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JUST ANNOUNCED: Massive Attack are headlining All Points East this summer

By Nick Levine

This is not a drill: Bristolian trip-hop legends Massive Attack are the latest headline act announced for All Points East (APE), the 10-day festival taking over Victoria Park in late-May. They’ll be joined on the day by a stellar support line-up that includes Nils Frahm, Young Fathers, Neneh CherryGaika, Skinny Pelembe, Hotel Lux and Mad Professor.

Massive Attack and Neneh Cherry go way back (she sings backing vocals on and co-wrote ‘Hymn of the Big Wheel’ from their seminal debut album ‘Blue Lines’), so this one should definitely feel a bit special. Massive Attack are the third headline act announced for APE 2020 following Tame Impala and Kraftwerk 3D, so come May, Vicky Park looks set to become a kind of alternative music nirvana once again.

Massive Attack play All Points East on Sunday May 24 2020. Check out Time Out's music hub here.


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