More names sign up for Latitude festival

British Sea Power and Giant Drag to play the new event

British Sea Power and Television frontman Tom Verlaine are among the acts which have joined the line-up for the new Latitude Festival.

Giant Drag, Stephen Fretwell, and Guillemotts are among the other new names for the bash, which takes place in Southwold, Suffolk between July 14 and 16.

As previously reported on NME.COM, the new festival features the likes of Snow Patrol, Mogwai, The Zutons and Antony & The Johnsons, who will make their only UK performance this year at the bash.

In addition to the bands, the festival boasts a film and music tent which will show a series of films and documentaries throughout the event, while the Stand-Up Poetry tent includes Patti Smith and Murrary Lachlan Young among others. See for more information.

For ticket availability go to NME.COM/Gigs.

To get the lowdown on all the year’s festivals, plus interviews with the stars taking part this summer, get next week’s NME, dated May 27, for the ultimate festival guide. It will be on sale nationwide from Wednesday May 24.