What’s more fun than a village fete with an egg and spoon race, philharmonic orchestra and various stalls selling all sorts of country bumpkin bric-a-brac? Easy. All this plus the likes of Carl Craig, Erol Alkan and Matthew Dear deploying a devastating combination of beats and basslines across various tents, stages and soundsystems on a sunny day. It really doesn’t get more fun than that.
For the fifth year in a row, mighty morphing colossal force known as Field Day – made up of promotional powerhouses, Bugged Out!, Eat Your Own Ears and Bloggers Delight – will set up shop on the hay-scattered grasslands of East London’s Victoria Park on Saturday 6th August. As well as Carl Craig as 69 (the legendary moniker responsible for 'Sound on Sound', 'Jam The Box' and 'Desire'), Darkstar, Jamie xx, Kieran Hebden/James Holden, L-Vis 1990, Matthew Dear, SBTRKT, Roska, Pearson Sound, Mount Kimbie and Michael Mayer will play alongside various indie, underground pop bands and artists – the likes of The Horrors, Glasser, Factory Floor, Wild Beasts, James Blake and Jamie Woon. True to form, the bill is made up of the most-wanted cutting edge talent kicking around the scene today, so it's no wonder London’s hippest cats flock in their droves every friggin’ year.
For full line up and tickets visit the Field Day website.
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