Bob’s Boomtown Rats make their way to Suffolk this summer

Bob Geldof (left) and Pete Briquette of the Boomtown Rats performing at the Isle of Wight Festival i

Bob Geldof (left) and Pete Briquette of the Boomtown Rats performing at the Isle of Wight Festival in 2013. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire - Credit: PA

Recently reunited after more than 25 years apart, The Boomtown Rats are heading to Suffolk with the latest group of acts announced for Latitude.

Bob Geldof’s band will take to the main stage with newly-confirmed artists War Paint, Santigold and Badly Drawn Boy, performing his album, The Hour of Bewilderbeast.

Also just revealed on the Henham Park bill from July 16-19 are The Charlatans and Tom Robinson, of 2-4-6-8 Motorway fame, with his band. They will be appearing on the BBC Radio 6 Music Stage.

Dozens more acts have already been announced for this year’s 10th anniversary event, headlined by Alt-J, Portishead and Noel Gallager’s High Flying Birds.

Visit latitudefestival.com for full details.


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