Lovebox Weekender 2008

Saturday 19th to Sunday 20th July 2008
Victoria Park, London, E9 7BT, England MAP
£38.50 Sunday olny, or £65 for both days
last updated: Fri 18th Jul 2008

The Lovebox Weekender returns to Victoria Park on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th July 2008.

Headliners are Groove Armada (live) (Sat) and Goldfrapp (Sun) with The Flaming Lips, Human League, Jack Penate, and Seun Kuti also performing on the main stage. Frankie Knuckles is ill and has had to cancel his booking Lovebox have secured a new big name for the Strangelove dance bill which they say they can't publicly announce due to contractual commitments. For the line-up details as available please click here.

The new Great Escape Stage will have leading indie bands Young Knives (Sat) and Lightspeed Champion (Sun). The Strangelove stage which will be decked out like the Pentagon War Room from the Peter Sellers movie, will play host to The Glimmers, The Nextmen, Black Seeds, Damian Lazarus, and Stanton Warriors.

A downtown Manhatten 70s tenement block comes to Lovebox in the form of Downlow with Horse Meat Disco returning for both days. The Stockade is part wild west, saloon part Alpine glade and has Secretsundaze (Sat) and Mulletover (Sun) playing on the stage.

Festival goers at the Alfresco solar powered stage can see Youngblood Brass Band on Saturday or Rachel Unthank & the Winterset and Hayseed Dixie on the Sunday.

The Fringe Stage is billed as 'a bit weird' and showcases artists from the performing arts festivals with Cut a Shine and Fish Seeks Bicycle as well as 21st Century Barn dancing, escapologists, contortionists. more acts will be announced soon.

'Early bird' tickets have sold out. Normal tickets are now on sale priced at £38.50 for Sunday only tickets, Saturday tickets have sold out, or there are still tickets for both days priced at £65. To buy tickets, click here. Under 12s go free (ID required to gain entry) - max of 4 under 12s per adult. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Attendees are advised to use public transport as there are no parking facilities. The nearest tube is Mile End.

The venue is accessible for wheelchair users, with accessible toilets on-site. No glass bottles, no alcohol.

More information will be here when available.

Saturday 19th to Sunday 20th July 2008
Victoria Park, London, E9 7BT, England MAP
£38.50 Sunday olny, or £65 for both days
last updated: Fri 18th Jul 2008


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