FESTIVAL NEWS LATITUDE CONFIRM PRIDES, OUTFIT AND MORE (16th - 19th JULY)
Eighteen new acts have been announced for this year’s Latitude Festival, which takes place from 16th to 19th July 2015. Handpicked by Huw Stephens, Prides and Honne have both been confirmed to play this year’s The Lake Stage, Henham Park’s new music-centric location. South London duo Formation and bonkers producer Clarence Clarity are on the bill. There’s also Liverpool bands Gulf and Outfit, plus To Kill A King and Scottish newcomers Neon Waltz. These new names join headliners alt-J, Portishead and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds for 2015, alongside James Blake, Caribou, Jon Hopkins, Wolf Alice, La Roux and many more.
FIELD DAY ANNOUNCE SHACKLEWELL ARMS STAGE IN ASSOCIATION WITH DIY (6th - 7th JUNE)
This year, DIY will be heading over to Victoria Park to get involved with this year’s Field Day, and we’ll be joining forces with The Shacklewell Arms for our very own stage, boasting sets from Rae Morris, LA Priest and Savages. Alongside Rae and the project of Late of the Pier’s Sam Dust, Saturday 6th June will see performances from Fryars, Jack Garratt, Astronomyy, Shura, TALA, Ghost Culture, Jagaara, Sylvan Esso and Tei Shi. The next day, the fearsome Savages will be appearing along with the likes of Ex Hex, Hookworms, Gaz Coombes, AllahLas, Baxter Dury and Viet Cong. This year’s Field Day will also feature appearances from the likes of FKA twigs, Caribou, Django Django and Run the Jewels.
Florence, Alt-J and more revealed for Glastonbury Glastonbury has revealed a huge list of acts for 2015, with Florence + The Machine and Alt-J amongst the big names. Future Islands, Jamie xx, Caribou and Jessie Ware have all confirmed appearances. There’s also Wolf Alice, Young Fathers, Years & Years, Jamie T, Mark Ronson and La Roux.
Previously confirmed to play Worthy Farm this year: Foo Fighters and Kanye West top the Pyramid Stage as headliners. Courtney Barnett, Father John Misty and Lionel Richie, and Emerging Talent Competition winner Declan McKenna are also down to play.
The third and final headliner has yet to be announced, however there’s a big ‘Special Guests’ slot in 2015’s bill.
Tickets for Glastonbury 2015 have sold out, with the festival running from 24th - 28th June. DIY
Featuring Mumford and Sons, Brandon Flowers, Alabama Shakes, Django Django, Blur, Shamir, Palma Violets and loads more.