First acts announced also include Krafty Kuts & Dynamite MC, Delta Heavy, Hazard and Eksman
Nozstock The Hidden Valley, the family-run, family friendly and home-made festival set across a working farm in stunning rural Herefordshire, returns for its 19th year in July 2017. This year’s theme of Keepin’ It Surreal will see the farm transformed into a wondrous world of oddities and mystery, with plenty of inspiration for fancy dressers across all ages.
The first acts have just been announced with Seasick Steve, Happy Mondays, General Levy, Ocean Wisdom, Mungo’s Hi Fi, Beans on Toast, Rodney P and Skitz, The Correspondents, Dabbla Illaman and DJ Frosty, Lady Chann, Land of the Giants, The Stiff Joints, Chainska Brassika, Hannah Peel, Jeremiah Ferrari, Sola Rosa, Jalen N’ Gonda, Death By Unga Bunga, Oh My God! It’s The Church, Haus, The Meow Meows, Jasper In The Company of Others, Micall Parknsun, Natty Speaks, Desert Boots, Youth, Boy Azooga, Andy Jones, Lit FM, Mango Factory and Normanton Street all confirmed.
Nozstock’s DJ billing introduces some classic names alongside the new breed of talent shining through. Krafty Kuts’, Delta Heavy, DJ Hazard, MC Eksman.15 Years of Critical Records feat. Break, Ivy Lab, Kasra, Foreign Concept, Loadstar, Mind Vortex, Frankee, Uncle Dugs showcase feat. Billy Bunter, Carasel MC, Tribe of Frog, Remidy MC, Octo Pi, Trafic MC, Scope and Dex.
Over in the arts quarter are Phil Kaye, Jayde Adams, Velveteen Valley Cabaret, Bantam of the Opera Theatre, Spare Room Arts’ Little Wonderland, Clik Clik’s Cabinet of Lost Secrets, Mash Cinema presenting Wrong Directions and interactive street arts, walkabout, circus and crafts offer inspiration to festival visitors looking for more than music, and the Little Wonderland offers a vast range of entertainment for families and kids.
“It’s great to be getting our first brilliant headliners out there, and we’re very pleased how this year is taking shape. There are some huge names alongside a lot of brilliant new talent, mixing it up across live and DJ action, as well as our first announcements for theatrics too. Plus there’s plenty more to come too over the coming weeks.”
Festival Organiser Ella Nosworthy
Set on a working farm in the heart of Herefordshire, the reassuringly welcoming and independent festival has evolved from 50 friends at the inaugural gathering and flourished into an intimate musical odyssey. With interactive adventure and performance for all ages, Nozstock is a playground for everyone.
Nozstock The Hidden Valley will take place from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd July 2017 at The Farm, Rowden Paddocks, Bromyard, Herefordshire.