Dizzee Rascal, Chase and Status, Friendly Fires, Nero, Labrinth and more set for Beach Break Live 2012

February 21, 2012

Beach Break Live, the much loved UK student festival, announce their biggest ever line-up with Chase and Status [live], Dizzee Rascal, Friendly Fires, Nero, Maverick Sabre, Labrinth, Wretch 32 and many more.

DJ Fresh will be performing live as well as Ben Howard, Delilah, Ghostpoet, Skream, Benga [live] Mistajam, The Whip, Scroobius Pip, Toddla T, The Milk, Clement Marfo & The Frontline and the legendary Hostpitality will be bringing their artists to Beach Break Live 2012

Beach Break Live has today announced its biggest, best and boldest line-up to date, which features some of music’s brightest stars and hottest new talent. Taking place from 14th – 18th June in Pembrey Country Park the four-day extravaganza will welcome the mighty Chase and Status, who will be performing live on Friday, grime maestro Dizzee Rascal who will be topping Saturday’s bill and Friendly Fires, who will raise the roof on Sunday, closing what is without doubt the most exciting festival line-up of the summer. With tickets priced from just £109, Beach Break Live will be buzzing with festival goers enjoying the epic line-up and four fun-filled days in the sun which will see everything from Roller Disco’s to The Celtic Games.

After Beach Break Live gave Chase and Status their first ever headline show in 2010, the duo have risen to global stardom pioneering drum and bass in the UK singles chart and bringing the genre to the forefront of the music industry. They will be joined by multi-talented producer and artist in his own right Labrinth, who shot to fame in 2011 with his numerous collaborations and hugely successful singles ‘Let The Sun Shine’ and ‘Earthquake’. BRITs Critics Choice-nominated Maverick Sabre will stun the crowds with his beautiful voice while hotly tipped London band Clement Marfo & The Frontline will be skanking down in their uniquely urban style. The coveted Delilah will no doubt be performing her single ‘GO’ which has received huge critical acclaim and resonated with fans across the UK. Dubstep chart toppers Nero will bring hits such as ‘Me And You’ and ‘Promises’ to the Beach Break Live Dance Stage.

As with Chase & Status, Beach Break Live is hugely excited to be welcoming the return of another festival favourite, BRITs awards winner Dizzee Rascal who will headline The Dell Main Stage on Saturday. Having stuck with Beach Break through the infamous 2009 site move to perform his first ever headline festival show, Dizzee returns as the notorious icon of the UK grime and urban scene to blow the minds of 20,000 festival goers in Wales. Festival goers will be going ‘Bonkers’ for everything Beach Break this year, from Zorbing down the 8-mile beach to horseriding through the waves, this festival offers everything fun in one place.

DJ Fresh, who has just reached No. 1 in the UK singles chart, will be showcasing his new live tour, which includes a full band and a tonne of technology as a back drop to his hard hitting bass lines. Since 2010 Wretch 32 has been steadily rising up the charts thanks to breakthrough singles from his hugely successful album ‘Black and White’. 2012 is set to continue that trend, if not garner even more success for the grime MC when he performs at this year’s Beach Break Live 2012. Embarking on UK tours this February, Beach Break is delighted to be welcoming both Manchester indie rockers The Whip and lyrical genius Ghostpoet to the festival for the first time while the newly appointed BBC Radio 1 contingent Benga [live] and Skream will be offering up the kind of cutting edge drum ‘n’ bass that has seen them become two of the most talked about DJs and producers in the business.

The infamous Ghetto Blaster stage is returning yet again to Beach Break Live, true to form artists will be keeping festival goers up into the small hours with a mash up of unique dubstep from Toddla T, Rinse FM’s very own Oneman and Glasgows champian DJ and Numbers label founder, Jackmaster, will be spinning the decks with a frenzy of electronic bass and beats. Blawan will also be joining the boys on the Ghetto Blaster stage, hotly tipped producer of 2011 will no doubt be bringing even more to the dance table in 2012. Festival circuit pros DJ Parker, DJ Cheeba and DJ Moneyshot will be spinning the decks in Chai Wallah whilst rising talents Mystery, SDM, MTD and Dutty Dan will also be performing around the site. Propaganda will be starting the post main stage party in the ActionAid tent every night, with some secret DJ sets to top it off!

With the highly anticipated second album from Friendly Fires tantalisingly close to being released, there’s little doubt that the St. Albans trio will be a festival highlight for many a Beach Breaker in 2012 when the boys close proceedings on the Dell Main Stage on Sunday. They will be joined by Beach Break regular and rapidly rising singer songwriter Ben Howard while Merlin’s Forest is set for the ultimate drum ‘n’ bass takeover when the one-and-only Hospitality unleash their collective on Sunday. High Contrast, Netsky, Camo & Krooked, Danny Byrd and more will take to the decks for what promises to be a unforgettable show.

Editors Notes

Beach Break Live has become the destination for thousands of Students over the last five years, now in its sixth successful year the team are still striving to make it bigger and better than ever. A brief foray in TV stardom on the Dragons Den to the near miss of the infamous ‘Zoo Break Live’ has lead to a sell-out 20,000 student celebration of the end of exams and the beginning of the summer.




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Tania Vulcano, Dan Ghenacia and Cassy among the acts announced for Circo Loco ,Hideout Festival

April 20, 2011
Tania Vulcano, Dan
Ghenacia and
Cassy among the
acts announced
for Circo Loco
World-renowned Ibiza party jumps
across the Med for inaugural
Hideout Festival
Hideout Festival, Zrce beach,
Croatia, 1st – 3rd July 2011
Tickets on sale NOW
Circo Loco, the world-renowned Ibiza party, will be bringing its trademark
red wig, not to mention a killer line-up that includes Tania Vulcano, Andrew
Grant, Dan Ghenacia, Cassy, Garagem and Gauthier DM, to the
inaugural Hideout Festival. Taking place at Zrce Beach on Pag off the
coast of Croatia from 1st to 3rd July 2011 and boasting one of the best
line-ups out there, Hideout Festival is about to establish itself as the
coolest dance party of the summer, giving Ibiza a run for its money.
The indisputable First Lady of Circo Loco and Queen of DC10 Ibiza, Tania Vulcano was there when it all began on
those Monday mornings back in 1999 and continues to be a beacon for quality underground music. Tania is a global
representative for the brand and continent-hops every weekend to meet the persistent demand for her music.
Unsurprisingly, in many ways it is Tania's sound itself that acts as a showcase for what Circo Loco is all about.
An old school Circo Loco DJ from the early days, Andrew Grant is a former American marine that has maintained
his relationship with the club and brand ever since being invited to play by Cirillo, his mentor, in 2001. This
represented the start of a now 10 year association with the party, during which time Andrew assured his place as a
front line combatant of the Circo Loco sound and party attitude.
One of the longest serving residents at DC10, Dan Ghenacia is still the major influence of underground electronica in
France, thanks principally to his leadership of the celebrated, but now defunct, Freak n Chic label and booking
operation. His acute understanding of how DC10 works, makes him a key asset to the Circo Loco parties and his
swathing tech-house and abyss-deep grooves are effortless winners both on the Terrace and Inside.
Catherine Britton aka Cassy is widely regarded as the Queen of underground house and techno, if not that then
certainly she's in line for the throne. With Caribbean roots, she grew up in England and then mainly Austria, where
she developed a deep love for the arts and worked professionally as a vocalist and in theatre. Making her debut at

DC10 in Ibiza in 2010, Cassy enthralled the Circo Loco masses as she weaved her customary mixed bag of sounds
ranging from deep house to hard techno through classic acid house, strengthening her status of one of the Circo
Loco New Era.
One of the few residents for Circo Loco at DC10 who can say they play practically every single week, Garagem is -
as her name suggests - one of the deepest groovers that spins at the club. A deeply passionate spirit for pushing
solid, underground house and garage, in its truest forms, Garagem has been resident at DC10 since 2008.Her mixed
Brazilian and Romanian roots make her truly representative of the international movement that is Circo Loco.
Gauthier DM French DJ who became part of the Circo Loco and DC10 fold in 2010, impressing in his appearances,
which included the Closing Party After and the 2011 New Year's Day celebrations. Brother of fellow Circo Loco
resident, DJ W!LD, Gauthier is seen as one of the next generation DJ/producers to come out of France and is
strongly associated with the prominent Robsoul Recordings, run by Chris Carrier since 2000 and recognised as one
of the most respected underground house music labels around.
Tania Volcano Andrew Grant Dan Ghenacia
Cassy Garagem Gauthier DM
The festival is set to become one of the leading dance events of the summer club season, overtaking Ibiza as the
new clubbing destination. Brought to us by those who know how to throw the ultimate party; The Warehouse Project
and Electronic Music Group will bring only the absolute crème de la crème of international and underground dance
music. Friday 1st July sees German idol and owner of Cocoon Records Sven Vath headline the festival along with
the likes of Nero, People Get Real, Toddla T, Jamie XX and many more. Saturday 2nd July see the likes of Ms
Dynamite, Annie Mac, Simian Mobile Disco and Aeroplane join none other than Eric Prydz who will be headlining
while Seth Troxler and Jamie Jones, along with Damian Lazarus, Shy FX and many more will be taking to the
stages in the final day of festivities making Hideout, arguably, the best in electronic music across the whole of
Hideout Festival will run from Friday 1st July to Sunday 3rd July, on the beautiful Zrce beach on the Island of Pag,
Croatia. The festival will feature two main stages, an indoor club and two outdoor swimming pools making the site
10,000 at capacity. Surrounded by stunning views and beaches the event is set to be the only destination for both
European and UK based festival goers. The Warehouse Project and Electronic Music Group are sculpting Hideout
Festival into the festival destination for true music fans to get their fix of the year’s best dance music.

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