NEWS: The 1975, Mumford & Sons and Fleet Foxes to Headline Latitude 2017

The Latitude Festival has confirmed the line up of its 12th edition, which will run from the Thursday 13th – Sunday 16th July 2017 in the grounds of of Henham Park, Suffolk. 

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It has been announced that following on from their Best British Group win at the BRIT Awards, The 1975 will be headlining Friday night at the festival, while Saturday night will see Mumford & Sons headline at the Obelisk Arena. The Fleet Foxes will then complete the headline acts on Sunday evening, making their Latitude Festival debut.

Melvin Benn, founder and creator of Latitude Festival commented:“Following the incredible success of our eleventh edition last year, we had set the bar high for this year’s festival. The 1975 have more than proven themselves over the past year and I’m thrilled to give them a well-deserved headline slot. Mumford & Sons have chosen Latitude as the only stop in the UK for their Gentlemen of the Road Takeover, and Fleet Foxes’ will headline their only UK appearance at a festival this year. Latitude 2017 is already simply unmissable.

Other artists performing at the festival include Goldfrapp, Fatboy Slim, Will Young, Imelda May and Benjamin Zephaniah and The Revolutionary Minds.

The multi-arts festival also announced The Waterfront Stage line up, which will include performances from the likes of BalletBoyz , Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Boy Blue Entertainment, Vikki Stone and  Opera North.

Tania Harrison, Latitude’s Arts Curator says:“Latitude celebrates the very best artists, both emergent and established, across myriad art forms, and this ethos is embodied in the fullness and diversity of the Dance bill for this summer. We’re incredibly proud to offer audiences not only the chance to see the very best ballet, hip-hop and contemporary dance from around the globe, but also the opportunity to learn from these companies through practice.”

The Latitude Festival will run from the 13th to the 16th July 2017. For more information and to book tickets visit: http://www.latitudefestival.com/.