With over a dozen stages and areas, as well as a healthy sprinkling of walkabout magic and all manner of surprises hidden in nooks and crannies, it can sometimes be hard to know where to start at Noz. With that in mind, our programmers have put together their Top Picks of must-see acts and performances across the weekend: a field guide to help you navigate our Parallel World…
1. Sister Sledge on the Orchard Stage.
After a two year postponement, we’re so excited to welcome these iconic sisters to the Farm, bringing their infectious joy, uplifting groove and absolute bangers like ‘The Greatest Dancer’, ‘Thinking of You’ and ‘We are Family’. Catch you on the dancefloor. Sister Sledge – Lost In Music • TopPop
2. Sparkz on the Garden Stage.
This Mancunian boy has made a huge name for himself as one of the UK’s finest current hip-hop acts, challenging the southern-dominated status quo in contemporary music production. Get to know. Sparkz – That’s Funny (Music Video) @itspressplayuk
3. Dactyl Terra on The Bandstand
You don’t want to miss Dactyl Terra, a psychedelic outfit hailing from the Welsh valleys bringing a melange of classic rock, psych rock, jazz and funk. Dactyl Terra – Tsunami Go!
4. UK Hip-Hop Takeover in The Bullpen
One for all you hip-hop heads – a tasty UKHH takeover featuring Vitamin G, Goose, Chilman and the Brain Scran Records clan. G00SE – UKHH Bars
5. Harriet Jaxxon in the Cubicles
Shout out to this die-hard junglist and rising star who’s supported the likes of Andy C and Chase & Status – one to watch! Harriet Jaxxon DJ Set – visuals by L’aubaine (UKF On Air: Hyper Vision)
6. Hold Tight Takeover in the Elephant’s Grave – by day.
Skank your way down for this fat rub-a-dubstep and rootstep takeover with the Hold Tight crew. Hold Tight Records at Love Saves The Day 2017
7. Kinda Vibes Takeover in the Elephant’s Grave – by night.
A juicy showcase packed with bass house, breaks, ghetto funk and disco, featuring one-to-watch Future Flex as well as Dex, Windy, Phat Tony and DJ Mayhem. Euphoria
8. Jagerhertz in the Coppice.
If you want to lose yourself in big beats and bigger butterflies, make sure to check out Jagerhertz for the finest in contemporary psytrance. KKUVA005 – Jägerhertz – Starliner
9. The Embers Collective in the Department of Cultural Affairs.
Head on down for storytelling as you’ve never experienced it before, combining ancient myths with modern twists in an ever-evolving musical landscape. The Embers Collective – Storytelling and Music
10. Rosie Jones in the Laughing Stock.
We’re very proud to present Rosie Jones in her Nozstock debut – one of the hottest names in UK comedy right now with her dark, cheeky stylings and pull-the-rug-out-from-under-you jokes. Rosie Jones Live at the Apollo
11. The Holy Mountain in Wrong Directions Cinema.
The jewel in Jodorowsky’s crown, The Holy Mountain follows a mysterious Fool on his path to psychedelic enlightenment. The Holy Mountain | Alejandro Jodorowsky (4K HD Trailer)
12. Hobbit in the Cabinet of Lost Secrets.
If you want to witness something truly out of this world, head on down to the Cabinet of Lost Secrets to witness one of the world’s finest beatboxers, Hobbit, down in the underground lair… Hobbit – Beatbox Quality
And that’s barely a fraction of all the surprises we have in store for you this year, Nozstockers – you truly have to see it to believe it.