Latitude Festival have announced a bunch of new names to their 2017 line-up.
Public Service Broadcasting top the list, with Norwegian punks Sløtface also leading the charge on a bunch of new bands. Catch up with NME’s recent interview with Sløtface here.
Dead Pretties, Saint Motel, Rad Pitt, Bessie Turner and Waiting For Smith also join the music bill for the 2017 edition of the festival, set to take place in Suffolk’s Henham Park on July 13-16.
Elsewhere, the Film Arena will play host to showings of Whitney Houston film Whitney: Can I Be Me and Alt.Russia, with a live introduction by Placebo. There will also be live performances from Paul Greengrass and Amma Asante in conversation with Mark Kermode, Mark Kermode’s ‘Live In 3D’ comedy show, and Bruce Parry in conversation with Greenpeace’s Jon Sauven.
A bunch of talks and debates in the Wellcome Trust Arena, Faraway Forest and The Speakeasy have also been revealed – the full list for those is as follows:
READ YOUR DNA LIVE
Dr Joe Latimer, Dr Sarah Withers and Dr Ian Goodhead (Salford)
VIVE LE HEDONISTE – PLEASURE, REWARD AND COLLECTIVE JOY
Salon London present Prof Wolfram Schultz (Cambridge) & Jules Evans (Queen Mary)
AUTISM & NEURODIVERSITY
Prof Simon Baron-Cohen (Director, Autism Research Centre) icw Adam Feinstein (Author, A History of Autism)
GUT HORMONES IN ADDICTION
Dr Tony Goldstone (Imperial) & Dr Samantha Scholtz (Imperial) icw Marcus Brigstocke
CROWD ACTION FOR SOCIAL CHANGE, POLITICAL RHETORIC AND MASS MOBILISATION
The Psychologist presents Prof Steven D Reicher (St Andrews) icw Editor Dr Jon Sutton
THE AGE OF THE INDIVIDUAL: PLAYING AT BEING OURSELVES
Dr Sandy Grant (Cambridge) icw Will Storr on individuality in the social-media age