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Run The Jewels, Jungle, Jack Garratt and more added to Lovebox Festival line-up

A whole host of new acts have also been confirmed to join the July festival

Lovebox Festival has announced its first wave of acts, joining headliners Major Lazer and LCD Soundsystem on the line-up.

The annual festival, which takes place in Victoria Park, East London, will see Major Lazer headline the event on Friday (July 15), with newly-announced act Run The Jewels set to open for Diplo and Co.

, who collaborated with Major Lazer on mega-hit ‘Lean On’, also joins the Friday bill, with DC’s rising R&B singer GoldLink and Jamaican superstar Chronixx also due to bring his modern take on reggae to the Lovebox crowd.

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Big Narsite, D&B collective Critical Soundsystem, and Kano are also set to take to the stage on Friday, with Stormzy also confirmed to perform, with the Grime act saying that his stint at the event “is going to be so so sick”.

Before he steps on to the Main Stage, Diplo will also be spinning solo, Ed Banger alum Riton will perform, as will Lovebox friend and favourite David Rodigan MBE.

The unstoppable Hannah Wants, dirtybird co-founder Justin Martin plus Waze & Odyssey, Friend Within and Billy Kenny will also be in attendance and there will be special collaborative sets from the most exciting names on the UK dance scene with Oneman B2B with My Nu Leng plus Melé + Monki’s NRG Flash.

Ahead of LCD’s headline set on Saturday (July 16) London collective Jungle will warm up the crowds at Victoria Park, with man of the moment Jack Garratt and Australian electronic musician Chet Faker also added to the bill.

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Miike Snow, SG Lewis, George Clinton, Jamie Woon and viral pop duo Oh Wonder are also announced to put in an appearance, alongside LCD-esque two-piece Formation.

DJs Luciano, Steve Lawler, Jackmaster, BTraits, Ricardo Villalobos and Fabric resident Craig Richards are among those confirmed, with Lovebox joining forces with the

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As well as set from Richards, across the weekend, Lovebox will also be joining forces Fabric, with the iconic club bringing a killer line-up to a festival field for the very first time.

Fabric say: “As an East London venue ourselves we’re especially delighted to be hosting a stage at this year’s Lovebox and to be bringing a whole lot of what we do and the artists we love to the festival. 

“It’s taken a lot of work from both Lovebox and fabric to make this exclusive concept happen and it’ll be our first time ever bringing Fabric to the field.”

More acts are set to be announced over the next few months. For the full line-up, visit loveboxfestival.com for more info.

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