Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Kraftwerk, Foals and Bloc Party have been named as the headline acts for the 2013 Latitude Festival in Suffolk.

The celebration, which tackles 18-21 July at Henham Park close Southwold, will additionally offer entertainers incorporating Daniel Kitson and Dylan Moran. 

Outside of the norm, BBC 6 Music has a stage at Latitude and will have acts incorporating Alt-J, Modest Mouse and Beach House. 

Better believe it Yeahs Yeahs, Hot Chip and Laura Mvula are moreover playing the celebration. 

It will be the eighth year that Latitude, which prides itself on being "more than only a music celebration", has been held on the Suffolk coast. 

The principal advertisement of gesture moreover incorporates nightclub affability of The Horne Section, a festival of David Bowie from the Institute of Contemporary Arts, a manifestation from creator David Shrigley, verse from Tim Key and talks from Germaine Greer and Alan Moore. 


German electro pioneers Kraftwerk head to Suffolk on the back of a fruitful eight-night review at London's Tate Modern. 

Melvin Benn, operating executive of organisers Festival Republic, stated: "We're pleased to welcome the progenitors of electronic music, Kraftwerk, to Latitude with their 3-D demonstrate who, plus Bloc Party and Foals, will feature an inconceivably solid music programme that as of recently incorporates some of 2013's most sultry acts." 

BBC 6 Music presenter Steve Lamacq stated Latitude, which has a limit of around the range of 35,000 individuals, was an "otherworldly" celebration. 

"I adore the surroundings and the setting for Latitude," he stated. 

"It's an inconceivably well known celebration with 6 Music audiences, in particular with in the not so distant future line-up which incorporates innovators like Kraftwerk and groups I've championed down the years such as Bloc Party and all the more not long ago Alt-J." 



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