​André 3000 and Sampha to headline We Out Here Festival 2024

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We Out Here Festival has unveiled the next wave of acts taking to Dorset this August.

This year’s headliners include Sampha, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and André 3000, following the release of his debut flute-led record ‘New Blue Sun’ in November.

More than 100 names have now been announced for the four-day event, which takes place this year between August 15 – 18 in its new home of Wimborne St Giles, Dorset.

Performing alongside this year’s headliners are CASISDEAD, Floating Points, Kae Tempest, Loraine James, Mount Kimbie, Obongjayar, Ron Trent, and Yaya Bey.

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A slew of live acts are also set to take to the stage, including Nabihah Iqbal, Sainté, Moses Yoofee Trio, Ego Ella May, and Lefto Early Bird with a live A/V show.

“We’re really excited to announce the full lineup for We Out Here 2024,” says founder and curator, Gilles Peterson. “Edition 5! I can’t tell you how much I value this gathering of all the musical tribes, and this lineup might be our most wide-spanning and eclectic yet.”

This year’s line-up continues to celebrate a wide array of genres from jazz to Afrobeat, garage to R&B. Amongst the DJs slated to play this year are Joy Orbison, Shanti Celeste, DJ Paulette, Djrum, Ikonika B2B Shannen SP, LTJ Bukem, and more.

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We Out Here’s fifth edition also celebrates a handful of milestones including 10 years of London imprint Wisdom Teeth with a special B2B from Facta and K-Lone, as well as the anniversaries of First Word, Hyperdub, Tru Thoughts, and Eglo Records.

This year will see the return of fan favourite stages including Rhythm Corner, Lemon Lounge, and Lush Life. We Out Here also offers a relaxation area, the Sanctuary, as well as talks tents and an on-site record store, Near Mint.

Grab your tickets for We Out Here 2024 here, and check out the current line-up below.

Gemma Ross is Mixmag’s Assistant Editor, follow her on Twitter

Written by: Tim Hopkins

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