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All Points East 2018: Yeah Yeah Yeahs profile

They will play Friday at the fesitval

Yeah Yeah Yeahs (credits: Marley Beck)

Much like LCD Soundsystem, Yeah Yeah Yeahs formed in the early noughties in New York. The band has recorded a humble four studio albums, the first, Fever to Tell, was released in 2003, it was followed by Show Your Bones, It’s Blitz! and Mosquito. The second, Show Your Bones, was released in 2006 and was named the second best album of the year by NME.

During their reign the Yeah Yeah Yeahs spawned multiple award nominations as well a few wins including best pop Award for Gold Lion by the BMI London awards. The band also performed heavily around the globe and became one of the first western rock acts to play in China when they headlined the Modern Sky Festival in Beijing in 2007. In 2014, the band called for a break until 2017. The band hasn’t released much new material so their performance at All Points East might be where fans discover the band’s new material or simply relive their biggest hits.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs are playing Friday evening at All Points East. They will join LCD Soundsystem, returning to the UK for a captivating trip through their acclaimed back catalogue.

This year’s All Points East 2018 line-up is below:

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All Points East – Friday 25th May

LCD Soundsystem / Yeah Yeah Yeahs / Phoenix / Glass Animals / Richie Hawtin / Dixon / Nick Murphy fka Chet Faker / Chromeo / Young Fathers / George FitzGerald Live / Hercules & Love Affair / Roman Flugel / DJ Tennis /Gerd Janson / Superorganism / Hookworms / Oscar and the Wolf / Confidence ManEclair Fifi / Fort Romeau / Knox Fortune / Lo Moon / Despacio / Hot Chip (DJ Set)/ Vessels / Nik Void (Factory Floor) / Bakar / Mavi Phoenix / Yonaka / Mellah / Two Feet

All Points East – Saturday 26th May

The xx / Lorde / Justice / Sampha / Soulwax / Lykke Li / Popcaan / BADBADNOTGOOD / Rhye / Stefflon Don / Rex Orange County / Omar-S / Hunee / ABRA / Sevdaliza / DJ Richard / Call Super / Shanti Celeste / DJ Python / Kojey Radical / Jessie James Solomon / Her / Beatrice Dillon / Despacio / Lil Silva (DJ Set) / Emerald (DJ Set) / Tiffany Calver (DJ Set) / Pote (live) / Jelani Blackman / Harvey Causon / Rival / Blossom Caldarone / Laura Misch / Jynx / Anais

All Points East – Sunday 27th May

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Björk / Beck / Father John Misty / Friendly Fires / Tom Misch / Flying Lotus 3D / The Black Madonna / Django Django / Kelela / Mashrou’ Leila / Sylvan Esso / Khruangbin / Maribou State DJ set / Parcels / Alexis Taylor / Yellow Days / Yaeji / Octavian / Mr G Live / Agoria Live / Allie X / ItaloJohnson / Byron The Aquarius / Bones Garage /
DEBONAIR / Despacio


Reeps One / Aadae / Benin City / Joel Culpepper / Mina Rose / Naked Elephant / Kelsey Lu / Mattiel / Sarah Meth

APE Presents… Catfish and the Bottlemen – Friday 1st June

Catfish and the Bottlemen / The Hunna / Blossoms / Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes / The Neighbourhood / The Amazons / The Big Moon / Superfood / Yowl / Life / Lady Bird / Fire Fences / Sea Girls / Girli / Stereo Honey

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APE Presents… The National – Saturday 2nd June

The National / The War on Drugs / Future Islands / Warpaint / Cat Power / Public Service Broadcasting / Broken Social Scene / Spoon / Amber Run / The Districts / Rostam / This Is The Kit / Sweaty Palms / Pumarosa / Warpaint (DJ set) /Gengahr / Sorry / Night Flight / Cosmo Sheldrake / Cavetown / To Kill A King / Warhaus / All We Are / Flyte

APE Presents… Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Sunday 3rd June

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds / Patti Smith & Her Band /St. Vincent / Courtney Barnett / Psychedelic Furs / The Black Lips / Baxter Dury / Nadine Shah / Bo Ningen / Marika Hackman / Lost Under Heaven / Black Foxxes / The Shacks / Lucia / Oh Brother / St Leonard’s Horses / Matt Maltese / Brix And The Extricated / Simone Marie (DJ) / The Magic Gang / Richard Strange / Yak / Jade Bird

Limited tickets are still available for purchase on All Points East website here.

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All Points East festival will take place between 25th May and 3rd June 2018.


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