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Latitude 2006 News

14 Jul 2006 - 16 Jul 2006
Henham Park, Suffolk UK

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Latitude Hailed A Success
Latitude festival's landowner has hailed the inaugral event a "sensational" success, especially in terms of its environmental impact, and predicts it will be back next year...
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Bad Religion among 28 new acts for Sonisphere
Cavalera Conspiracy, Sylosis, more added - buy tickets!
Slash added to High Voltage line-up
Only UK festival appearance this year - buy tickets!
Lounge On The Farm 2011 inject more acts to line-up
The Vaccines, Cast, Dry The River, among new bands
Crystal Castles, more complete OpenAir St.Gallen bill
Blush, Traktorkestar also added to the line-up
Dizzee Rascal, Four Tet, more for Sonar 2011
LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy, among 27 new names
Adam Ant and more for Hard Rock Calling 2011
Rumer, The Lighthouse Family among new acts
Sub Focus: 'I've got a very busy summer coming up including Reading and Leeds'
Producer chats to VF at Volvo Snowbombing
Chase And Status: 'The only German words I know are silly swearwords'
We speak to Saul Miltion at Snowbombing
Fatboy Slim: 'To treat Snowbombing as just a show doesn't do it justice - you have to get involved!'
We chat to the superstar DJ at Snowbombing
Guillemots: "She's a very good whistler and I think I'd take months of training"
Ellen Tout speaks to Guillemots lead singer, Fyfe Dangerfield, about European festivals, feeling star-struck and why Laura Marling tried to teach him to whistle.
Flogging Molly: 'People were phoning up our office saying I should be kicked out of the country!'
The band talk festivals, meeting Johnny Marr and introducing Prince
The Levellers: 'I'd like to go back to the first Glastonbury and get it right this time!'
The band answer your questions
Playing the field! New bands to watch this summer: Ghostpoet
'On stage I'm not an animal, but I'm much more energetic'
My Festival Life... Robin Ince
The stand up comedian talks about his two decades of experience of music festivals
FIRST REVIEW: Volvo Snowbombing 2011
We return to the slopes for a week-long party
Going green: how to festival with a conscience
Dane Cobain investigates car-sharing with FestivalBudi.com
My Festival Life...Benji Webbe, Skindred
We chat with Benji about drinking with Johnny Rotten, trousers ripping on stage and running into trouble at Sonisphere.
Festival app review: Volvo Snowbombing 2011
We try out the iPhone application
Going green: how to festival with a conscience
This week it's all about toilets!
Snow, schnapps and soundsystems! It's time for Snowbombing 2011!
What to see, what to pack, what to drink and more!
My Festival Life... Norman Jay MBE
We chat to music legends about their festival career
Poll: Which first-time Reading and Leeds Festival act are you looking forward to?
Tell us what you think of the newcomers to the twin festival bill
Going green: how to festival with a conscience
This week the FRANK Water FreeFill
Reading and Leeds Festival: a ticket-buying guide
Give yourself the best chance of getting tickets!
My Festival Life... Carey Willets, Athlete
We chat with the bassist about getting stranded, whiskey and dirty cocks
How do you feel about The Darkness reforming?
Do you believe in a thing called love?
Nicky Wire slams festivals
Despite playing Latitude next weekend, Manic Street Preachers bassist Nicky Wire has hit out at festivals and all the acts that play them - especially seasoned field favourites like, err, Robbie Williams...
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'Trigger' to appear at Latitude
Only Fools And Horses actor, Roger Lloyd Pack, (better known as the loveable Trigger) will be performing in the theatre tent at the new Latitude Festival. It's shaping up to be something quite randomly special...
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Saul Williams and loads more for Latitude
The addition of rapping slam-poet Saul Williams perhaps best epitomises the aim of the brand new Latitude festival. Engaging, non-compromising and utterly alternative, read on for a feast of mind-boggling treats...
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Snow Patrol on course for Latitude
Despite having to cancel their US tour because of a throat infection to singer Gary Lightsbody, Snow Patrol have pledged to be fighting fit for their headline set at Latitude festival, which takes place next month...
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Win Latitude Tickets + 100 - Design the T-Shirt - Last chance!
Are you a talented graphic designer or artist? Then this is your opportunity to stamp your mark on festival history by designing the official merchandise for the first ever Latitude Festival, taking place at Henham Park Estate, Suffolk, on 14th-16th July!
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Film & Music Tent at Latitude - best ever?
Latitude festival has unveiled full details of its Film & Music Tent, boasting a programme that could just suck you in for the entire weekend - bands, DJs, parties, animation, rockumentaries, inflatable tombstones, and a geezer that turns into a peacock!
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Win Latitude Tickets + 100 - Design the T-Shirt!
Are you a talented graphic designer or artist? Then this is your opportunity to stamp your mark on festival history by designing the official merchandise for the first ever Latitude Festival, taking place at Henham Park Estate, Suffolk, on 14th-16th July!
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Gomez and more for Latitude
The new and groundbreaking Latitude Festival just got even better with the addition of Mercury Prize Winners Gomez along with some very exciting movements in the Theatre, Literary and Comedy areas.
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Win tickets to Latitude - write a poem!
Fancy a pair of tickets to the brand new festival, Latitude, and the chance to perform there? Just write us a poem and you could be reading it to an audience in the Stand Up Poetry Tent at the July event...
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British Sea Power and more for Latitude
This fresh new festival promised to offer something for everyone and this latest bunch of bands, stand up poets and speakers proves it was true to its word.
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The Lemonheads and more for Latitude
The Lemonheads will play their first UK festival in aeons at this year's Latitude three-dayer, with Patti Smith, Jose Gonzalez, and Mystery Jets among the many just confirmed... And what's this about Mills And Boon?
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Mercury Rev and more for Latitude
Mercury Rev, The Zutons, Regina Spektor and The Pipettes are among the latest acts confirmed for the brand new Latitude festival, which aims to recreate the vibe of more relaxed festivals found on the continent...
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