More acts to be announced thick and fast but for now this is how things are looking!
LOUIS LOUIS LOUIS
Playing Classic rhythm 'n' blues, doo-wop and ska with thumpin' slap bass, honkin' horns, raucous four-part vocal harmonies and a driving piano boogie. Expect the sounds of Louis Armstrong, Louis Jordan, Louis Prima, Desmond Dekker, Laurel Aitken, Big Joe Turner and more!
Back by popular demand after his awesome set at Hopestock #1, Tom is half man, half blues machine! He featured in coversation with Cerys Matthews on Radio 2 at the end of last year, has shared the stage with such blues legends as Honeyboy Edwards and is literally (actually) a professor of the blues!
Jack O' Clubs presents a one-hour live comedy takeover @ Hopestock featuring two MCs and four of the best local acts from around Yorkshire's thriving comedy scene. Get ready for MCs Jack Vincent, Rory Mason and their band of merry comedians to make you laugh your socks off!
RAVE IN A FIELD
Seeing us through sundown and into the night DJs Hopie and Ian will be spinning dance classics, old school house, drum n bass & rave anthems. Groove Armada to 808 State, Aphrodite to Underworld, Daft Punk to The Prodigy.... We're going to party like it's 1999!
Schedule yet to be announced but confirmed for Friday: face painting, slime making, glitter art, kids movie screenings, bouncy castle!
THE HAGGIS HORNS!
Leeds number #1 funk band, featuring a 9 piece back line with full brass section, the Haggis Horns are a force of nature and an instant party live! Joining us fresh off the back of the release of their new album, they are guaranteed to rock the house!
GARY STEWART PRESENTS: GRACELAND
This spectacular group of musicians come together to recreate Paul Simon’s landmark Graceland album in all its glory. With a full 9 piece line up fronted by Gary hiself, you guys are in for a right treat!
Fronted up by the amazing vocals of Leeds legend Hayley Gaftarnick, Majesty play an infectious blend of soulful roots reggae with a little latin thrown in too! Expect a mix of original material and inventive covers you'll be singing and dancing along to.
TERRI SHALTIEL BAND
Powerful, funky, soulstress Terri will be laying down original songs and a few classics spanning deep soul, rare groove, reggae, rock steady, RnB, New Orleans groove and funk.
Join our great friend Alec from Ian Macleod Distillers for a walk through the history of Scotch Whisky tasting some premium drams as you go. Included in your all-inclusive ticket!
LEEDS DJ LEGENDS PARTY
We have the cream of the crop of the DJs from Leeds' bar and club scene over the past 20 years. Expect party classics: funk, soul, 80s, reggae, rock, hip hop, disco and more.
Schedule yet to be announced but confirmed for Saturday: Hair braiding, kids disco, glitter bar, kids movie screening, bouncy castle