LONDON: Wednesday 25th July 2012: The UK’s favourite electronic music festival takes place this weekend at Long Marston Airfield in Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Balanced over two explosive days, GlobalGathering is back in the heart of summer with the biggest and best line-up, set to shake up the dance music world.
Showcasing the biggest bangers from critically acclaimed DJs and live superstars that span the entire electronic music spectrum, GlobalGathering promises the most eclectic and epic festival to date.
From stadium straddling stars to industry insiders’ tips and the latest breaking acts, the festival team promise more live shows, epic productions, and groundbreaking arenas than ever before.
Getting the party started and headlining Friday on the Main Stage is number one Brit superstar, Tinie Tempah, storming with an energy-fuelled and zealous all-new live show to kick-start proceedings. A firm favourite with the Global crowds, he’ll be supported by one of the most sought-after DJs and producers in the world, Afrojack, and the man with one of the most unique voices in the business, Maverick Sabre (Live). Grime MC Dot Rotten and Micky Slim ft Majestic are also in support.
Joining Tinie on Friday is international legend, Armin van Buuren who will be bringing A State of Trance, the most popular trance radio show in the world to the Global crowds. A festival first, the show will be broadcast LIVE to millions of listeners worldwide – with GlobalGathering once again providing the freshest festival experience to the dance music masses. AVB also welcomes Markus Schulz, Aly & Fila, W&W and more to his arena.
Also on Friday night, the UKF Bass Culture arena will be bringing the biggest bass bangers to the largest indoor arena on site. Under the atmospheric cover of canvas, one of the world’s most in demand underground spinners and producers Skrillex returns to GlobalGathering. Knife Party, Zane Lowe, Jaguar Skills, Feed Me and more will keep the basslines pumping and your shoes shuffling throughout the arena, and be joined by a very special guest performance from Andy C with his new live show Alive.
Friday at Global also features the first ever Visionquest as well as, Rinse, Electric and House arenas featuring the likes of Magnetic Man, Annie Mac , Steve Aoki, Nicky Romero and Art Department.
Back by popular demand following a mind-blowing headline set in the Metropolis Arena at 2011’s festival, are pioneering bass kings Chase & Status (Live) who will be tearing up Saturday’s Main Stage. Accompanying them will be samba-tastic indie-ravers Friendly Fires (Live), plus chart-topping producer Labrinth (Live) as well as DJ Fresh Presents Fresh/Live, The Japanese Popstars and Major Look.
Saturday will see the return of the Metropolis arena teaming up with legendary drum & bass label Digital Soundboy to disclose the freshest tunes gracing the UK underground scene right now. Nero (Live) are joined by GlobalGathering favourites Sub Focus (Live), Modestep, Flux Pavilion and many more DJs and MCs, who’ll ensure the beats keep dropping.
Continuing with bass galore on Saturday is the The Ec-lectricity arena, which plays host to dance heavyweights including world renowned DJ and producer James Zabiela, and one of the freshest talents to break through this year, Redlight. They are joined by a plethora of the of the biggest names in the dance music biz including Hessle Audio, Disclosure, Breakage, Mosca, Jackmaster and more
For the full line-up and info on who’ll be playing Godskitchen, Global, Hospitality, House and Toolroom Knights Arenas on Saturday, go to: globalgathering.com/2012/line-up or see below.
The additional 150+ acts confirmed to set the stages alight at this year’s festival read like a who’s-who of the hottest artists tearing up the dance music scene right now, paying homage to the star-studded electronic music industry and what it has become. From trance titan Ferry Corsten to grime veterans Boy Better Know, to hardcore house homie Nicky Romero, everyone will get their fill of the best of what electronic music has to offer in 2012.
With new arenas, and more live acts than ever running alongside the hottest hardcore DJs, fans can expect a fresh festival experience with new and exciting stage productions and concepts set to blow minds. And this can be seen with the most spectacular VIP area to date. Following a plane crash site theme, the area is set to take the VIP experience to a whole new level. Including the astonishing VIP Fields, VIP Woods, and The Enchanted Garden, guests will be provided with surprise DJ’s, seating booths created out of graffiti covered cargo boxes, cargo net nests, specially adapted tyres, a night club, delicious food hubs, hammocks and much more. VIPs will have exclusive access to the ultimate clubber’s playground and a completely new audiovisual festival experience ensuring it’s the hottest, most exclusive spot on site.
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