//51st State Festival full lineup announced

51st State Festival full lineup announced

51st State – the festival dedicated to soulful dance music – announce the lineup for the second edition at London's Trent Park on Saturday 6th August. 
 
Presented by Found Series, the lineup features tastemakers, trail-blazers and seminal figures from house, garage, soul, funk, dub, dancehall and disco with Kings Of House, Soul II Soul, Body & Soul, Roy Ayers Ubiquity, Roger Sanchez, Todd Terry, Dimitri From Paris, Crystal Waters, The Basement Boys, Barbara Tucker, Matt Jam Lemont, Mr Vegas, The Heatwave, Jazzy B, Joey Negro, Horse Meat Disco, Marshall Jefferson and many more set to perform at the leafy North London location.
 
With six stages playing music all day long, highlights include Main Stage headliners Kings Of House, made up from three of the genre's most legendary figures; Louie VegaTony Humphries and David Morales. Grammy Award winning Soul II Soul will also play a must-see set from the open-air stage. A who's who of house music heroes follows on as Roger SanchezTodd TerryMarshall Jefferson andMike Dunn all take to the stage hosted by iconic soul singer Barbara Tucker.
 
Other festival highlights include the Groove Odyssey arena with performances from Body & Soul lynchpins Francois KJoe Claussell and Danny Krivit as well as The Basement Boys: Spen,Karizma and Teddy Douglas. Crowds at Groove Odyssey will also enjoy live sets from stage hostsAdeva and Monique Bingham.
 
A festival favourite in 2015, BackTo95 have assembled another colossal lineup with arena hostsCrystal Waters celebrating 25 years of their smash-hit single Gypsy Woman, and a troupe of revered garage personalities including Todd EdwardsArtful DodgerMatt Jam LamontSpoony & Mikee B and Norris De Boss Windross.
 
Elsewhere legendary jazz and funk composter Roy Ayers Ubiquity will headline We Love Soul. He will be joined by Jazzie B and Paul Trouble Anderson with a very special live set from The System'sMic Murphy performing 'You're In My System', 'I Can Make You Feel Good', 'This For You' and 'It's Passion'.
 
Bringing Caribbean carnival vibes to 51st State Festival, Hot Wuk welcomes Dancehall superstar Mr Vegas to headline their arena. Tippa Irie will play an exclusive vintage 80s Dancehall set and Dawn Penn brings a live PA to the arena. Legendary soundsystem Channel One and Found Series favourites The Heatwave will also be dishing out the party atmosphere at Hot Wuk.
 
For those seeking style and comfort, the Studio 51 VIP arena returns for 2016 offering a chill-out seating area, exclusive bar, posh loos and fast-track entry, as well as an additional stage of music withJoey Negro, John Morales, Horse Meat Disco and more…
 
Standard tickets are already on the third tier with VIP tickets close to selling out. Remaining tickets are expected to sell fast, so act quickly to avoid disappointment. 
 
Found Series are proud to partner with mental health charity Mind for their 2016 festival series.
 

MAIN STAGE
KINGS OF HOUSE
– LOUIE VEGA 
– TONY HUMPHRIES
– DAVID MORALES
SOUL II SOUL LIVE
ROGER SANCHEZ
TODD TERRY
MARSHALL JEFFERSON
MIKE DUNN 
DAN SHAKE
LEX LUCA
HOST
BARBARA TUCKER
 
GROOVE ODYSSEY 
BODY & SOUL
– FRANCOIS K 
– JOE CLAUSSELL
– DANNY KRIVIT
KENNY DOPE
DIMITRI FROM PARIS
THE BASEMENT BOYS 
– SPEN
– KARIZMA
– TEDDY DOUGLAS
ADEVA LIVE
MONIQUE BINGHAM LIVE
BOBBY & STEVE
ANANE VEGA
NEIL PIERCE
LEE MAJOR 

 

BACKTO95
CRYSTAL WATERS LIVE
TODD EDWARDS
MATT JAM LAMONT
ARTFUL DODGER
SPOONY & MIKEE B (DREEM TEEM) 
NORRIS DA BOSS WINDROSS
JASON KAYE
RAMSEY & FEN
ROBBIE CRAIG LIVE
HERMIT & DANIEL WARD
LISTENER & JASON H
MADDNESS
HOSTS
CREED
CKP
DT
PSG
BUZZHARD
BLAKEY
 
WE LOVE SOUL
ROY AYERS UBIQUITY LIVE
JAZZIE B (SOUL II SOUL)
PAUL TROUBLE ANDERSON
MIC MURPHY (THE SYSTEM ) LIVE
BIGGER
JIGS
FEMI FEN
JAZZIE Q & AITCH B
SAMMY CONFUNKTION & CHLLI SOURCE
LLOYD LIFE
DAVID BAILEY
SELLY J
HOST 
MICRO
 
HOT WUK STAGE
MR VEGAS
THE HEATWAVE
GENERAL LEVY
TIPPA IRIE (VINTAGE 80S DANCEHALL SET)
CHANNEL ONE
DAWN PENN LIVE
VICTOR V
SACHA KELLA (CLARKS)
 
STUDIO 51 – VIP
JOEY NEGRO
JOHN MORALES
HORSE MEAT DISCO
OPOLOPO
FEELINGS (RYAN WINTERS & KARL KARLSON)
PHIL NIXON 
FUNKIE P 
LIAM D

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