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Outlook Festival, Pula Arena, September 5th, Croatia

A solid cast of grime and rap talent joins with rappers, MC’s, and DJs flying the flag. North-West London’s AJ Tracey brings pure heat to the Outlook stage, with stalwart and ex Roll Deep member Killa P. Camden mic-murkers YGG are set to slay at Outlook ‘18 too. Deep MC’s are a plenty – Lady Leshurr, Jaykae and Kamakaze rep for the Midlands with raw and rugged bars, and MCR Darkside Crew member, President T, all join. Rinse FM’s Grandmixxer journeys through his record collection – expect stone cold grime classics and more, whilst Trends & Boylan showcase dark, icy instrumentals. UK rap has risen to the top this year, with the likes of MIST putting the scene, and his hometown of Birmingham back on the map after a Mobo win and more. Melanin 9 and Ocean Wisdom are part of the next wave of rappers putting a distinct take on UK hip-hop, Outlook welcomes them along with mainstay acts like Devilman. Alternative beats come from the wondrous, soulful Fatima, hip-hop explorer Open Mike Eagle, Israeli MC Miss Red, and Goth-trad. Boundary defying breakouts to check are Ryan De La Cruz, Ezra Collective and Layfullstop, who fuse jazz and hip-hop influences. Stone’s Throw founder Peanut Butter Wolf, BBZ member Shy One and eclectic selector Eva Lazarus lay down selections across the week.

WRONG Festival, Various Venues, April 28th, Liverpool Dockland

WRONG Festival are extremely pleased to announce the full line up for the unmissable second-year outing of the vital oddball rock music festival. Set to take place on the 28th of April 2018 at Liverpool Docklands, they’ll be shining a spotlight on talent from both the burgeoning local, and UK-wide, Freakscene.

Joining the already-announced 2018 headliners, cult Cardiff rock band FUTURE OF THE LEFT (feat. members of Mclusky and Million Dead), organisers are pleased to reveal that MUGSTAR will be performing alongside DAMO SUZUKI as his backing band for the evening.

303 5th Year Anniversary w/ John Digweed & Patrice Baumel at Invisible Wind Factory, March 31st, Liverpool

303 have dropped another announcement as part of their huge fifth birthday celebrations, with arguably their biggest booking to date taking centre stage in the Invisible Wind Factory over the Easter weekend, John Digweed.

The legendary selector has been one of the most iconic artists of modern dance music, his flawless mixing and impeccable tune selection a dominant focus of clubland for the past twenty years. Delivering a complete spectrum of electronic sounds, from melody heavy house music to pulsating techno, he’s been feted for decades and remains one of the scenes undeniable greats.

Jonas Blue at Electric Brixton, March 10th, London

One of the biggest acts of 2017 and biggest breakthrough artists in recent years, Jonas Blue returns to London in early 2018 as he presents his biggest ever headline show.

After a sold-out debut ‘Electronic Nature’ show earlier this year at Ministry Of Sound, which was arguably one of the biggest nights of the year for the super club, the full Electronic Nature now gets ready to takeover the illustrious Electric Brixton.

‘Annie Lennox – An Evening of Music and Conversation’ at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, March 4th, London

Annie Lennox will share thoughts, memories and reflections during a one night only event of conversation, musical performance and visual imagery on 4th March at Sadler’s Wells Theatre. All proceeds from the evening ‘Annie Lennox – An Evening of Music and Conversation’ will be donated to The Circle, the charitable organisation she founded to help create transformative change in the lives of girls and women facing the challenges of disempowerment across the globe. The evening is supported Read more […]

Toddla T’s Steezey Wonderland at Oval Space, December 9th, London

On Saturday 9th December Toddla T & his Special Guests take over Oval Space for Steezey Wonderland! The skies are grey, the wind cuts right through you and the car needs defrosting in the morning – winter in the UK can be bleak! Steezey Wonderland is an injection of heat and colour at a time of year we need it most. While everybody else is getting festive and wrapping-up warm, we’re all about sound system vibes and culture, and you can expect the full spectrum of dancehall, reggae, house, garage & grime!

Cream 25th Anniversary at Butlins, December 1st – 3rd, Somerset

There are few institutions that have made such an indelible mark on the electronic music landscape as Cream, the global clubbing behemoth which ignited the UK dance music explosion back in the early 90’s, and its testament to its global impact that has kept Cream at the top of their game for 25 years. To celebrate this significant milestone the iconic dance establishment will be staging a series of very special events throughout the year in the run up to their latest endeavour the Cream Read more […]

Amsterdam Dance Event, Various Venues, Oct. 18th – 22nd, Amsterdam

The 22nd edition of ADE takes place from October 18th to the 22nd, the ADE Pass and the ADE Conference Pass are available now.

We’ve set the dates for yet another great edition, taking place from the 18th to the 22nd of October 2017. The ADE Pass (5 Day & Night) and the ADE Conference Pass (5 Day) are on sale against Early Bird Rate now and available here.

More information concerning ADE’s extensive day and night program will follow soon. Meanwhile, you can browse our previous line-ups and favorite artists and speakers to receive recommendations, find hotel and flight deals and select your personal preferences to make sure you stay up-to-date.

Mike Skinner at Electric Brixton, September 22nd, London

For this date we’ll be taking London dance music back to its roots with a UK Garage vs Bassline head to head. Old school super group UKG All Stars rep the garage corner with So Solid Crew, Wookie and a very special secret guest all reaching. In the Bassline corner, new wave heavy-weights Preditah and Notion bring the fire alongside Niche pioneers Jamie Duggan and Bass Boy.