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
Alongside this April’s Camden Crawl, the organisers have teamed up with Red Bull Bedroom Jam to launch the first ever Red Bull Bedroom Jam X-Crawl in 2009. The alcohol-free version of the festival is set to make its debut on Saturday 25th April with tickets exclusively available to 14 – 18 year olds unable to attend the main event due to licensing restrictions.
The Red Bull Bedroom Jam X-Crawl will retain much of the integrity of its parent, featuring 25 of the best up & coming artists from around the country alongside amazing DJs and special guests. Upon arrival each ticket holder will receive a free programme and compilation download album featuring acts appearing at the festival and a wristband for unlimited access to the event’s participating venues. The venues, curated by Red Bull Bedroom Jam, Artrocker and Visible Noise will include the Underworld, Camden Rock, Hobgoblin and the stunning St. Michael’s Church.
The partnership with Red Bull Bedroom Jam follows the phenomenal success of their all ages stage at last year’s Crawl. Tickets for the Red Bull Bedroom Jam X-Crawl will go on sale 9:00 am Monday 23rd February. Entrance to the event will be strictly limited to those aged 14 – 18 (ID required). Visit www.redbullbedroomjamxcrawl.com for up to date info about the event.
INITIAL LINE UP INCLUDES:
BURN DOWN ROME * COCKNBULLKID * DANANANANAKROYD (on photo above) * THE DEAD FORMATS * FURTHEST DRIVE HOME * HATCHAM SOCIAL * KITTY DAISY & LEWIS * LEFT WITH PICTURES MY PASSION * OUTCRY COLLECTIVE * THE PLIGHT * PULLED APART BY HORSES * S.C.U.M.
PLUS MORE ARTISTS & SPECIAL GUESTS TO BE ANNOUNCED
On 24th and 25th April, the Gaymers Camden Crawl will play host to over a mile and a half of fantastic new talent for over thirty hours across more than forty venues including the legendary Koko hosted by headline sponsors Gaymers.
As well as its customary stellar line up of live music acts, the festival will feature a vast array of interactive daytime activities and cutting edge performances across the arts, including visual art, comedy, spoken word, theatre and much more.
The programme kicks off from midday on Friday the 24th until the wee hours of the following Sunday. Upon arrival each ticket holder will be presented with an all-access wristband, programme guide, timetable and free download album to help plot his/her day’s adventure. ‘Crawlers’ are granted unlimited access to all official festival venues featuring more than 150 live artists, daytime activities & arts programme and aftershow parties capacity permitting. In keeping with Crawl tradition and the spirit of discovery, the full line-ups and stage times remain a closely guarded secret until each night and surprise guests may appear at any time and at any venue.
Tickets for the Gaymers Camden Crawl 2009, available as either 2-day or single day passes, are on sale now.
See www.thecamdencrawl.com for the latest line-up.
Camden Crawl 2009 Line Up So Far,
THE BARKER BAND
THE CHAPMAN FAMILY
THE CORDELIER CLUB
DANNY & THE CHAMPIONS OF THE WORLD
THE DEAD FORMATS
DIE! DIE! DIE!
DRUMS OF DEATH
EXPERIMENT ON A BIRD IN THE AIR PUMP
FIGHT LIKE APES
I BLAME COCO
IT HUGS BACK
THE JIM JONES REVIEW
THE JOY FORMIDABLE
THE KING BLUES
MAN LIKE ME
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
PULLED APART BY HORSES
SKINT & DEMORALISED
THE TEMPER TRAP
THREE TRAPPED TIGERS
THE VON BONDIES