London’s Groove Armada-curated Lovebox Festival will expand this year to a three day event, with Dizzee Rascal, Roxy Music and Grace Jones headlining the respective days.

Dizzee headlines Friday’s event, with support from drum’n’bass duo Chase & Status, The Noisettes, Ellie Goulding, The Maccabees, jump up jokers Crookers and Riva Starr, Dizzee’s labelmates Newham Generals, Sinden, DJ Zinc & Ms Dynamite, Brodinski, Toddla T, Joy Orbison, MJ Cole and more.

Saturday sees Roxy Music filling the standard ‘legend’ headline slot, which has also featured Sly and the Family Stone and Duran Duran in recent years. Mark Ronson supports, backed by The Business, while Empire of the Sun, Booka Shade, Wild Beasts, new Rough Trade signing Rox, Innervisions’ Henrik Schwarz and Dixon, Shy FX, Jesse Rose and more.

Finally on Sunday, the always entertaining Grace Jones headlines, backed by Hot Chip, Peaches, Hercules and Love Affair, Chromeo, Cut Copy, Hurts, Horse Meat Disco and more.

As ever, Lovebox takes place in Hackney’s Victoria Park, London. Festivities run from July 16 to July 18, with more names to be announced.

Tickets and more information available on the Lovebox homepage.



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