Bon Iver, Elbow, Paul Weller to headline

The line up of this year's Latitude has been announced with Bon Iver, Elbow and Paul Weller taking part.

The festival season is now almost upon us, with line up announcements tumbling into the ClashMusic inbox. Latitude is the latest to unveil the cream of the crop, but this is worth waiting for...

Headliners for 2012 include Bon Iver, Elbow and Paul Weller with the second stage - the Word Arena - due to be dominated by Wild Beasts, The Horrors and White Lies.

In an epic line up announcement, Latitude organisers also named the following acts on this year's bill:

Alabama Shakes, Amadou & Mariam, Apparat, Bat For Lashes, Battles, Baxter Dury, Buena Vista Social Club, Bwani Junction, Chairlift, Cold Specks, Daryl Hall, Daughter, Dawes, Destroyer, Dexy’s, Django Django, Esperanza Spalding, Explosions In The Sky, Fatoumata Diawara, Francois & The Atlas Mountains, GIVERS, Howler, Iceage, I Break Horses, Janelle Monae, Jonathan Wilson, Josh T Pearson, Kindness, Kurt Vile, Lang Lang, Laura Marling, Lianne La Havas, Liz Green, Lloyd Cole, M83, Metronomy, Michael Kiwanuka, Other Lives, Paul Weller, Perfume Genius, Richard Hawley, SBTRKT, Sharon van Etten, Silver Seas, Simple Minds, Sissy & The Blisters, Soko, St Vincent, Sunless ‘97, Team Me, Thomas Dolby, The Antlers, The Field, The War on Drugs, tUnE-yArDs, We Are Augustines, We Have Band, White Lies, Wooden Shjips, Yeasayer, Zola Jesus and Zun Zun Egui.

As usual, though, there's a lot more to explore with Latitude also firming up an extensive list of comedy and spoken word performers.

Latitude runs between July 12th - 15th.

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