Fake Blood, Scratch Perverts, Caspa, Toddla T, Disclosure, Roni Size and more for the Dance stageLounge on the Farm have announced a host of new additions to the line-up including Sunday night headliners, iconic 90s alternative rock band The Charlatans, Friday night dance stage headliner Fake Blood, BBC Sound poll nominees Spector, London duo AlunaGeorge, singer/songwriter Jess Mills, newcomer Seye, Jagga, The Milk, Bastille, Escapist, Clean Bandit and Swiss Lips.
A plethora of electronic talent will be gracing the dance stage, including legendary breaks duo Scratch Perverts, drum n bass masters Roni Size and Gemini and hotly tipped producers Disclosure and Rudimental. BBC Radio 1 DJ Toddla T will be heading to the farm, alongside dubstep pioneer Caspa who will be headlining the dance stage on Saturday night alongside previously announced drum n bass legend Goldie. Other acts announced for the dance stage include Herve, The Heatwave, Stay+, Jaymo, Andy George, Roska and Jamie George.
Lounge on the Farm has confirmed a wealth of new acts for the Sheep Dip Stage. These include BBC Sound Of 2012 act Niki and the Dove, Jake Bugg, Troumaca, The Good Natured, Peace, Pale Seas, Various Cruelties, Cave Painting and Sound of Guns.
Additionally the Meadows Stage will play home to more quality acts including Man Like Me, The Other Tribe and Dub Pistols. All newly announced acts will join the previously announced Emeli Sande who recently won the coveted Brits Critics Choice award and will be headlining the Friday night slot and Saturday headliners The Wombats. Other acts previously announced are Goldie, Roots Manuva, David Rodigan and special guests Chic.
Lounge on the Farm will bring a carefully selected array of food & drink options all food and drink on site is 100% locally sourced: the cows are raised all year on Merton Farm to become the superb burgers and steaks served on site and all the traditional ciders and ales served at the Meadows Bar are locally brewed. The food market is set to return, featuring staple Lounge classics such as Al’s Hog Roast, Easy Nuh Caribbean Cuisine, MUU sushi, the acclaimed Farmhouse Restaurant will once again be relocating from its Canterbury HQ over to Merton Farm especially for the occasion.
The Meadows Area will be transformed with pop up stalls, pieces and features from local students and Kent creatives, and a new forest pathway between the Main Arena and The Meadows will be constructed.
Along with the return of the silent disco and the vintage market, Lounge on the farm 2012 will see the return of many more festival favourites along with new additions for this year.