The gates of Victoria Park open on August 1st for their third annual outing, Field Day are pleased to announce the full stage-by-stage breakdown of stellar acts playing this year’s event, including some amazing new additions. Plus, there will be a brand new Guardian Tea Room Tent and Do You Come Here Often, a spankingly fresh art happening area from Time Out, plus, for the dedicated party hardcore, there’s some very special warm up action to be had. Adding their not inconsiderable presence to this year’s the line up will be the sensational, Huw Stephens championed, Gaggle who will be showcasing their mind-blowing 22-piece ‘choral riot grrrl’ skirmishes between bands on the Eat Your Own Ears mainstage, ones definitely not to miss. JD Twitch, one half of Glaswegian leftfield supremos Optimo will be throwing down his own inimitable brand of eclectic festival shakers and the esteemed Frank Tope will be donning his Wild Geese guise to unleash some super-slamming House and continental Disco grooves to keep you cutting the rug.
STAGE LINE UPS:
Eat Your Own Ears Main Stage
Eat Your Own Ears DJ’s / Errors / Fennesz / Final Fantasy / First Aid Kit / Gaggle / Jon Hopkins / Mogwai (Only English Summer Festival Show) / Santigold / Skream / The Horrors / The Temper Trap
Adventures In The Beetroot Field Stage
Allez Allez / Crispin Dior (AITBF) / Devil Made Me Do It / Four Tet / King Charles /
Micachu And The Shapes / Mystery Jets / Plugs / S.C.U.M / Sian Alice Group /
Stopmakingme (AITBF) / The Big Pink / The Invisible / Wild Beasts
Village Mentality Stage
Fanfarlo / James Yorkston / Juana Molina / Malcolm Middleton / Mumford And Sons / The Thing / Toumani Diabate / Wet Paint / Woodpigeon
Bugged Out! Stage
Aeroplane DJs / Audion (Live) / Delphic (Live) / Erol Alkan / Fake Blood / JD Twitch (Optimo) / Little Boots (Live) / Wild Geese DJs
Bloggers Delight Stage
Casper C (AITBF/Bloggers Delight) / Drums Of Death (Live) / Greco-Roman Soundsystem /
No Pain In Pop DJs / Rusko (DJ Set) / Skull Juice (Bloggers Delight) / The Xx /
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs / Work It
This year will also see a brand new Guardian Tea Room Tent joining the myriad delights of Field Day. Perfectly positioned to cast your eyes over the ever-amusing goings on in Village Mentality, the Guardian Tea Room Tent will offer a touch of refinement to proceedings with lashings of freshly brewed tea and home-made cakes to help you recharge your batteries whilst perusing the paper.
Continuing on from the phenomenal success of its first year. The 1234 Festival returns for its second outing on Sunday 26th July, bringing with it a whole host of the best new genre defying bands and Dj’s over three stages at its much loved stomping ground of Shoreditch Park nestled in the heart of London’s East End. Back for 09 with a fully heaped serving of infamous1234 East End musical mash up magic and good times shenanigans, this year sees yet again the best bands, the best people, the best location, the best of everything one festival can bring- all rolled into a jaw dropping bonanza price of just 15 English Pounds which includes the all day festival and also ten after shows and parties in Shoreditch. Brought to you courtesy of 1234 Records main man- Sean Mclusky, The 1234 Festival is an essential addition to the UK’s Festival scene providing a proper showcase and meeting point for the UK’s musical tribes and creative minds pushing the boundaries of the music scene today. 1234’s inaugural Festival was London’s best glam-racket and saw 15,000 reveller’s descend upon Shoreditch on one of the hottest days of the year to witness the likes of Har Mar Superstar take to the stage in his pants and Fab Moretti perform exclusively for the masses.
This year is no exception, with the hottest bands de jour such as S.C.U.M, An Experiment On The Bird In The Air Pump, Ipso Facto, Hatchem Social, Flashguns, Kasms, Televised Crimewave, Ulterior, Chrome Hoof and Lion Club leading proceedings alongside the finest Dj talent on the electronic stage bought to you by the likes of Autokratz, Boy Crisis, Kool Kids Klub, The Lovely Jonjo, Death To The King amongst many others performing over 3 stages and specially curated tents. With some very unique 1234 headliners and guests to be announced shortly, the 1234 offers musical eclectism at is finest with something for everyone on a fine summer’s day. After the sun goes down on Shoreditch Park the 1234 continues onwards into Shoreditch centre as it hosts the festivals ten post parties and after shows at hand picked specially curated venues including Hoxton Bar & Grill, Electricity Showrooms, Bar Music Hall, Queen of Hoxton, Old Blue Last, Catch, Cocomo, The Joiners Arms and Mother all included in the insanely cheap price of £15 and transforms Shoreditch into a pivotal party Mecca for a night of balmy summer mayhem for 1234 revellers with the good times rolling on into the early hours. Full after-party curators and lines ups and venues will be announced shortly so watch this space!
The 1234 Festival is a place to kick back with mates, see musical creativity at its best, party the night away, see and be seen, without the need for silly fancy dress, steep ticket prices or long queues for bars and toilets. Let yourself be put in the inspiring hands of the world’s best music talent as you get your best Sunday rock on at London’s coolest summer outing by far all in the heart of the most creative diverse area of London.
All this and more for just £15 at the UK’s most forward thinking new music festival. http://www.the1234shoreditch.com
Little Boots, The Horrors and Mystery Jets all join the Field Day line-up along with dancehall queen Santigold playing one of just two exclusive UK dates all summer, the other being Field Day’s ‘little brother’ Underage Festival. Juana Molina also confirms her spot. Field Day is London’s quintessential festival with a line up that will be hard to find elsewhere. Keep your eyes peeled for future line up announcements and for the latest news visit – www.fielddayfestivals.com
FULL LINE UP SO FAR:
MOGWAI , TOUMANI DIABATE , FOUR TET , EROL ALKAN ,JAMES YORKSTON , APES AND ANDROIDS , FINAL FANTASY , MALCOLM MIDDLETON , AEROPLANE , FENNESZ , ERRORS , SKREAM , S.C.U.M , FIRST AID KIT
FIELD DAY 2009
VICTORIA PARK, GROVE ROAD, TOWER HAMLETS, LONDON, E3
SATURDAY 1ST AUGUST
11.30 – 10.30PM
PRICE – £29.50 + BOOKING FEE
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