Houghton Festival announces 2023 line-up

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Houghton Festival has announced its full 2023 line-up.

Returning to Houghton Hall in Norfolk on the weekend of August 10-13, the Craig Richards curated bill sees over 200 artists who will play across the weekend, with non-stop 24 hour music running from Friday to Sunday.

Familiar festival favourites including Ricardo Villalobos, Zip, Ben UFO, Helena Hauff, Bobby., Sonja Moonear, Jane Fitz and Francesco Del Garda returning.

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There will also be a number of debutants, with the likes of Danielle, Yu Su, Donato Dozzy, Josey Rebelle, Sugar Free, object blue and Shy One playing for the first time.

As usual, the line-up puts a big focus on live sets, with 5AM, Awkward Moments, Chris Korda, Convextion AKA E.R.P., DMX Krew, Radioactive Man, Steevio and Suzybee, and Michelle among those who will be bringing their hardware along.

It will be the festival’s fourth edition, despite its first year running in 2017, after the 2019 edition was cancelled due to extreme winds, and a further two years of cancellations in the face of the pandemic.

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Read Mixmag’s review of the festival’s 2022 comeback here.

Presenting the list of artists on an Instagram post, Houghton Festival wrote simply: “The music programme for Houghton 2023.”

Take a look at the full line-up below:

Tickets will go on sale this Friday, February 3 at 9:AM, with prices yet to be announced.

The festival line-up follows the announcement that fabric – the legendary London club where Richards has long held his residency – will be launching its own festival this summer.

Exodus will take place on July 8 and July 9 at a secret location that will not be announced until the event, with the likes of Ricardo Villalobos, Peach, Anna Wall, Silverlining, tINI B2B Doudou MD, Skee Mask and Sugar Free all playing across the weekend.

Isaac Muk is Mixmag’s Digital Intern, follow him on Twitter

Written by: Tim Hopkins

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