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London Festival All Points East Returns With Foals, Bombay Bicycle Club

Tune-Yards, Jade Bird, and Caribou will also play the August music festival

Foals will headline All Points East 2021

Foals will headline All Points East 2021.

Sam Neill

After canceling its 2020 edition, London music festival All Points East has announced its lineup for 2021. The festival, set for August 27th to 30th in Victoria Park, will feature Foals, Bombay Bicycle Club, Tune-Yards, and Caribou.

The lineup news follows previously announced artists Jamie xx, Kano, and Slowthai.

Last year’s festival was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic and replaced with a series of online events, which included a streamed performance from Savages’ Jehnny Beth. Under the current U.K. lockdown easing plan, all social distancing measures could be removed as early as June 21. Several U.K. music festivals have so far announced plans to return this summer, including Latitude Festival and Reading and Leeds.

“We are delighted to announce our lineup for Bank Holiday Monday,” Jim King, CEO of European Festivals at AEG Presents, said in a statement. “There are fantastic artists lined up on Monday and we’re incredibly excited for what will be a truly special closing day for our 2021 festival weekend at Victoria Park. We look forward to seeing you all there.”

“We’re super happy to be playing at APE this summer,” Foals wrote on Twitter. “Victoria Park is one of our spiritual homes, so it’s going to be really special. We’re currently working hard in the studio and you never know, we might just throw in a new riff or two!”

Tickets for the Monday date of All Points East go on sale Friday March 26 at 10 a.m. GMT. Saturday and Sunday tickets are already on sale.

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