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Massive Attack to headline All Points East 2020

The ten day event returns to East London from 22 - 31 May 2020.

Organisers of All Points East have confirmed Massive Attack as their third headliner for this year’s ten day London concert series, which returns to Tower Hamlets from 22 – 31 May 2020.

The legendary electronic duo will take to the stage at London’s Victoria Park on Sunday 24 May 2020.

Last year saw Massive Attack celebrate the twentieth anniversary of their seminal album Mezzanine with a sold out run of critically acclaimed arena shows.

The LP, which debuted at No.1 on the Official UK Albums Chart spawned some of the duo’s biggest hits such as Risingson, Angel and Teardrop.

Formed in 1998 the pair have released five studio albums in total, with their latest Heligland dropping in 2010.

Joining Massive Attack on Sunday 24 May 2020 will be Nils Frahm, Young Fathers, Neneh Cherry, Sevdaliza, Fatoumata Diawara, TNGHT, Gaika, Skinny Pelembe, Hotel Lux and Mad Professor. 

Last month organisers confirmed Kraftwerk as their second headliner for 2020’s festival. It’s been 50 years since the innovative Berlin-formed band released their debut record and in a UK exclusive, the legendary dance pioneers will be celebrating the anniversary by presenting their legendary live show that combines digital surround sound, 3D animations, and robotics to the All Points East crowd.

They’ll be joined on the day by Iggy Pop, former The Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, The Orb, Chromatics, Anna Calvi, Kim Gordon, Grandmaster Flash, Jenny Beth and John Maus. 

Last year the festival announced Tame Impala as their first headliner. Playing their only UK show of 2020, the Australians will headline the festival on Saturday 23 May.

Joining Tame Impala on the day will be Caribou, Glass Animals, Whitney, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Kelly Lee Owens and Holy F.

Tame Impala are currently preparing for the release of their first album in five years, with The Slow Rush slated for a Valentine’s Day release.

All Point East Festival takes over Victoria Park for ten days, hosting a music festival and free midweek community entertainment.

In 2019, the festival welcomed headline appearances by Christine and the Queens, Bring Me The Horizon, The Strokes, Chemical Brothers, Mumford & Sons and Bon Iver, the latter debuting two tracks from his then forthcoming album i,i.

2020 will mark the third outing for the festival, which has also seen performances by the likes of LCD Soundsystem, The xx, Björk, Catfish & The Bottlemen, The National and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.

The midweek activity last year welcomed the likes of eco-friendly creative workshops, free yoga sessions, street food, open air movie nights, drag shows, panels and much more.


All Points East 2020 line-up

All Points East have so far announced Tame Impala, Massive Attack and Kraftwerk as headliners for next year’s festival.

Saturday 23 May 2020

  • Tame Impala
  • Caribou
  • Glass Animals
  • Whitney
  • Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
  • Kelly Lee Owens
  • Holy F

Sunday 24 May 2020 

  • Massive Attack
  • Nils Frahm
  • Young Fathers
  • Neneh Cherry
  • Sevdaliza
  • Fatoumata Diawara
  • TNGHT
  • Gaika
  • Skinny Pelembe
  • Hotel Lux
  • Mad Professor

Friday 29 May 2020

  • Kraftwerk
  • Iggy Pop
  • Johnny Marr
  • The Orb, Chromatics
  • Anna Calvi
  • Kim Gordon
  • Grandmaster Flash
  • Jenny Beth
  • John Maus

Tickets to see Massive Attack at All Points East 2020 will be available from 10:00 on Friday 31 January 2020, and tickets to see Tame Impala and Kraftwerk are available now. Grab all through Ticketmaster.co.uk.

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