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Latitude bound

John Mulvey

Just a quick note to say that I'll be heading off to deepest East Anglia tomorrow to report on the Latitude Festival, which we're sponsoring. Instead of posting here, I'll be active all day and night on our special Latitude blog. I'm vaguely planning to see, amongst other things, Wilco, Tinariwen, The Hold Steady, CSS, Gruff Rhys and the Arcade Fire. And if you're coming along, please say hi: I'll be the one trying to interest a noisy ginger three-year-old in watching Rickie Lee Jones. Wish me luck. . .


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