UPDATE (December 11, 2019): Following the announcement that Tyler, The Creator would be returning to the United Kingdom, after a four-year ban, to headline Lovebox 2020, the festival has now confirmed more artists for the upcoming event.
Sharing the updated line-up via social media, Lovebox 2020 has confirmed the first wave which includes Disclosure and Khalid; the former will headline Friday’s line-up while the latter will headline Saturday. Additionally other acts slated to perform are Anderson .Paak, The Free Nationals, FKA Twigs, Charlie XCX, Hot Chip, Jorja Smith, Little Simz, Mabel, and Peggy Gou.
Lovebox 2020 will take place in London’s Gunnersbury Park on June 12-14, 2020, spanning over three nights instead of two for the first time ever. Head over to loveboxfestival.com to sign up for pre-sale tickets now. Global release will take place tomorrow, Thursday, December 12 at 9 a.m. Stay tuned for the full line-up which will be revealed over the upcoming days.
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Original Story (December 6, 2019): After a cancelled surprise performance in May, and two last-minute gigs at the Bussey Building in South London this past September, Tyler, The Creator will be returning to the UK to headline both the Lovebox and Parklife music festivals after being banned from the country in 2015. Besides the two smaller shows mentioned prior, this will be the first time the musician has headline an event in the United Kingdom since his four-year ban.
At the time of his ban, the UK’s then-Home Secretary Theresa May had used anti-terrorism legislation to forbid him entry and stated that his work, “encourages violence and intolerance of homosexuality,” and that it “fosters hatred with views that seek to provoke others to terrorist acts.”
Tyler, The Creator will headline Manchester’s Parklife Festival on June 13 followed by Lovebox in London’s Gunnersbury Park on June 12-14, 2020. Full lineups for both music festivals will be revealed in the upcoming weeks. Head over to loveboxfestival.com to sign up for pre-sale tickets now.
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Just saw this in hoxton….. guess Tyler is playing Lovebox pic.twitter.com/RMZqs79P7O
— tommy (@Tomm1975) December 5, 2019