August 30 2014 Latest news:
By Alan Davies
Friday, June 20, 2014
Organisers of the 2014 Eastern Electrics Festival have added a number of acts for the day-long electronic music event set for Hatfield House this summer.
With 85 per cent of tickets for the Saturday, August 2 event already sold, Agoria, Ali Love live, Catching Flies, Derrick Carter, Mumdance b2b Pinch, T.Williams and Waze & Odyssey have all been added to the line-up.
A sprawling musical wonderland, Eastern Electrics incorporates seven stages and invites 10,000 revellers and a host of international talent to join the all-day spectacular in the grounds of the Hertfordshire stately home.
Talent from all spectrums of the underground join the jam-packed line-up.
Frenchman Agoria heads to the Rinse stage with his blend of jazz-infused techno, joining Daniel Avery, Dense & Pika, Loefah, Route 94 and Tom Shorterz on the RC1 Soundsystem.
And the lineup for the Red Bull Studios Live stage is revealed, with Hot Natured and Infinity Ink member Ali Love playing a live festival exclusive.
Up-and-coming soulful DJ Catching Flies will also appear, as will Chicago’s own Derrick Carter, who brings his vocal-led soulful vibes.
Boundary-defying fusionist Mumdance joins bass figurehead Pinch for a back-to-back set, while London house head T.Williams and underground house duo Waze & Odyssey also join the festivities.
Eastern Electrics 2014 will be a masterclass in electronic music.
Catch dark electronica from Monika Kruse, trademark bass from Art Department, soulful sounds from Kerri Chandler, see revered DJ and remixer Laura Jones, noise adventurer Maxxi Soundsystem and global house export Steve Lawler, BPitch Control head honcho Ellen Allien, mulletover man Geddes, secretsundaze boys Giles Smith and James Priestley, plus cosmic innovator Mano Le Tough and techno selector tINI, Colin Chiddle, Dyed Soundorom, Jack & I, Sonja Moonear and Tania Vulcano and more.
The Electric City promises rides, pillow fights, face-painting, live performances, DJs and the Electric Boo-Dior.
Entertainment will run at Hatfield House from 11am to 10pm.
The final release of standard tickets, priced £54.50, are now on sale.
VIP tickets ensure fast-track entry, dedicated VIP area with DJ sets, chill out zone, bar and boutique food stalls cost £79.
Tickets are available from easternelectricsfestival.co.uk
The official Eastern Electrics Festival after party will then be held at The Coronet Theatre, Elephant and Castle, London, from 10.30pm to 6am.
Revellers can catch Kerri Chandler, Route 94, Tania Vulcano, Monika Kruse and Voyeur.
There will also be a room hosted by East London warehouse promoter Art of the Muse and vinyl specialists Phonica Records, and Bristol party starters Just Jack.
After party tickets cost from £15, with VIP tickets from £35. VIP tickets include queue jump, dedicated room with DJs and bar, toilets and private smoking area.
EASTERN ELECTRICS FESTIVAL 2014 AT HATFIELD HOUSE
Line-up / Stages (listed alphabetically)
Eastern Electrics Outdoor Main Stage:
* Art Department
* Kerri Chandler
* Laura Jones
* Maxxi Soundsystem
* Monika Kruse
* Steve Lawler
mulletover in The Switchyard:
* Ellen Allien
* Giles Smith
* James Priestley
* Mano Le Tough
Rinse with the RC1 Soundsystem:
* Daniel Avery
* Dense & Pika
* Route 94
* Tom Shorterz
Art of Dark in The Igloovision dome:
* Colin Chiddle
* Dyed Soundorom
* Jack & I
* Sonja Moonear
* Tania Vulcano
Red Bull Studios Live:
* Ali Love (live festival exclusive)
* Catching Flies
* Derrick Carter
* Mumdance b2b Pinch
* Waze & Odyssey
* Pillow fights
* Live performances
* Paint fights
* The Electric Boo-Dior
The Star of EE Pub:
* Derek Dahlarge
* Jordan Mina
* Ralph Lawson
* Ryan O Gorman
* Shane Watcha
* Two and Eight
* Waifs and Strays
KUBICLE hosts VIP – Alice on Acidland:
* Craig Richards
* Death on the Balcony
* Itchy Rich b2b DB
* Johnny Hunter
* Remi Mazet (live)
* Toni D