28th May 2010
Globalgathering 2010 - the countdown begins
Over 50,000 dance music fans will pour through the Stratford-upon-Avon gates to experience the biggest GlobalGathering party yet!Stratford-Upon-Avons Long Marston Airfield will play host to the UKs premier electronic dance music festival on July 30th and 31st as GlobalGathering celebrates its tenth anniversary. In what is set to be an unforgettable and defining year in the events history, the incredible line-ups for each stage can now be revealed, and are sure to please long-time GlobalGathering aficionados and newcomers alike.
Over 50,000 dance music fans will pour through the Stratford-upon-Avon gates to experience the biggest GlobalGathering yet. Taking place in Shakespeares country at the height of summer, over 150 of the most exciting DJs in the world will take to 16 stages to keep the crowds dancing through the two-day festival.
Taking to the Main Stage on Friday will be seminal dance legends Faithless, with support from the legendary Paul Oakenfold and international DJ and producer Sander Kleinenberg wholl start the weekend as it means to go on.
Taking charge on the Saturday night is chart topping Dizzee Rascal. The Main Stages headliner will be supported from a host of both established and fresh new acts including electronic Italian outfit and next big things Bloody Beetroots Death Crew 77, Sidney Samson, Scratch Perverts, Chuckie, Jaguar Skills and Pete Jordan.
The festivals Live Stage will feature some storming performances on the Friday for the epic tenth anniversary event, with acts including; Chew Lips, Dirty Vegas, Alex Metric and Ou Est Le Swimming Pool & Drums Of Death hitting the stage.
The Godskitchen Boombox is also back by popular demand. The incredible structure will be home to some of the biggest names at this years event including Armin Van Buuren, Eric Prydz and Sasha, who will keep the crowd dancing on the Friday, whilst Above & Beyond, Sander Van Doorn, Markus Schulz and Judge Jules are just some of the names confirmed for the Saturday.
LA-based and world-renowned festival art impresarios, The Do LaB, will be designing both the GlobalGathering VIP area and one of the two outdoor terraces at this years 10th anniversary festival.
The organisers have invited the Californian production team to travel over from the States and create two landmark environments, similar in scale to recent showpieces at festivals such as Coachella and Burning Man. The Do LaB have become the undisputed masters in building interactive environments, combining large-scale installations and cutting-edge lighting design and are now set to sprinkle their creative genius over the GlobalGathering site.
For those wishing to enjoy the two-day camping festival whilst returning at night to the lap of luxury, GlobalGathering has a selection of VIP packages on offer in their lavish camping area; Luxury Camping @ Cloud9. Set in tranquil surroundings away from the hustle and bustle of the rest of the festival, people can either bring their own campervan or choose from accommodation ranging from Gypsy Bow Caravans to Tipis, Podpads, Kacoons and more. Those staying here will also get all the benefits of VIP ticket holders.
Globalgathering 2010- 30th-31st July 2010 - Long Marston Airfield, Stratford-Upon-Avon