Standon Calling held in the grounds of the 16th Century Hertfordshire manor house from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st July 2016 has announced the electronic music line-up this year will include Joey Negro, Crazy P Soundsystem, Greg Wilson, DJ Format & MC Abdominal, Dr Packer, Kid Fiesta, The Mixnots,and Nixwax.
Taking over Standon Calling's own nightclub, the Cowshed, will be Hospitality Records and Savage Disco. Celebrating 20 years in 2016, Hospital Records bring with them London Elektricity, Fred V and Grafix, S.P.Y, Krakota, Hugh Hardie, Ownglow, and MCs Wrec, Inja, and Carasel. Sink The Pink's most outrageous club night, Savage Disco, bring Artwork, Purple Disco Machine, Jonjo Jury, Jonathan Bestley, and Guy Williams.
Along with the Cowshed, Standon Calling will also be home to four other micro venues - The Topshed, Groove Garden, Real Roots, and Beefy Melons Vintage Temple of Love and Gratitude.
The first DJ sets announced were Theo Parrish, Goldie, Dan Deacon, and Luke Abbott.
Suede, Jess Glynne, and Kelis head up the bill. Also confirmed appearing live are The Hives, Everything Everything, Ghostpoet, Anna Calvi, Blossoms, Thurston Moore Band, Gold Panda, Loyle Carner, Adam Green, Teleman, Swim Deep, Tiggs Da Author, Honne, Natty, The Mouse Outfit, Meilyr Jones, The Cuban Brothers, Declan McKenna, Hot 8 Brass Band, Billie Marten, Rag n Bone Man, Rationale, Clean Cut Kid, Kiko Bun, Jones, United Vibrations, PINS, Flyte, Charlie Cunningham, The Amazons, Tangerines, exmagician, Hannah Lou Clark, Seramic, Revere, Venice Trip, Peluche, Bella Figura, Nadia Nair, and Petricha.
The early bird offer has ended. Tier 1 tickets for the festival have sold out in record time. Tier 2 tickets are priced at £127, £113.42 for a youth weekend pass (aged 13-17 years) and £11 for a child weekend pass (4-12 years), infants (0-3 years) tickets are priced at £5.50.
There are numerous stages and the odd unexpected stage appearing from nowhere. The festival boasts a number of bars, one of which is hewn out of an enormous oak tree, secret areas, interactive theatre, swimming pool (with underwater dance area), boutique camping (beach huts, yurts and tipis), kids area, and festival food.
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