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Wed Mar 6 2013
De La Soul, Band Of Skulls, Digitalism, Nina Kraviz, Simian Mobile Disco, Bastille, Gilles Peterson, Dutch Uncles, The Joy Formidable, AlunaGeorge, DJ Yoda, Public Service Broadcasting, Craig Charles, The Skints, Shields, King Charles, The Correspondents, Gentlemen's Dub Club, Revere + more.
Continuing the trend for festivals that started in someone's back garden and then got huge, Standon Calling returns for another year of boutique fun. There's a folk and bluesy feel to much of what's on offer, but big dance names like Digitalism, Nina Kraviz and Gilles Peterson stir some variety and beats into the mix. What's more, the Literary Lounge provides some poetic relief and there'll be plenty of opportunities to reflect on the multitude of circus-themed fancy dress and masquerade balls outfits while munching on an artisan burger and sipping a craft beer or two. And you can even get your groove on in a nightclub converted from a cowshed, should that appeal – and why the heck wouldn't it?