There ain't a much better way to get people excited about a wicked party than to, well, throw a wicked party – or 12.
Hence, the announcement that Vertigo Festival – the house and techno festival on the mountaintops of Italy's Piemont Region taking place 15 – 17 August – has a flurry of events planned between 31st March to 20th July.
Among the names, Fiesta, X Presents and SolidGrooves stand out, part of a series of one-off Vertigo-branded events stretching across the UK, encroaching London, Birmingham, Manchester, and Durham, with one, hosted by Rhienrhythmik, stopping at a secret location in Cologne.
Dusted, NoVus, White Jail, NOVA, ELM and 4 Day Weekend, are the promotions who'll deliver the likes of MANIK, Mark Henning Burnski, Guti (live), Mathais Kaden, Kate Simko, Alexis Raphael and Simon Baker across a range of venues, including Egg, Cargo, The Rainbow and Joshua Brooks.
The announcement comes with the news that Krankbrother, Cartulis and Unleash are also on board the Vertigo train to programme parties, joining the likes of ViVa Warriors, Culprit and Cadenza at the event (READ MORE).
ZOMBIE SOUNDSYSTEM BANK HOLIDAY SPECIAL
Sunday 31st March | Cargo, London
2pm – 5am | Free (b4 10)
Shane Watcha | Clint Lee | Nobody | DeadEcho | Montana Cruz
X PRESENTS: KATE SIMKO, ALEXIS RAPHAEL, SIMON BAKER
Friday 5th April | Egg, London
11pm – 8am | £10
Kate Simko | Alexis Raphael | Simon Baker | Max Chapman
WHAT MATTERS PRESENTS... 501 SERIES
Saturday 13th April | Westbourne Studios, London
10pm – 6am | £12.50
UNER (6 hour set)
VERTIGO LAUNCH PARTY: FIESTA VS MUTE!
Saturday 13th April | Sankeys, Manchester
11pm – 6am | £9
Guti (live) | Mathias Kaden | Kenny Larkin | Jozef K
SOLIDGROOVES 1ST YEAR BIRTHDAY!
Saturday 20th April | Secret location, TBA
10pm – 6am | £13
Mark Henning, Burnski, Krankbrothers, Makam
4 DAY WEEKEND IN ASSOCIATION WITH SEEDY SONICS
Thursday 25th April | The Rainbow, Birmingham
10pm – 4am | TBA
Shift K3Y | Doughnut | Daniel Simler | Glenn Frantz | Mali | LFM
ELM MEETS VERTIGO FESTIVAL
Friday 26th April | Victorian Vaults, London
12am – 6.30am | £15/£18
MANIK | Dennis Christopher | Andrea Giudice b2b Mathieu Mirande | Fundamental
Friday 26th April | Loft, Durham
11pm – 6am | £5
Eliphino | Lorca
WHITE JAIL PRESENTS VERTIGO FESTIVAL PRE-PARTY
Friday 10th May | Secret location, London
10pm – 6am | £8
Ray Okpara | Federico Molinari | ThanksMate b2b Roberto Amo | Neil Catlin
NOVUS ALL DAY AND NIGHT VERTIGO PARTY
Saturday 18th May | Cargo, London
10pm – 6am | Free / £15
Bella Sarris | Scott Kemp | Cris J | Bolumar | Alex Van Ratingen
Friday 24th May | Location TBA, Cologne
11pm – 10am | TBA
Special guests | Pfeiffer | Julian Bomm | Breiten | Nils
DUSTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH DEEP EDITION RECORDINGS
Saturday 20th July | Joshua Brooks, Manchester
11pm – 4am | TBA
Special guest, Martjin & Michael McLardy, Pete Smith & Carlo Gambino
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