Love to be, one of the cornerstone’s of the UK early House music scene, have announced a festival to celebrate their 30th anniversary

Love to be… began its journey in the UK club scene in 1994 at the Music Factory in Sheffield. They played a key role in popularizing house music in the UK, featuring both US pioneers like Masters at Work, Todd Terry, Frankie Knuckles, and Roger Sanchez, as well as UK artists like Pete Tong.

The Love to be… Festival at The Stray, Harrogate, offers a remarkable line-up of house music across three stages. Roger Sanchez headlines the Main Stage, with performances from house icons Barbara Tucker, DJ Darius Syrossian, and live house band Adelphi Music Factory. The Ibiza stage, hosted by Cafe Mambo, features K-Klass and an acid house set from Bez of Happy Mondays, along with various local and international talents.

In addition to its impressive lineup and production, Love to be… is partnering with local charity The Ostrich Foundation for the event. The Ostrich Foundation collaborates with other charities and NHS agencies to reduce youth suicide by breaking the stigma around it. Their goal is to provide young people and their communities with the skills to recognize and respond to suicidal behaviour.

Love to be… celebrated as the ‘North’s original super club’ and has won multiple awards for its house music events. Known for their cutting-edge decor, stilt walkers, flamboyant dancers, and hosts, along with top resident DJs supporting world-class guests, the festival promises to break new boundaries for house lovers.

Tickets are on sale now via Skiddle and Resident Advisor