Family festival announces first names

Wild Beasts and Mr Scruff are playing Lounge On The Farm

Wild Beasts and Mr Scruff are among the first names to confirm for this year’s Lounge On The Farm festival.

The boutique event returns for the fourth time to Merton Farm, just outside Canterbury, on July 10-12 this year.

Acclaimed DJ Scruff will play a marathon six-hour set at the Hoedown Dance Stage on the Sunday afternoon, while Wild Beasts join The Invisible as the first bands booked at the Cowshed Stage, with many more to be confirmed.

The remaining names announced are Dan Le Sac vs Scrubious Pip, Gong, The James Taylor Quartet, Steve Hillage Band, DJ Format, Wave Pictures, Baddies, Toddla T, Zomby, Joe Gideon and The Shark.

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