding environment. This summer will also see the return of the Graduate Fashion Show.

Latitude presents Golden Fables 2012 will also be hosted on The Waterfront Stage. A multimedia poetic drama commissioned by cultural solutions UK for the Cultural Olympiad. Inspired by Lincolnshire's myths and legends, and by themes associated with rural life in 21st century Britain. The line-up includes the National Poet for Wales Gillian Clarke; Scotland Poet Laureate Liz Lochhead and poets Ian McMillan and Joel Stickley; composers Gabriel Prokofiev and Tim Dalling; the 90-strong Choir Invisible; The Desmond & Leah Tutu Peace Choir and graphic novelist Kate Brown.

The Latitude Festival headliners have been confirmed as Elbow, Paul Weller and US folk outfit Bon Iver, who will be joined on the line-up by a special guest appearance from world famous concert pianist Lang Lang.

Latitude tickets are priced as follows:

Weekend adult ticket with camping: £183.00 (£175.00 Ticket + £8.00 Fees)
Friday adult day ticket: £82.00 (£75.00 Ticket + £7.00 Fees)
Saturday adult ticket: £82.00 (£75.00 Ticket + £7.00 Fees)
Sunday adult ticket: £82.00 (£75.00 Ticket + £7.00 Fees)
Child day ticket: £6.50 (£5.00 Ticket + £1.50 Fees)
Child weekend ticket: £6.50 (£5.00 Ticket + £1.50 Fees)

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