The first round of acts for Longitude 2020 have been officially announced 7 months ago

The first round of acts for Longitude 2020 have been officially announced

The first round of acts for Longitude 2020 have been officially announced.

The summer festival will be returning to Marlay Park in Dublin from July 3 to July 5 - and fans are going to love the lineup so far.

Kendrick Lamar will headline the Friday night of Longitude.

Indisputably the most acclaimed artist of his generation, Kendrick Lamar is one of those rare MC’s who has achieved critical and commercial success while earning the respect and support of those who inspired him.

London rapper and afroswing star J Hus will also perform on Friday.

Tyler, The Creator will be leading the lineup on Saturday, July 4. The rapper and producer surfaced as a founding member of Odd Future, an outlandish alternative rap crew that gradually permeated the mainstream as it began a multitude of related projects.

His new album Igor has been met with universal critical acclaim and debuted at No 1 on the US Billboard 200.

Ladbroke Grove hitmaker AJ Tracey will also return to Longitude on Saturday.

A$AP Rocky will be closing the festival on Sunday night. His debut album, Long.Live.A$AP, landed in 2013 and featured the single "Goldie."

The album A.L.L.A. (At Long Last A$AP) followed in 2015 and debuted at number one. His third solo album, Testing, arrived in May 2018, opening at #4 on the Billboard 200.

Atlanta’s Young Thug will be joining him on the Sunday billing.

 

Other acts who have been announced to be playing the festival across the weekend include DaBaby, Aitch, Playboi Carti, Lil Tecca, Mabel, Charli XCX, JAY1, EarthGang, Pop Smoke, IDK, Santi.

Weekend tickets for Longitude 2020 cost €199.50; two day tickets cost €159.50; single day tickets cost €89.50. 

Tickets go on sale Friday, December 13 at 9am and will be available from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide and online.