Suffolk’s great weekend of music and contemporary arts, Latitude Festival, returns this July with three indie rock headliners.
Continuing in their fine history of promoting bands to the top spots, The Maccabees will return to Latitude to play their first ever major festival headline show on Friday night under the Obelisk Arena Stage.
The National will be back at Henham Park on the Saturday, their first time playing in Suffolk since 2011, for what will be their only UK festival performance of 2016.
Finally, New Order close the weekend on the Obelisk Arena, making their Latitude debut and drawing on 35 years of era-defining classics.
The Maccabees’ Felix White said: “Latitude is the first major headline slot in our fourteen year existence and the culmination of the year spent touring ‘Marks To Prove It’. We’re intending on it being a celebration of it all. See you there.”
Courtney Barnett, Father John Misty, Chvrches, John Grant, Beirut, British Sea Power, Alif, Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats,Laura Mvula, M83, Chet Faker, Michael Kiwanuka, Daughter and Squeeze will be other highlights taking to the Obelisk Arena at Latitude Festival 2016.
Grimes, Of Monsters And Men, Frightened Rabbit, Miike Snow, Kurt Vile and the Violators, Roots Manuva, and Half Moon Run are among the first acts announced for the BBC Radio 6 Music Stage.
Playing the Sunrise Arena, Protomartyr, Suuns, David Rodigan MBE, Black Mountain, and Pantha Du Prince, who presents his new AV show ‘The Triad’.
Of course Latitude celebrates not only music but also comedy, theatre, dance, film, cabaret, literature and performance.
Australia’s circus company Circa and Berlin-based arts collective Gob Squad’s Super Night Shot are two of the acts set to be highlights on the Theatre Arena.
You can see also see productions from Opera North, Young Vic & Royal Court and tiata fahodzi on The Little House studio space. Liam Williams, two-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, will also be there presenting his debut play, ‘Travesty’.
Latitude Festival 2016 takes place between 14 – 17 July 2016 at Henham Park Estate, Suffolk.
Click here to read our Latitude Festival 2015 review.
Latitude Festival 2016 tickets are on sale now. An adult weekend ticket is priced at £192.50 with a Family Camping option also available, a teen weekend ticket is priced at £132.50, with a weekend ticket for all children aged 5 -12 years priced at £8. Campervan permits are priced at £40, and mobile home and caravan passes are priced at £60.
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