The newly expanded Lovebox festival has confirmed yet more exciting acts to its already packed line-up, with Paloma Faith, Yeasayer, The Mystery Jets, Tim Westwood, Holy Ghost and TinaShe joining the sensational bill already including Roxy Music, Grace Jones and Dizzee Rascal. Taking place over three days from the 16th-18th July London’s premier festival will return to Victoria Park this summer, bigger and better than ever before.
The lineup also includes:
MARK RONSON AND THE BUSINESS, HOT CHIP, THE MACCABEES, BOOKA SHADE, PEACHES, CHROMEO, CROOKERS, NOISETTES, ELLIE GOULDING, CHASE AND STATUS, RIVA STARR, WILD BEASTS, HERCULES & LOVE AFFAIR, PADDED CELL, TINASHE, HOLY GHOST AND MANY MORE
The all-new Friday night will showcase the best in pop and dance with British indie favorites the Mystery Jets and pop newcomer TinaShe joining headliners The Maccabees on the Gaymer’s stage. Already confirmed for the main stage are Ellie Goulding and pop trio the Noisettes, whilst hip-hop impresario Dizzee Rascal and newcomers Chase and Status top the bill.
Renowned for her theatrical performances, soulful songstress Paloma Faith will be returning to her East-End roots to join the Saturday night bill. She’ll be adding her quirky set to a main stage line-up that already boasts of legendary art-rock pioneers Roxy Music, uber producer Mark Ronson and the Business. Over on the Gaymers Stage the extraordinary Brooklyn based experimental rock band Yeasayer will support Empire of the Sun, who will be playing their first and only London show this summer. Yeasayer fans will be eagerly anticipating tracks from group’s critically-lauded new album, Odd Blood.
This year also sees the exciting launch of Lovebox’s groundbreaking all-new Sunday, which blends the coolest music, emergent art, cutting edge fashion and more to create an all-inclusive polysexual event unlike any other.
Alongside the show-stopping performances there will be another healthy dose of Lovebox's summer shenanigans; with the 40 acre site playing host to numerous other stages, performances and activities.
The infamous NYC Downlow also returns to Lovebox for 2010 after a year’s hiatus. This life-size ruin of a NYC tenement will resurrect New York’s golden age and festival-goers can expect to enjoy an eclectic mix of disco, soul, funk and dance.
As well as offering a diverse music experience - the bustling food market, Sourced Market, returns again, serving up culinary treats direct from the best stalls at Borough and Broadway markets. There will also be a broad program of theatre, art and comedy for those wanting to take timeout from the music performances.
Tickets for 2010 are on sale at £45 for a 1 day ticket, £80 for a 2 day ticket & £99 for all 3 days (all + booking fee)