Damon Albarn to headline Latitude Festival 2014

Albarn for solo headline show at Latitude 2014

Photographer: Mike Burnell20 January 2014

The 45-year-old from Whitechapel, London began his career with Blur in 1988 whilst still at college. He's since gone on to front, produce and write for a number of musical projects and bands, including Gorillaz, The Good, The Bad And The Queen and Rocket Juice & the Moon.

Now he will play his first ever solo festival headline set, months after the release of his first ever solo album, 'Everyday Robots', due April 2013. Albarn debuted five ballads from the record at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday night, accompanied by a string quartet, and concluded with a rendition of Blur’s 'To the End'.

His performance at the festival on Saturday 19 July will be his only UK festival appearance.

Damon Albarn joins previously announced Friday night headliners, Two Door Cinema Club. The third and final headliner for Sunday night of Latitude Festival 2014 is yet to be announced.

Latitude Festival takes place from Thursday 17 July - Sunday 20 July 2014 at its traditional home of Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk. The festival began in 2006 and has grown to a 35,000 capacity music and arts festival with more than 15 stages and arenas, playing host to over 500 live acts.

Tickets for the 2014 event are available now at 2013 prices and Latitude has also launched a new £50 deposit scheme with putting down £50 now and paying the balance over the following three months at £46.83 each time for an adult ticket.

Latitude Festival ticket prices are as follows:

Weekend adult tickets £182.50 face value + £8.00 booking fee per ticket
Accompanied Teen Ticket (13-15 years) £132.50 face value + £8.00 booking fee per ticket
Weekend Child Ticket (5-12 years) £5.00 (no booking fee)
Campervan Permit £40/£60/£80 (depending on size)

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