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Primavera Sound reveals 2019 lineup, featuring more than 50 percent women

06/12/2018
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Primavera Sound reveals 2019 lineup, featuring more than 50 percent women

Robyn, Richie Hawtin, Nina Kraviz and SOPHIE are among those booked for the Barcelona festival next spring.

Primavera Sound 2019, going down from May 30th through June 1st, has announced its lineup.
Among the headliners for the Barcelona festival are Robyn, Erykah Badu, SOPHIE, Charli XCX, James Blake, Stereolab, Richie Hawtin (performing his CLOSE live set) and Modeselektor. In terms of DJs, they’ve lined up Joy Orbison, Helena Hauff, Yaeji, Laurel Halo, Avalon Emerson, Jayda G and a back-to-back from Eris Drew and Octo Octa. Live sets will come from Objekt, Anastasia Kristensen, Apparat, Tim Hecker and his Konoyo Ensemble, Veronica Vasicka and plenty more.
This year, Primavera seeks to highlight “equality, eclecticism and audacity” in their lineup, according to a press release.
“Equality in the lineup between men and women, a stylistic eclecticism that is patently obvious and the drive to constantly take risks to connect to the times we live in are central concepts of the Primavera Sound 2019 lineup,” the statement adds. “All of this without abandoning the presentation of a lineup that is absolutely unique in the world, risky and convincing, as it is every year.”
For the full lineup, check out the flyer and event listing below.

 

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Dekmantel Festival announces nighttime programme for 2017

08/07/2017
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Amsterdam clubs Shelter and RADION will host afterhours events on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Dekmantel has outlined the nighttime programme for this year’s festival in full.

Two Amsterdam clubs—Shelter and RADION—will host nightly events on Friday, Saturday and Sunday once the festival proper has finished at Amsterdamse Bos. The lineups will feature acts who played earlier in the day, with Shelter hosting Rødhåd and Deniro on Friday, Joy Orbison and Call Super on Saturday, and Regis and Overmono (who will DJ) on Sunday.

The RADION schedule is similarly varied. Midland and Palms Trax play on Friday, followed by Makam and Tom Trago back-to-back with Cinnaman on Saturday. The Sunday pulls together leftfield favourites Objekt and Inga Mauer, as well as Dekmantel Soundsystem.

Dekmantel Festival 2017 will run from August 2nd through 6th. In addition to performances from the likes of Larry Heard and Steve Reich, Resident Advisor will return to the EYE Film Institute to host an afternoon’s worth of discussions and live interviews.

  • Netherlands Aug 02  Dekmantel Festival 2017, Amsterdamse Bos
  • Netherlands Aug 04  Dekmantel At Night – Friday, RADION
  • Netherlands Aug 04  Shelter; Dekmantel At Night – Friday, Shelter Amsterdam
  • Netherlands Aug 05  Shelter; Dekmantel At Night – Saturday, Shelter Amster..
  • Netherlands Aug 05  Dekmantel At Night – Saturday, RADION
  • Netherlands Aug 06  Shelter; Dekmantel At Night – Sunday, Shelter Amsterdam
  • Netherlands Aug 06  Dekmantel At Night – Sunday, RADION
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Creamfields organisers to ‘reconstruct’ former Liverpool club Nation for 2017 UK festival

02/07/2017
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The plans are part of the global brand’s 20th anniversary celebrations.

The team behind Creamfields UK has revealed plans to reconstruct the main room from former Liverpool club Nation at this year’s festival.

The global dance music brand celebrates two anniversaries in 2017: 20 years of Creamfields and 25 years of Cream at Nation, the now-defunct club where it all began in 1992. The main room will be rebuilt using floor-plans and architectural photographs, and will feature original parts from the venue. The arena, titled Nation, will only be open on the Saturday of the four-day festival, which runs from August 24th through 27th in Daresbury. The lineup is still TBA.

Creamfields confirmed the rest of this year’s bill earlier in 2017. As ever, it’s heavy on globetrotting house, techno, trance and EDM acts, with slots for Jamie Jones, Marco Carola, Seth Troxler, Eric Prydz, Diplo, Sven Väth, The Martinez Brothers, Laidback Luke, Adam Beyer and Richie Hawtin, who will present his new live show, CLOSE, for the first time in the UK.

For the full day-by-day lineup, head to Creamfields’ promoter page on RA.

  • United Kingdom Aug 24  Creamfields 2017 – Day 1
  • United Kingdom Aug 25  Creamfields 2017 – Day 2
  • United Kingdom Aug 26  Creamfields 2017 – Day 3
  • United Kingdom Aug 27  Creamfields 2017 – Day 4
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The xx cancel Night + Day festival in Iceland

30/06/2017
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The promoter pulled the three-day event in July after the venue, Skogafoss waterfall, was added to a list of endangered areas.

The xx have cancelled next month’s Night + Day festival in Iceland.

The three-day event was due to take place at Skogafoss waterfall from July 14th through 16th, with the London trio joined by the likes of Floating Points, Call Super and Avalon Emerson. However, in the time since it was announced, the waterfall has been added to the Environmental Agency Of Iceland’s list of endangered areas. In a statement posted to Facebook, The Warehouse Project, who were one of the promoter’s behind the event, said “the challenges on this site were insurmountable and it was not possible to secure another suitable venue in time.”

Refunds will be offered to anyone who bought a ticket. If you bought one via RA, the festival has issued the following instructions.

“Please allow five working days for your refund. For any further enquiries relating to flights, accommodation and transfers that have already been booked and will no longer be used, please contact: ndiceland@thewarehouseproject.com. This email address will be monitored from 9 AM through 9 PM BST each day and we will deal with all enquiries as quickly as possible.”