Mercury Prize winners Young Fathers on the bill for Latitude

Mercury Prize winners Young Fathers are among the latest selection of artists announced for this summer’s Latitude festival, at Henham Park, near Southwold.

The Edinburgh hip-hop trio will line up alongside other newly revealed acts including Nitin Sawhney, Bill Wells and Aidan Moffat, Summer Camp, Zola Jesus, Grandbrothers, Oscar, Izzy Bizu, Seafret, Rat Boy, Tuff Love and Cove Hithe.

Also announced for BBC Radio 3’s Late Junction Lavish Lounge Stage are Eska, Polar Bear, Jesca Hoop, Zun Zun Egui, Noura Mint Seymali, Marcus Hamblett, and Monoswezi.

Latitude will also welcome Other Voices, with one-off performances from Irish and international artists including Banter, The Unthanks, All We Are, Booka Brass Band, Stornoway, Jape, Young Fathers, East India Youth, This Is The Kit, Rozi Plain, Colm Mac Con Iomaire, Bleeding Heart Pigeons, All Tvvins, Zachary Lucky, Fight Like Apes, Le Galazie, Eaves, Mahalia, and Nathaniel Rateliff.

Latitude returns for its 10th edition from Thursday, July 16 to Sunday, July 19.


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The line-up already includes headliners Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Portishead and alt J, plus Manic Street Preachers, Caribou, James Blake, Laura Marling, Seasick Steve, Lianne La Havas, Jon Hopkins, La Roux, The Boomtown Rats, To Kill a King and Rae Morris.

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