The xx have announced a hand-picked line-up for their seven shows at Brixton Academy in March, as part of a week-long Night + Day arts festival involving after parties, film screenings and pop-up shops.
Sampha, Kelala, Cat Power and Jehnny Beth from Savages are amongst the acts set to support the band at their record-breaking run of seven sold-out headline shows at the Academy, while Jamie xx will host an all-day party on March 12, local clubs will hold official aftershows and the band will curate themed daytime film screenings.
The event follows the launch of Night + Day with three events curated by The xx in London, Berlin and Lisbon in 2013.
The support acts are:
8th March: Sampha + Joy Orbison
9th March: Kelela + Ben UFO b2b Beatrice Dillon
10th March: Robyn RBN / RMX Live + Benji B
11th March: Francis and the Lights + Floating Points (DJ set)
13th March: Cat Power (solo) and Jehnny Beth (solo piano) + SIREN Djs
14th March: The London Contemporary Orchestra Performs Mica Levi + Daniel Brandt (DJ set)
15th March: Floating Points (live band) + Gilles Peterson
The after party schedule is:
8th March – Trouble Vision @ Corsica Studios – Line up TBA
9th March – Deviation @ The Prince of Wales – featuring Sampha (DJ set), Benji B & Judah, Secret Special Guest DJ Set
11th March – Robyn & Mr Tophat @ Phonox - featuring Robyn & Mr Tophat – DJ set, Haai and more TBC
14th March – Brother May, Coby Sey, and Mica Levi presents Curl @ Block 336
Check here for ticket information