Longitude 2015 will take place Dublin’s Marlay Park this weekend (Friday, July 17th – Sunday, July 19th) with a stellar line-up set to play the three-day festival, the Last Mixed Tape has chosen its 20 must see acts. Listen to the full playlist below. See full timetable & site map – here.
Benjamin Booker – Friday: Whelan’s Stage @ 7.15pm
Sensational garage-rock artist Benjamin Booker makes the trip to Marlay Park this Friday for Longitude 2015.
Little Dragon – Friday: Main Stage @ 5.30pm
Swedish synthpop act Little Dragon continue to tour their current album Nabuma Rubberband with an appearance at this year’s Longitude festival.
Wyvern Lingo – Friday: Main Stage @ 3pm
Alternative-pop three-piece Wyvern Lingo are perfectly set to provide a breath-taking performance in the scenic surrounds of Marlay Park on Friday.
The Vaccines – Friday: Main Stage @ 8pm
Post-punk revivalists the Vaccines bring their full-on indie sound to the Longitude stage this Friday night.
Young Fathers – Friday: Heineken Stage @ 6.45pm
Young Fathers’ latest album White Men Are Black Men Too ear-marked the hip-hop trio as a force to be reckoned with. Their set at Longitude will be no different.
Alt-J – Saturday: Main Stage @ 9.30pm
Alt-J headline Saturday at Longitude 2015. The indie-rock band’s second album This Is All Yours was a stand-out in 2014.
Princess – Saturday: Whelan’s Stage @ 3pm
Sadly the last festival appearance from dream-pop tinged alternative-rock band Princess, who announced their split earlier this year. The group’s singles ‘Molly’ and ‘Neverlook’ were highlights.
All Tvvins – Saturday: Red Bull Music Academy Stage @ 8.15pm
Electronic act All Tvvins play this year’s Longitude music festival in Marlay Park. The band’s recent single ‘Thank You’ has garnered them considerable attention.
Girl Band – Saturday: Whelan’s Stage @ 8.30pm
A definite highlight in any live context. Girl Band will bring their all-encompassing noise-rock sound to this weekend’s festival proceedings.
Le Galaxie – Saturday: Main Stage @ 4pm
Le Galaxie are currently touring their acclaimed new album Le Club. Always ones to put on a show, the group’s set at Longitude will be something special.
Pusha T – Saturday: CANCELLED
Hip-hop artist Pusha T gears up to for the release of this new album King Push with an appearance at Longitude this Saturday. His previous record My Name Is My Name included the seminal ‘Numbers On The Board’ single (see playlist).
Glass Animals – Saturday: Main Stage @ 5.15pm
Glass Animals return to Dublin for what will be yet another show-stopping performance. They play the Saturday of Longitude 2015.
Caribou – Saturday: Main Stage @ 7.45pm
Caribou takes to the Longitude stage this Saturday night in support of his latest, critically acclaimed album Our Love, released in 2014.
Featuring X – Sunday: Dirty Old Town Speakeasy @ 3pm
Up and coming indie-pop group Featuring X have impressed me during live shows on several occasions of late. The band’s transition to a large-scale festival line-up is a natural one.
James Blake – Sunday: Main Stage @ 7.45pm
Electronic composer James Blake makes a live appearance at Longitude this weekend, as we await the release of this upcoming third album Radio Silence.
Wolf Alice – Sunday: Whelan’s Stage @ 8pm
Wolf Alice bring their live show to Dublin this Sunday at Longitude. The band’s debut album My Love Is Cool is already one of the stand-out records of 2015.
Wild Beasts – Sunday: Main Stage @ 6.30pm
English dream-pop outfit Wild Beasts bring the ethereal art-rock sound of their current L.P. Present Tense to Marlay Park this Sunday night.
Young Wonder – Sunday: Heineken Stage @ 4.30pm
Cork electro-pop duo Young Wonder bring their enchanting live show to this year’s Longitude festival in Dublin. The band’s debut full-length record Birth was a landmark in Irish electronic music.
Otherkin – Friday: Whelan’s Stage @ 6pm
Raucous indie rockers Otherkin return to Longitude once again. The group’s current single ‘Ay Ay’ (see playlist) marked a change in sound for the band.
Spies – Sunday: Whelan’s Stage @ 4.15pm
After producing one of the E.P’s of the year so far with Sea Creatures, Spies bring their turbulent alternative-rock sound to the outdoor setting of Longitude festival in Marlay Park this Sunday evening.
Tickets for Longitude 2015 are available to purchase now from ticketmaster.ie and are priced at: Weekend tickets €149.50 / Day tickets €59.50 (including booking fee). For more information on this year’s festival visit longitude.ie.