The Second series of acts, that will be performing at the 2019 All Points East festival, have been announced. The ten-day music and entertainment festival will be returning, for a second year, next summer, to Victoria Park, in the Tower Hamlets region of London, with All Points East 2019 set to take place from the 24th of May to the 2nd of June 2019. Tickets for the 2019 edition of festival will go on general sale on Friday the 9th of November 2018, at 9am.
The second series of acts have been announced for All Points East 2019, on the 14th of November 2018, with Bon Iver being revealed as the headline act, for Sunday the 2nd of May 2019. Among the other artists confirmed to be performing at the festival are Mac DeMarco, First Aid Kit, John Grant, The Tallestman on Earth, Julien Baker, Snail Mail, and KOKOKO.
The first line-up announcement for the 2019 All Points East festival was made on the 6th of November 2018, with The Chemical Brothers being revealed as the first headline act, for the festivals opening night, on Friday the 24th of May 2019. A host of other acts have also been added to the bill for the Friday 24th line-up, which includes Hot Chip, Primal Scream and Little Dragon. The likes of Spiritualized, Danny Brown, Little Simz and Ibibio Sound Machine have also all joined the line-up for 2019, with more names expected to be added to the bill in the coming weeks.
Speaking about next year’s festival, AEG Presents’ Executive Vice President for Live Music, Jim King, said: “We are thrilled to be returning to Victoria Park for a second year with an artist bill as exciting as our first year. We’re expanding our programme of free midweek entertainment and again working alongside some of the best local suppliers to produce an incredible ten days of entertainment with something for everyone.”
All Points East is a music festival held over two weekends once a year in London’s Victoria Park, run by AEG Presents. The 10 day event comprises of two weekends full of the most exciting names in music and four days of free entry and community activities known as In the Neighbourhood.
In the Neighbourhood is All Points East weekday programme, which comprises of free activities, taking place between the two weekends of All Points East. In collaboration with Tower Hamlets Council, the local community, businesses, organisations and suppliers, In the Neighbourhood will host a vibrant 4-day programme of free activities and entertainment across the Bank Holiday Monday and half term week. In the Neighbourhood, will be taking place between the 27th of May and the 30th of May 2019 and will include free outdoor cinema, live music & entertainment, street food, pop-up bars, theatre, arts, sports & wellbeing, children’s activities and loads more.
Mayor of Tower Hamlets, John Biggs, said: “I am pleased that following the success of All Points East this summer – with considerably improved management from the previous contract – it will be returning in 2019 to the award winning Victoria Park in Tower Hamlets. Using our park for events enjoyed by thousands of people through well-managed events while respecting our responsibilities to best manage disruption to local residents is the secret to continuing success.
We worked closely with AEG to ensure local residents needs were considered at this year’s event and I am grateful for the attention they gave to this. We can of course always aim to learn and improve further. Also returning in 2019 will be the ‘In the Neighbourhood‘ midweek programme, a free event which attracted over 20,000 people daily, brought people in our communities together in celebration, showcased some of the rich artistic talent and offered business opportunities to local entrepreneurs.”