First acts announced for Longitude 2016


Kendrick Lamar, The National and Jamie XX are amongst the first acts announced to play this year’s Longitude festival at Dublin’s Marlay Park from July 15-17.

With Lamar (pictured) headlining the opening night on Friday, July 15, Major Lazer leads the line up on the Saturday and The National close the festival on the Sunday.

With tickets going on sale at 9am on Friday, January 29, Major Lazer, Father John Misty, Chvrches, Róisín Murphy, Action Bronson, Courtney Barnett, A$AP Ferg, MØ, All Tvvins, Rejjie Snow, Otherkin, Pleasure Beach and Saint Sister make up first announcement.

Weekend tickets are €159.50 and Day tickets €64.50.


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