With just a week to go until All Points East kicks off, the last tickets are now on sale, and final names have been announced for all shows.
The festival runs in Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets over two huge weekends, starting on Friday August 18 with Stormzy’s This is What We Mean Day.
The full day of music is curated by the South London rapper, who headlines alongside the previously announced Kehlani, Sampha, Knucks, Lucky Dave and Wstrn. He will also be joined for his London homecoming gig by Nigerian singer and producer Tay Iwar, singer songwriter Tamera, Natanya, and R&B artist Trebla.
Field Day on August 19 is headlined by Aphex Twin and Bonobo with Jon Hopkins, Arca and Fever Ray among the support acts.
On Friday August 25 US guitar rockers The Strokes headline alongside fellow New Yorkers the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, who will now be joined by alt rockers FEET and Leeds four piece L’Objectif.
In a UK exclusive British electronic project Jungle headline on Saturday August 26 supported by Erykah Badu. They will now be joined by Brooklyn indie-pop group Wet, British rapper FLOHIO, DJ-producer Elkka, violinist and song-writer Sofia Isella, Ivor Novello winner Fraser T. Smith, Future Utopia, multi-instrumentalist Blumi, and synthpop band Parallels.
On Sunday August 27 it’s the turn of Irish singer songwriter Dermot Kennedy who recently wrote on his Instagram: “Excitement is building for my headline show at All Points East – a hugely special moment, as it’s going to be my final UK show this year.”
The newest additions to join him are GRAMMY-nominees Chromeo, indie-folk band Kingfishr, sextet The Big Idea and empowering lyricist Megzz.
American rockers HAIM close the festival on Bank Holiday Monday August 28 with a packed day of indie and alternative music from Europe and America, including BRIT Award winner Griff, American singer-songwriter Isabel LaRosa, Kaeto, and rising star Unflirt.
Festival organisers have also announced a new CUPRA North Arena stage hosting incredible acts over the six show days including Ms Banks, Moderat, Black Midi, Nia Archives, SG Lewis, and Confidence Man.
The popular In The NBHD returns from August 21-23 with a free four-day programme for the community including outdoor cinema, live music and entertainment, street food, theatre, dance, sports and wellbeing workshops,and family activities.
The final tickets for All Points East 2023 are on sale now.