Fleet Foxes, Mumford & Sons and The 1975 Confirmed For Latitude Festival
The Guardian reports that Fleet Foxes, The 1975 and Mumford & Sons have been confirmed for the 2017 Latitude festival in July. This will be the first UK show for Fleet Foxes in five years as they prepare to release their third album Ylajali. The 1975, meanwhile, first performed there in 2013 and will be featured on the Lake Stage. Mumford & Sons will be at the Obelisk arena on Saturday. They will also curate the lineup for Saturday, which will be one of their “Gentlemen of the Road” tour dates. They said Senegalese singer/guitarist Baaba Maal will appear during their set. Other artists include Maggie Rogers, The Lemon Twigs, Honeyblood and Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard.
Latitude founder and creator Melvin Benn said: “Following the incredible success of our 11th edition last year, we had set the bar high for this year’s festival. With the 1975, Mumford and Sons and Fleet Foxes headlining the Obelisk arena, coupled with acts across the other music stages and the literary bill, the lineup is looking stronger than ever, ensuring Latitude 2017 is already simply unmissable.”
The rest of the lineup includes Goldfrapp, The Horrors, Lucy Rose, Glass Animals, Grandaddy, Baaba Maal, Tinariwen, the Very Best, John Cale, the Divine Comedy, Mavis Staples, Placebo, Ride, Fatboy Slim, Loyle Carner, Jack Garratt, Mount Kimbie, Maggie Rogers, the Lemon Twigs and Karen Elson, Kevin Morby, Temples, Twin Peaks, Honeyblood, Pixx, Kadjha Bonet and Yorkeston Thorne Khan. This is the 12th annual version of the event. It happens on July 13-16 at Henham Park in Suffolk.