Chrissie Hynde, Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott with songs from their new album, The Beautiful South & The Housemartins, and The Jayhawks lead the latest additions to the line-up for Latitude Festival, taking place over the weekend of Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th July 2014 at Henham Park Estate, in Suffolk.
Chrissie Hynde commented, "Latitude is turning into one of the great British festivals. The site and the atmosphere really make it a very special weekend, so of course I am particularly looking forward to playing there this year. When The Pretenders played there in 2009 it was amazing and this year should be even better. I’m very happy to be back!"
These main Obelisk Stage additions are joined on the music line-up by Asgeir Trausti, and Augustines on the 6Music Stage, and James Holden, Young Fathers, Tycho, Mnek, Future Islands, Rhodes, Syd Arthur, and Vaults in the iArena, whilst Childhood, and D.D Dumbo join the Lake Stage bill.
Solomon Grey are revealed as The Alcove Saturday headliners, with Glass Animals, Emilie Nicholas, Years And Years, Elliphant, Danni Nicholls, Ady Suleiman, and Milky Chance also confirmed for that stage.
Performing in The Film & Music Arena will be Tiempo Libre, and Mark Lamarr returns with his God’s Jukebox along with guests Hollie Cook, Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys, Natty Bo and the Top Cats, and Derriere.
Keith Allen returns with his 60's salon The Establishment Club. Elsewhere in the arena Charlie Lyne's Beyond Clueless film narrated by Fairuza Balk, will be accompanied by a live score from Summer Camp, Teeth Of The Sea will be performing 'The Last Man' their audio-visual musical interpretation of George Orwell’s 1984, and Suns of the Tundra will be providing a live score to the1919 documentary film 'Southwill'. Gavin Osborn,brings his 'Slightly Tattered Heart' to the Little House this year.
There's also more theatre, dance, film, cabaret, literature and performance, announced today including Sadler's Wells presenting Cuba's Ballet Revolución, on The Watefront Stage which also showcases New Perspectives: Sonia Sabri Company presenting an extract of 'Ekalya' with dancer Sonia Sabri, and New Perspectives: Candoco Dance Company present 'Two for C' by choreographer Javier de Frutos.
Festival goers at the Theatre Arena can see Errollyn Wallen presenting his opera 'Cautionary Tales', Left Look Right with 'Centenarians' in the new theatrical studio space The Little House, London based theatre troupe Made in China's new performance 'Tonight I’m Gonna Be The New Me', Idle Motion' show 'Borges and I', Lily Bevan’s play Mock Tudor, and Papercut Theatre’s anthology of short plays 'XY' exploring the festival’s theme of Secrets and Lies.
The Poetry line-up also grows with Marcus Du Sautoy, Richard Marsh, Rob Auton, James Grady, Zia Ahmed, Talia Randall, Andy Bennett, Bohdan Piasecki, Jess Green, Raymond Antrobus, Emma Jones, Catherine Smith, Ben Mellor, Jenny Lindsay, Johnny Fluffypunk, Chimene Suleyman, and Jack Dean.
Literary additions include Shami Chakrabarti, Laurie Penny, Suzi Feay, Tanya Byron, Andy Morgan And Tinariwen, Andy Miller: Read Y'self Fitter, Zoe Cormier, Viktor Wynd, John-Luke Roberts & Grace Petrie, Sarah Bennetto's Storytellers' Club, and new storytelling collective Spark London.
Latitude's Cabaret bill sees Jonny Woo return with a multimedia show bringing Lou Reed’s 'Transformer' to The Faraway Forest, with aerial artist Empress Stah presenting 'Stargasm' in Pandora’s Playground. Elsewhere Soho Theatre will present 'Christeene', ukulele cabaret act The Martini Encounter, wild performance collective Artful Badger, Richard Dedomenici's new piece 'Security Theatre', the Panopticon filming boot, Lucy Hutson, Tom Wainwright, Ellie Stamp, Ruth Ivo, and cabaret duo House Of Blakewell host a House Party in the forest.
Acts previously confirmed are headliners The Black Keys, Two Door Cinema Club, and Damon Albarn (solo), plus Royksopp and Robyn (Latitude exclusive), Bombay Bicycle Club, Editors, The Afghan Whigs, First Aid Kit, Tame Impala, Slowdive, Daryl Hall and John Oates, Billy Bragg, HAIM, Booker T. Jones, James, Crystal Fighters, Kelis, Tinariwen, Mogwai, Lykke Li, James Vincent McMorrow, Clean Bandit, Phosphorescent, Anna Calvi, Goat, Cass McCombs, Marika Hackman, Nils Frahm, Willis Earl Beal, Agnes Obel, East India Youth, Koreless, Eagulls, Fat White Family, The War on Drugs, SOHN, Temples, Hozier, Parquet Courts, George Ezra, Conor Oberst, Tom Vek, Bondax, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Luke Sital-Singh, Cate Le Bon, Circa Waves, Elli Ingram, Gengahr, Moko, Norma Jean Martine, Oliver Wilde, Only Real, Slaves, Soak, Spring King, Sumie, The Bohicas, Womans Hour, Beardyman, Neil Cowley Trio, and White Mink Electro Swing Speakeasy return to host The Sweet Life Society, Kid Kasino, Shea Soul, Natty Congaroo & The Flames of Rhythm, and DJ/VJ Nick Hollywood, and more.
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An adult weekend ticket is priced at £187.50 (+ 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.
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