Grace Jones to headline Lovebox

with Mika, & Felix Da Housecat also announced for Sunday

By Scott Williams | Published: Tue 27th Mar 2012

Grace Jones

Friday 15th to Sunday 17th June 2012
Victoria Park, London, E9 7BT, England MAP
£99 for the weekend
Daily capacity: 50,000
Last updated: Wed 23rd May 2012

Grace Jones, Mika, and Felix Da Housecat are the latest acts announced for Lovebox 2012 taking place over an earlier weekend this year, from Friday 15th to Sunday 17th June 2012.

Grace Jones
Grace Jones returns to Lovebox to close the festival's 10th birthday party line up joining this year's headliners Hot Chip and Friendly Fires. Grace, famously known for her unique and explosive style, last took to the Lovebox stage in 2010 where she spun out tracks from her critically acclaimed greatest hits. Commenting on her performance, Grace said, "Brace yourself!"

The Sunday also sees Lovebox welcome the Brit and Grammy winner, multi million record sales recording artist, Mika on the Sunday 'This Is Circus' stage hosted by Jodie Harsh. Mika said, "I've spent many amazing, lost nights at Circus and I couldn't think of a better way of taking part in Jodie's night than doing this performance."

American DJ/Producer Felix Da Housecat, famous for his Chicago 'Electrikboy' beats will bring his distinctive flare to Vicky Park to seal an eclectic musical Sunday fest.

They join a line-up on Sunday that includes Andrew Weatherall, Azari & III, Dalston Superstore Live, DJ Hell, Holly Johnson, Horse Meat Disco, Jodie Harsh, Jonny Woo, JoshYou Are, Kris Di Angelis (Live), Lana Del Rey, Niki & The Dove, Optimo, Patrick Wolf, Ronika, The Golden Filter, The Rapture, This Is... Circus, Tiga, Tim Sweeney, and Tyson.

Friday's bill features Ben UFO, Boy Better Know, Brackles, Breakage, Crystal Castles, Digital Sound Boy, Hot Chip, Madeon, Magnetic Man, Marcus Nasty, N Type, Pangaea, Pearson Sound, P Money, Plastician, Rinse 106.8FM, Roska, Rusko, Shy FX, Stamina MC, Sub Focus Live, The Heatwave, Toddla T Sound System with Shola Ama, Serocee, DRS, Trim, Youngman Live, Zinc.

Whilst Saturday has Amirali Live, Art Department, Azealia Banks, Bobby Womack, Camo & Krooked, Crazy P, Damian Lazarus, Danny Byrd, David Rodigan, Dixon, Dynamite MC, Emile Sande, Fred V & Grafix, Friendly Fires, Gerd Janson, High Contrast, Hospitality, Joy Orbison, Kelis, Little Dragon, Logistics, London Elektricity, Maceo Plex, MC Wrec, Move D, Netsky, Nu:Tone, Prosumer, Robert James, S.P.Y, The Prototypes.

For the line-up details, day and stage splits, see here.

Lovebox are celebrating a decade of love by bringing some of their past favourites back to the 10 stages set amongst the trees.

Lovebox are offering a deposit scheme on 2 Day and 3 Day ticket combinations. Ticket purchasers can pay half now and defer payment of the balance until any time up to the 1st May 2012.

A three day weekend ticket is priced at £99, a Saturday & Sunday two day ticket is priced at £87.50, Friday & Saturday two day ticket is priced at £65. A Friday only day ticket is priced at £29, and a Saturday or Sunday only day ticket is priced at £49.50.

Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult Over 18, maximum four per adult. Everyone 12 or over will require a ticket to gain entry. Children aged under 12 free (ID may be required to gain entry); they must be accompanied by a Ticket Holder Over 18, maximum four per adult.

Lovebox will offer three days music, cirque, cabaret and entertainment across ten stages, once again within 40 acres of London's Victoria Park.

The 40-acre site will also feature new acts, performers, stage sets and special effects from all over the world for what promises to be a carnival of anarchic entertainment including This Is... Circus, Hospitality, and NTC Downlow.

To buy tickets from Seetickets, click here.

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