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- Words Notion Staff
In a city drenched in music festivals, nobody thought that we needed one more. All Points East is proving everyone wrong for a consecutive year.
- Photography Callo Albanese
This year, the festival returns for a stellar second year to Tower Hamlet’s Victoria Park, following its 2018 sold out debut. All Points East continues to expand its lineup spanning over 3 stages, featuring an array of cutting-edge talent at the forefront.
Following the announcement of massive headliners for the 2019 dates – The Chemical Brothers (Friday 24 May) The Strokes (Saturday 25th May) Christine and The Queens (Sunday 26th May) Bring Me The Horizon (Friday 31st May) Mumford and Sons (Saturday 1st June) and Bon Iver (Sunday 2 June) one of the world’s most thrilling voices in Indie Folk, who will headline the festival’s last Sunday show on Sunday 2nd June 2019.
The first headliners of the 2019 festival, The Chemical Brothers, who recently held a sold-out weekend at Alexandra Palace with their hot hits including “Hey Boy Hey Girl” and “Block Rocking Beats” will be joined by special guests Hot Chip, Primal Scream, Jon Hopkins, Kate Tempest, Little Dragon, Danny Brown, Little Simz, Ibibio Sound Machine and more on Friday 24th May.
With their first UK performance in four years, The Strokes will be joined by special guests The Raconteurs (first UK performance since 2008), Interpol, Johnny Marr, Parquet Courts, former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker, Connan Mockasin, Anna Calvi, The Nude Party, Viagra Boys and more all on Saturday 25th May.
Joining the million record selling band Christine and The Queens on Sunday 26 May are special guests Metronomy, Maribou State, Beach House, HONNE, Kurt Vile, Toro Y Moi, Ezra Collective, Bali, Rina Sawayama, Cuco and more on Sunday 26th May. Over the last 10 years, the band has solidified their place one of Britain’s most clever cross-pollinators of rock, electronic music and funk.
Performing their first ever headlining festival set and only headlining show of 2019, Bring Me The Horizon will be joined by special guests Run The Jewels, Nothing But Thieves, Idles, Scarlxrd and more on Friday 31st May, where the heavily forward thinking English rock band have curated the eclectic show themselves.
Bringing Gentlemen of the road to All Points East Mumford and Sons will be performing alongside special guests Leon Bridges, Dizzee Rascal, The Vaccines, Dermot Kennedy, Sam Fender, Jade Bird, Gretta Ray and Dizzy and more, taking over center stage on Saturday 1st June.
Two time Grammy Award winners and Brit award nominees Bon Iver will be performing their biggest headline show ever on Sunday 2nd June alongside excentric performances from Leon Bridges, Dizzee Rascal, The Vaccines, Dermot Kennedy, Sam Fender, Jade Bird, Gretta Ray, Dizzy and more!
Jägermeister’s JägerHaus stage will combine Bauhaus-inspired décor with a mix of established and emerging artists from a blend of genres. Top bands including Fat White Family and The Vaccines will also be playing DJ sets across the two weekends, with the stage also featuring performances from Gwenno, Cassia, Gabe Gurnsey and more.
Firestone will be hosting a stage showcasing some of the best upcoming talent around. Headlining it on Friday 24th May will be German rapper and Notion Alumni Kelvyn Colt, who dropped out of law school to follow his musical ambitions, and crafts songs filled with compassion and emotion.
The Rayban Studios X Stage will have different guest hosts across the festival’s first weekend, with each bringing their own unique musical flavour.
For the full line-up and ticket purchase, head to www.allpointseastfestival.com