The line-up has been revealed for for the Craig Richards curated Houghton Festival, which returns for its 3rd edition to the Houghton estate in Norfolk from Thursday 8th until Sunday 11th August 2019.
The musical programme reflects Craig Richards' eclectic taste, while continuing the festival's tradition of encouraging long extended sets and unique live acts, with a spotlight on rising talent and experimental artists, across bespoke and cutting edge sound systems from German manufacturer d&b audiotechnik.
The festival are expanding and developing the Pinters stage format, offering a 360 soundscape listening environment for jazz, ambient and experimental sounds and inviting artists that promise to explore all of the corners of the musical spectrum. Estonian violinist and vocalist Maarja Nuut (live), the rapidly rising Object Blue (live), UK jazz pioneers Matthew Halsall (live), and the Elliot Galvin Trio (live), German dubtronica trailblazer Pole (live), and the abstract and beautiful musings of Soundwalk Collective (live), are all appearing.
Returnees from last year include Ricardo Villalobos, Helena Hauff, Ben U.F.O, Optimo, Hunee, Seth Troxler, Jane Fitz, Pearson Sound, Andrew Weatherall, Joy Orbison, Powder, Midland, and Call Super, and there's debut appearances for Four Tet (pictured above), Bruce, DJ Stingray, and Biosphere (live), amongst many others, as Houghton's lineup extends to include even more of the most influential figures in electronic music.
Jenson Interceptor is one of Australia's finest electro exports, there's sets from Carl Finlow as Silicon Scally (live), Vancouver protege D.Tiffany, Floating Points, and uniquely Jerry Dammers ex of The Specials. Palms Trax showcases his deep-digging gems, Calibre, and dBridge, offer up their unique strain of thunderous bass music and Gerd Janson will be showcasing his eclectic genre spanning commitment to the scene. Harvey Sutherland (live), Flanger (live), DMX Crew (live), Radioactiveman (live), and acclaimed composer Ricardo Romaneiro (live), all deliver live sets unconfined by genre, with Juju & Jordash (live), uniting with Move D, to become Magic Magic Mountain High (live), for a welcome live return.
There's loads more too. For the details as available please see the line-up page.
Tickets are on sale, priced as follows. Be quick, they'll sell out!
adult weekend: £187
Car parking: £10 per car.
live-in vehicles: £65
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