Hop Farm near Paddock Woods adds Maximo Park to its 2014 music festival line up
More acts have been announced for this year's Hop Farm Festival.
Maximo Park, who appeared at the 2012 festival at the Paddock Wood site, will be making a return to headline the second stage.
Maximo Park will be returning to the festival after their 2012 appearance
The Mercury-nominated British alternative rock superstars have been stalwarts of the festival scene since 2001 and have proved with every album that they are a constant force, playing to fans from Ibiza to LA and being one of the first big acts to play in China.
The festival, which was cancelled last year after poor ticket sales, is returning this year under new promoters.
The new-look Hop Farm Festival takes place at the Paddock Wood site on Friday, July 4 and Sunday, July 6.
Also announced on the bill today were Bellowhead, the 11-piece folk group who celebrate 10 years in the industry in this year and s and Eliza Doolittle the platinum selling singer-songwriter.
Eliza Doolittle will be at the Hop Farm this July
Also confirmed today to appear at the festival were
Marc Almond: Iconic front man of Soft Cell who had one of the biggest hits of the early 1980s with Tainted Love
Full English: Folk supergroup whose members include Seth Lakeman, Martin Simpson and Fay Hield
Scouting For Girls: British multi-million selling indie band whose awards have included three Brit?s, an MTV Europe Award and an Ivor Novello
Slow Club: English folk-rock duo who immense touring history has seen these multi instrumentalists supporting the likes of Florence and The Machine as well as Mumford and Sons
The Beat: 1980?s ska band whose hits have included Mirror In The Bathroom and Too Nice To Talk To
Chas and Dave: Rockney music legends and the band behind hits such Rabbit and Gertcha
This year’s festival will also feature a main stage in the arena, plus The Jazz and Blues Lounge, The Comedy Tent, and The Unsigned stage to support emerging artists and local talent from the South East.
The Hop Farm Festival will also offer a Kidz Zone, plus Hop Farm Band Stands throughout the site all programmed with a vast array of music experiences, a Silent Disco for those who wish to continue dancing the night away, a vintage fairground for all the family and circus performers.