12th – 13th July 2019 Gunnersbury Park, London
LOVEBOX FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FIRST ACTS OF 2019
THE LINE-UP INCLUDES:
SOLANGE (FRI) – CHANCE THE RAPPER (SAT)
FURTHER ACTS ANNOUNCED TODAY:
FOUR TET – BROCKHAMPTON (UK EXCLUSIVE) – LOYLE CARNER – H.E.R. (UK EXCLUSIVE) – ACTION BRONSON – KAYTRANADA – ANNIE MAC –
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After a fantastic debut year at its new location of Gunnersbury Park, Lovebox returns this year with an incredible line-up for 2019.
Lovebox 2019 will see sets and performances from an array of internationally-acclaimed heavyweights including singer, songwriter and visual artist Solange, who will be headlining the Main Stage on Friday night, and Chicago’s very own Chance The Rapper, taking the top spot on the Main Stage on Saturday. Special appearances from the likes of Four Tet, BROCKHAMPTON (UK EXCLUSIVE), Loyle Carner, H.E.R. (UK EXCLUSIVE), Action Bronson and Kaytranada will ensure that this year’s edition will be one of its most vibrant to date.
On Friday night, Lovebox will welcome back the globally celebrated American artist Solange, two years on from her epic performance on the Noisey Stage, where it was reported that she ‘broke free from the hospital’ to perform an unforgettable headline set. Following the release of her debut record ‘A Seat At The Table’, which went to number one on the US Billboard Charts. In the wake of this seminal album, came performance art shows at the Guggenheim Museum, the Chinati Foundation in Marfa and London’s Tate Modern. At the end of
The second headliner announced today is multi-disciplined, three-time Grammy Award-winning artist Chance The Rapper, who will be closing the Main Stage on Saturday night. The American artist first gained recognition after the release of his 2013 mixtape ‘Acid Rap’ and went on to become a significant contributor to Kanye West’s ‘Life of Pablo’ before releasing his third mixtape ‘Colouring Book’. Most recently, the end of last year saw two surprise releases from him, including ‘The Man Who Has Everything’ and ‘My Own Thing’, hinting at new material to come this year.
Lovebox will continue to bring some of the biggest names in dance music to London this year, with sets from Four Tet and Canadian hit-maker Kaytranada
American rapper, television personality
Lovebox will showcase the best of Britain’s home-grown talent this year, with a performance from British hip-hop artist Loyle Carner, who first rose to prominence after the release of his debut album ‘Yesterday’s Gone’ in 2017, which received highly-coveted nominations from the Mercury Prize and the BRIT Awards (Best Male, Best Newcomer).
Gracing the decks this year at Lovebox are
Lovebox will also welcome American minimal-techno legend Robert Hood and highly-sought after Belgian DJ Charlotte De Witte to the stage this year. Elsewhere, the legendary David Rodigan performing with The Outlook Orchestra having just recently sold out the Royal Albert Hall, and Australian tech-house producer Fisher will be playing sure to be memorable sets.
Another exciting British talent to take the stage this year will be Northampton-native rapper
Also announced today is American rapper and singer Lizzo, who will bring her exhilarating and refreshing live show to Friday’s proceedings. Following her highly-successful track ‘Juice’, released earlier this year, Lizzo is set to release her third studio album ‘Cuz I Love You’ in April.
Other performers announced today include French multi-instrumentalist and singer FKJ, who will bring his mellow, electronic sounds to the festival on Friday and hotly-tipped English producer Ross from Friends. As well as rising Manchester-based duo Children of Zeus, Krystal Klear, and Jayda G.
Other acts not to be missed at this year’s festival include American rapper and hip-hop artist
Lovebox will also champion an array of rising electronic music artists including up and coming acts such as Kettama,
Further talent comes in the form of North London grime artist Tion Wayne, Bristolian house producer Eli Brown and sister-act VanJess.
#Lovebox19 has loaded and there is still more to come – this is set to be yet another unforgettable year as London’s most loved festival.
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12 / 13 July 2019
Tickets on sale from Thursday 14th February at www.loveboxfestival.com