February 25, 2014 18:24

Frank Turner and Maximo Park to headline Standon Calling festival

Peace, TOY and Charli XCX will also play the August event

Frank Turner and Maximo Park to headline Standon Calling festival

Photo: Dan Kendall/NME

Frank Turner and Maximo Park are set to headline this summer's Standon Calling festival.

Turner will appear with his band The Sleeping Souls at the event, which takes place from August 1-3 in Hertfordshire. The festival's theme will be Lost in Latin America. Other artists set to appear include Clean Bandit, Peace, The Heavy, Ella Eyre, TOY, Charli XCX, Leisure Society, Beans On Toast, Saint Raymond and Imperial Leisure. The festival's third headliner will be announced in the coming weeks. For more information, visit: standon-calling.com.

Frank Turner was also recently added to the bill for this year's Sonisphere festival alongside Deftones. The US band and British singer-songwriter led the latest list of additions to the festival's bill alongside Reel Big Fish, Protest The Hero and Blitz Kids. The Knebworth bash was cancelled in 2012 and 2013 but returns this year with Iron Maiden and Metallica making their only UK festival appearances at the event. The Prodigy will headline the festival on Friday, July 4. Joining them on the bill are Limp Bizkit, Anthrax, Dropkick Murphys, The Sisters Of Mercy, Carnifex, Devin Townsend, Silverstein, The Virginmarys, Voodoo Six and Chas & Dave. Other names previously announced include Alice In Chains and Slayer plus Mastodon, Airbourne, Ghost, Gojira and Karnivool. Sonisphere 2014 will take place in Knebworth Park between July 4-6.

To check the availability of Standon Calling tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0844 858 6765


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