Citadel 2016 l Pre Coverage


London’s brightest new festival, Citadel returns for a second edition in 2016 to celebrate summer Sunday pleasures.

Headlined by Sigur Rós with performances from Caribou, Lianne La Havas, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and many more, there’s also stages hosted by Communion in association with DIY and Soundcrash in association with

There’s also a wealth of experiences and activities to delve in and discover onsite, from Sunday Feasting, talks and debates at the Sunday Papers Live to theatre and performance from Old Vic New Voices and Les Femmes Circus, a Sunday Sports Day and even a Roller Disco. Citadel is a one-dayer like no other that serves as the ultimate summer Sunday.

Now, Citadel is delighted to welcome experimental US rockers Battles to the Park to headline Soundcrash in association with DIY. The critically-acclaimed trio are fresh from the release of their third album ‘La Di Da Di’ and their energetic live shows are something to behold. Also joining Soundcrash is renowned beat boxer Beardyman, a visionary performer whose signature use of live looping has cemented his status as one of the must-see live acts out there.

Bringing the sound of the Balearics to Victoria Park, Corona Sunsets have unveiled a varied and impressive lineup. There’ll be a set from electro-soul duo Honne, DJ sets from indie-dance trio Friendly Fires and electronic singer-songwriter Kindness, as well as appearances from new wave Latin pioneer Cal Jader with Mark Robertson’s tropical dance project Spirital South, respected cratedigger Nick The Record alongside Brilliant Corners regular John Gómez, producer and NTS DJ Throwing Shade, genre-hopping duo Whilk and Misky and Spanish guitar duo Rat On The Roof.