South West Four reveal brand new day with Armin Van Buuren’s ‘A State Of Trance’

 South West Four reveal brand new day with Armin Van Buuren’s ‘A State Of Trance’

London’s leading dance festival South West Four has unveiled a third day for the first time in its 17-year history, with Armin Van Buuren headlining the newly launched Friday with his A State of Trance (ASOT 950) event heading to the capital with the full line up announced, with trance icons such as Andrew RayelFerry CorstenGareth EmeryVini Vici and many more.

Across the weekend South West Four have also announced the latest wave of acts to join them on Clapham Common, spanning across dance, hip-hop, drum and bass and afrobeats. Saturday sees grime innovator Dizzee Rascal, Area 10 label boss MK and  Aussie DJ and producer Dom Dolla take the stage, whilst Grammy-nominated trio Disciples, plus, all-round superstar Idris Elba is back for the third time and ready to turn the heat up once again. Two tastemakers Zeds Dead and NGHTMRE also join the Saturday billing promising an electrifying b2b set along with Swedish powerhouse Alesso, whilst pre-eminent time-travelling DJ Hot Dub Time Machine will no doubt bring an energetic performance.

Sunday offers something for the D&B heads, with festival exclusives from Sub Focus and Wilkinson who will go back-to-back and Holy Goof who will bring his immersive project ‘Globes’ to SW4. Electronic duo Hybrid Minds and gothic-inspired London DJ Dimension, plus Metalheadz co-founder Goldie will all join already-announced ANDY C, who will be celebrating a decade with the festival on the common. Leading the wave of UK afrobeat inspired artists, Sunday will also host rapper Tion Wayne and sultry songstress RAYE and in a nostalgic throwback So Solid Crew will be celebrating 21 years as the original pioneers of UK garage.

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South West Four main stage

With the second and third wave now complete, they join a slew of already-announced stars, including Major LazerThe Streets, Krept & Konan, Kano, Kelis, Stefflon Don, Andy C, DJ EZ, MK, Ms Banks, Jonas Blue and more. Clapham Common is again set to play host to summer’s biggest party, taking place across 28th-30th August, the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Garnering a firm reputation over the years and one of the capital’s best-loved music festivals, the event has amassed a huge back-catalogue of former headliners, including Faithless, Skrillex, The Chemical Brothersdeadmau5Martin GarrixPendulumRudimentalEric Prydz and Above & Beyond, and is renowned for boasting a number of carefully-curated stage hosts as well as artist’s own passion projects.

Hosting three days of music instead of the usual two, South West Four 2020 is shaping up to be the biggest yet. General tickets on sale now for the Saturday and Sunday and Friday’s ASOT 950 pre-sale goes live on Thursday 27th February. Further announcements still to come.

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South West Four new day reveal

To check prices or buy tickets, visit the official Ticketmaster page.

Image credits: South West Four PR
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