Latitude 2014: Atomic Bomb! Band joins line-up to perform on Sunday
Members from Hot Chip, Beastie Boys and LCD Soundsystem will join William Onyeabor on stage
Members of Hot Chip, LCD Soundsystem and the Beastie Boys will perform at Latitude alongside William Onyeabor in a one-off performance by supergroup Atomic Bomb! Band, festival organisers have confirmed.
Alexis Taylor from Hot Chip, Pat Mahoney from LCD Soundsystem and Money Mark from the Beastie Boys will be joined by artists Sinkane, Scritti, Politti and Mahotella Queen when they take to the stage to perform alongside Nigerian funk musician William Onyeabor.
In an exclusive set, the artists will perform “Atomic Bomb! Who is William Onyeabor?”, a celebration of music from the mysterious West African synth pioneer Onyeabor.
An ever-evolving group, Atomic Bomb! Band has previously featured appearances by Damon Albarn, Talking Heads’ David Byrne and Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke.
The supergroup will perform on Sunday afternoon at Henham Park in Southwold, joining already confirmed headliners Two Door Cinema Club, Damon Albarn and The Black Keys.
Editors, Bombay Bicycle Club, Tame Impala, HAIM, James and Kelis are among the acts headlining the Obelisk Arena at the festival.
Mogwali, Royksopp & Robyn and Lykke Li will be the main acts performing on the BBC Radio 6 Music Stage, while James Holden, Young Fathers, Future Islands and Nils Frahm will be performing at the I Newspaper Arena.
Latitude takes place from Thursday 17 July to Sunday 20 July at Henham Park in Southwold, Suffolk.
Film The critics but sneer but these unfashionable festive films are our favourites
TV We're so close to knowing what happened to Oliver Hughes, but a last-minute bluff crushes expectations
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
Peter Lik: The self-proclaimed 'fine-art photographer' whose work sells for millions
The best underrated Christmas movies from Love, Actually to While You Were Sleeping
Grace Dent on TV: The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies was a beautifully shot, immensely considered drama
The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies, review: Jason Watkins is brilliant, but real victim Joanna Yeates is reduced to a footnote
Marilyn Manson denies involvement in shocking Lana Del Rey rape video
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Germany sees 'visible rise' in support for far-right extremism in response to perceived 'Islamisation' of the West