Thom Yorke for Latitude

Radiohead singer confirmed for a special solo performance

published: Mon 8th Jun 2009

Radiohead

Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th July 2009
Henham Park Estate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8AN, England MAP
weekend ticket £150 - SOLD OUT, day tickets are priced at £60
last updated: Mon 13th Jul 2009

Thom Yorke has been announced as a special guest at next month's Latitude Festival.

Radiohead
The lead singer of Radiohead will be playing a solo set on the Obelisk Arena at noon on Sunday with a rare solo performance. In 2006 Yorke released his first solo album, 'The Eraser', which received a nomination for the Mercury Music Prize as well as a Grammy nomination for Best Alternative Music Album.

Melvin Benn, Managing Director, of Festival Republic said, "There is nothing I can add that Thom Yorke's confirmation doesn't already say. That it is a special one off performance for Latitude only fills me with enormous pride at the statement it makes about the festival. I am overjoyed at the thought of it."

Yorke joins an extensive bill of acts headlined by Pet Shop Boys on Friday, Grace Jones on Saturday, and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds on Sunday. Other acts playing over the weekend include White Lies, The Pretenders, Flashguns, Squeeze, Mew, Ladyhawke, Teitur, Bat For Lashes, Spiritualized, Magazine, Newton Faulkner, Doves, Editors, Gossip, Turin Brakes (acoustic), Belle & Sebastian (DJ set), Music Go Music, Hjaltalin, Little Boots, Band Of Skulls, Yes Giantess, Sugar Crisis, Dear Reader, Catherine A.D., Jonathan Jeremiah, Alan Pownall, First Aid Kit, Sound Of Guns, Golden Silvers, Slow Club, Post War Years, The XX, Pulled Apart By Horses, Joe Gideon & The Shark, Dag For Dag, 2 Hot 2 Sweat, The Late Greats, and The Chakras. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Latitude takes place from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th July 2009, with the festival opening it's gates on Thursday 16th July for some limited non-musical entertainment. Latitude festival goers can expect music, art, comedy, film, literature, theatre, performance art, dance, sculpture, workshops, restaurants and waiter service bars.

Weekend tickets are on sale and are priced at £150, day tickets are priced at £60, and a campervan Pass is priced at £10. Children aged 12 or under will be eligible for free tickets for Latitude Festival 2009 when accompanied by a ticket holding adult.

To buy tickets, click here.

Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th July 2009
Henham Park Estate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8AN, England MAP
weekend ticket £150 - SOLD OUT, day tickets are priced at £60
last updated: Mon 13th Jul 2009


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