Standon Calling Confirms Headliner Public Enemy, Plus Grandmaster Flash And More For 2014

Standon Calling Confirms Headliner Public Enemy, Plus Grandmaster Flash And More For 2014

Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Public Enemy have seen over 20 years in the music business including hits such as 'Don't Believe The Hype' and 'Fight The Power'. Members Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Khari Wynn, DJ Lord and Professor Griff will  bring  the  beats  of  Long  Island,  New  York  to  Hertfordshire  for  Standon Calling this summer. A similarly pioneering figure of hip-hop and fellow member of the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame also confirmed for the festival is Grandmaster Flash. Internationally acclaimed live dance act Shapeshifters are set to take to the stage, they may be a long way from their New Zealand home but are sure to receive a rapturous welcome.

East India Youth aka William Doyle counts Brian Eno amongst his fans, and now Standon Calling is in for a treat with his heady mix of Krautrock and ambient electronic sounds. Further hip-hop will be on offer courtesy of Young Fathers, their alternative take on the genre has received support from the likes of BBC 6 Music's Lauren Laverne, NME and Drowned In Sound. A twin sister musical duo hailing from both Australia and Sweden, Say Lou Lou achieved a place of the BBC Sound of 2014 poll and are now the perfect 'dream pop' addition to the festival's line-up. 

Elsewhere Standon Calling has bagged alternative-pop courtesy of Eliza & The Bear and duoThumpers. Indie from Norwegians Team Me, plus rock n' roll from Domino records signing The Bohicas completes the additions for the second announcement.

LINE-UP so far (a-z)
Amber Run
Beans On Toast
Charli XCX
Clean Bandit 
East India Youth
Easy Star All Stars
Eliza & The Bear
Ella Eyre
Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls (headliner)
Grandmaster Flash
Imperial Leisure
Leisure Society 
Maximo Park (headliner) 
Peace Public Enemy (headliner)
Saint Raymond
Say Lou Lou
Team Me
The Bohicas
The Cuban Brothers
The Heavy
The Other Tribe
Young Fathers
Public Enemy image credit David Wong