Host of new acts added to Longitude line-up

Alan Owens

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Alan Owens

Hozier headlines Longitude on Friday, July 17
SEVENTEEN new acts have been added to the line-up for the already impressive Longitude festival.

SEVENTEEN new acts have been added to the line-up for the already impressive Longitude festival.

The festival, which takes place in Marlay Park from July 17-19, has added James Blake, The Vaccines, Metronomy, Todd Terje, Pusha T and Danny Brown - among others - to its three day billing.

The Chemical Brothers, Alt-J and Hozier are to headline the popular festival, which just won the award for Best Medium Festival at the Irish festival awards for the second year running.

Glass Animals, Everything Everything, Toro Y Moi, Daphni, Jose Gonzalez, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Years & Years, Ibeyi, Benjamin Booker, Tove Lo and The Districts were also announced this morning for Longitude, joining the already announced Caribou, SBTRKT, Wild Beasts, Jungle, Little Dragon and Young Fathers.

Tickets - priced at €149.50 for the weekend and €59.50 for a day ticket - are on sale from Ticketmaster outlets. For more see Longitude.ie.