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Standon Calling confirms more superb dance acts

Standon Calling today adds a mix of dance music gems to their line-up, crowned by Audio Doughnuts stage headliners Nina Kraviz and Simian Mobile Disco. For night owls, electronic and DJ talent will also feature Gilles Peterson, DJ Format and Greg Wilson.

 Standon Calling 2013, held on the 2nd – 4th August set in the spacious grounds of a 16th century manor house in Hertfordshire with tunes pumping until 5am. It’s headlined by De La Soul, Band of Skulls and Digitalism, and also features Bastille, AlunaGeorge, The D.O.T. featuring Mike Skinner plus many more. Much more than music, Standon Calling will be laying on an array of arts and immersive entertainment around this year’s theme ‘Running away from the Circus’. Festival-goers can even soar through the air at the festival courtesy of Gorilla Flying Circus trapeze school or become part of the show themselves in Standon Calling People’s Circus. As ever the much-loved swimming pool will be open and canine pals will not be left out of the fun with the annual Standon Calling dog show.

Nina Kraviz has had the attention of tech and deep-house aficionados for the best part of a decade. The young Russian star’s profile is ever increasing since the release of her debut album, awarded 4/5 by top dance music community, Resident Advisor. Kraviz makes for a bold headliner for the Audio Doughnuts stage at Standon Calling. Similarly, Simian Mobile Disco, another heavyweight of the electronic world now tops the bill at the Hertfordshire festival.

From London to Chicago via Leeds, taking in live Afro dub, soul electrica, African-inspired electronica and bass sounds, the Audio Doughnuts stage brings a global sounds to this year’s Standon Calling. Their vibrant offering inside The Big Top also includes Benin City (live), Roy Davis Jnr + special guest TBA, Tuesday Born (live), Two Inch Punch, Mêle, SOPHIE, Debian Black, Shox and Pusherman.

Full the full line-up click here.

Tickets are currently on sale at the tier one price of £99 for weekend ticket. All tickets can be purchased via the  Standon Calling website.  

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