In Noz we trust…



What an amazing Nozstock! We want to thank everyone involved in making Jurassic Farm such a special place, including all the fantastic artists, Oxfam, the Red Cross, the Hope Centre, the welfare tent, West Mercia Police, the traders and all of our wonderful crew and volunteers. What a wonderful group of people to work with. The decoration was amazing, the line up was the best yet and the fun was in epic proportions.

But mostly, we want to thank YOU for joining us, creating a magical atmosphere and keeping the Nozstock spirit alive. We couldn’t do it without you. We hope you had a weekend to remember…

We’ll be in touch soon but until then send us your #Nozstockhighlights on twitter. There is already loads of great pictures on Flickr for you to look through and we’ll have some videos up very soon for you to relive the best bits…

Nozstockers, we salute you…




Line up additions…


So we have now hit the point of no return and we have set our alarms for a months’ time! Its crept up on us so fast and now the excitement is reeling we are going to give you just one last treat before the festivities commence…… Drum roll please…

We welcome back Dan Glover to The Orchard Stage on Friday whose godly voice will bring you right into the festival mood. Joining him over the weekend will be the amazing Boom Boom Booms, Fight like apes, Whales in Cubicles and Bomb Skare.

Over on The Garden Stage you can soak up the sun whilst taking a listen to; Al and The Sorry Seagulls, Skaroo, Three Headed beast, Wynona Ryder and Super Chango amongst others – take a peek at the full Garden Stage line up for more details.

Across the bridge and up the slope at The Bandstand, you’ll hear rhymthic tunes from Craig Elliot, Josh Ace, Collective 43, Jake of Diamonds and the outcome from the  Livewire project from Musicpool.
We’ve also go some great new comedy additions at Laughing Stock where you can see star of the hit Channel 4 show ‘The Last Leg’ Josh Widdicombe grace the stage and The Coppice looks set to be a haven for all night partying with the likes of Suddha, Neutron and Psydigital joining the bill.

Phew! I think it’s time for a nice afternoon nap to start conserving energy for that sunny August weekend!

Hungry for the summer are you?

Well, might be the season to be jolly and cold and full of mulled wine and delicious cheese, but you fest-heads have once again surprised us with your thirst for summer fun. Yes, the super early Christmas tickets for subscribers only have all gone already, in record time, hope you got yours.

For those of you that missed out, please don’t despair – early birds will go on sale in 2014. If you want to be the first to know subscribe to the newsletter on our homepage.

Here’s a little treat from The Jailhouse and Nozstock resident DJ Mayhem. Merry Christmas!

A little tasty teaser for you…

Alright festivalites! To get everyone in the party spirit and to welcome the spring back into our step, Nozstock The Hidden Valley bring you a tasty launch party to get your teeth into.

We’ll be taking over one of Cardiff’s most exciting venues, slap bang in the middle of the action, and there’ll be some exclusive performances from some of the UK’s hottest acts.

Alongside an array of festival surprises, Bristol’s favourite exports DUB MAFIA bring their 100% live dance experience to Cardiff Arts Institute. Fusing dub, drum and bass and dubstep in epic proportions, this is one live show not to be missed. With support from Renegade Hardware’s most recent signing AMOSS and an array of talent from across the South West, including Nozstock’s very own OCTO PI and TENZ, Cardiff favourites SHANTI BASS ALL STARS and one of the South West’s biggest hosts MC REMIDY. Shimmy on down to Wales for this, the first in a series of launch events to welcome in the fun and frolics in store at Nozstock The Hidden Valley.

Since forming in November 2009 Dub Mafia have attracted global attention. The high energy 100% live dance act has had an incredible first year, playing shows and festivals across the UK and Europe, including appearances at 2010’s Boomtown and Secret Garden Party. This unique act boast an incredible live set up and sound, and have widespread appeal, which attracts both dance music and live band lovers alike.

Drum and Bass duo Andy and James, a.k.a. AMOSS, represent all that is best about the deeper side of drum and bass business. These guys boast support from the likes of Spectrasoul, Loxy, Teebee, Ulterior Motive and Doc Scott and back all this up with guest mixes for the likes of Mix Mag and forthcoming releases with one of the industry’s leading labels Renegade Hardware.

Come and join us on April 15th at the Cardiff Arts Institute for some serious stimulation. Let’s make it a worthy warm up for the oncoming summer shenanigans. Bring your party-hard shoes kids.

* Tickets not available in advance. Arrive early to avoid disappointment. *