Today the world-famous dance music festival Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) announced four more additions to the already incredible lineup. Joining some of themost talented and popular acts in dance music at EDC will be Dirty South, Kill The Buzz, My Nu Leng and Sick Individuals.
Dirty South the Australian based DJ has been nominated for both Arias and Grammys for his work remixing and producing the hottest artists on the planet including Snoop Dogg, The Pussycat Dolls and U2. Alongside his nominations Dirty Southhas won numerous awards and accolades internationally including reaching Number One in the Australian Club Charts and ranking in DJ mag’s Top 100 DJs poll every year since 2007.
The Bristol-based twosome, My Nu Leng, who were nominated for the “Best Newcomer” Award at the DJ Awards back in 2014 are known for their electric and highly rated remixes of summertime favourites such as “Right Here” by Rudimental. One of the most promising young acts to emerge in the electronic dance scene is Dutch duo, Sick Individuals, who started out writing television commercials and have since gone on to produce remixes that have hit the world by storm, including the much loved track, “I Love It,” by Icona Pop.
FURTHER LINEUP ADDITIONS: Critically acclaimed Art Department is deep, dark and minimal. Los Angeles-based Carnage deftly fuses electro, hip-hop, pop and trap into an intoxicating brew that’s dirty, defiant, and diverse. Detroit-born Claude VonStroke, owner of Dirtybird Records and now living the life in VeniceBeach, remixes everyone from Kenny Larkin to London Grammar. Cosmic Gate feed off one another’s turntable creativity to whip up a frenzied digital supernova. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have enjoyed a continuously upward trajectory from celebrated DJs to dominating figures in the electronic music industry. Dutch legend Ferry Corsten coaxes maximum emotional impact from his records,ensuring his place at the top of the electronic music Hall of Fame. Showing his masterful skills behind the decks, BBCRadio 1’s very ownFriction will be mesmerizing Headliners on four decks with unreleased cuts. Dutch DJ and producer Hardwell won the DJ Mag Top 100 poll for the last two years. High Contrast will be joined by MC Wrec and Ilan Bluestone.
Jamie Jones, leader of the new sound of house, is renowned for his pioneering music, his cross-genre band Hot Natured, his groundbreaking Hot Creations label, and his world-famous event series, Paradise. In less than a decade, he has catapulted himself to stardom by shattering genres and breaking out of the confines of minimal techno. Jamie’s revolutionary sound is an instrumental part of his success, being both artistically innovative, yet easily accessible. Also appearing will be John O’Callaghan, Jordan Suckley B2B Bryan Kearney, Kove and Linguistics—as well as Marco Carola, widely regarded as one of techno’s true pioneers. From his stellar Ibiza residency each summer to his shows across the world, Carola and his Music On parties and record label have become synonymous with cutting-edge music. Markus Schulz is a regular at EDC events around the world and known affectionately by his fans as “the Unicorn Slayer.”
Matrix & Futurebound have defined a whole new era in drum & bass via their skillful fusion of epic, melodic soundscapes with heavyweight dancefloor production and original vocals. Rising star Miguel Campbell and BBC Radio 1’s Mistajam will be in attendance. The debonair Paul van Dyk—German DJ, musician, producer, Grammy winner and torch-bearer for the scene—had the longest unbroken run at #1 in the DJ Mag Top 100 poll, was the first DJ ever to be voted as #1 in Mixmag, and boasts remix and production credits for the likes of U2, Depeche Mode and New Order.
This festival lineup wouldn’t be complete without drum & bass kingpins Pendulum (DJ set) with Verse. Raw and controversial, with momentous killer beats, they are not to be missed. One of the UK’s hottest new talents, Philip George,had the biggest breakout record of 2014 with “Wish You Were Mine.” PureNRG Live and Richy Ahmed will be performing live. Route 94 has quietly yet forcefully established himself as a distinctive young figure in the house music scene. For his latest album project, Cornerstone,Shy FX revisits old-school studio techniques and collaborates with amouthwatering lineup of special guests. Drum & bass duo Sigma need little introduction; from early releases on labels such as Hospital and Viper Recordings, they have cemented themselves as an integral part of the scene. Steve Aoki head label Dim Mak, andSimon Patterson is a star of UK electro house.Sub Focus’ single releases span a plethora of electronic genres, from drum & bass and dubstep to house music and beyond. One of Holland’s most prized exports, DJ and producer Tiësto is a Grammy nominee and multiple winner of the celebrated DJ Mag poll. His legendary progressive electro house sound—along with his uncanny ability to read a crowd’s energy—makes him a perfect deck magician. Visionquest, wAFF and Will Aktinson round out the lineup, with more to be announced.
We have the complete Creamfields 2014 lineup here which features headliners, Avicii, Tiësto, Calvin Harris, deadmau5 and many many more!
Its the who's who of electronic dance music that will perform in the fields of Daresbury in Cheshire over the August Bank Holiday weekend, joing the above headliners will be the likes of Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso, Alesso, Dirty South, Armin Van Buuren, Hardwell, Ferry Corsten, Paul Van Dyk, Above & Beyond, Duke Dumont, Booka Shade, Afrojack, Martin Garrix, Fatboy Slim, Eric Prydz and many many more, see the complete lineup below!
Headlining Saturdays South Stage is Avicii, this Swedish born DJ/Producer has raised the bar with his epic live shows over the last 12 months following his sell out ‘True’ tour, in addition his studio skills have turned this 24 year old into a household name and one of the world’s most in demand producers, following the release of his track ‘Wake Me Up’ which topped the charts in 22 countries and was the 2nd most streamed song in the world on Spotify last year. Over on the North Stage we welcome Canadian born electro pioneer deadmau5, this dance music phenomenon has gone from an emerging underground talent to an internationally recognised superstar in but a few years, with a penchant for headgear and famous for global hits including ‘Ghosts n Stuff’ and ‘I Remember’, expect a mesmerising performance of some classic deadmau5 and music from his soon to be released new album.
Proceedings continue on Sunday with an unmissable performance from chart topper Calvin Harris. The Grammy award winner and multi-talented DJ, producer, singer, songwriter returns to headline the North Stage. Whilst over on the South Stage we welcome back Creamfields favourite Tiësto, always a guaranteed crowd pleaser with his renowned productions and stage show, expect an all new feast for the senses this year.
The Swedish flag continues to fly high at Creamfields this year, first up we have ‘Departures’ from Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso who will be unveiling their brand new arena at this year's Creamfields, playing back to back to finish the summer in style. They will be joined by the likes of Alesso, Dirty South, Otto Knows and Oliver Heldens. Departures was born last summer on the White Isle at Ushuaia Ibiza where Axwell and Ingrosso played to sold out crowds every Wednesday at the infamous poolside venue. This year they touch down on UK soil to play a staggering 10 thousand capacity, 360 production tent taking over Sunday at Creamfields. Next up we haveSteve Angello who returns on Saturday with his Size Matters Arena bringing with him an array of talent from the Size stable including AN21, Max Vangeli, Third Party, Tim Mason Qulinez, Dimitri Vangelis & Wyman. Renowned for their unique and visually creative performances these guys have gone down in dance music history and we can expect the same high level of production and SFX to be unveiled across these arenas this summer.
A key part of Creamfields success is keeping the format fresh, and this year is no different with the introduction of 5 new arenas, as well as Departures on the Sunday, we are pleased to announce that the flag bearer of the trance movement Armin van Buuren will be debuting his own arena ‘A State Of Trance’, joining this Grammy nominated dutchman will be Aly & Fila, Cosmic Gate, Andrew Rayel, Ørjan Nilsen, Jochen Miller and Marlo to name a few. Another new arena unveiled on Saturday is ‘Revealed’ hosted by Hardwell who will be performing exclusively for Creamfields this year, this will be the first of 2 performances across the weekend. Over the last decade Hardwell has risen up the ranks to be crowned the world’s #1 DJ in the 2013 DJ Mag Top 100 poll, cementing his position as the electronic scenes newest superstar DJ and becoming the youngest ever winner of the coveted award, he will be joined by friends W&W, Dyro, Dannic, Deorro, Sick Individuals, Jordy Dazz andThomas Newsom to name a few.
Everyone’s favourite Clubbing bible Mixmag return once again as hosts across the weekend, Sunday’s all new Mixmag Presents arena will bring performances from trio Above & Beyond, Duke Dumont, Booka Shade (DJ Set), James Zabiela, Tenshake, Andrew Bayer plus special guest Redlight and Saturday they’ll be playing host to the Residents featuring performances from the unsung heroes of dance including Andy Mac, Alan Hartley, Jemmy, Sean Hughes, James Dutton, Paul Nunn andJames Glover to name a few.
Another new addition to this year’s roster of new arenas and debuting their first soiree out of the capital is London Warehouse Events aka LWE who for the last few years have been making waves across the London clubbing scene with their forward thinking events, bespoke production and diverse line ups, representing them will be Seth Troxler, Adam Beyer, Better Lost Than Stupid aka Martin Buttrich, Davide Squillace and MatthiasTanzmann, the Martinez Brothers and Magda whose ethos of avoiding all of the rules has enabled her to create a niche sound.
Joining Avicii and completing Saturday’s line up on the South Stage will be a UK festival exclusive from Grammy award winning DJ/Producer Afrojack, an iconic name in electronic dance music whose become an outdoor stage regular of recent years, future hero Martin Garrix whose 2013 breakout international single ‘Animals’ climbed to the #1 spot on Beatport and impressively held the spot for four weeks, along with Cazzette, Rebecca & Fiona and Syn Cole. Whilst joining deadmau5 and completing the line up over on the North Stage will be Steve Aoki whose acrobatic crowd surfing stunts and debauchery add to the party atmosphere (prepare to be caked!), Showtekwhose electrifying performances and unique sound has turned these brothers into an act producers far and wide want to work with, BBC Radio 1 supremo Zane Lowe, GTA and Gareth Wyn.
Completing Sunday’s North stage line up and joining Calvin Harris will be everyone’s favourite party DJ Fatboy Slim returning to Creamfields after a 5 year hiatus no doubt with a bucket load of bells and whistles, he’ll be joined by Belgian duo Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike who undoubtedly delivered one of last year’s stand out performances. Whether its wreaking havoc across the globe, showering fans with seemingly endless bottles of champagne, or ripping up the music charts with immense original tracks, unbelievable collaborations and huge remix cuts from the A-list elite, this duo have become one of the leading lights in the new wave of international dance music currently taking the planet by storm and bringing some much needed girlie glamour to the stage Nervo.
Joining Tiësto on Sunday’s South Stage is the world’s #1 DJ Hardwell for his second performance of the weekend, Danny Avila, Moti plus Grammy and VMA nominated producer Tommy Trash, now a Creamfields regular and with Platinum records around the world, singles on labels ranging from Axtone to Fools Gold, from Refune to Mau5trap, every new instalment of his diverse floor filling productions lay testament to the pride this Aussie takes in his blazing musical legacy.
Eric Prydz returns on Saturday with his Pryda arena with a contingent of friends to complete what will be one of the most eclectic arenas on site this year, which includesMaceo Plex, Scuba, George Fitzgerald, Jeremy Olander and Fehrplay who will be performing back to back plus special guest Maya Jane Coles. Queen of the airwaves Annie Mac is back with her arena jam packed full of acts that are guaranteed to get you rocking including Skream, Breach which is the alter ego of Ben Westbeech, Paul Woolford, Route 94, Friend Within, Karma Kid and Monki. Whilst King of the airwaves Pete Tong returns with a cutting edge line-up that includesSasha, Joris Voorn, Claude von Stroke, Hot Since 82, Justin Martin, Jaymo & Andy George.
Other highlights across the weekend include the colossal Cream Arena which returns in all its glory with a back by demand line up of dance music stalwarts including Cream Ibiza resident Paul van Dyk, Ferry Corsten, Markus Schulz, John O’Callaghan, Rob Harnetty plus special guest Paul Oakenfold. Dust off them superhero outfits because Laidback Luke’s Super You&Me Arena is back with performances from Dirty Dutch sound pioneer and double MOBO award winner Chuckie, DVBBS, Blasterjaxx, D.O.D and a debut performance from rising stars Ibranovski & Badd Dimes + more to be added.
Always at the forefront of fresh new music BBC Radio 1’s Mistajam is back with his Speakerbox Imprint featuring an eclectic mix of music including a debut performance from arena headliners Gorgon City, expect heavy hip swinging rhythms and butt-shaking bass for a set celebrating the very best aspects of the mid-tempo melting pot that makes girls wriggle and boys giggle, joining the party will be MK, Jaguar Skills, Shy FX, a performance from one of the original pioneers of the UK’s garage movement which has seen a huge revival in recent years DJ EZ feat. Majestic , Wilkinson, B.Traits and All About She + more.
For those who like worshipping at the alter of Hard dance, then Goodgreef Xtra Hard will be your church with performances from Kutski, the Tidy Boys who will be delivering a classic set celebrating 15 years of Hard House along with Alex Kidd, Andy Whitby, Steve Hill, Mark EG vs Proteus and Cally Gage to name a few.
Disco Kings Hed Kandi are back as Hospitality arena hosts which will put a smile on the faces of all those who prefer a more luxurious festival experience, so get your hands in the air and get your souls fired up for the mother of all VIP parties!
As if all of this isn’t enough to get you salivating we’ve yet to reveal the Friday night line up which will be coming soon, however, we can tell you that as well as the world’s biggest silent disco returning on the Friday night which sets the fun factor level for the weekend, this year will also be the first year Friday night will have audible arenas – Boom!
Electric Daisy Carnival London looks set to make this Summer of Love an extra special one, with a line-up that boasts some of the biggest names and freshest acts in electronic music. Partnered by Insomniac and Cream, Electric Daisy Carnival London combines the world’s leading electronic artists with the epic production and visual experience that Electric Daisy Carnival has become famed for.
You can see Alesso, AVICII, Burns, Caspa, Chris Lake, Chuckie, Crookers, Deniz Koyu & Danny Avila, Destructo, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Dirty South, Fake Blood, Feed Me, Flux Pavilion, Goldie, Hardwell, Jack Beats, Jaguar Skills, Madeon, Mat Zo, Mistajam, Nero, NERVO, Porter Robinson, Rusko, SHY FX, Steve Angello, Sub Focus, Tiësto and Tom Staar. For a taster of what to expect check out the Electric Daisy Carnival London trailer here.
Alesso has been far from shy to the Beatport Number 1 spot, and comes to Electric Daisy Carnival London ready to prove just what the fuss is about. AVICII is currently ranked Number 3 in the ‘DJ Magazine’ Top 100 DJs list, and was nominated for a Grammy this year for Best Dance Recording. Watch London electro producer Burns too.
Household name Caspa is on board. UK house producer Chris Lake comes to Electric Daisy Carnival fresh from a US tour. Dirty Dutch house supremo DJ and producer Chuckie arrives, bringing his own world-renowned sound.
Crookers gets behind the decks, fresh from his remix of deadmau5 and Imogen Heap’s ‘Telemiscommunications’. Turkish DJ sensation Deniz Koyu and Spain’s prodigy Danny Avila have joined forces for their Generation Wild tour. Big time producer, DJ and promoter of HARD, Destructo is in full effect. Dynamic duo Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike don’t look like slowing down any time soon. Acclaimed producer, DJ and remixer Dirty South has worked with a host of artists including Snoop Dogg, David Guetta, Sebastian Ingrosso, Deniz Kuyo and Alesso.
Fake Blood brings his collection of tunes so anthemic, so huge, his set will rattle the arena to the rafters. His recent release on mau5trap Records has won acclaim from all corners, and he’s an Electric Daisy Carnival veteran – and now Londoner Feed Me plays on his home turf. Fresh from the release of his brand new EP ‘Blow the Roof’, UK dubstep big gun Flux Pavilion brings a distinctive bass sound to the event.
Drum’n’bass innovator Goldie joins the ranks. Hardwell is known for his mind-blowing sets, and looks to deliver something unbelievable. He’s boss at Revealed Recordings, and his Hardwell On Air podcast is a regular in the iTunes Top Ten. DJ duo Jack Beats have remixed for the likes of Skream, Big Boi and La Roux and promise a big set. Jaguar Skills brings his electric-quick mixing and his own eclectic tune selection. Madeon is a teenage producer whose star is in the ascension, whose most recent collaboration was with Ellie Goulding on ‘Stay Awake’.
Catch British wunderkind producer Mat Zo – whose May collaboration with Porter Robinson ‘Easy’ has already reached the Number 1 spot on Beatport and Hype Machine.
Mistajam has had a fantastic year with his own Speakerbox concept, pulling together some of the best scenes and skills in urban and bass music. Nero come to EDC London. With a follow-up to their debut ‘Welcome to Reality’, which reached Number 1 in the UK albums chart, under construction, this is a chance to see this big-name act.
Australian twins NERVO, who co-wrote David Guetta’s Grammy-winning 2011 track ‘When Love Takes Over’, and have also worked with Afrojack and Steve Aoki, bring an undeniable stage presence. Porter Robinson joins in the midst of his Circle Assembly Tour. His MInistry of Sound collaboration with Mat Zo, ‘Easy’, was proclaimed one of the tunes of 2013, such is its floor-filler potential. Very special guest Rusko hits heavy. One of the original pioneers of jungle, SHY FX teams up with Stamina MC. And Steve Angello is a star attraction; having just launched his label imprint X, he aims to give music “freedom, fuel and new life”.
Londoner Sub Focus enjoyed success with May’s single ‘Endorphins’, featuring Alex Clare. Dutch megastar Tiësto brings a touch of world class; a one-man music machine, he is a global powerhouse. And don’t miss Moda Music founding member Tom Staar.
Electric Daisy Carnival, the world-famous electronic music event, heads to London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday 20th July 2013 for its first international event outside the USA. Promising to be one of the biggest UK shows of the summer, Electric Daisy Carnival London features some of electronic music’s biggest and most globally recognised talent.
FULL LINE-UP (A-Z) Alesso AVICII Burns Caspa (MC Ken Mac) Chris Lake Chuckie Crookers Deniz Koyu & Danny Avila Destructo Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Dirty South Fake Blood Feed Me Flux Pavilion Goldie (MC GQ) Hardwell Jack Beats Jaguar Skills Ken Mac Madeon Mat Zo MC GQ Mistajam Nero NERVO Porter Robinson Rusko SHY FX (Stamina MC) Stamina MC Steve Angello Sub Focus Tiësto Tom Staar
Announcing a list of additions to an already formidable line-up, Electric Daisy Carnival London looks set to make this Summer of Love an extra special one. The fresh acts joining the line-up for this extravaganza are Burns, Chris Lake, Chuckie, Deniz Koyu & Danny Avila, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Dirty South, Feed Me, Flux Pavilion, Jack Beats, Mat Zo, Nero, NERVO, Sub Focus and Tom Staar.
Watch London electro producer Burns whose Sony Music ‘Limitless’ EP is available now for pre-order. UK house producer Chris Lake plays all around the world, and comes to Electric Daisy Carnival fresh from a US tour. Listen to his big tune ‘Ohh Shhh’ now. Dirty Dutch house supremo DJ and producer Chuckie arrives on the line-up for Electric Daisy Carnival London, bringing his own world-renowned sound to proceedings.
Turkish DJ sensation Deniz Koyu and Spain’s prodigy Danny Avila have joined forces this year for their Generation Wild tour. They come to Electric Daisy Carnival London to show what they can do. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike recently enjoyed a Beatport Number 1 with ‘Turn It Up’, and these Belgian brothers don’t look like slowing down any time soon. In just two years their star has risen, and this year they won the Best Break-Through DJ award at the 28th Annual International Dance Music Awards. Acclaimed producer, DJ and remixer Dirty South has worked with a host of artists including Snoop Dogg, David Guetta, Sebastian Ingrosso, Deniz Kuyo and Alesso. His album, April’s ‘Speed of Life’, is a big-room corker – see him at his best on 20th July.
His recent release on mau5trap Records has won acclaim from all corners, and he’s an Electric Daisy Carnival veteran, having played Las Vegas in 2012 – and now Londoner Feed Me plays on his home turf. Fresh from the release of his brand new EP ‘Blow the Roof’, UK dubstep big gun Flux Pavilion also joins the Speakerbox Arena. The Circus Records mastermind, who has recently collaborated with Major Lazer, was nominated for the BBC’s Sound of 2012 poll, and brings a distinctive bass sound to the event. DJ duo Jack Beats have remixed for the likes of Skream, Big Boi and La Roux and join Electric Daisy Carnival London for a big set.
Catch British wunderkind producer Mat Zo – whose May collaboration with Porter Robinson ‘Easy’ has already reached the Number 1 spot on Beatport and Hype Machine – is a don’t-miss addition to the line-up. Grammy Award-winning British trio Nero – who have collaborated with and remixed the likes of Skrillex, Deadmau5, Calvin Harris and N.E.R.D., and whose track ‘Into the Past’ features on the soundtrack for the upcoming film ‘The Great Gatsby’ – join the line-up. With a follow-up to their debut ‘Welcome to Reality’, which reached Number 1 in the UK albums chart, under construction, this is a chance to see this big-name act in Mistajam’s Speakerbox Arena.
Joining the Main Stage experience are Australian twins NERVO, who co-wrote David Guetta’s Grammy-winning 2011 track ‘When Love Takes Over’, and have also worked with Afrojack and Steve Aoki. They bring an undeniable stage presence to Electric Daisy Carnival London. Another big addition, Londoner Sub Focus joins the ranks on the Speakerbox Arena. Ahead of the release of his second album later this year, his new single ‘Endorphins’, featuring Alex Clare, is released in May and is available now for pre-order. And don’t miss out on seeing Moda Music founding member Tom Staar.
Electric Daisy Carnival, the world-famous electronic music event, heads to London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday 20th July 2013 for its first international event outside the USA. Promising to be one of the biggest UK shows of the summer, Electric Daisy Carnival London features some of electronic music’s biggest and most globally recognised talent across one main stage and three arenas.
"In celebration of Ultra Music Festival's double weekend and 15 year anniversary, what we've achieved with this edition's ocean of talent and stage production is, we feel, unprecedented. As the industry we work in continues to explode, with so much talent emerging and the taste of our consumer changing in the process, diversity was key"says Russell Faibisch, Ultra Music Festival Founder, Executive Producer, CEO & President.
"We've never put so much time and effort into programming an event as we have for this year's Ultra Music Festival. We truly hope everybody attending this year will value and more importantly enjoy the unique experience we've worked so hard to create"Adam Russakoff Ultra Music Festival Executive Producer, Director of Business Affairs & Talent Buyer.
Set to annihilate the newly designed, never-before-seen ULTRA MAIN STAGE, the aptly titled MEGA STRUCTURE, the ULTRA WORLDWIDE ARENA and more, the Phase 2 DJ billing is quite simply out of this world. ALESSO, BENNY BENASSI, DIRTY SOUTH, DOG BLOOD (Boyz Noise & Skrillex), ERIC PRYDZ, FEDDE LE GRAND, HARDWELL, LOCO DICE, LUCIANO, LAIDBACK LUKE, MARTIN SOLVEIG, PRETTY LIGHTS, STEVE AOKI andSVEN VÄTH are among just some of the hoards of names to join the already eye-watering line-up delivered in Phase 1, including ABOVE & BEYOND, AFROJACK, ARMIN VAN BUUREN, AVICII, BASSNECTAR, CALVIN HARRIS, CARL COX, DAVID GUETTA, FATBOY SLIM, KASKADE, KNIFE PARTY, RICHIE HAWTIN, SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA and TIËSTO. After 14 consecutive years of delivering the ultimate dance music experience, it was never in doubt that Ultra Music Festival would deliver for its 15thanniversary.
Looking certain to shake the revamped ‘LIVE STAGE’ to its very core – the next slew of LIVE acts confirmed includes AZELIA BANKS, FAITHLESS (Live DJ & PA Set), SLEIGH BELLS, SNOOP DOG, THE WEEKND and YEAH YEAH YEAHS. Joining the likes of THE BLOODY BEETROOTS, BOOKA SHADE, BOYS NOIZE, CRYSTAL CASTLES, DEADMAU5, DISCLOSURE, DJ FRESH, HOT CHIP, MAJOR LAZER, MATT & KIM, MODESTEP, RUDIMENTAL, THIEVERY CORPORATION and YEASAYER announced in Phase 1 at the beginning of the year, it’s safe to say that never before has an electronic music festival offered so much variety and such an array of top LIVE talent than this year’s 15TH edition of ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL.
ULTRA have also announced the incredible array of arenas set to appear over the two weekends this year; true to form, we’re in for quite a treat…
First up, OH YES OH YES! It wouldn’t be Ultra without the legend that is CARL COX! Bringing his titanic CARL COX & FRIENDS ARENA to Bayfront Park this March, he’ll be playing host to some of the finest names in house and techno, including SVEN VATH, RICHIE HAWTIN, JAMIE JONES, LOCO DICE, LUCIANO, FATBOY SLIM, JOHN DIGWEED, MAGDA, UMEK, CASSY, NICOLE MOUDABER and UTO KAREM. Expect seriously big things from this much-loved Ultra veteran and his merry following!
Once again, the world’s #1 DJ ARMIN VAN BUUREN delivers his breathtaking ASOT 600 stage, where ABOVE & BEYOND, ATB, COSMIC GATE, DASH BERLIN, FERRY CORSTEN MARKUS SCHULZ, TRITONAL and W&W, will all be joined by the legendaryPAUL VAN DYK who will be making his long-awaited return appearance to the world’s premiere dance music event.
The MEGA STRUCTURE serves up an all-star lineup of the world’s top acts, which includes main stage regulars ALESSO, CALVIN HARRIS, DAVID GUETTA, ERIC PRYDZand TIËSTO, just one example of what ULTRA meant by “2 Weekends, 2 Unique Experiences.” Fans will rejoice to see their favorite artists tackle both the Main Stage and the Mega Structure at ULTRA 15.
Keeping it going for underground fans, new to Ultra this year is SURFACE – a brand new concept arena held each Sunday at the Bayfront Stage. Reading like a ‘who’s who’ from the world of the underground scene, look forward to seeing the likes of ART DEPARTMENT, CLAUDE VONSTROKE, DAMIAN LAZARUS, DANNY DAZE, DROOG, FRANCESCA LOMBARDO, GUY GERBER, JUSTIN MARTIN, LEE FOSS, MACEO PLEX, MAYA JANE COLES, MIGUEL CAMPBELL, SETH TROXLER, SOUL CLAP, SUBB-AN, TOTALLY ENORMOUS EXTINCT DINOSAURS, WOLF & LAMB and more.
ULTRA is not only delivering the world’s greatest underground sounds each Sunday, but everyday of the festival. The Mixmag Stage will play host to performances by tech gurus CARLO LIO, DUBFIRE, ELIO RISO, JON RUNDELL, JOSH WINK, SHADED andYOUSEF on Friday of Weekend 1. The second Friday will boast additional techno sounds from AUDIOFLY, CARL CRAIG, KEVIN SAUNDERSON, NINA KRAVIZ, PAUL WOOLFORD,RADIO SLAVE and STACEY PULLEN. Each Saturday will also see a myriad of techno and deep house artists that include DAVID SQUILLACE, tINI + GUTI, MARTIN BUTTRICH, NIC FANCIULLI B2B JORIS VOORN, REMO, ROBERT DIETZ, SCUBA, STEVE LAWLER, TIGA and TIMO MAAS on Weekend 2, and an undisclosed arsenal of premier DJs to play on Weekend 1.
Space Ibiza (voted #1 Club in the world and winning multiple awards) plans a triumphant return on Saturday, March 23 to host the tech house and techno acts that they are known for. Also hosting stages will be Skrillex’s formidable OWSLA label, Afrojack’s JACKED, Mark Knight’s TOOLROOM, with more to be announced in Phase 3. Completing the full house, the brand new ‘TRAPPED’ arena, featuring the likes ofBAAUER, BRO SAFARI, DJ CRAZE, DILLON FRANCIS, FLOSSTRADAMUS, NADASTROM and many more look more than adequate to cater to the new trap craze.
Finally, for the ninth consecutive year, ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL proudly welcomes back the “ECO Village”. This area is dedicated to the exposure and understanding of numerous non-profit organizations and charities, and will run over both weekends of the festival. You can find several interactive booths that provide an informative outlook on the world today.
Fri Apr 27 Adelaide – Planet Cream, Adelaide Ent Centre (8pm – 4am) Sat Apr 28 Melbourne – Creamfields, Melbourne Showgrounds (12pm – 10pm) Sun Apr 29 Sydney – Creamfields, EQ – Showring, Coachbay & Hi-Fi (12pm – 10pm) Sat May 5 Perth – Creamfields, Supreme Court Gardens* (12pm – 10pm) Sun May 6 (Long Weekend) Gold Coast – Creamfields, Parklands Gold Coast (12pm – 10pm) * Subject to council approval
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Creamfields Australia is back for its biggest show in 2012!
David Guetta #1 DJ in the World (Top 100 DJ Magazine 2011)
Some of the biggest acts in their genre and a mix of new acts
New Venue and location in Queensland: Parklands Gold Coast
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In its third year, Creamfields is our boutique festival that continues to grow and grow
We would like to thank all those who supported Stereosonic in 2011, we had record numbers nationally and it was an amazing party
Check out our website and social media for some amazing Creamfields competitions and prizes throughout the coming months
In terms of the word ‘headliner’ Creamfields is proud to present quite simply, the most in-demand DJ, producer and genuinely one of the biggest artists in the world over the past 2 years:
David Guetta Globally, ‘Nothing But The Beat’ has already surpassed 1.4 million album sales and a staggering 6 million plus single track sales. The album was only released 16 weeks ago! Locally, ‘Nothing But The Beat’ has fired past platinum sales, ‘Where Them Girls At’ single is double platinum, ‘Little Bad Girl’ (feat. Taio Cruz & Ludacris) single is platinum, top five smash hit ‘Titanium’ (feat. Sia) is triple platinum and current single ‘Without You’ (Feat.Usher) is now double platinum. Keep an eye out for ‘Titanium Feat. Sia’ remixes soon by Alesso, Nicki Romero, Arno Cost and Gregori Klosman.
Guetta has over 25 million fans on Facebook, over 1.6 million followers on Twitter and has over half a billion views on YouTube, more than any other electronic artist, making him one of the most watched people on the planet.
Above & Beyond are back after performing sellout stadium and club shows across Australia. Dirty South after blowing crowds away this Summer at Stereosonic joins the Creamfields on the main stage and is joined by the “next big thing” Alesso whose productions and remixes are being charted and dropped by all the big acts worldwide. Historically, Creamfields has always had a strong trance lineup and this year alongside Above and Beyond, we welcome Giuseppe Ottaviani, his GO! album was one of the most popular trance albums to date, along with W&W who have been tipped by Armin van Buuren as “the best up-and-coming production duo out there”; Sied van Riel with his countless big remixes and productions and has had a massive year including playing a “Full on Ferry” party in London; Tritonal, as one of the most recognisable names on the modern trance and progressive world stage, MaRLo has had a massive 2011, beatport charts, ITM #1 Victoria DJ and has been asked to play ASOT Party with Armin in 2012. Congo Rock has had a huge year of touring, productions and remixing some of the worlds best, Excision and Downlink who are massive dubstep acts and cohorts with Stereosonic Star Datsik are bringing the bass. Crowd favourites ShockOne and Bombs Away and our main stage will be hosted by the official unofficial voice of the party MC Stretch.
Creamfields Australia brings its best lineup so far featuring:
David Guetta Above & Beyond Dirty South Alesso Excision W&W Giuseppe Ottaviani (Live) Congorock Vitalic Sied van Riel Tritonal Downlink Shockone MaRLo Bombs Away MC Stretch
Ticketing Ultra-limited First Release from Thursday 22nd December at 10am in your local city
Tickets are available from: ONLINE moshtix.com.au PHONE 1300 GET TIX (phone sales) OUTLETS All Moshtix national outlets (except Adelaide, Ticketek only) Oz Tix (Brisbane Only) Ticketek (Adelaide only)
Line-up is subject to change without notice. All events are over 18s, photo ID is required. Line-ups slightly vary in each state. View state information at the creamfields.com.au website for more details.