London's Bank Holiday colossus has grown in stature each year, trying new things along the way and improving with every one. Now in its eight year, last year saw its first ever live headline acts (Pendulum and Underworld), over two days for the second time since 2010, and, this year, the capital's biggest dance fest is clearly still evolving. For the first time ever, two bass artists (Chase & Status and Skrillex) will top the bill alongside the usual all star techno, house and trance cast, opening a new chapter for a festival with a progressive music policy still moving consistently with the times. Stages hosted by Paul Van Dyk's Evolution, It's All Gone Pete Tong and, of course, us, a healthy stock of underground talent, plus heroic performances from favourites Carl Cox and Digweed make SW4 the date of the summer for London's shade-donning, raving-mad elite. With new artists dropping like Ryan Giggs' pants on a good day, this is one trip to the common you can leave the dog at home for this summer...
NEW LINE UP ADDITIONS:
SATURDAY: Roger Sanchez, John Dahlback, Âme, Guy Gerber, Robert Babicz, Laura Jones, Jozif
SUNDAY: Pete Tong, Seth Troxler, Maya Jane Coles, Green Velvet, Scuba, Eats Everything
Check this exclusive SW4 promo mix from John Dahlback.
WHEN? Saturday 25th – Sunday 26th August
WHERE? Clapham Common, London
HOW MUCH? £47.50 + booking fee
HIGHLIGHTS? Skrillex, Chase & Status, Carl Cox, Paul Van Dyk, John Digweed, Erick Morillo, Pete Tong, Andy C, 2ManyDJs, Eric Prydz, Erol Alkan, Mark Knight, Benny Benassi, Simian Mobile Disco, Sasha, Joris Voorn and much more...
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