All Points East 2019: The Strokes Join Line-Up For This Summer’s Victoria Park Festival

All Points East – one of the highlights of last year’s London festival calendar – is back for 2019. And yet more acts have been revealed!

The Strokes will play their first gig in the UK in four years, having last rocked London at British Summer Time in 2015. It’s one of their first shows since 2017 (when they joined Lollapalooza’s foray into Latin America) and comes ahead of their reunion shows at NYC’s Governors Ball, Lollapalooza Paris and Bilbao BBK Live later in the summer. BUT WE’RE GETTING ‘EM FIRST, BISH! [Photo: Cody Smith]

Lorde All Points East
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The garage-rock quintet will be headlining the Saturday of All Point East’s opening weekend (May 25), and will be ferociously supported by fellow NYC’ers Interpol, along with The Raconteurs, Johnny Marr, Parquet Courts, Jarvis Cocker, Courtney Barnett, Connan Mockasin, Anna Calvi, Bakar, The Nude Party, and Viagra Boys.

A slew of other support acts have been added to the Friday and Sunday dates including Jon Hopkins, James Blake and Princess Nokia. ‘citing times!

All Points East 2019 line-up so far

All Points East: Weekend One

Friday, May 24: The Chemical Brothers, Hot Chip, Primal Scream, Spiritualized, Little Dragon, Danny Brown, Little Simz, Ibibio Sound Machine, Jon Hopkins, Peggy Gou, Roisin Murphy, David August, Optimo, Petite Noir, Josey Rebelle, Ge-ology, DMX Krew

Saturday, May 24: The Strokes, The Raconteurs, Interpol, Johnny Marr, Parquet Courts, Jarvis Cocker, Courtney Barnett, Connan Mockasin, Anna Calvi, Bakar, The Nude Party, Viagra Boys, and more TBA

Sunday, May 26: Christine and the Queens, Metronomy, Maribou State, Beach House, Honne, Kurt Vile and the Violators, Toro Y Moi, Ezra Collective, Jaloji, Rina Sawayama, Cuco, James Blake, Kamasi Washington, Princess Nokia, Bob Moses, Lane 8, Andrew Weatherall, Yves Tumor, Joy Orbison, Moxie, Octo Octa, Galcher Lustwerk, and Paquita Gordon

All Points East: Weekend Two

Friday, May 31: Bring Me The Horizon, Run The Jewels, Nothing But Thieves, Idles, Scarlzrd, Yonaka, and more TBA

Saturday, June 1: Mumford & Sons, Leon Bridges, Dizzee Rascal, The Vaccines, Dermot Kennedy, Sam Fender, Jade Bird, Gretta Ray, Dizzy

Sunday, June 2:  Bon Iver, Mac DeMarco, First Aid Kit, John Grant, The Tallest Man On Earth, Julien Baker, Snail Mail, Kokoko, and more TBA

The interim weekdays (May 27 – 30) are expected to host a series of fun, free events for local Londoners, with live music, outdoor film screenings, and other picnic-blanket friendly activities for all the family –  as long as the weather wasn’t as shockingly awful as last year.

Tickets to The Strokes’ Saturday show All Points East 2019 drop Feb 1, other dates are on sale now at the official website.

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