Placebo confirm Exit Festival. Having already released first round of artists that were the Chemical Brothers, Mika, Royksopp, Crystal Castles, Does It Offend You, Yeah?, Ricardo Villalobos, Moderat live, Josh Wink, Crookers, Boys Noize, Erol Alkan, Ed Banger’s SebastiAn, Busy P, DJ Mehdi and Ida Engberg. EXIT are excited to announce another round of impressive artists for this year’s festival! Joining the already diverse line up, on the Main Stage are the eagerly anticipated vital and emotive sounds of Placebo, the undisputed Queen of hip hop Missy Elliott, electronic punk, disco lords LCD Soundsystem, and renowned Aussie drum’n'bass crew Pendulum live. The world famous Dance Arena adds David Guetta, Laidback Luke, A-Trak, Dirty South, Black Rose (Jesse Rose & Henrik Schwarz), Riva Starr, Solomun, Ost & Kjex live with a gospel choir no less, and Wannabe A Star. If that wasn’t enough, EXIT is crammed with 25 stages featuring a broad and staggering array of artists. The Fusion Stage is where you will find cool bands such as Does it Offend You Yeah?, Midnight Juggernauts, Jamaica, Antenat and Bambi Molesters to name but a few. While the Happynovisad Stage in Association with Resident Advisor this year continues to showcase some of the best cuttings edge and upcoming talent from the world of electronic, featuring showcases from; Warp Records feat Hudson Mohawke, Clark live, Time Exile live and Rustie, Bristol Takeover feat Joker, Pinch, Gemmy and MC Nomad Sound Pellegrino feat Brodinksi, Sound Pellegrino Thermal Team, and L-VIS 1990 Club Automatic feat D-Bridge, Instra:mental and MC:SP The Elektrana stage features the best in electronic up & coming bands such as The Twelves, We Have Band, Tesla Boy, Starsmith, Jevelen, Romantic Jurgen and many more. And for those who like their music a bit tougher, the Explosive Stage brings you the best in hardcore and thrash metal. Acts include; Behemoth, Suicidal Tendencies, The Exploited, Al & The Blackcats, Ex Deo, Decapitated, Inspector Cluso and a whole lot more! Taking place from Thursday 8th – Sunday 11th July, in the magical Petrovaradin Fortress overlooking the river Danube, EXIT has a variety of stages to appeal to absolutely everyone, cheap food and drink onsite and the best campsite entertainment whilst bathing in the hot Balkan sunshine. EXIT festival ticks all the right boxes and is still the best value festival ticket around!
Massive Attack join Melt! Festival. ‘The Dirty Dozen’ is history and we proudly present the first confirmations for the 13th edition of Melt! Festival at the wonderful and unique Ferropolis festival site, set against a breathtaking backdrop of five huge hulking coal mining diggers that tower into the sky. The grandmasters of TripHop, Massive Attack, will get the huge diggers at the “City of Iron” to vibrate under the influence of their bass-heavy Bristol sound. As another high-calibre headliner, we are very proud to announce The XX. Rest assured that the aesthetic overall concept of the British trio fits perfectly into the Melt! scenery. Booka Shade will present their new album ‘More!’ at Melt! and they promise that ‘There will be a lot of physical action and sweat on the stage’.
The Wombats have booked their tickets to Ferropolis and are presenting their new album. Foals catch up on last years’ cancelled gig, OstGut Ton presents the sound of Berghain & Panoramabar, Audiolith Pferdemarkt will be functioning as the official Melt! opening on Thursday, Meltselektor Stage curated by Modeselektor, Blood Red Shoes return to Ferropolis, Video-icon Chris Cunningham in Germany for the first time and exclusively, Techno-legends Carl Craig feat. Mike Banks (Underground Resistance) meet Ricardo Villalobos, Don’t miss the Crookers.
All confirmed acts so far
A-Trak | Matias Aguayo & Band | Ellen Allien | An Horse | Ata | Black Rose (Henrik Schwarz & Jesse Rose live) | Blood Red Shoes | Booka Shade | Boris | Bratze | Chromeo | Carl Craig feat. Mike Banks | Chris Cunningham | Clues | Crookers | Marcel Dettmann | dOP | Egotronic | Fake Blood | Fred Falke live | Marcel Fengler | Roman Flügel | Foals | Four Tet | Frittenbude | Sascha Funke | Get Well Soon | Hemmann & Kaden live | Nick Höppner | Ja, Panik | Jackmaster | Jamie XX | Jamaica | Markus Kavka | Ben Klock | Oliver Koletzki | Monika Kruse | Lindstrøm & Christabelle | Mala | Massive Attack | Modeselektor feat. Bonaparte live | ND Baumecker | Norman Nodge | Pantha Du Prince | DJ Pete | Popof live | Post War Years | Prosumer | Riton | Saalschutz | Schlachthofbronx | DJ Shadow | Shed live | Sinden | Steffi | Die Sterne | Tama Sumo | Matthias Tanzmann | Tobias Thomas | Tocotronic | Two Door Cinema Club | The Very Best | Ricardo Villalobos | Joris Voorn live | Wareika | WhoMadeWho | The Wombats | The XX
3-day ticket valid for Friday, Saturday and Sunday:
EUR 94 zzgl. plus pre-sale fee and EUR 5 garbage deposit
2-day ticket valid for Friday and Saturday:
EUR 74 zzgl. plus pre-sale fee and EUR 5 garbage deposit
In the price included are camping and parking (from Thursday 15.07. 01:00pm until Monday, 19.07. 03:00pm).
STAG & DAGGER, the first one-ticket-gives-access-to-all music event to launch across London’s East End in May 2008 is excited to announce its return in 2009 – bringing with it a bigger line up, more bands and DJs, more venues, and two additional national dates, this time taking the festival on the road to LEEDS and GLASGOW.
Following an all-out successful first year which attracted over 4,500 music fans to East London’s best live music and club venues for one evening of high octane new music, DJs and partying, which featured over 120 acts including Diplo, Archie Bronson Outfit, Hot Chip, Ladyhawke, Duke Spirit, Jay Reatard, Operator Please, Ed Banger, A Trak, The Metros and Filthy Dukes, the 2009 Festival takes place across the three UK cities on 21, 22, 23 May.
Early Bird Ticket offer available now for all 3 cities at £10 per ticket.
LONDON VENUES (more tbc):
St. Leonards Church, Cargo, Old Blue Last, Macbeth, Vibe Bar, Vibe- First Floor, 93 Feet East, Bar Music Hall, Catch, The Legion, Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, Electricity Showrooms, Horse & Groom, Café 1001, Herbal, Last Days of Decadence, Favela Chic, Queen of Hoxton
LEEDS VENUES (more tbc):
The Faversham, TJ’s Liberal Club, Upstairs at The Library, The Packhorse, Brudenell Social Club, Joseph’s Well
GLASGOW VENUES (more tbc):
Stereo, Classic Grand, The Admiral, The Arches, Barfly