Nada Surf and more join Latitude line up

United Kingdom United Kingdom | | 26 May 2008

Held at Henham Park in Suffolk from 17-20 July, the music and arts festival has unveiled additions to its music, cabaret and film programmes.

Nada Surf and Murder By Death join the Obelisk Arena bill, while The House Of Love, Gravenhurst and Heloise & The Savoir Faire have been added to the Uncut Arena. The Sunrise Arena will see performances from Broken Records, Anya Maria, Billy The Kid And The Brothers Barbaylios, Beggars, Thomas Tantrum and Hold Fire.

The Music and Film Arena will see some special crossovers between film and music, including a film score by Guillemots to the David Lynch film Eraserhead, plus performances by Bishi, Hey Negrita, Patti Plinko and Her Boy and Johnny Flynn.

Film-maker Chris Waitt will be showcasing his new project, A Complete History Of My Sexual Failures, in which he interviews his ex-girlfriends to find out why they dumped him. And Jes Benstock, director of the video for Orbital's The Box, will introduce his two personal documentaries. 

The Cabaret Arena also has some new additions. The Gawkagogo Freakshow's comedy theatre show will include characters such as Elephant Man Elvis and Dennis Hopperfield, featuring weird puppetry, stage illusion and audience interaction.

Meanwhile, burlesque cabaret troupe Burly Q will bring a '50s tease show, featuring avant-garde showgirl Marisa Carnesky.

The Launderettas will be performing an alternative version of 'Grease' and there will also be performances from The Voguettes and Glitterbanditz.

They join previously confirmed headliners Franz Ferdinand, Sigur Ros and Interpol, plus bands, comedians and writers spanning Blondie, Death Cab For Cutie, Elbow, The Breeders, FoalsRoss NobleSimon Amstell, Ian Banks and many more. Full line up HERE.

Tickets are still available, priced £130 for the weekend. You can also buy day tickets for £55. Buy HERE.

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