Listen Up: UK & International Festivals 2017
Festival season isn’t over just yet. September is full of festivals including The BPM Festival: Portugal, Hospitality in the Park and The Social and World Club Dome Korea.
Hospitality In The Park
- Date: September 23, 2017
- Location: Finsbury Park, London
- After debuting their flagship festival last summer, Drum and Bass’s global brand plays host to a master class in Jungle, Dub, Reggae and Dubstep for a huge celebration of these vibrant dance cultures and their community.
- Line-up (highlights): RONI SIZE: NEW FORMS / LONDON ELEKTRICITY BIG BAND / MALA / MY NU LENG & DREAD MC / CLIPZ / AUDIO / BLACK SUN EMPIRE / ETHERWOOD / ALIX PEREZ & EPROM ‘SHADES’ / DANNY BYRD / FRED V & GRAFIX [LIVE] / BLACKLEY & PREMIUM / BENTON / CALIBRE & DRS / KAHN & NEEK / RANDALL / SWINDLE / SPOOKY / SIR SPYRO / BREAK / CALYX & TEEBEE / SILKIE / BENNY ILL / COMPA / JACK SPARROW / ST.FILES / KENNY / A/T/O/S (LIVE) / MO FINGAZ / BOBAFATT
The Social Festival
- Date: September 29-30, 2017
- Location: Kent County Showground, Maidstone
- Nic Fanciulli’s festival brand, The Social, celebrates its 5th anniversary this year as the boutique house and techno festival returns to Maidstone for a weekend of international talent spread across 4 perfectly calibrated stages. Expect non-stop party vibes from the likes of Carl Cox, Jackmaster, Black Coffee and more – while the festival is mostly indoor so mud is a no-go, and dancing is guaranteed!
- Line-up: ACID MONDAYS / ADRIATIQUE / APOLLONIA / BLACK COFFEE / BUTCH / CARL COX / CASSY / D’JULZ / EMANUEL SATIE / GUY GERBER / HELENA HAUFF / JACKMASTER / MONIKA KRUSE / NIC FANCIULLI / NICK CURLY / NINA KRAVIZ / SANTE & SIDNEY CHARLES / SASHA & JOHN DIGWEED / THE MARTINEZ BROTHERS
The BPM Festival: Portugal
- Date: September 14-17, 2017
- Location: Portimao & Lagoa, Portugal
- After spearheading a decade of esteemed showcases in Mexico’s Playa Del Carmen, The BPM Festival will debut its very first European edition this September. Hugely respected by party goers and DJs alike, names announced for the Portgual festival include Carl Craig, Seth Troxler, Stacey Pullen and Richie Hawtin, plus over 25 brand showcases.
- Line-up (highlights): APOLLONIA / CARL CRAIG / CHUS & CEBALLOS / DAVIDE SQUILLACE / DUBFIRE EATS EVERYTHING / GUTI (LIVE) / HEIDI / HOT SINCE 82 / JACKMASTER / JAMIE JONES / LOCO DICE NICOLE MOUDABER / PAN-POT / PATRICK TOPPING / RICHIE HAWTIN / SETH TROXLER / SKREAM
World Club Dome Korea
- Date: September 22-24, 2017
- Location: Incheon Munhak Stadium, Incheon, South Korea
- Marking the very first time the BigCityBeats brand heads to Korea, World Club Dome Korea is set to be the biggest of its kind in the country. Taking place at the Incheon Stadium complex, superstar DJs such as Marshmello, Steve Aoki and Martin Garrix are amongst those confirmed for this Asia debut.
- Line-up: AFROJACK / ARMIN VAN BUUREN / DIMITRI VEGAS & LIKE MIKE / DJ SNAKE / DON DIABLO / LE SHUUK / LOST FREQUENCIES / MARSHMELLO / MARTIN GARRIX / ROBIN SCHULZ / STEVE AOKI / SVEN VATH / W&W