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Full Latitude line-up revealed: New Order, The Maccabees and The National to headline this year’s festival

09:01 03 March 2016

Latitude Festival in 2013.

Latitude Festival in 2013.

New Order will headline this year’s Latitude festival alongside American rock band The National and indie group The Maccabees.

The Maccabees. Picture: Ian West/PA Photos.The Maccabees. Picture: Ian West/PA Photos.

The three bands will play the Obelisk Arena at Henham Park in Southwold, Suffolk, from July 14 to July 17, with Chvrches, Kurt Vile & The Violators, Father John Misty, John Grant, The Lumineers, Squeeze, Roots Manuva and Chelmsford based Rat Boy among the other confirmed acts.

Far more than just a music festival, Latitude attracts over 30,000 people to Henham Park each year, who come to enjoy the variety of music, film, comedy and poetry.

Poetry comes courtesy of Don Paterson, John Hegley, Hollie McNish and Henry Normal.

DJ sets in The Late Night Arena will be performed by BBC disc jockey and reggae enthusiast David Rodigan and former Streets frontman Mike Skinner.

New Order. Photo: Steve Parsons/PA.New Order. Photo: Steve Parsons/PA.

Event organisers said New Order would close the event in “spectacular style”.

Their performance comes after last year’s release of Music Complete which surprised the music world, coming 10 years after the release of their last studio album.

The National will be the first ever act to headline the festival twice when they take to the main stage on the Saturday night, after previously headlining the festival in 2011.

Organiser Melvin Benn said: “I’m hugely excited to be bringing back one of our very first Latitude headliners, The National, to top the music bill at this year’s festival.

“The festival has grown a huge amount in its offering since The National last played with us.

“I’m also particularly proud that yet again, we’re offering the biggest and most diverse arts line up of any festival.”

The festival, which begins on July 15 is now in it’s eleventh year, will follow the theme of ‘Love Thy Neighbour’ following the Europe-wide migrant crisis and protests opposing gentrification in Brixton and Brick Lane.

Tickets are on sale now, with adult weekend passes costing £197.50 and day tickets costing £77.50.

For further information visit www.latitudefestival.com.

FULL LINE-UP

•OBELISK ARENA

THE MACCABEES | THE NATIONAL | NEW ORDER

BEIRUT | CHVRCHES | M83 | FATHER JOHN MISTY

JOHN GRANT | THE LUMINEERS

COURTNEY BARNETT | DAUGHTER | CHET FAKER

BRITISH SEA POWER | SQUEEZE | LAURA MVULA

NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS | MICHAEL KIWANUKA

STURGILL SIMPSON | ALIF

•BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC STAGE

GRIMES | OF MONSTERS AND MEN

MIIKE SNOW | KURT VILE AND THE VIOLATORS | FRIGHTENED RABBIT

HALF MOON RUN | MØ | CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS | POLIÇA | LÅPSLEY

ROOTS MANUVA | PERFUME GENIUS | OH WONDER

JAMIE WOON | RAT BOY | AURORA | MURA MASA | LUCIUS

•SUNRISE ARENA

PANTHA DU PRINCE presents THE TRIAD | BLACK MOUNTAIN

ANNA MEREDITH | BLANCK MASS | BOB MOSES | CLOVES

DRONES CLUB | HAYDEN JAMES | HIGHASAKITE | HOLLY MACVE

KELLY LEE OWENS | LAMBERT | LITTLE GREEN CARS

MONEY | PROTOMARTYR | SUUNS | WEAVES

•LATE NIGHT AT SUNRISE

JUNGLE (DJ SET) | DAVID RODIGAN (A JOURNEY THROUGH REGGAE)

MARLON WILLIAMS | MIKE SKINNER and MURKAGE present TONGA

•POETRY

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 | ROSY CARRICK

•THEATRE

CIRCA | IMPROBABLE & BLIND SUMMIT | GOB SQUAD

GLEN NEATH & DAVID ROSENBERG | LIFT present EVERYTHING BY MY SIDE

LYRIC | OPERA NORTH | MARK THOMAS | GRAEAE

LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES | ACTION TO THE WORD | AIRNADETTE

LYRIC, GDIF, IMAGINE WATFORD & LATITUDE present HIKAPEE and HOW IT ENDED

YOUNG VIC & ROYAL COURT | FOREST FRINGE | DASH ARTS | FIGHT IN THE DOG

SHON DALE-JONES | SAM HALMARACK, DAN CANHAM & OLIVIA WINTERINGHAM

SH!T THEATRE |URSULA MARTINEZ| CHRISTOPHER BRETT BAILEY | NABOKOV | RAZ

SLEEPING TREES | TIATA FAHODZI | LIAM WILLIAMS | PENTABUS |THE PAPER BIRDS

KATIE BONNA |GEORGE EGG | JEMIMA FOXTROT | LUCY MCCORMICK | ROB AUTON

RACHAEL CLERKE |FLIPPING THE BIRD | POLEROID THEATRE | OLD TRUNK THEATRE

LICENSED TO ILL| STEFANIE MUELLER | ANNIE SIDDONS | SILENT UPROAR

DEANNA RODGER & GEMMA ROGERS | ARWC | LEEDS BECKETT

•LAVISH BIG SCREEN

GLEN MATLOCK | STEPHEN MALLINDER | DON LETTS

NATIONAL STUDENTS SELECTION | DJ HARRY K | JET LETTS

5 comments

  • Just another Festival with Tin Pan Alley promoting its signings,then the crowds up ...Its just more of the same since the word dot

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    Albert Cooper

    Sunday, March 6, 2016

  • What a fantastic line up. Proper musicians playing proper music- not like the plastic rubbish, mainstream radio pumps our everyday.

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    Toxteth O'Grady

    Thursday, March 3, 2016

  • You could have used a more up-to-date photo of New Order, and not one featuring Peter Hook...

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    Richard Hall

    Thursday, March 3, 2016

  • ps, not knocking it. Theres a massive choice there.

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    richie w

    Thursday, March 3, 2016

  • I need to get out more, heard of 2. New Order and Squeeze!

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    richie w

    Thursday, March 3, 2016

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