Next month's Latitude Festival 2016 happening from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th July 2016 at Henham Park Estate, in Suffolk further names joining the Comedy Arena line-up.
Bill Bailey will headline at Latitude this year. Also performing will be Milton Jones, Katherine Ryan, and Robin Ince & Josie Long with special guests League Of Gentlemen's Reece Shearsmith and Rufus Hound will present Festival Shambles: a Latitude take on theirpodcast, Book Shambles. Also confirmed are Piff The Magic Dragon, Marcus Brigstocke will host Prince Fest, a performance in tribute to the artist with special guests, Dane Baptiste, Jen Kirkman, Jonny & the Baptists, Jonathan Pie, Jimmy Mcghie, and Joe Bor will be performing as Jasper Cromwell Jones, a hapless climber who retells the story of a treacherous climb, including a video cameo by Jack Whitehall. Completing today's announcmeent are Lou Sanders, Micky P Kerr, Luke McQueen, and Joey Page.
Finally, Thom Foole's Shed Party also be at Latitude this year, providing an evening of clowning, comedy, storytelling, mischief and party games in the Shed of Stories, hosted by absurd character comedy acts, cabaret performances and DJ’s.
These new additions join a music line up fronted by The Maccabees, The National (UK festival exclusive), and New Order who top a bill that includes Soulwax, Beirut, Chvrches, M83, John Grant, The Lumineers, Courtney Barnett, Father John Misty (only UK festival performance), Daughter, Chet Faker, British Sea Power, Squeeze, Laura Mvula, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Michael Kiwanuka, Sturgill Simpson, Alif, Grimes, Of Monsters and Men, Frightened Rabbit, Slaves, Loyle Carner, Billie Marten, Kiran Leonard, Bear's Den, Miike Snow, Kurt Vile & the Violators, Half Moon Run, MØ, Christine and the Queens, Polica, Lapsley, Roots Manuva, Perfume Genius, Oh Wonder, Jamie Woon, Rat Boy, Aurora, Mura Masa, Lucius, Jungle (DJ set), David Rodigan, Mike Skinner & Murkage presents Tonga, Pantha Du Prince presents The Triad, Black Mountain, Anna Meredith, Blanck Mass, Bob Moses, Cloves, Drones Club, Hayden James, Augustines, Junun ft. Shye Ben Tzur and The Rajasthan Express, Gold Panda, Steve Mason, Foy Vance, Emmy the Great, Sidestepper, Lonely The Brave, Artful Dodger, The Anchoress, Sophie, Suggs (DJ Set), DMA's, Dungen, Methyl Ethel, The Invisible, Clean Cut Kid, The Very Best, The Menendez Brothers, Shock Machine, Odetta Hartman, Phoria, Ardyn, Barns Courtney, Danny L Harle, Frances, Hana, Joseph, Kagoule, Kero Kero Bonito, The Magic Gang, Otherkin, Palace Winter, Peluche, Petite Noir, Rationale, Rukhsana Merrise, Skinny Girl Diet, Tibet, Tired Lion, Three Trapped Tigers, White, Highasakite, Holly Macve, Kelly Lee Owens, Lambert, Little Green Cars, Marlon Williams, Money, Protomartyr, Suuns, and more.
Poets include Katie Bonna, Rob Auton, Jemima Foxtrot, Don Paterson, John Hegley, Hollie McNish, Elaine Feinstein, Henry Normal, Michael Pedersen, Buddy Wakefield, Luke Wright, Attila the Stockbroker, Mark Grist, Tim Clare, Tim Wells, Martin Newell & The Hosepipe Band, John Osborne, Benin City, Josh Idehen, Helen Mort, Frankie Vah, Talia Randall, Harry Baker, Derek McLuckie, and Rosy Carrick.
For the line-up details as available see the Latitude line-up page.
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. Each year, a theme or group of ideas underscores Latitude's arts programme. This year's theme is 'Love Thy Neighbour'.
An adult weekend ticket is priced at £192.50 with a Family Camping option also available, a teen weekend ticket is priced at £132.50, with a weekend ticket for all children aged 5 -12 years priced at £8. Campervan permits are priced at £40, and mobilehome and caravan passes are priced at £60.
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