14 to 17 July, Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk
Bands to see: The National, Suede, Anna Calvi, Seasick Steve, Os Mutantes, The Vaccines, Grouplove, Y Niwl
Latitude’s a fantastic festival for those less inclined to offer their daughters as a sacrifice to the metal masters, or burn their possessions on the first night and spend the rest of the event wearing nothing but a muddy poncho.
Instead it offers a tasteful selection of brilliant music, showcasing both up-and-coming bands and longer-standing acts that are deserving of your attention. This year, you can catch axe whiz Anna Calvi; Kurt Cobain’s beloved Brazilian psych rockers, Os Mutantes; and a sure-to-be-inspiring headline performance from The National. And we've barely even mentioned the picaresque lake stage, the gigs in the woods, or even the multi-coloured sheep...
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