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Latitude Festival announces huge line-up

The 1975, Mumford & Sons and the return of Fleet Foxes sit at the top of this year’s Latitude Festival bill.

Running from the 14 – 16 July 2017, the line-up also welcomes the likes of Goldfrapp and John Cale on the festival’s main stage, The Obelisk Arena, plus Placebo, Jack Garratt and Fatboy Slim on the BBC Music Stage. Saturday headliners Mumford & Sons will be joined by special guest, Senegalese vocalist and guitarist Baaba Maal.

Elsewhere, the festival welcomes the likes of A Blaze of Feathers, Glass Animals, Grandaddy, Jorja Smith, Kurupt FM, Loyle Carner and Lucy Rose.

Mumford & Sons will be bringing their Gentlemen of the Road Stopover to Henham Park, curating the Saturday line-up and rounding the day off with their own headline performance.

“This collaboration with Latitude is one of the most exciting things we’re doing this year,” the band explain. “Ever since we started working on Gentlemen Of The Road Stopovers we’ve really enjoyed curating line ups and sharing not only our own music but also sharing music of artists who we love and are listening to regularly. It’s almost like creating a mix tape with a best friend, but instead it’s a whole day of music, across multiple stages, with 40,000 people!”

Latitude also marks a UK festival exclusive for Fleet Foxes; the end of their hiatus and their first show on these shores in over five years.

“After being holed up in the studio for a year, there’s nothing we’re more excited about than performing new songs and revisiting our catalog at Latitude,” Fleet Foxes enthuse.

“Following the incredible success of our eleventh edition last year, we had set the bar high for this year’s festival,” festival organiser and founder Melvin Benn says. “The 1975 have more than proven themselves over the past year and I’m thrilled to give them a well-deserved headline slot. Mumford & Sons have chosen Latitude as the only stop in the UK for their Gentlemen of the Road Takeover, and Fleet Foxes’ will headline their only UK appearance at a festival this year. Latitude 2017 is already simply unmissable.”

Check out the full announcement for the event, at Henham Park in Suffolk, below:

Obelisk Arena
Goldfrapp | The Horrors | Glass Animals | Lucy Rose | Tinariwen | The Japanese House | John Cale | The Divine Comedy | Ward Thomas | Grandaddy | Baaba Maal | Baloji | Mavis Staples | The Very Best

Bbc Music Stage
Placebo (Uk Festival Exclusive) | Fatboy Slim | Ride | Loyle Carner | Jack Garratt | Sohn | Maggie Rogers | The Lemon Twigs | Mount Kimbie | The Head And The Heart Tom Grennan | Her | Lisa Hannigan | Declan Mckenna | Sylvan Esso | Karen Elson | Julia Jacklin | Kaleo | The Radio Dept. (Uk Festival Exclusive) | Formation | Ibibio Sound Machine | A Blaze Of Feather

Music & Film Arena
Will Young’s Summer Jazz Sessions | Imelda May |Kurupt Fm | Benjamin Zephaniah & The Revolutionary Minds | White Mink | Festival Voices

Sunrise Arena
Beak> | Kevin Morby | Dave | Temples | Sunflower Bean | Lubomyr Melnyk| Margaret Glaspy | Esben And The Witch | All We Are | Palace | Max Cooper | Goat Girl | Kadhja Bonet | Sigrid | Joe Goddard | Áine Cahill | | Honeyblood | Twin Peaks | Yorkston/Thorne/Khan | Seramic

Diy Presents The Alcove Stage
Pixx | Benjamin Francis Leftwich | King Nun | Youngr | Lea Porcelain | Mosa Wild | Joe Fox

Lake Stage
Jorja Smith

Waterfront Stage
Balletboyz

Sadler’s Wells Present
Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures: Country
Bbc Young Dancer 2017 Finalists | Sisters Grimm: Voices Of The Amazon
The Get-Down Feat Boy Blue Entertainment
National Youth Dance Company: Tarantiseismic

Far From The Norm
The Concerto For Comedian & Orchestra

Other Stages
Opera North Projects Present Underworld | Disco Yoga | Disco Shed | Hot Dub Time Machine | Guilty Pleasures | Buttoned Down Disco

And here’s those three mouthwatering headliners:


The 1975


Mumford & Sons with Baaba Maal


Fleet Foxes


Latitude Festival tickets are available now through Ticketmaster.co.uk.

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