Kendrick Lamar and more announced for Longitude 2016


More good news on the festival front. Longitude Festival have announced the first acts who will be gracing their Marley Park stages in July.

The biggest surprise is Kendrick Lamar on Friday night, who’s album ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’  was easily my favourite hip-hop release of last year. The National and Major Lazer will headline the Saturday and Sunday nights respectively

Jamie XX, Father John Misty, Chvrches, Róisín Murphy, Tyler The Creator, Action Bronson, Courtney Barnett, A$AP Ferg, MØ, All Tvvins, Rejjie Snow, Otherkin, Pleasure Beach and Saint Sister make up the rest of the acts in this  first announcement.

Tickets go on sale at 9am next Friday the 29th. Weekend tickets are €159.50 and Day tickets €64.50

New acts announced for Longitude Festival

Longitude Festival have announced the latest rounds of acts who play in Marlay Park from July 18th-20th. The new acts announced are:

  • Massive Attack
  • Rudimental
  • The 1975
  • Banks
  • Parquet Courts
  • Krystal Klear
  • O Emperor
  • Eagulls
  • Ry X
  • Say Lou Lou
  • Son Lux
  • Josef Salvat
  • Samaris

Add these to the already stellar lineup of:

  • Disclosure
  • Haim
  • Bombay Bicycle Club
  • First Aid Kit
  • Icona Pop
  • James Vincent McMorrow
  • John Talabot
  • Bastille
  • Chvrches
  • Hozier(who’s Whelans show this Thursday sold out in seconds)
  • Sam Smith
  • Bonobo
  • Julio Bashmore
  • Cyril Hahn
  • Le Galaxie
  • Bondax
  • Roosevelt

and it’s sure to be a great weekend. The day by day breakdown so far is:

Friday:Ben Howard, Bastille, Bombay Bicycle Club, Icona Pop and George Ezra

Saturday: Disclosure, Haim, Chvrches, The 1975, Sam Smith and Hozier

Sunday: Massive Attack, James Vincent McMorrow, Rudimental, First Aid Kit and Banks

Tickets are on sale now priced at €149.50 for Weekend tickets and €59.50 for Day tickets. If last years festival is anything to go by then it’s sure to be a sell out event.