Better be quick if you want to grab your ticket early

Latitude Festival‘s 5000 early bird tickets are close to selling out, organisers have warned.

The festival which is heading into it’s third year takes place at Henham Park in Southwold from July 17-20.

Fans are being advised to buy the few remaining tickets, which are being sold at 2007’s ticket price before this Wednesday (December 19).

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

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.

The festival’s 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