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Festival Lowdown 2011

Festival Lowdown 2011
13 May, 2011

One word. Festivals. Musical retreats for people tired of a world low in constant bass exposure, and high in needless reality.

NASS FESTIVAL

8TH-10TH JULY

Relentless NASS – extreme sports and extreme music. Drum&BassArena is hosting a massive Friday night line up, with our pals at UKF holding it down the night after.

The Bath & West showground will be blown apart by BMX, Skate, FMX and Inline competitions, with extreme sports stars and drum & bass dons alike getting up to insane tricks on the ramps and behind the decks.

For a little vibe taste check out our review of NASS 2010 here.

INNOVATION IN THE SUN

21-28 JUNE

The legendary Innovation in the Sun has stepped up the game this year by combining the week-long dnb smash up with one of Europe’s largest water parks! I know many of you will struggle to think of a paradise greater than epic slides, golden beaches, a sea of bikinis and rinse out drum & bass.

One Nation, Random Concept, Warning, Ram Playaz Garage Nation and Epidemik are on board to deliver night time entertainment including foam and wavepool parties…

OUTLOOK FESTIVAL

1-4 SEPTEMBER

Croatia Croatia! Since its beginning 2 years ago Outlook has come to represent the pinnacle of the bass music festival. For the last 2 years Outlook has taken over an abandoned fort in Pula on the beach, and the reputation for serious soundsystem chaos and wild boat parties has grown and grown.

300 re-release tickets are dropping on Tuesday, do not miss this golden opportunity. The flyer doesn’t even begin to do justice to the full line up, check it out!

GLOBAL GATHERING

29-30 JUNE

One of the biggest dance music festivals going, Global has got a little something something for every raver.

With stages hosted by Metropolis, Hospitality, Rinse, and Pendulum live on the main stage, this festival is all about world class electronic music in all its forms.

And maybe a little bit about 50’000 people off their nut on glowsticks.

SECRET GARDEN PARTY

21-24 JULY

The Secret Garden Party in Abbots Ripton near Cambridge probably contains the highest percentage of magic, wonderment, frivolous misbehvaiour and mental costumery of any UK festival.

Even better, this year the normally obscure but stimulating line up has been given a hefty dose of drum & bass. The dnb roster includes Andy C, Brookes Brothers, DC Breaks, Subfocus and TC, with dubstep mess from Bare Noize, Flux Pavilion and Nero, with David Rodigan returning to repeat the incredible vibes of his epic reggae and jungle history lessons.