The Strokes are to headline a night at All Points East in what will be the band’s first UK performance for four years.
The band will perform in East London's Victoria Park on Saturday, May 25, topping a bill that also includes The Raconteurs, Interpol, Johnny Marr, Parquet Courts, Jarvis Cocker, Courtney Barnett, Connan Mockasin, Anna Calvi, Bakar, The Nude Party and Viagra Boys. Tickets go on sale this Friday, February 1.
The Strokes last performed in the UK at British Summer Time Hyde Park 2015. Both festivals are promoted by AEG Presents.
All Points East has also announce further names to the opening weekend’s bill. Joining The Chemical Brothers on Friday, May 24 is Jon Hopkins, as well as Peggy Gou (Presents Gou Talk), Róisín Murphy, David August, Optimo, Petite Noir, Josey Rebelle, Ge-ology and DMX Krew.
Then, on Sunday, May 26, Christine And The Queens will be joined by James Blake plus Kamasi Washington, Princess Nokia, Bob Moses, Lane 8, Andrew Weatherall, Yves Tumor, Joy Orbison, Moxie (Presents On Loop), Octo Octa, Galcher Lustwerk and Paquita Gordon.
Bring Me The Horizon will headline and curate their own day at All Points East on Friday, May 31, and Bon Iver will close the festival's 2019 edition on Sunday, June 2. The event will also include the free In The Neighbourhood community-focused midweek programme of events.
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