Plus Trentemøller, Maceo Plex, Duke Dumont, Eats Everything among the latest acts
Deadmau5 has been added to Electric Castle and will headline with his unmistakable big room house sounds, Hip-hop legends and ultimate party starters House of Pain who created the iconic 'Jump Around' are also announced for this year's event. Recently reformed and rarely touring outside of the US this will be a special performance. English punk-rockers Slaves also make an appearance during the five day event, others announced on the live set up are the Icelandic Gus Gus as well as Atari Teenage Riot and Tommy Cash.
House of Pain
The electronic offering is bolstered with Drumcode Record's Maceo Plex who will deliver a massive techno set while everyone's favourite DJ and newly stated BBC Radio 1 presenter Eats Everything will bring the party to the castle. Duke Dumont exploded on to everyones stereo back in 2013 with his chart topping hit 'Need U (100%)', now he is set to bless Electric Castle for the first time while the mysterious Claptone will perform his thumping vocal-led tech house with Troy Boi, MJ Cole and Hospital Records very own S.P.Y also added. To bring the tempo back down, London residents and reggae superstars Reggae Roast will be on hand to provide the summer vibes alongside King Jammy and Zion Train.
The full line up to date is A-Trak, Alt-J, Ame Live, Architects, Atari Teenage Riot, Axel Thesleff, Beardyman & The Masters Of Distraction, Claptone, Crazy P Soundsystem, Deadmau5, Dixon, DJ Sneak, Duke Dumont, Eats Everything, Etherwood, Fanfare Ciocarlia, Flic Flac, Gus Gus, House of Pain, Kenny Ken, King Jammy, Kornel Kovacs, Maceo Plex, Metrik, MJ Cole, Moderat, Nero, Noisia, Punnany Massif, Reggae Roast, S.P.Y, Slaves, SOHN/Coma, Soom T, Tommy Cash, Trentemøller, Troy Boi, Zion Train and Zwette.
Electric Castle is a unique experience, shaking up the way people interact with music, technology and art. This visually stunning festival will feature 3D projections, secret party areas along side a tech park hosting the latest gadgets for party goers to experience for free. New this year, Electric Castle will feature various TEDx Talks during the day with standup comedy sessions, street theatre and music production workshops on a new performing arts stage.
The festival will provide two ‘big top’ covered tents, it has a 24 hour music policy, art installations, performance art and TEDx Talks plus plenty of food vendors, Electric Castle is tucked inside the walls of a 15th century castle.
Electric Castle will take place from the 12th to the 16th July, 2017 at Banffy Castle Cluj, Romania.