July 26 2014 Latest news:
By Alan Davies
Monday, March 17, 2014
The third headliner for Hertfordshire music festival Standon Calling 2014 is due to be confirmed this week – and is “off the scale”, according to organisers.
* Tier 1 adult weekend ticket £119.
* Camper Van Ticket £50.
* Children’s ticket (4-12 y/o) £10.
* Infants (0-3 y/o) FREE.
* Available from www.standon-calling.com
The three-day family festival returns to the Hertfordshire countryside at Standon Lordship, near Ware, from Friday, August 1 to Sunday, August 3.
Folk-punk hero Frank Turner and his band The Sleeping Souls will headline the opening night at Standon.
Alternative rockers Maxïmo Park will top the Standon bill on the Saturday.
And music fans are due to find out later this week the “special guest headliner” that will bring the festival to a close on the main stage on the Sunday.
Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls
* ALSO PLAYING
Beans On Toast
Easy Star All Stars
The Cuban Brothers
The Other Tribe
A tweet on Saturday from the festival’s official Twitter handle, @StandonCalling, read: “So excited about next week’s announcement. Headliner is off the scale....”
Also confirmed so far across the weekend are Easy Star All Stars, Leisure Society, Peace, Saint Raymond, Imperial Leisure, The Cuban Brothers, The Heavy, The Other Tribe, TOY and fast-rising UK star Ella Eyre, who stole the show at last month’s BRIT Awards by performing with both Bastille and Rudimental.
The festival’s theme this year will be Lost in Latin America.
Tier one adult weekend passes are available now from www.standon-calling.com at £119 for a limited period.
* For more festival news, visit the Welwyn Hatfield Times’ festival section.