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Five of the best acts at The Somerley Tea Party

We picked the best of the bunch to give you our five essential acts to see at STP 2016.

Becca Frankland

Date published: 1st Jun 2016

Image: The Somerley Tea Party Festival 

The third instalment of The Somerley Tea Party returns to the grounds of Old Somerley and New Forest where you can expect underground DJs, art and this year, the option to camp over.

Previously, the day ended once the music stopped but this year STP will run over two days and a campsite has been opened up for revellers to relax in and party at until they deem suitable.

Last year's event was headlined by Seth Troxler whilst the likes of Jackmaster and Ame also featured and there's a heady mix of DJs at this year's event too. We brewed up and mulled over the line up to serve up our five must see acts. 

Joy Orbison 

The Croydon based producer will bring with him forward thinking tracks, and undoubtedly a selection of his own killer creations. Drifting between the dubbier end of house and the sharper field of techno, Joy O is without doubt one of the most diverse and unpredictable DJs of them all.

Henry Lewis

Motor City Drum Ensemble 

MCDE is another artist whose prolific output as both a selector and a producer has framed him as one of the most in-demand additions to any festival line up. Big on house and techno with a soulful edge, you kind of need to see this guy first hand to know what all the fuss is about.

Becca Frankland

High Contrast

High Contrast is a name synonymous with the UK drum n bass scene. A wizard in the studio and a true professional behind the decks, every track and every set from the Wales native cements his reputation even further as one of the genre's key players - most notably his new release 'Remind Me' which has been praised across Radio 1 over the past few weeks.


Eats Everything

If you've got a hearty appetite for house then this is the headline set to satisfy your cravings. Eats Everything will most definitely have you dancing (again!) as he hits the main stage, bringing with him a bass loaded repertoire whilst fulfilling his role as 2015's Best British DJ according to DJ Mag. Expect a feast of floor fillers from this genuine world beater. 


Jonas Rathsman 

Swedish-born Rathsman cooked up a storm at last year's STP, so much so they've invited him back to take the reigns again on the Friday. Renowned for venturing into the deeper side of house, with big basslines and haunting vocals, the remix wizz is no stranger to the top of the dance charts.


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