Latitude Festival announces massive line up

Sam Neill

Latitude Festival announces the line up for their 11th Edition which takes place on Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th July 2016 in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk.

The Maccabees return to Latitude to perform their first ever major festival headline show on Friday night in the Obelisk Arena. Saturday welcomes The National, back to Henham Park and New Order will be heading up the Sunday

Melvin Benn, founder and creator of Latitude Festival commented:

“I’m thrilled to announce the first acts for Latitude 2016. The Maccabees, The National, and New Order headlining the music, coupled with the theatre and poetry bill looking stronger than ever, ensures Latitude 2016 is already simply unmissable. Following the incredible success of our tenth edition last year, we had set the bar high for this year’s festival; we have a debut headline performance from The Maccabees to look forward to, which I’m really excited about and as always, the arts offering is set to be incomparable.”

Other acts in the Obelisk Arena include Beirut, Chvrches, M83, John Grant, The Lumineers, Courtney Barnett b2b with Father John MistyBritish Sea PowerNathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

Heading up the BBC Radio 6 Music Stage line-up are Grimes and Of Monsters and Men, also confirmed are Frightened Rabbit, Miike Snow, Roots ManuvaOh Wonder, Jamie Woon, Rat Boy.

Sunrise Arena returns with electronic musicians including Tonga vibes from The Streets’ Mike Skinner and Murkage, Jungle (DJ set), David Rodigan among other


Not just being about the music Latitude has a full spectrum of art including film, comedy, theatre, cabaret, dance, poetry, literature and art.

Adult Weekend tickets £197.50 face value + £8 booking fee per ticket

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