Saturday 23 September 2017

Longitude announce more acts, including The Weeknd, Skepta, Mac Miller and more

The Weeknd is one of the headliners for Longitude 2017. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
The Weeknd is one of the headliners for Longitude 2017. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)

Sasha Brady

The Weeknd, Skepta, Mac Miller and more to play Longitude.

The fifth annual Longitude Festival takes place in Dublin's Marlay Park from from July 14-16 and after much anticipation, organisers MCD have released an official line-up.

The Weeknd, who broke streaming records on Spotify in November with single Starboy, will headline the festival on Saturday.

Mumford and Sons will take to the main stage on Sunday where they will curate the evening's performances with their Gentlemen of the Road Stopover.

Joining them is Mercury Prize winner Skepta, Picture This, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Kaytranada, indie rockers Glass Animals, rap star Mac Miller, MC, producer and DJ Wiley, Icelandic rock band Kaleo, dream pop sensation Dua Lipa, German folk group Milky Chance, Tom Misch, London hip hop act Loyle Carner, French duo Her, solo singer Raye, Afro-Western group The Very Best, Senegalese singer and guitarist Baaba Maal, folk musician Lucy Rose and teen prodigy Rex Orange County.

Friday night's headliner will be announced next week.

Weekend tickets: €189.50. Two-day tickets: €129.50. Day tickets: €69.50

Tickets go on sale Friday, March 10 at 9am.

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