American rock band The Strokes have been announced as the headliners for All Points East 2023.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs will join the New York-based quintet, which includes frontman Julian Casablancas, on Friday 25 August in London’s Victoria Park.
Organizers said the day would be a “big day of anthem rock from New York and beyond”.
Grammy winner The Strokes, known for early 2000s hits like Last Nite and Reptilia, previously hosted the festival in 2019.
They released their last album, The New Abnormal, in 2020, which reached number three in the UK charts.
Australian punks Amyl And The Sniffers, American singer-songwriter Angel Olsen, rock band Black Midi, indie rock band Julie, female rock trio HotWax and singer-songwriter Nieve Ella also join this summer’s lineup.
Norwegian indie-pop artist Girl In Red will also be participating in the festival for the first time.
In November, Stormzy was announced as the first headliner on Friday, August 18th.
The 29-year-old Grime star will also create her own lineup for This Is What We Mean Day.
The All Points East festival kicked off in 2018 with headliners including Gorillaz, LCD Soundsystem, The Chemical Brothers, Kraftwerk, Tame Impala and The National.
– Tickets for Friday, August 25th will go on general sale Friday, January 27th at 10am.