London’s most talked about music festival – The Lovebox Weekender has announced that pop legends Duran Duran and hip-hop collective N.E.R.D featuring Pharrell Williams will be joining festival founders Groove Armada as headline acts for the 2009 festival which will take place across the weekend of Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th July at London’s Victoria Park.
Headlining one of the festival’s most eclectic and adventurous line ups to date, Duran Duran will be playing their only UK festival gig of 2009 on the Saturday night supported by rock / rap crossover collective N.E.R.D featuring Pharrell Williams.
Lovebox will also be showcasing the very best in new and emerging talent with the hotly tipped Florence & The Machine, joining Friendly Fires and Fat Freddys Drop also confirmed for the Saturday night bill.
Sunday night will be headlined by Lovebox founders and sure-fire party starters Groove Armada who will be premiering a brand new live show featuring material from their forthcoming album that promises to set Victoria Park alight, and will be their only 2009 festival appearance. The band will be joined by Simian Mobile Disco and further acts to be confirmed shortly.
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Further acts & stages to be announced.
By: Michelle Adabra
Tickets can be purchased in person from Stargreen Box Office, 20/21a Argyll Street, London, W1F 7TT.
£42.50 + Booking Fee per day ticket.
£75.00 + Booking Fee per weekend ticket.
A limited number of NUS tickets available for purchase priced at £38.50 + Booking Fee available from Ticketmaster.