Month: March 2018

Boomtown Fair drop final, Lion’s Den district lineup

Boomtown tonight released their final district lineup poster, entitled ‘Temples, Forests, and Sound System Culture.’ The poster includes the famed reggae stage Lion’s Den, set to feature exclusive headline act Gorillaz. Also included are the lineups for the Hidden Woods and Tangled Roots stages. Upon making the announcement, Boomtown organisers said on social media: “Celebrating […]Read More

Manchester clubs score Gottwood & Parklife festival stages

Manchester clubs Hidden, and the legendary, now-defunct Sankeys, have confirmed festival appearances for the upcoming summer. Parklife Festival, taking place at Manchester’s Heaton Park, will be rebuilding Sankeys Soap, including it’s original sound system and residents! This could be your last chance to see the clubbing institution that helped shape the scene as it is […]Read More

New immersive indoor laser arena for Arcadia London

Festival powerhouse Arcadia have revealed details of a brand new, 360 degree, immersive dancefloor experience called The Reactor. Set to launch at Arcadia’s 10th Anniversary festival at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this May Day Bank Holiday, The Reactor is an experimental sensory laboratory that sees Arcadia explore the possibilities of a large-scale indoor space. A mind-bending vortex where cutting-edge physics, […]Read More

More acts added to Anglesey’s Gottwood line-up

With its 2018 edition fast approaching, further names have been added to the Gottwood lineup. The likes of Zip, Djrum, Kate Miller, Secretsundaze, Arkajo, Man Power, Voyeur and PBR Streetgang join an already unmissable bill of the most exciting names in electronic music, once again assembling in the stunning woodland location of North Wales. Nixwax […]Read More

Download confirm CKY, Andrew W.K, WWE NXT, and 19 more

Download Festival have this morning added 21 more bands to the #DL2018 lineup, including CKY, Andrew WK, Hell is for Heroes, Avatar, and Bad Religion. Organisers have also confirmed the return of the festivals wrestling arena, WWE NXT, featuring massive NXT stars such as Aleister Black and Shayna Baszler. 21 artists added to Download 2018 […]Read More

Free Creamfields tickets available volunteering with FESTAFF

Free Creamfields tickets are once again available for those willing to volunteer through FESTAFF. In return for working three eight hour shifts, volunteers will be given a free wristband giving full access to the festival site throughout the weekend. The volunteering roles available at the Warrington dance festival including bar work, wristband checking, and information personnel. Specific […]Read More

Boomtown Fair unveil post-apocalyptic DSTRKT 5 line-up

Boomtown Fair have revealed the line-up for the city’s dystopian future dubbed DSTRKT 5. The district features cybernetic factory Robotika alongside the iconic Scrapyard. The DSTRKT 5 line-up is also said to feature countless micro-venues, some of which will likely be hidden from plain sight, and is labelled a full-on celebration of underground rave and […]Read More

RiZE Festival volunteering opportunities launched by Hotbox Events

Hotbox Events have this week made RiZE Festival volunteering opportunities available, essentially offering free RiZE Festival tickets in return for three shifts spent assisting festival goers. Hotbox volunteers fulfil a unique role, providing general advice, information, and assistance to those that need it. RiZE Festival takes place on the same weekend and at the same […]Read More

New Download Festival Eco-Camp to be hosted by Greenpeace

Note – October 2018 This article is about Download 2018. You can no longer register for eco-camp using the instructions below.If you want to stay in the Download 2019 eco-camp, when Slipknot, Tool, and Def Leppard are set to headline, you can select eco-camp when purchasing tickets from the official Download website. Original Story – […]Read More

Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys joins Victorious Festival line-up

Founding member of 60s music legends The Beach Boys, Brian Wilson is set to give a Saturday performance of greatest hits at Portsmouth’s Victorious Festival this August. Also joining the Victorious Festival line-up are dub-hop pioneers Dub Pistols, feted indie four-piece Stereo Honey, the calypso-tinged Cassia, indie-rockers Bang Bang Romeo, Electric Pyramid, Catherine McGrath, Fenne […]Read More