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Belle and Sebastian to join Vampire Weekend at Latitude

A host of acts have been announced for this summer's Latitude Festival.
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Electric guitar band Vampire Weekend will be joined as headliners at this year's Latitude Festival by Florence and the Machine, as well as indie legends Belle and Sebastian, who will be making their first UK live appearance since 2006.

Other acts also announced for the festival, which is to be held between July 15th and 18th 2010 in Suffolk's Henham Park, include The Maccabees, acoustic guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela and hotly-tipped newcomers The xx.

Empire of the Sun, The Horrors and Charlotte Gainsbourg have also been booked for the event.

Joe Dunn, music arenas booker for Latitude, said: "I'm excited and honoured that such acts as Florence and the Machine, Belle and Sebastian and Vampire Weekend will be headlining our main stage."

US electric guitar band Vampire Weekend have a busy summer ahead of them, with confirmed appearances so far including shows at the Isle of Wight, T In The Park and Rock Ness festivals.

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Posted on 11 Mar 2010 07:51 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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