Forgotten Fields reveal full line-up for 2016

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Forgotten Fields has revealed its full line-up for 2016.

Having made its debut last summer, Forgotten Fields will be returning in 2016 with headliners Suede, Kodaline and Dizzee Rascal.

Expect to hear tracks from Suede’s new album ‘Night Sports’, anthemic sing-alongs from Kodaline, and a skank ready set from Dizzee Rascal over the weekend.

The festival, which sold out in its inaugural year, will also welcome R&B superstar Kelis, Geordie rockers Maxïmo Park, hip-hop group The Sugarhill Gang, and rock trio Band Of Skulls.

The bill is bolstered by singer-songwriter Newton Faulkner, indie stalwarts Kula Shaker and Irish duo Hudson Taylor.

The family-friendly festival will also showcase, Ibibo Sound Machine, Police Dog Hogan, Jack Savoretti, Milkychance, and Too Many T’s.

Meanwhile, the dance stage will be dominated by undisputed DJ legend Norman Jay MBE, drum and bass pioneer Shy FX, renowned turntablist DJ Yoda and breakbeat producer and DJ Krafty Kuts.

The festival’s Horizon Stage will present the best in new and emerging talent, with the a melange of hotly-tipped acts all joining the bill, including Blaenavon, Kid Kapichi, Raffer, The Bay Rays, and Emmy The Great. As well as Skies, Dorey The Wise, Youth Club, WAX, The Standard Lamps, Rag ‘N’ Bone Man, The Hyve, JoeyFat, Fours, and Marthagunn.

The much-loved House Party stage also returns in 2016. Headlined by Stay Beautiful’s incredible Bowie Disco, the bill also features hip-hop mixologist DJ Format & Abdominal, Welsh trio Yucatan and psych-rockers Documenta. As well as The Church, Riding The Low, Beds In Parks, Lisbon and Blueprint Blue, DJ Megatune, and the incredible Northern Soul Dance Class.

Meanwhile, the Gypsy Disco will present an eclectic line-up including Mango Rescue Team, Dr Bluegrass & The Illbilly 8, Forest Of Fools, Buffos Wake, Discount Orchestra, Afro Cluster and Gyps ‘N’ Progress.

Forgotten Fields takes place from the 5th – 7th Aug 2016 in Eridge Park, Sussex.

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