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Arcadia London Announce Full Lineup For May Bank Holiday Weekender

Arcadia London Announce Full Lineup For May Bank Holiday Weekender

ARCADIA LONDON ANNOUNCE FULL LINEUP FOR MAY BANK HOLIDAY WEEKENDER

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SATURDAY

JAMIE JONES * HOT SINCE 82 * MAYA JANE COLES
PAN-POT * SASHA  * ALAN FITZPATRICK * DAVE CLARKE 
DENSE & PIKA LA FLEUR * MELÉ * WILLIAM DJOKO
KIRSTY HARPER * MAXXI SOUNDSYSTEM * PBR STREETGANG
PILLOWTALK * RHYMOS 

SUNDAY

DJ EZ * SUB FOCUS & ID * DIMENSION
FLAVA D * LADY LESHURR * LETHAL BIZZLE
ED RUSH & OPTICAL * FABIO & GROOVRIDER
NOTION B2B BUSHBABY * THE PROTOTYPES 
 TODDLA T B2B CHIMPO * AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 TUNES
BENNY  L * CIRCUITS * ED SOLO * JUS NOW FT EVA LAZARUS
LUCY * MOLLIE COLLINS * PARTICLE * SLIPMATT
THE BLAST DJS 

MCS: 2SHY * JAKES * TEXAS

4th & 5th May 2019 | Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

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As the one and only Arcadia power up the particle accelerator for a May Day Bank Holiday weekend, bursting with immersive magic, the full lineup has been announced as artists from across the spectrum come together to create another unforgettable London moment on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May.The weekend will see East London transformed into a multi sensory world of hyper evolved creatures, monumental performances, all engulfing spectacles, breathtaking new show chapters, top secret collaborations and high octane innovations as the Spider lands at its only UK show of 2019.

Saturday sees Helix, Arcadia’s house and techno heartbeat weave a futuristic web of flowing frequency and primal beats across London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Spearheading Helix is dancefloor alchemist Jamie Jones with an exclusive set designed specifically for the Spider with a ground breaking new finale in developed in collaboration with Arcadia.

The day’s DNA is now fully sequenced with 4/4 magician Hot Since 82 laying down peak time euphorics as German heavyweights Pan-Pot unlock the sonic matrix, deep house alchemist Maya Jane Coles whips up a dancefloor storm and special guest Sasha’s timeless sorcery casts its hypnotic spell.

  

Joining them to write Helix’s genetic code are techno powerhouse Alan Fitzpatrick, the pulsing warehouse spirit of Dave Clarke, Dense & Pika’s debut Arcadia appearance, and rising Swedish star La Fleur who reunites with Hot Since 82 after a triumphant 2018 Ibiza season while Melé cartwheels out the Latin grooves and tropical energy.

With the May Day Bank Holiday declaring British summer officially open, disco queen Kirsty Harper will be slinging rays of sonic sunshine  alongside Maxxi Soundsystem’s joyous funk, groove duo PBR Streetgang , sweet-nothing-whisperers Pillowtalk, and William Djoko on party starter duties. Roll on the sunshine.

Sunday sees Radium, Arcadia’s full spectrum bass showcase erupt in an explosion of roots, colour and urban soul as the legendary UKF take the helm to celebrate their tenth anniversary.

Igniting Radium’s glowing core will be turntablist extraordinare, DJ EZ whose breathtaking flair and gravity defying technical genius will be pitted against Arcadia’s full arsenal in a brand new closing show.

Joining EZ to pump molten steel through the Spider’s circuits are the innovation engine that is Sub Focus who will be joined by ID, the thrilling talents of DimensionFlava D’s cutting edge bassline mayhem, Lady Leshurr’s rampaging lyrical freestyle and very special guest Lethal Bizzle tearing up the Arcadia landscape with an uproarious journey through hip hop and grime.

Stoking the flames at the UK’s signature bass event are game changers Ed Rush and Optical, original junglists Fabio and Grooverider,  Bristol don Notion teaming up with Bushboy in a UKF exclusive, total meltdown from The Prototypes, and heaving party bangers from Toddla T and Chimpo.

       

And the day’s only getting started. After a ride Around the World in 80 Tunes, man of the moment Benny L steps up alongside Circuits – the collaboration between Kasra and Inside Info, reggae junglist Ed SoloJus Now and Eva Lazarus rolling out the carnival vibes, LUCY, Mollie Collins, Particle, a slip back in time with Slipmatt and last but most definitely not least – the Blast DJ’s…,.  With MC’s 2Shy, Jakes and Texas keeping the flow rolling – the lineup is IN.

With headline collaborations still to be revealed and very special guests still to be announced – Arcadia London is already being talked about as one of the world’s must attend festivals.

The Arcadia London festival supports Arcadia Reach – a non profit organisation whose projects include the development of well drilling technology to improve water access in a remote part of Sierra Leone, collaborating with the local community to create a cycle of sustainable agriculture. Taking inspiration from those collaborations, Arcadia will be inviting artists and musicians from those communities to join the London show, so stay tuned.

Stand by for ignition…. This is Arcadia London

Tickets for Arcadia London start at just £47.50 + BF per day or £85 + BF for the full weekend. All tickets available from: www.arcadialondon.co.uk

 
SATURDAY 4TH MAY 2019
Jamie Jones 
Hot Since 82
Maya Jane Coles
Pan-Pot
Very special guest: Sasha 
 
Alan Fitzpatrick
Dave Clarke
Dense & Pika
La Fleur
Melé
William Djoko
 
Kristy Harper
Maxxi Soundsystem
PBR Streetgang
Pillowtalk

Rhymos

SUNDAY 5TH MAY 2019
DJ EZ
Sub Focus & ID
Dimension
Flava D
Lady Leshurr
Very special guest: Lethal Bizzle

 
Circuits (Kasra & Inside Info)
Ed Rush & Optical
Fabio & Grooverider
Notion B2B Bushbaby
The Prototypes 
Toddla T b2b Chimpo
 
Around the World in 80 Tunes
Benny L
Ed Solo
Jus Now (DJ set) ft Eva Lazarus
L U C Y
Mollie Collins
Particle
Slipmatt
The Blast DJs

MCs 2Shy, Jakes, Texas

>>ARCADIA LONDON PRESS KIT<<

 

Arcadia London - 2018 Afterfilm
Arcadia London – 2018 Afterfilm

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Notes to editors

About Arcadia

Arcadia fuse groundbreaking spectacle, cutting edge technology, sculpture, engineering, architecture, adrenaline and bass into vivid sensory experiences.

Transforming recycled military and industrial hardware into dynamic sculptures and electrifying arenas, Arcadia appear in cities and at festivals throughout the world.

The shows are the ultimate Arcadia experience, uniting audiences from all walks of life on a wave of wonder, before some of the world’s finest DJ’s and electronic musicians channel the night into a euphoric crescendo.

About Metamorphosis

Building on Arcadia’s transformational use of materials, the acclaimed Metamorphosis show explores themes of change, featuring the Spider at its center, car-sized robotic spiders crawling above the crowd, spider eggs transported overhead, bio-mechanical creatures pulsing with light, strange tentacled beings swooping from the skies, musical lightning fired in the midst of the crowd, an outer ring of flaming towers, a signature soundscape and unique technological innovations.

The 360 degree immersive experience shot to the top of fan favourite lists at Glastonbury where Arcadia attract tens of thousands of people a night. Recent years have seen Arcadia travel the world, landing the Spider on four continents, from downtown Miami to collaborations with the Aboriginal peoples of Western Australia on the performance of an ancient dance not seen in public since 1901.

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