BANG THE BOX – LOVEBOX, FRIDAY 15th JULY 2011 by Lovebox Official
With an eclectic spread of DJs, producers and crews over the course of all three days culminating in unforgettable ultimate finales where the crowds will see 3 DJ greats join forces behind the decks for a one off – never before heard ‘BACARDÍ Together Set’.
Included in the impressive BACARDÍ Get Together line up is Italian-Belgian maestro, Aeroplane, founders of legendary Glasgow club night and celebrated DJs in their own right, Optimo, renowned bass heavy electronic house duo Jack Beats, purveyors of the New York Disco scene In Flagranti and DFA Records’ Euro-disco, Detroit techno and Chicago house influenced The Juan Maclean.
A festival first, Rinse FM will be bring their underground sound right back to its roots. To many fans of underground music, Rinse FM is London – without Rinse, dubstep, grime, UK Funky and the current wave of “post-dubstep” creatives wouldn’t exist the way you know them.FWD>>RINSE will be bringing one third of Magnetic Man, Skream, Kode9, Roll Deep and many more to their arena.
Busy P is boasting an Ed Banger party not to be missed offering Friday-goers sets from SebastiAn, Cassius and more. Notorious culture magazine, Vice’s arena gives us appearances from Spank Rock, Flying Lotus and Hudson Mohawke and the Gaymer’s main stage offers performances from Metronomy, Beardyman, Example and Washed Out. You’d be hard pushed to find better value at £28.50 for a ticket.
Sunday on the Relentless Energy Drink Arena will be taken over by Jodie Harsh’s Circus, where she will be bringing her famous parties out of the warehouse and into the park. The London icon and life and soul of the party will be joined by an immense line-up of friends, including Filthy Dukes, Fred Falke and Style Of Eye.
Over on the main stage, festival goers will be treated to appearances from Swedish dance sensation, Robyn, the wildly flamboyantScissor Sisters, mixing maestros 2 Many DJs, music and style icons Blondie and R&B star Kelis.
As if that isn’t enough, Lovebox 2011 will also see the return of NYC Downlow, the infamous US import which fuses cabaret, performance and music in one strikingly unmissable individual space and which can only be witnessed in all its eye-popping glory here. Horse Meat Disco residents James Hillard, Jim Stanton and Filthy Luka, will be throwing a gloriously messy party alongsideTensnake, Severino and The Shit RobotShow (Live)
Saturday’s Music Safari will see Hospitality hosting the Relentless Energy Drink Arena, with performances from two of the original pioneers of the jungle and drum & bass scenes High Contrast and Shy FX and legendary reggae DJ, David Rodigan. Saturday-goers can expect plenty of cheap thrills and infectious pop from Holy Ghost!’s BACARDÍ Get Together performance.Mulletover aren’t afraid to take risks, winning the heart of the London underground scene and this year is no different – they return to Lovebox to host the Dance Arena, and bring with them world-renowned UK electronica duo and Lovebox founders Groove Armada, alongside Canadian futuristic, synth-driven, underground talent Art Department. Together, Warm and Electric Minds will beprogramming the NYC Downlow, weaving through deep house, techno and bass music, by bringing together the likes of Ame, Sebo K, MCDE, Appleblim andFloating Points
FRIDAY 15TH JULY / BANG THE BOX – LOVEBOX FESTIVAL
RELENTLESS ENERGY DRINK ARENA HOSTED BY ED BANGER:
CARTE BLANCHE (DJ MEHDI & RITON)
FWD >> RINSE FM STAGE
ROLL DEEP / DJ & MC SET
GEENEUS & TIPPA
ROSKA & JAMIE GEORGE
PLASTICIAN & P MONEY
N-TYPE & YOUNGSTA
* RINSE FM BROADCAST
VICE / NYC DOWNLOW
FLYING LOTUS / live
PHOTEK / live
THE BACARDI GET TOGETHER
JAYMO & ANDY GEORGE
WORK IT / VIP STAGE
WORK IT GIRLS
LIVIN’ PROOF DJS (DJ Rags, DJ Khalil, DJ Snips and Budgie)
SATURDAY 16th JULY – LOVEBOX FESTIVAL
SNOOP DOGG PERFORMING DOGGYSTYLEFT DAZ DILLINGER AND KURUPT (THA DOGG POUND), RBX, LADY RAGE, WARREN G AND JOE COOL
SOUND OF ARROWS
ROSS ALLEN (DJ)
THE JOY FORMIDABLE
DRY THE RIVER
THE PHOENIX FOUNDATION
FOSTER THE PEOPLE
RELENTLESS ENERGY DRINK ARENA HOSTED BY HOSPITALITY:
LONDON ELEKTRICTY (FT ELSA ESMERELDA)
CAMO + KROOKED
LOGISTICS (FT NATALIE WILLIAMS)
WAH WAH 45’S SOUNDSYSTEM
MC’S – DYNAMITE, WREC, AD, SP:MC, STAMINA
THE BACARDI GET TOGETHER
LOVEBOX DANCE ARENA HOSTED BY MULLETOVER GROOVE ARMADA PRESENT RED LIGHT SETH TROXLER ART DEPARTMENT GEDDES
NYC DOWNLOW HOSTED BY WARM / ELECTRIC MINDS AME SEBO K MOTOR CITY DRUM ENSEMBLE APPLEBLIM FLOATING POINTS MARK E