Off to Latitude this weekend? There are some fantastic bands on the bill for this year's event. The National, Suede, Bright Eyes, Hurts, Glasvegas, *breathes*, Foals, The Vaccines, Lykke Li - need we go on? Basically, it's going to be brilliant. Especially if it's sunny.


Make sure you make the most of the festival and watch Melvin Benn's ultimate guide to the weekend now:


If you can't decide which of the great groups to focus your attention on, check out our 20 must-see acts photo gallery and five lesser known bands to check out. Plus, listen to our essential playlist for the weekend here.

And watch Latitude festival organiser Melvin Benn talk about the headliners:


We will be reporting direct from Latitude and Benicassim this weekend. Head over to NME.COM/festivals and download our NME Festival App - Powered By BlackBerry.

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