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London's All Points East Cancelled Due To Covid-19 Pandemic

Friday, 27 March 2020 Written by Laura Johnson

This year's All Points East has been cancelled.

The festival was due to take over Victoria Park in London for two weekends in the latter half of May, but will no longer go ahead due to the ongoing Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. Read a full statement from the organisers below.

What? Two weekends of the biggest names in pop, rock and all you find in between.

Where? Victoria Park in London.

When? May 22-31 - CANCELLED.

Who? Bombay Bicycle Club were the latest headliners to be confirmed for the line up. They were due to be joined on May 22 by Loyle Carner, Lianne La Havas, Everything Everything, Nadine Shah, Nick Hakim, Nilüfer Yanya, the Orielles, Gengahr, and Liz Lawrence. 

Tame Impala were the first headliners to be confirmed for the line up. The were set top the bill on May 23, with support from Caribou, Glass Animals, Whitney, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Kelly Lee Owens, Holy F, Låpsley, the Avalanches, Yellow Days, Sir Was, Crumb, TOPS, Faye Webster, OTHERLiiNE, and Jessy Lanza.

Massive Attack were headliners for May 24, and were due to be preceded by an acoustic solo piano set from Radiohead's Thom Yorke. Also set to perform that day were Nils Frahm, Young Fathers, Neneh Cherry, Sevdaliza, Fatoumata Diawara, TNGHT, GAIKA, Skinny Pelembe, Hotel Lux, Mad Professor, Alfa Mist and Jacques Greene.

Kraftwerk had plans to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their self-titled debut album on May 29, with support from Iggy Pop, Johnny Marr, the Orb, Chromatics, Anna Calvi, Kim Gordon, Grandmaster Flash, Jehnny Beth, John Maus, Tinariwen, Juan Atkins, Warmduscher, A Certain Ratio, and Pan Amsterdam Music.

The Kooks and the Wombats were set to co-headilne on May 30, with support coming from Tom Walker, Jake Bugg, Gang Of Youths, Gabrielle Aplin, the Lathums, Bloxx, and Lauran Hibberd.

Tickets? Please refer to the statement above for details on ticket refunds.


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