The Smiths guitarist and all around indie legend Johnny Marr has been added to the All Points East festival line up – alongside The Strokes, Interpol and Jarvis Cocker.

The festival, which takes place over two weekends features various artists crossing all music genres. The ten-day event is set in London’s Victoria Park.

Fans of Britpop will be delighted to see Johnny Marr play alongside the likes of Jarvis Cocker and Interpol on Saturday 25th May. The line up, which was released today, has created a lot of buzz around the festival. Many music fans have suggested that the Saturday line up is the best to have been released this festival season.

Marr, who has an honorary degree from Salford University,  has recently completed an international tour for his critically acclaimed new solo album ‘Call the Comet’, with the final date being in Manchester.

Despite being well into his fifties, Marr remains as cool as when he started out with The Smiths 36 years ago. With Marr being known to give a masterclass in performing whilst on stage, the anticipation for his All Points East performance has left fans asking, how soon is now?

Tickets for the festival go on sale at 9am Friday February 1 .

More information and tickets for All Points East Festival 2019 can be found by clicking this Link

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