Latitude Festival announces over 50 new music names and huge comedy bill including Romesh Ranganathan
Latitude Festival has announced over 50 new music names including Mimi Webb and rock band James, as well as a line up of comedians including Romesh Ranganathan and Ed Gamble.
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Latitude Festival, which takes place in Henham Park, Suffolk, is this yearset to be headlined by Pulp, Paolo Nutini, George Ezra, Young Fathers and Siouxsie. The festival aims for music to meet the arts in a “cultural explosion”, creating a family fun weekend for all.
Latitude has now announced its massive comedy bill including headliners Romesh Ranganathan, Ed Gamble, Bridget Christie and Sara Pascoe. The line-up of comedians join James, Mimi Webb, Confidence Man, Yard Act, Georgia, Men I Trust, Dry Cleaning and Kiefer Sutherland in being announced for the festival today.
Romesh Ranganathan, known for his various stand up shows and TV appearances said: "I thought I would never do a festival gig again, but the opportunity to play Latitude as a comedian and hip hop party host, plus a substantial fee have changed my mind!" Indie icons James will play a special show at this year’s Latitude in celebration of their momentous 40th Anniversary.
The band will perform in Latitude’s iconic Sunday lunchtime slot complete with a full 20 piece orchestra and a gospel choir, conducted by Joe Duddell. James said: “James are very happy to announce an exclusive UK festival date - playing with an orchestra and choir.
“We’re playing Latitude Festival at midday on Sunday July 23 when we won’t be competing with noisy neighbours! We will be the morning balm to your late night hangovers.”
A full list of the Latitude Festival line-up for 2023 can be found on the Latitude website.
Latitude Festival 2023: How to get tickets
Tickets for Latitude 2023 are available from the official Latitude Festival website
When is Latitude Festival 2023?
This year’s Latitude Festival will take place between July 20-23 from Henham Park, Suffolk.