James Blake and The Vaccines amongst 17 more acts announced for Longitude
James Blake and The Vaccines are amongst 17 new acts just announced for Longitude at Marlay Park.
The Dublin festival, which has just won the award for Best Medium Festival at the Irish festival awards for the second year running, will be headlined by The Chemical Brothers, Hozier and Alt-J.
The festival, which is held in Dublin's Marley Park returns from 17 until 19 July this year.
Bray star Hozier headlines the first night. The Wicklow man is currently on a a sold out tour of Europe and the USA. After 17 weeks his self-titled debut album currently sits at # 2 in the Irish album chart.
On Saturday 18th Mercury Prize winners Alt – J bring their indie fused sound to the festival. The UK band released their sophomore record This Is All Yours last year to critical acclaim, following the bands Mercury Prize winning debut An Awesome Wave.
Bringing the festival to a close on Sunday 19th are the original big beat pioneers of dance music The Chemical Brothers.
The other new additions are:
Toro Y Moi
Catfish and the Bottlemen
Years & Years
They join the previously announced Caribou, SBTRKT, Wild Beasts, Jungle, Little Dragon, Young Fathers, Kaytranada, Hudson Mohawke, WolfAlice, Slaves, Girl Band and Gengahr from July 17 – 19 at Marlay Park.