Latitude Fesital took place over the weekend (July 15 – 17) with The The National, Paolo Nutini and Suede topping the bill. Visit nme.com/festivals/latitude for all the news, reviews and videos from the weekend.
The crowd went a bit bonkers for The Vaccines over at The Word Arena on Friday night.
The Vaccines warmed up the stage for Bombay Bicycle Club, who headlined the Word Arena on Friday at Latitude Festival.
The Vaccines perform at The Word Arena on Friday night at Latitude Festival.
Earlier in the day, Grouplove played at the Sunrise Arena, which also saw the likes of Esben And The Witch, Glasser and Cat’s Eyes.
Grouplove brought some of their LA sunshine to the rainy festival over the weekend.
Chapel Club played at the Word Arena on Friday, following Avi Buffalo and The Duke And The King.
Fans in attendance caught Bright Eyes performing at the Obelisk Arena. In case you missed it, you can watch our video interview with the band from T In The Park.
They also stopped by Benicassim Festival over the weekend to play a set for the Spanish crowd.
NME sat down with Bombay Bicycle Club at Benicassim – click here to watch the interview.
Or if you’re after something a bit more fun and summer, click here to watch the band battle in a water pistol fight at Benicassim.
Despite it being a rather rainy weekend, there were a few dry moments for punters to enjoy at the Suffolk festival.
If you want to catch up on what went down at Latitude Festival 2011, then visit nme.com/festivals/latitude for all the content from the weekend.
Your buddies back home a bit jealous they didn’t make it to the festival? Make them a bit more jealous by sending a postcard straight from the site.
Latitude Festival is great for all ages, as it’s equipped with a kid’s area for the music-loving youngsters.
Getting a bit tired of cider? Mix it up a bit wih some frozen mojitos.
The Lake Stage saw the likes of Dutch Uncles, CocknBullKid and Dry The River perform throughout the weekend.
A few festival-goers enjoy the sunshine at the Suffolk festival.
Keep clicking through this gallery for more shots of Latitude. But if you spent your weekend at Benicassim and want to reminisce, then stop by our gallery for the Spanish festival.
Some of the best parts of Latitude are the gorgeous wooded areas.
Wellies and cider: the two festival essentials.
There’s always a way to release some artistic creativity at festivals.
In addition to having lots of trees, Latitude Festival is also known for its colurful sheep on site.
The Walkmen played at the Word Arena on Saturday.
If you pass out in the woods, you might have your picture taken, and you might end up on NME.com. Remember this next time you’re at a festival and you stumble into the woods.
Villagers also played a set over at the Word Arena on Saturday.
Seasick Steve played at the Obelisk Arena on Saturday, following Ed Sheeran, They Might Be Giants and Rumer.
Foals headlined the Word Arena on Saturday.
You can catch Foals supporting Red Hot Chili Peppers across Europe this December.
Echo And The Bunnymen warmed up the Word Arena for Foals on Saturday.
The Cribs showed off some, erm, new ‘dos at Latitude over the weekend,
Cribs fans enjoyed the band’s Saturday afternoon performance at the Obelisk Arena.
We caught up with The Cribs over the weekend – click here to watch the video interview, where they discuss slapping Rupert Murdoch and what they’re reading at the moment.
British Sea Power made an appearance at the Word Arena on Saturday.
There was foliage all ’round during British Sea Power’s set. At least it’s pretty easy to gather at Latitude.
Need a break from the muddy fields? Take a short boat ride on the lake.
A couple of punters enjoy some festival food.
Punters venture onto the festival site.
Camera shy, or trying to keep dry?
These volunteers take a break from collecting rubbish to smile for the NME camera.
If you don’t fancy those frozen mojitos, there’s always a beer funnel instead.
These punters didn’t let a bit of rain spoil their fun.
Volunteer for the festival, and you’ll receive a nice raincoat to keep you dry (and incredibly bright).
Anna Calvi kicked things off at the Obelisk Arena on Sunday.
Anna Calvi was followed by the likes of Kele, Hurts and Suede on the final day of the festival.
Too chicken to take on the waltzer? Why not go for a slide, instead?
The key to staying warm at a festival? Animal head hats, apparently.
Facepaint? Check. Cider? Check. Overpriced, probably cold chips? Check. These guys are definitely at a festival.
Carl Barat continued his solo project at Latitude over the weekend, playing a slot at the Word Arena on Sunday.
Everything Everything continued their trend of wearing matching jumpsuits on stage during their Word Arena slot.
Everything Everything performed at the Word Arena on the final day of Latitude.
Foster The People brought their summery tunes to the Sunrise Arena on Sunday.
James Allan of Glasvegas wore his signature all-white attire to Latitude Festival.
James Blake wowed the crowd with his spectacular live set and light show.
Bloc Party’s Kele performed at the Obelisk Arena on Sunday.
Kele followed a set from Anna Calvi on the last day of Latitude.
Lykke Li performed at the Word Arena on Sunday.
Lyyke Li’s slot was sandwiched between sets from OMD and Eels.
Suede closed the festival with a headline performance at the Obelisk Arena, which is situated on the hill looking over the entire festival site.