Chrissie Hynde Leads Latitude Festival New Additions

The winners of Best Festival Line Up last year; LATITUDE FESTIVAL have announced a huge amount of names across all stages. The Southwold event have added Chrissie Hynde of Pretenders fame and Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott, formerly The Beautiful South and The Housemartins onto the festival’s main Obelisk Stage.

Icelandic outfit Asgeir and American rockers Augustines will be playing the BBC Radio6 Music stage; with Young Fathers, Future Islands and MNEK all added to The iArena. The new additions join Two Door Cinema Club, Damon Albarn and The Black Keys for the 17-20 July event.

The announcement also saw new additions to the festival’s Comedy Arena; including Scottish stand-up Kevin Bridges joining previously announced Simon Amstell and Dara O’Briain.

Latitude Festival will also see the likes of Haim, Editors, Bombay Bicycle Club, James, Anna Calvi and Clean Bandit perform across the weekend.

An extensive list of the new additions can be found below; with more information about Latitude Festival available here.

The new additions for Latitude Festival are:

OBELISK ARENA
Chrissie Hynde
Peal Heaton & Jacqui Abbott
The Jawhawks

THE IARENA
James Holden
Young Fathers
Tycho
MNEK
Future Islands
Rhodes
Syd Arthur
Vaults

THE LAKE STAGE
Childhood
D.D. Dumbo

BBC RADIO 6MUSIC STAGE
Asgeir
Augustines

THE ALCOVE
Solomon
Grey Glass Animals
Emilie Nicholas
Years & Years
Elliphant
Danni Nicholls
Ady Suleiman
Milky Chance

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