Cardi B and Solange to play Longitude festival

Updated / Friday, 9 Feb 2018 19:49

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J.Cole, Sampha, Cardi B and Solange are among the first acts to be announced for this year’s Longitude Festival in Dublin’s Marlay Park from July 13 to 15.

Migos, Post Malone and Diplo are also on the bill of the dance, hip-hop and r`n’b weekender. Weekend tickets are priced at €189.50 , two day tickets are €129.50 and day tickets €69.50 and tickets go on sale at 9.00am February 16.

Hip hop performer and producer J. Cole will headline the Friday night of Longitude along with Grammy nominated rap trio Migos and Post Malone, who had a No 1 in the Irish singles chart.

On Saturday, Travis Scott leads the line-up ahead of the release of his third full-length album, Astroworldwhich. Diplo also returns to Longitude and Tyler, The Creator will perform on Saturday night.

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Beyoncé’s sister Solange will hit the main stage as the Sunday night headliner and Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals and Sampha complete the Sunday billing.

Joining J. Cole, Travis Scott, Solange, Migos, Diplo, Post Malone, Tyler, The Creator, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals and Sampha are breakout star Khalid, Billboard chart record breaker Cardi B, London rapper Giggs, grime artist J Hus, festival favourite Joey Bada$$ - making his return to Longitude - LA band The Internet, and rapper Lil Pump.

Bono's new bestie, Cardi B

blackbear also joins the bill following his sell out date at Dublin’s Academy. Atlanta’s 6BLACK, French duo Ibeyi are also on the bill and UK soul singer Jacob Banks is coming back to Ireland following his sold out Sugar Club show.

Colombian-American singer Kali Uchis, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, New Yorker Princess Nokia, radio star Mabel, rapper and comedian Big Shaq, Belly, Naaz, and Bas are also among the first Longitude announcements with more to follow in the coming weeks.

For a full round-up of this year's music festivals, click here.