The Smile added to Nick Cave headlining All Points East day

Joins packed lineup

published: Wed 25th May 2022

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Luno presents All Points East returns for 2022, with an epic line up of world class headliners, guests and some big exclusives. Today, The Smile are announced to join Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds’ huge UK festival exclusive show on bank holiday Sunday 28 August as very special guests. They join previously announced guests Michael Kiwanuka, Sleaford Mods, Aldous Harding, Anna Calvi, Japanese Breakfast, Tinariwen, Jehnny Beth and Joan As Police Woman.

 

Joining Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds are very special guests The Smile. Composed of Radiohead members Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood and Sons of Kemet drummer Tom Skinner, the three piece made their surprise debut performance at the livestreamed Glastonbury Festival event last year. This was followed by three consecutive sold-out live shows in January, which took place over a 24-hour period in London, simultaneously live streamed to a worldwide audience. 


The Smile’s debut album A Light For Attracting Attention was released digitally on 13 May. The 13-track album was produced and mixed by long term Radiohead collaborator Nigel Godrich. The band are currently on their 2022 European tour, with two sold out shows coming up at London’s Roundhouse. Luno presents All Points East is the band’s only UK festival announced to date.
 

Remaining in August but reverting to its double weekends format, All Points East 2022 takes place on Friday August 19 and Saturday August 20 and then the whole August bank holiday weekend from Thursday August 25 to Sunday August 28. Once again, the festival is the place to experience the greatest nights of music from the world's best live acts and discover your new favourite bands.

 

Luno presents All Points East 2022 full line up: Gorillaz (Friday 19th August), APE Presents: Field Day, The Chemical Brothers and Kraftwerk (Saturday 20 August), Tame Impala (Thursday 25 August), The National (Friday 26 August), Disclosure (Saturday 27 August), Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds (Sunday 28 August).

 

2021 saw All Points East return after the pandemic had brought live music to a halt. For 4 joyous days, fans were treated to a celebration led by London Grammar and Jorja Smith, Jamie xx and Kano, Bicep (at APE Presents: Field Day) and Foals and Bombay Bicycle Club.

 

The quality of artists ran very deep across the days with established names and those on the cusp of stardom entertaining crowds – Caribou, Gang Of Youths, Maisie Peters, Holly Humberstone, Nadine Shah, Loyle Carner, Celeste, Mahalia, Floating Points, Kojey Radical, Sons Of Kemet, Tom Misch, Slowthai, Little Simz, Arlo Parks, Nubya Garcia, Pa Salieu were just some of the acts who appeared in Victoria Park. BBC Radio 6 Music hosted the X Stage, with stunning line ups curated by their DJs, Tom Ravenscroft, Gilles Peterson and Mary Anne Hobbs.

 

The festival has been recognised as one of the summer’s essential events since its inception in 2019.

 

Q Magazine awarded All Points East 2019 ‘Festival Of The Year’. In May 2019, All Points East won the award for ‘Best Festival’ at the Music Week Awards. The year before, 2018’s debut established this essential new event as one of the best festivals in the UK. Winning ‘Festival Of The Year’ at the Music Week Awards and ‘Line-Up of the Year’ at the UK Festival Awards, All Points East 2018 boasted headline sets from LCD Soundsystem, The xx, Björk, Catfish & The Bottlemen, The National and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.

 

East London’s beautiful Victoria Park in Tower Hamlets also hosts a hugely popular community focused event each year. In The Neighbourhood, in collaboration with Tower Hamlets Council, hosts a vibrant programme of activities and entertainment, working with the local community, businesses, organisations and suppliers. Previous activities have seen something for everyone - eco-friendly creative workshops, free yoga sessions, street food, open air movie nights, themed drag shows and film panels with Richmix. Everything is free and 2022’s programme will be announced soon...

 

A commitment to sustainability and accessibility goes hand in hand with the community elements and All Points East is proud to have been awarded Gold on Attitude is Everything’s Charter of Best Practice for our commitment to Deaf and disabled music fans.

 

All Points East continues to work each year with local charity the Tower Project to give volunteer opportunities to young people with learning disabilities and autism on site at the festival, as well as providing education and performance opportunities to the students of nearby ELAM arts and music school. Committing to 100% renewable energy, working towards eliminating single-use plastic from all serve-ware and programming upcycling workshops for children during In The Neighbourhood are further examples of the commitment to the local community and the park.

 

Local businesses are given opportunities to provide food, drink, merchandise and more so that the local community benefits as much as possible.



buy tickets now > Saturday 20th to Sunday 28th August 2022
Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets, Greater London, E9 7BT, England MAP
find nearby
accommodation
varies, around £70 a day
daily capacity: 40000
last updated: Thu 26th May 2022


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