BBC Introducing will be hosting a stage at Latitude Festival 2016 for the first time. The festival happening from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th July 2016 at Henham Park Estate, in Suffolk will host on the BBC Introducing Stage classical, world, jazz, country and folk music that has been submitted via 36 local BBC Introducing shows. A panel of network presenters and producers went on to select their favourite acts to perform on the new stage.
The stage will be hosted by an array of BBC presenters, including BBC Radio 2's Bob Harris, Lopa Kothari from BBC Radio 3's World on 3 and the Late Junction's Max Reinhardt. Tracks from each performance will be recorded for later broadcast across BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3 and the BBC Introducing local show network.
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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