Latitude 2018: Killers, Solange and Alt-J announced as headliners

The 13th Latitude Festival has announced its line up with The Killers, Solange and Alt-J due to headline the event, which takes place this year from 12-15 July at its usual venue of Henham Park in Suffolk.

The Killers, fresh from the success of chart-topping comeback album Wonderful Wonderful, headline Latitude for the first time. Part-rock show, part-art extravaganza, The Killers, led by charismatic frontman Brandon Flowers, are sure to bring something very special to this year’s line up with much loved hits ‘The Man’, ‘When You Were Young, and of course ‘Mr Brightside’.

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter of A Seat at the Table fame Solange performs her first-ever festival headline slot at Latitude in a UK exclusive. It’s been over a year since she released the critically acclaimed album that she has called “a project on identity, empowerment, independence, grief, and healing”.

Latitude loves a success story, and is famed for breaking new talent and nurturing artists so it’s truly thrilling to host Alt-J as headliners once more. From performing on the Lake Stage in 2012 as an up and coming act, returning to headline the BBC Music Stage in 2013, and then closing the Friday night of Latitude’s 10th anniversary in 2015.

Latitude will become the first major festival to do away with ‘fast food’ with the Arena now catered entirely by Street Food organised by London’s Street Feast. Families looking for quality time together need go no further than Latitude’s Enchanted Garden, where they’ll get the chance to make some magic of their own, including VR workshops with top industry creatives, screen printing T-shirts, trapeze and circus skills.

Tickets are now on sale from https://latitude.frontgatetickets.com/.

Artists announced today:

…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, Æ MAK, Alfa Mist, Alt-J, Alvvays, Benjamin Clementine, Black Honey, Bomba Estéreo, Boy Azooga, Bruce,Clark performing Death Peak Live, Confidence Man, DJ Boring, Eclair Fifi, Fazerdaze, Fickle Friends, Gang of Youths, Hannah Peel with Tubular Brass, Hinds, Ibeyi, Idles, Jacob Banks, Jade Bird, James, Japandroids, Jessie Ware, Jon Hopkins Live, Juanita Stein, Kalyde, La Femme, Marlon Williams, Meggie Brown, Mogwai, Naaz, Nabihah Iqbal, Object Blue, Octavian, OR:LA, Pangaea, Parquet Courts, Pip Blom, Preoccupations, Rag’n’Bone Man, Sam Fender, Sleeper, Solange, Sorry, Spinning Coin, Superorganism, The Breeders, The Charlatans, The Killers, The Vaccines, Trudy And The Romance, tUnE-yArDs, whenyoung, Wolf Alice and Yellow Days

Comedy acts announced today:

Abigoliah Schamaun, Amusical, Angela Barnes, Bridget Christie, Chortle Student Comedy Awards Finalists, Chris Stokes, Chris Washington, Darren Harriott, David Morgan, David O’Doherty, Fern Brady, Glenn Moore, Gráinne Maguire, Harry Hill, Huge Davies, Jack Gleadow, James Acaster, Jarlath Regan, Jayde Adams, Joe Sutherland, Jon Pointing, Jonathan Pie, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Lauren Pattison, Lazy Susan, Lloyd Griffith, Lolly Adefope, Lost Voice Guy, Lou Sanders, Luke Kempner, Masud Milas, Mat Ewins, Mawaan Rizwan, Mo Gilligan, Phoebe Walsh, Rhys Nicholson, Richard Todd, Sarah Keyworth, Shappi Khorsandi, Sisters, Steen Raskopoulos, Stevie Martin, Tessa Coates, Tim Key: Megadate and Where’s The F In News.