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The Latitude Festival announce headline acts

John Williams - Thursday 11.03.10, 14:46pm

Latitude Festival 2010

Latitude Festival 2010

The Latitude Festival celebrates it’s fifth year in 2010, taking place at Henham Park Estate in Suffolk between the 15th and 18th of July. Headliners for this years dates have now been announced and look set to follow the example of past years in making this Latitude Festival another not to be missed.

Making appearances on the main Obelisk Arena will be 2009 Brit Award Winner Florence and The Machine headline the proceedings on Friday night.

Legendary Scottish band Belle & Sebastian, who have not played live together since 2006 will be making a more than welcome return to the stage on Saturday night.

And topping the bill on Sunday will be the literate New York quartet Vampire Weekend, whose own breed of intelligent collegiate pop has now reached mainstream success.

The headliners will be supported by a more than able cast including Luke Steele’s incredible live show in the form of  Empire of the Sun on Friday, Brighton’s own The Maccabees will support on Saturday and the spell binding musical brilliance of Rodrigo y Gabriella will bring some culture to the proceedings on Sunday night.

On The Word Arena headliners are The National, The xx, and Grizzly Bear with support coming from Charlotte Gainsbourg and The Horrors.

The Lake Stage will be curated by Huw Stephens who will be introducing his freshest tips for stardom, while the Sunrise Stage provides the place to hear tomorrows stars today.

There will also be a massive line up of Comedy and Theatre taking place at Latitude in the Arts Arenas.

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  • 1 chris // Mar 13, 2010 at 3:01 pm

    sounds like a cracker, ain’t nothin’ like live music! I do feel like I must have been living in a cave though – never heard The Maccabees or Vampire Weekend! Please don’t give up on me master…

  • 2 Pa Hire Worcester // Mar 15, 2010 at 3:21 pm

    Love vampire weekend but fingers crossed charlotte gainsbourg doesn’t decide to act out any scenes from antichrist

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