First Acts Announced for Longitude 2017


Having recently scooped the ‘Best Medium Festival’ award at the Irish festival awards, the first acts confirmed to play this year’s Longitude Festival in Dublin from July 14-16 has just been revealed.

With more to be announced for the annual Marlay Park festival in the coming months, The Weeknd will headline the Saturday and Mumford & Sons will top the bill on the Sunday. Elsewhere, Skepta, Picture This, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Jack Garratt, Kaytranada, Glass Animals, Mac Miller, Kaleo, Wiley, Dua Lipa, Milky Chance, Tom Misch, Loyle Carner, Lucy Rose, The Very Best, Jorja Smith, Her, Raye and Rexe Orange County will all play throughout the weekend.

Tickets go on sale next Friday, March 10 at 9am, priced €189.50 for weekend tickets, €129.50 for two-day tickets and €69.50 for day tickets.

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