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published: Wed 1st Jun 2022

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Luno presents All Points East today announces the complete line up for Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds’ huge UK festival exclusive show on bank holiday Sunday 28 August, with a host of special guests including SpiritualizedKae TempestRobert GlasperHurray For The Riff RaffParty DozenStarcrawler, and Chilli Jesson. They join previously announced guests Michael KiwanukaThe SmileSleaford ModsAldous HardingAnna CalviJapanese BreakfastTinariwenJehnny Beth and Joan As Police Woman.

Legendary space rock band Spiritualized join the bill. Their critically acclaimed ninth studio album ‘Everything Was Beautiful’ was released at the end of April. Put down over 11 different studios, frontmant J. Spaceman played 16 different instruments across the incredible new album, and All Points East will be one of the first spots to catch the live experience. 

The award winning author, poet, and recording artist Kae Tempest will return to All Points East following the release of their new album ‘The Line Is A Curve’. The fourth album from the Lewisham based artist was produced by their long term collaborator Dan Carey. An album about letting go, it looks at the constant pressures in life and reframes them as an opportunity to release. It features collaborations with BROCKHAMPTON's Kevin Abstract and Fontaine’s D.C’s Grian Chatten.

Also joining this huge festival line up are Grammy award-winning jazz pianist and producer Robert Glasper, New Orleans based country/folk band Hurray For The Riff Raff, improvisational saxophonist and percussionist duo Party Dozen, explosive LA-based rock band Starcrawler, and ex-Palma Violet and beguiling songwriter Chilli Jesson.

After an incredibly successful year at All Points East in 2021, BBC Radio 6 Music announced last week that they will be returning to the festival as official partners in 2022 with the 6 Music Stage. Line ups curated by Giles PetersonMary Anne HobbsTom RavenscroftAfrodeutscheJazz Supernova, and Don Letts will play host to a fantastic array of DJs across the two huge weekends at All Points East this year.

Thom Yorke and Johnny Greenwood also announced on BBC Radio 6 Music last week that their new project The Smile, completed by Sons of Kemmet drummer Tom Skinner, would be joining Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds at All Points East this year as very special guests. The Smile’s debut album A Light For Attracting Attention was released digitally on 13 May. The band are currently on their 2022 European tour, and have just played one of two sold out nights at London’s Roundhouse. Luno presents All Points East is the band’s only UK festival announced to date.

In other news, Disclosure announced more names for their huge headline show on Saturday 27 August, including pop sensation Charli XCX, infectious producer Mura Masa, plus Shy FXFranky Wah (live)Wesley JosephLola Young and Joy Anonymous. They join previously announced guests James BlakeFred Again..KoffeeFreddie GibbsChannel Tres and many more.

Remaining in August but reverting to its double weekends format, All Points East 2022 takes place on Friday August 19 and Saturday August 20th and then the whole August bank holiday weekend from Thursday August 25th to Sunday August 28th. 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 headliners are: Gorillaz (Friday 19th August), APE Presents: Field Day, The Chemical Brothers and Kraftwerk (Saturday 20th August), Tame Impala (Thursday 25th August), The National (Friday 26th August), Disclosure (Saturday 27th August), Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds (Sunday 28th 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
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daily capacity: 40000
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