Farr possesses the charm and magic of you would expect of an intimate gig experience with added emphasis on production – staying true to its original design and aesthetic from it’s humble beginnings back in 2011. It’s original ‘close-friends-party’ kinda vibe has since developed into a competitive festival boasting some of the most constant line-ups to date we look at each stage and compiled a playlist of mixes of what to expect during this years Farr Festival located North of London’s untouched suburbs.
‘The Shack’ stage will be Farr’s centrepiece. A stage that has previously hosted the likes of DJ Koze, Ame and Gerd Janson to name but a few. This year sees Parisian selector Jeremy underground grace the stage alongside disco extraordinaire Move D, the eclectic Hunee, Job Jobse and the Scottish contingent consisting of Harri from Scotland’s Sub club, son Jasper James and young Glaswegian super producer Denis Sulta with Farr’s own Ma Dahu completing an already strong selection.
‘The Terrace‘ is a brand new stage experience at Farr Festival which will be put through its paces hosting a special 6-hour back-to-back extravaganza set from Ben UFO x Joy Orbison x Midland as well as performances from Max Cooper, the Dutch Detroit Swindle, Olaf Stuut and low-fi house king Frits Wentink curated by stage hosts Warm Up and Trouble Vision.
The ‘Adventures in Success‘ stage formerly known as ‘The Badger Hole’ will be showcasing some raw talent and iconic institutions with London-based club Dance Tunnel, culture magazine and The Ransom Note all joining forces – bringing the likes of Francis Inferno Orchestra, Evan Baggs, Dorisburg, Young Marco and ItaloJohnson along with them. Expect serious tunes from some of the country’s top guru’s in underground music.
The ‘Raj Mahal‘ stage aka the love lounge is an intimate stage with a vast variety in sounds taking inspiration from some of the most pertinent party promoters and tastemakers around from Inverted Audio’s Antepop to London’s Feelings and Stevie Wonderland residents’ who are all seasoned in party selections. “This Must Be The Place” is yet another stage showcasing original talent from way across the genre spectrum such as a Jungle DJ set, half time and d&b mastermind dbridge, bass specialists Vivek and sceptical, reggae adherent Becca D and also the eclectic world master class that is Auntie Flo and his live experience.
Finally the Hidden Palace stage hosts the legendary Chicago producer come DJ Mike Dunn, the world famous Gilles Peterson, lo-fi producer Moomin, Apron record’s Funkineven and British dance scene legends Pete Heller and Terry Farley. The Tesselate residents also join the bill and there will be an 8-hour show from ‘A Love From Outer Space’ amongst many others to wrap your ears around in case the other stages weren’t enough already.
Make sure to grab your ticket soon as Farr Festival’s Tier 4 weekend tickets have now sold out with only 150 Tier 5 tickets and 100 Tier 3 Saturday Day Tickets left. Head over to Farr’s website for further information and enquires.