The Black Keys to headline Latitude

plus Editors, The Afghan Whigs, Mogwai, Lykke Li, comedy, and much more

published: Thu 6th Mar 2014

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Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th July 2014
Henham Park Estate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8AN, England MAP
£187.50 weekend adult ticket, plus booking fees
daily capacity: 35000
last updated: Wed 16th Jul 2014

Obelisk Arena headliners The Black Keys, headlining a UK festival for the first time, lead the latest raft of names announced for Latitude Festival 2014 set to take place over the weekend of Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th July 2014 at Henham Park Estate, in Suffolk.

Also confirmed for the main stage are Editors, and The Afghan Whigs as festival exclusives, plus James, Crystal Fighters, Kelis, and Tinariwen.

Plus added to the BBC Radio 6 Music Stage are MogwaiLykke LiJames Vincent McMorrowClean BanditThe War on DrugsSOHNTemplesHozierParquet CourtsGeorge Ezra, and Conor Oberst (another festival exclusive).

Added to the i Arena line-up are Tom Vek, Teen, Hiss Golden Messenger, Ry X, John Wizards, Dawes, The Acid, and Mighty Oaks.

Acts previously confirmed are headliners Two Door Cinema Club, and Damon Albarn (solo), plus Royksopp and Robyn (Latitude exclusive), Bombay Bicycle Club, First Aid Kit, Tame Impala, Slowdive, Daryl Hall and John Oates, Billy Bragg, HAIM, Booker T. Jones, Phosphorescent, Anna Calvi, Goat, Cass McCombs, Marika Hackman, Nils Frahm, Willis Earl Beal, Agnes Obel, East India Youth, Damien Jurado, Valerie June, Kwabs, Jungle, Julia Holter, Koreless, Eagulls, Fat White Family, San Fermin, Son Lux, and Josephine Foster. 

Latitude offers a lot more than just music and this year's comedy bill includes Dara O'Briain, Milton Jones, Al Murray's Saloon Show, Josh Widdicombe, Marcus Brigstocke & Andrew Maxwell, Tim Key, Josie Long, Katherine Ryan, Trevor Noah, Seann Walsh, Tommy Tiernan, Henning Wehn, Jeremy Hardy, Miles Jupp, Doc Brown, Cardinal Burns, The Pajama Men, Sara Pascoe, Nick Helm, Felicity Ward, Arthur Smith, Glenn Wool, Kerry Godliman, James Acaster, Hannah Gadsby, Tiffany Stevenson, Jarred Christmas, Rob Beckett, Romesh Ranganathan, Roisin Conaty, Joe Lycett, Mike Wozniak, John Kearns, Liam Williams, Tom Rosenthal, Aisling Bea, John Robins, Nish Kumar, Eric Lampaert, Celia Pacquola, Suzi Ruffell, Jamie Demetriou, Alfie Brown, Bobby Mair, Pat Cahill, Angela Barnes, Phil Wang, Ivo Graham, Tania Edwards, Kwame Asante, Joseph Morpurgo, Harriet Kemsley, David Morgan, Jonny Pelham, Dane Baptiste, Gabby Best, Sarah Callaghan, Chortle Student Comedy Awards, The Sunday Assembly, WitTank, McNeil and Pamphilon, Club Sol, Max and Ivan, The Noise Next Door, The Only Way Is Downton, Pappy's, Cariad Lloyd & Louise Ford & Holly Burn Character Comedy Show

Speakers and poets include Scroobius Pip, Kate Tempest, Shlomo & friends, Reeps One, PolarBear, George The Poet, Roger McGough, Michael Rosen, Ben Okri, Gillian Clarke, Hollie McNish, Elvis McGonagall, Mark Grist, Page Match, Luke Kennard, and Attila the Stockbroker.

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A presale adult weekend ticket is priced at £182.50 (+ booking fee) with a Family Camping option also available, a teen weekend ticket is priced at £132.50 (+ booking fee), with a weekend ticket for all children aged 5 -12 years priced at £5 (no booking fee). Campervan permits are priced at £40/£60/£80 (depending on size).

Latitude isn't just about music and colourful sheep, but has a full spectrum of art including film, comedy, theatre, cabaret, dance, poetry, literature and art.

This year Latitude's theme will be Secrets, exploring the difficult relationship between the private and public worlds of individuals, communities and wider society.

Latitude’s Theatre Arena will host Forced Entertainment, RSC with Attempts on a Revolution, a bold new commission with writer Alice Birch, Royal Exchange Manchester, Battersea Arts Centre presents John Berkavitch and Will Dickie, Lyric Hammersmith, Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, Watford Palace Theatre and Latitude present Bucket Club, Light The Fuse, Flipping The Bird And Page One Theatre, Mark Thomas, Luke Jermay, Drywrite, Clean Break, Forest Fringe present Greg Wohead, Louise Orwin, Brian Lobel, Christopher Brett Bailey, Chris Thorpe, Abigail Conway, Sarah Jane Norman, Verity Standen, James Stenhouse & Sam Halmarack, Tales Of Whatever, Gagglebabble, The Letter Room, Flanagan Collective, Awrc, Dash Arts, and many more companies to be announced..

Dance companies include Sadler’s Wells presenting National Youth Dance Company, James Cousins Company, English National Ballet, and Dirty Dancing plus much more.

The Literature Arena will host Salon London Presents Kerry Daynes, Jo Hemmings, Tristan Gooley, Lloyd Bradley, Professor B Sahakian, David Spiegelhalter, David Tong, Art Macabre, Juliet Russell, Jon Ronson, Lauren Beukes, Patrick Barkham, Alexandra Heminsley, Daniel Davis, Rachel Cooke, Naomi Wood, Viv Groskop, Mark Ellen, Jp Bean, Georgian Royal Secrets, Rob Evans, James Bannon, Laura Bates, Zoe Pilger, John Osborne, Festival Of The Spoken Nerd, The Reader Organisation, Dylan’s Bookbus, and Malcolm Gluck Winetasting..

Artists on site include Bob And Roberta Smith, Film Preview: The Art Party!, The Wrong Crowd, and David Shillinglaw..

In the Film And Music arena Esben and the Witch will score La Antena.

While the Poetry Arena will host Luke Wright, Lemn Sissay, Dizraeli, Tim Clare, Sabrina Mahfouz , Hannah Jane Walker, Salena Godden, Katie Bonna, Rebecca Goss, Molly Naylor, Rosy Carrick, John Osborne, Helen Mort, Alexis Dubus, and The Pram In The Hall.

The Cabaret/Live Art on offer includes Duckie, Miss Behave’s Gameshow, Queens Of Pop, Margaret Thatcher Queen Of Soho, Eastend Cabaret, Ophelia Bitz, The Golden Boys, and more to be announced.

Late Night DJs include Guilty Pleasures, Buttoned Down Disco, Disco Shed, and Jess Indeedy .

Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th July 2014
Henham Park Estate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8AN, England MAP
£187.50 weekend adult ticket, plus booking fees
daily capacity: 35000
last updated: Wed 16th Jul 2014

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