Wednesday 15 August 2018

Longitude Festival 2018: 33 new acts announced and day by day breakdown revealed

Solange performs at the 2017 Essence Festival earlier this month (Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
Solange performs at the 2017 Essence Festival earlier this month (Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
Solange Knowles (Anthony Devlin/PA)
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

Longitude has dropped 33 new acts into the 2018 mix and revealed the day by day breakdown of acts.

Taking place at Marlay Park in Dublin over the weekend of July 13-15, the festival has proven exceptionally popular this year with weekend, Friday day, and Saturday day tickets selling out in hours.

Limited Sunday tickets are still available on Ticketmaster for €69.50.

Among the new acts announced today are Sigrid, Playboi Carti, Alma, Rejjie Snow, IAMDDDB, Jesse James, Solomon, Durand Jones & The Indications, Kojaque, Mango X Mathman, Le Boom, Soule, Erica Cody, Day_s, Tebi Rex, Laoise, Jyellowl, Jafaris, Flynn, and Sequence.

While Cardi B had to pull out due to her pregnancy, there is still a stellar line up with previous announcements including hip hop performer and producer J. Cole who's headlinging on the Friday night. He'll be joined by Grammy nominated rap trio Migos and Post Malone.

On Saturday 14th Travis Scott leads the line up. Travis has set the stage for 2018 with his third full-length album, Astroworld which promises “the best music of my career.” Diplo returns to Longitude and Tyler, The Creator will perform on Saturday night.

Solange will hit the main stage as the Sunday night headliner. Her latest album ‘A Seat At The Table’ earned her first ever Grammy win and topped the Billboard album charts. Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals and Sampha will also perform Sunday.

Here's the day by day breakdown:

Friday 13th July:

J. Cole

Migos

Post Malone

Khalid

Joey Badass

6LACK

ALMA

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

Princess Nokia

Bas

Jafaris

DAY_S

LAOISE

Flynn

JyellowL

Stevie G

Krystal Klear

EVE

Cailin

Sarah Mooney

 

Saturday 14th July:

Travis Scott

Diplo

Tyer, The Creator

Giggs

Sigrid

Lil Pump

Rejjie Snow

Playboi Carti

Big Shaq

Mabel

Kojaque

SOULÉ

Jesse James Solomon

Mango X Mathman

Sequence

Erica Cody

DJ Deece

Boots & Kats

Jack Thompson

Long Island Sound

Staxx Lyrical

 

Sunday 15th July:

Solange

SZA

Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals

Sampha

J Hus

The Internet

Kali Uchis

Ibeyi

Jacob Banks

IAMDDB

Belly

Naaz

Durand Jones & The Indications

Le Boom

Lilla Vargen

Sorcha Richardson

Solardo

Ghostboy

Kettama

Ciara Brady

Justyna Koss

Red Bull Music return to Marlay Park with a fresh supply of the best Irish and international acts.  In no particular order the line-up includes:

Friday, 13th July:

Stevie G, Krystal Klear, EVE, Cailin, Sarah Mooney

Saturday, 14th July:

Boots & Kats, DJ Deece, Jack Thompson, Long Island Sound, Staxx Lyrical

Sunday, 15th July:

Solardo, Ghostboy, Kettama, Ciara Brady, Justyna Koss

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