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Review: The Vaccines (BBC Radio 6 Music Stage)

What else did you expect from The Vaccines?

Review: The Vaccines (BBC Radio 6 Music Stage)
It's very rare that an artist on the equivalent of the 'Other Stage' pulls in an equal (if not larger) audience than the main headliner of a festival. Last night, The Vaccines pulled this off.

Don't get us wrong, Portishead's set at the Obelisk Arena was busy, but this morning there has been a lot of people saying, "Yeah, I left Portishead half way through and caught the second half of The Vaccines". You know why, because The Vaccines are amazing.

With Beatles-esque snappy tunes, every single person inside the BBC Radio 6 Music Stage at Latitude Festival on Saturday evening knew every single lyric of every single tune the London-based band performed.

Despite the fact that their latest EP ('English Graffiti') was only released a few months ago (25th May), the performed tracks from all three of their bestselling albums, with tracks Dream Lover, Wreckin' Bar…
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Review: Catfish & The Bottlemen (BBC Radio 6 Music Stage)

Congratulations Catfish, you won Latitude Festival.

Review: Catfish & The Bottlemen (BBC Radio 6 Music Stage)
When Catfish & The Bottlemen formed in Wales in 2007, they had realistic aims of their success - sell a few albums, play a few gigs. It's unlikely they would have thought that one day they would be performing in front of a packed-out BBC Radio 6 Music Stage at Latitude Festival.

For most bands, if you arrive at their set 20 minutes before their start it's pretty certain you will get to the front. Not for Catfish. Arriving 20 minutes early secured us a space... outside of the tent. As the lights eventually dimmed and the overcrowded BBC Radio 6 Music Stage heard lead-singer Van McCann's first strum, the festival erupted in cheer. It was clear that this was going to be a crazy set.

Their performance didn't last for long - but it included all of their best hits. Fans enjoyed tunes off of their EP…
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Latitude Picks: Sunday 19th June 2015

We list the top picks on Sunday's line-up for Latitude Festival

Latitude Picks: Sunday 19th June 2015
12.30pm - Gareth Malone Presents: Voices and The Latitude Choir
When word started to spread that Gareth Malone would be bringing an exclusive Latitude Choir to this years festival, everyone got excited. Even if you're not a choir boy yourself, it's easy to appreciate Gareth Malone's talent in directing and producing choir music. In his performance this year he has his professional choir 'Voices' alongside a select number of attendees who have been invited across the weekend.


1.55pm - Katherine Ryan
Canadian comedian Katherine Ryan has created a stir in the UK comedy scene - with appearances on the likes of Mock the Week, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, 8 out of 10 Cats, QI and more. To be honest, we just think she's bloomin' hilarious and that's all you really want from a comedian - so check her out!


2.30pm - Chloe Combi: Generation…
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