Wilco, Tinariwen, New Young Pony Club also triumph
Damien Rice has just brought a thrilling and surprisingly sunny first day of Latitude Festival to a close.
Other artists who caused a stir included perennial Uncut-favourites Wilco, New Young Pony Club, Midlake and, on Uncut’s own stage, the astonishing desert blues of
Across the field we have been entertained all day with poetry, cabaret, film and comedy as well as music. Mark Steel and Bill Bailey stood out from the comedy arena and had the audience in stitches.
Other musical highlights from today have been Two Gallants, Alberta Cross, The Magic Numbers and Maps.
We’re looking forward to tomorrow where Uncut’s birthday party band The Hold Steady are performing in the Obelisk Arena, and Rodrigo y Gabriela will be headlining our Uncut Arena.
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