10 highlights for Saturday’s Latitude line-up
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Here are ten highlights from today's Latitude line-up.
1. Damon Albarn
Blur's leading man has been out on his own for some time but this is his first headlining set at Latitude. Expect some classics.
2. Royksopp & Robyn
For those more noughties than nineties, pop genius Robyn joins her Scandinavian playmates Royksopp on the BBC Radio 6 Music stage as an alternative to Albarn's headline set at the Obelisk Arena
- 1 Hermes courier and his wife could be jailed over ‘stolen parcels’
- 2 Obituary: Tributes after 'heart-shaped hole' is left following teaching assistant's death
- 3 Row erupts after dozens of trees aligning footpath chopped down
- 4 How Norfolk's current Covid figures compare to November 2020 lockdown
- 5 Man arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting girl on her way to school
- 6 Christmas lights switch-on cancelled due to forecasted high winds
- 7 Freezing cold temperatures could see snow in parts of Norfolk this weekend
- 8 Fire crews tackle large barn blaze
- 9 Primary pupil sexually assaulted on way to school
- 10 Significant damage to church after metal stolen from roof
Feted in the underground scene for some time and now making splashes in the mainstream, Ghostpoet will bring his London jazz vibe to the iArena this evening.
4. Josie Long
Warming up the comedy tent before headliner, Simon Amstell, Josie Long will be bringing her bookish mirth to the stage. Upbeat laughs and no cynicism in sight.
5. Tim Key
Appearing in the Theatre tent, Key has had a meteoric rise, culminating in his starring in the Alan Partridge movie, Alpha Papa. Askance poetry and dry wit are his thing.
A master of beatboxing and live looping technology, the London performer is on the Film and Music stage tonight.
7. Gavin Osborn
A whispering troubadour with an eye for whimsy, Osborn has previously appeared at the festival alongside Daniel Kitson. Tonight he flies solo in The Little House.
Late nighters can enjoy the wee hours in the company of the DJ and producer in the Late Night iArena.
9. Cass McCombs
Now something of a veteran, McCombs came within a whisker of cracking the mainstream in 2011. Check him out at the iArena around lunchtime.
Impossible to overlook live, Tinariwen's stone rock will be warming up the Obelisk Arena at lunch.