The latest wave of acts to perform at a multi-venue festival across Ipswich has been announced, including its headliners.

Brighten The Corners Festival will return this summer after a hit event last year. 

These include headliners, West-African funk, disco and electro-inspired Ibibio Sound Machine and critically acclaimed post-punk band Shame.

The music festival, which showcases emerging talent across five venues in the town, also announced that Hot Chip's frontman Alexis Taylor would be performing a late night DJ set, as well as electronic indie project Art School Girlfriend, indie rock group The Mysterines, rapper and producer Jay Prince and Brighton based three-piece Lambrini Girls.

Ipswich Star: The Mysterines will perform at the festivalThe Mysterines will perform at the festival (Image: Brighten The Corners)

Folly Group will also perform, along with indie pop trio Girl Ray, jazzy hip-hop and genre-bending artist Yoni Mayraz and post-punk group Deep Tan will perform.

These acts join previously announced acts including tuba player and composer Theon Cross, Isle of White rockers Coach Party and Mercury Prize nominee and Grace Jones collaborator Dave Okumu.

Festival director Joe Bailey, said: "We are really excited to announce the headliners and next wave of artists for Brighten The Corners 2024. 

Ipswich Star: Rapper Jay Prince will performRapper Jay Prince will perform (Image: Brighten The Corners)

"To have such celebrated names as our headliners is amazing, it's going to be a huge weekend for the town.

"We're really pleased to bring a hugely eclectic line up to Suffolk and establish Brighten The Corners as a taste making festival with some of the most exciting names in emerging music, and we will also be announcing our Apply to Play winners in the coming weeks.

"We hope this festival will be where our audience will find their new favourite band and experience live music at its best."

Brighten The Corners recently announced they will continue their partnership with the University of Suffolk for a further three years.

Brighten The Corners Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15 2024, with tickets available on its website.