The Kooks to headline Community Festival 2019 – Blossoms and more acts announced

Indie royalty top the bill at the London one-dayer

The Kooks have been announced as the headline act at Community Festival 2019.

The one-day festival returns to Finsbury Park, London on June 30 with Blossoms, The Amazons, Kate Nash, Gerry Cinnamon and The Night Café also on the bill.

Community Festival prides itself on giving a platform to new acts and British guitar bands. A press release states that the event is marked out “in the calendar for an entire generation of indie fans.”

The Kooks released their fifth studio album ‘Let’s Go Sunshine’ in September, which landed in the UK top 10.

Speaking about the headline slot, frontman Luke Pritchard said: “It’ll be 15 years since we first formed as a band next year, and I can’t think of any better way to celebrate than headlining our biggest show to date at Community 2019.

“It’s been an incredible journey that’s taken us around the world, playing to so many of you and changing our lives completely – we can’t wait to have the biggest party of the summer.”

Last year’s event was headlined by Two Door Cinema ClubThe VaccinesYou Me At SixCirca Waves, Rat Boy, Sundara KarmaTom Grennan and Pale Waves also performed the festival.

More acts are to be announced. Tickets are on sale now for £40.

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