Standon Calling headliner announced

AMERICAN hip-hop legends De La Soul have been announced as next year’s Standon Calling headliners.

The three-day bonanza takes place in the grounds of Standon Lordship, just a few miles east of Stevenage, between August 2 and 4.

De La Soul were announced as headliners last week, with their set coming nearly a quarter of a century after the release of their debut masterpiece, 3 Feet High and Rising.

And with a catalogue featuring Me Myself and I, The Magic Number and Grind Date, the fields of Standon look set to be reverberating to the sound of the alternative hip-hop’s godfathers.

“We are delighted to have De La Soul headline Standon Calling,” said festival founder Alex Trenchard.

“It’s an act I’ve wanted to bring to Standon for a while.

“De La Soul is the first in a series of exciting announcements and the calibre of entertainment we have planned for 2013 is incredibly high.

Most Read

“We can’t think of an equivalent three-day festival out there that offers such a competitively priced weekend ticket.”

Festival-goers can secure their place at Standon Calling 2013 for �85 per weekend ticket by taking up the early bird offer.

On top of the stellar music, the three-day party includes interactive theatre, art installations, a swimming pool, kids area and kids’ activities, onsite nightclub and the ever-popular fancy dress.

Visit www.event-control.co.uk for tickets.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter