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First acts announced for Houghton 2019

Ben UFO, Helena Hauff and Ricardo Villalobos are confirmed

Returning to Norfolk from 8th-11th of August, Houghton festival have confirmed their first set of acts to perform at the 3rd edition of the ever-growing festival. Expect familiar faces from previous years, as well as many heavyweight artists making their Houghton festival debut.

Following their success in the last two editions, the team behind Houghton have worked hard to create another unique and unparalleled festival experience for this summer. Continuing their tradition of incorporating art, music and sculpture in the beautiful surrounding of Houghton Hill. Offering music from all corners of the spectrum, expect experimental sounds in an exclusive 360 degree soundscape environment. On the bill are a vast assortment of live bands and musicians, along with a some of house and techno’s most sought after selectors.

Already confirmed for this year’s celebrations are Craig Richards, Ricardo Villalobos, Helena Hauff, Ben UFO, Seth Troxler, Hunee, Andrew Weatherall, Joy Orbison, Midland and Call Super, all of whom will be making return appearances after their amazing sets last year. First time performers include the likes of Four Tet, Bruce, DJ Stingray, Biosphere and many other talented performers across the weekend. With all these brilliant acts, striking art displays and a fun loving crowd, Houghton 2019 is looking like the place to be this August.

For the full line up and ticket information head to Houghton’s website here.

 

Words: Omar Thorne

Images: Here & Now