Standon Calling 2014 Sunday line-up headliner is ‘off the scale’

Standon Calling 2014 line-up

Standon Calling 2014 line-up - Credit: Archant

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.

Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls will headline Standon Calling 2014 [Picture: Brantley Gutierrez]

Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls will headline Standon Calling 2014 [Picture: Brantley Gutierrez] - Credit: Brantley Gutierrez

The three-day family festival returns to the Hertfordshire countryside at Standon Lordship, near Ware, from Friday, August 1 to Sunday, August 3.

Easy Star All Stars will appear at Standon Calling 2014

Easy Star All Stars will appear at Standon Calling 2014 - Credit: Archant

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.


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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....”

As well as the already confirmed headliners, the Standon 2014 line-up also includes Amber Run, Beans On Toast, Hertfordshire singer Charli XCX and recent UK chart-toppers Clean Bandit.

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.

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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.

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