Dubbed “ more than just a music festival” , Suffolk’s famous festival have not only booked this years hottest musical acts, but will also host comedians and various literary and theatrical stars from 12 to 15 July.
Grammy winner, Bon Iver and local English superstars, Paul Weller and Elbow are set to close the evenings on the main stage at Henham Park.
Joining the headliners during the day will be Janelle Monaé, Metronomy, Laura Marling, Richard Hawley , and special guests, Bat for Lashes.
If you thought the above was as good as it was going to get – you’re absolutely wrong. This years’ bill also features, St. Vincent, Yeasayer, Kurt Vile, Esperanza Spalding, We are Augustines, Explosions in the Sky, M83 and SBTRKT to name a few.
Classical pianist Lang Lang will be making his first outdoor festival debut.
In an article by the BBC, festival director Melvin Benn said,“having someone like Lang Lang is a major event for any festival for what is, in effect, the first classical pianist to have a headline slot.”
The festival’s Literary Arena will host a rare appearance from American writer , Siri Hustvedt as well esteemed writers Iain Banks, John Pilger and Paul Mason.
Festival director Melvin Benn further commented that ,“this year’s line up will once again see a bill of sensational artists at the peak of their careers.”
Shortly after, current breakthrough artist Lana Del Rey and Ben Howard were added to the outstanding Latitude line-up.
Tickets for the festival are on sale now. For details on where and how to buy tickets, visit Latitude Festival’s website. Tickets are priced at £175.00.
Don’t worry if you can’t afford to cough up that much money on the spot, there’s an instalment plan to spread the cost of your weekend ticket between now and July.