Standon Calling announce first headliner

Bryan Ferry of Roxy Music will headline the Sunday night.

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Roxy Music’s Bryan Ferry has been announced s the first headline for Standon Calling 2018. He’ll headline the main stage at the festival on Sunday 29 July 2018.

Ferry fronted the legendary Rox Music, before launching a dazzling solo career and cementing an iconic on-stage presence. With a back-catalogue across both including Let’s Stick Together, Slave To Love, Don’t Stop The Dance, Love Is The Drug, Dance Away and Angel Eyes, Ferry stands as one of the most influential artists of all time.

Bryan Ferry - Slave To Love


Standon Calling enters its thirteenth year in 2018, welcoming music, arts, and fun. It takes place in the Hertfordshire countryside, building a reputation for its confidently unique line-ups, boasting an eclectic bill, inclusive and creative programme, and carefully curated talent.

There’s award winning food and drinks alongside comedy, family activities and performances, and a vibrant musical line-up.

“Bryan Ferry is an icon who created, defined and influenced an entire musical generation,” festival director Alex Trenchard said of the announcement. “As a solo artist and as part of Roxy Music, he has steered popular music toward the way of cool for the last forty years. His lyrical brilliance and powerful performances are legendary and Standon Calling is going to be purring in appreciation of his silky stylings as he closes the festival in 2018.”

Standon Calling runs from the 26 – 29 July 2018 in Hertfordshire.

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