Friday headliner Rudimental, and Snoop Dogg who tops the bill on Saturday lead the first acts to be announced for this summer's Lovebox with the announced dates confirmed as Friday 17th and Saturday 18th July 2015 and held once again within 40 acres of London's Victoria Park.
Snoop said, "London wats craccn!?! I’m looking forward to come to my home away from home and rock that ish like I do best. It’s going down don’t meet me there beat me there. ugot2doit."
The rest of the line-up includes Hot Chip, Cypress Hill, Jessie Ware, Mark Ronson, Annie Mac, MK, Little Dragon, Kaytranada, Flume, David Rodigan, Danny Brown, Action Bronson, Squarepusher, Flight Facilities, Nils Frahm, Ella Eyre, and Lovebox founders Groove Armada (DJ set) return.
Across the entire weekend, the Lovebox masses will be treated to an ex-clusive set from Despacio, the innovative, custom-built soundsystem brought to you by LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy and 2manydjs. Another Lovebox exclusive is an extra-special A/V set from Bonobo.
Also appearing will be Acid Mondays, Alex Wolfenden, Boddika, Bontan, Brodanse, B.Traits, Dornik, Dusky, Friend Within, Goldie, Gilles Peterson, Heidi, Kim Ann Foxman, Hercules And Love Affair, Horse Meat Disco, Jackmaster, Jazzie B, Jimmy Edgar, Joy Orbison, Ben UFO, Kerri Chandler, Kiko Bun, Kiwi, Lion Babe, Little Simz, Maribou State, My Nu Leng, Negghead, Novelist, Preditah, Pedestrian, Rag n Bone Man, Raury, Redlight, Scuba, SG Lewis, ShadowChild, Shy FX & Stamina, Siobhan Bell, Soul Clap, Special Request, Vaults, and Yousef.
Lovebox also welcomes 1Xtra and Radio 1 Essential Mix to the proceedings who will be hosting the dance stage on Friday and Saturday respectively. Chris Tofu (AKA the Shangri-La superstar) and Global Local Productions will once again preside as Master of Ceremonies at the Bandstand, whilst Little Gay Brother will be bringing a bit of Vegas glamour to Victoria Park. Meanwhile, art/ technology “data visualisers” Fish Island Labs will be getting the crowds thinking and interacting.
This year will also see elrow hit London for a special Lovebox edition of their chaotic Barcelona club night that interacts with its crowds in a very unique way. DJ sets will soundtrack playtime featuring inflatables, fancy dress, arcade games and more.
There’ll be more sunshine from The Corona Sunsets Stage, which will bring the sounds of the Balearics to Lovebox.
A new project between The Roundhouse and Secret Forum will also be making its debut at Lovebox. The Voicebox will be a celebration of the human voice, with poetry slams, storytelling, beatboxing and more. Lovebox-goers will experience a variety of orators, poets, slam champi-ons, beatboxers and more that will hypnotise you with the power of speech.
The Roundhouse said "We are thrilled to be launching a new venue dedicated to upcoming spoken word artists at Lovebox this sum-mer.... !".
Early bird Friday and Saturday combined tickets are priced at £85.
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.
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