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Latitude Festival Heads Into Third Idyllic Year

Latitude Festival Heads Into Third Idyllic Year

Uncut.co.uk can exclusively confirm the dates for the third annual [b]Latitude Festival[/b], taking place next year.

The acclaimed three day event will be held once again at Henham Park in Southwold, Suffolk, and run from July 17-20.

This year’s festival was headlined by Arcade Fire (pictured above), [b]Damon Albarn[/b]’s The Good, The Bad and the Queen and Damien Rice and also featured stunning performances from Wilco, Hold Steady,
Tinariwen
, Jarvis Cocker and Rodrigo Y Gabriela and band's for the next bash will be announced in due course.

Fans of the festival will be able to buy early bird tickets from tomorrow (December 1) with prices for Latitude 2008 frozen at the 2007 price of £112 per ticket, plus booking fee.

Pre-sale tickets will be available from the official Latitude website – www.latitudefestival.co.uk

Only 5000 of these exclusive pre-sale tickets will be available, so long on now!

Latitude was launched in 2006 as an alternative to mainstream rock festivals like [b]Glastonbury[/b] and [b]Reading[/b] and its remit embraced not just music but also the best in comedy, films, books, theatre, poetry and cabaret.

Promoters Festival Republic promise an even-more stellar line-up in 2008, building on the success of the festival’s first two years, with a huge range of activities and brilliant music across the event’s multiple arenas.

Festival Republic have also announced plans for a week of Latitude-related performances at London’s ICA in June, in addition to a [b]Longing For Latitude[/b] tour in the run-up to the festival.

For more details on the London shows and tour, watch this space.

Pic credit: Andy Willsher


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