What's On at Strawberry Fields Festival 2013?
We're already well underway with planning for SFF2013 and we will, of course, keep you posted on all the details regarding line ups, stages, dates and so on over the coming months.
If you want a peek at what we got up to at SFF2012 in the meantime then read on.....
From International chart toppers to the best emerging talent and everything in between, SFF2012 will play host to an amazing mix of styles and genres over the course of the weekend. Whatever your taste there is something for everyone!
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The Main Stage at SFF2012 will be headlined by LABRINTH (SATURDAY) and THE CHARLATANS (SUNDAY). In addition, HADOUKEN!, THE YOUNG KNIVES, STOOSHE, THE CUBAN BROTHERS, JAGUAR SKILLS, MIKILL PANE, KYLA LA GRANGE, MODERN FACES and THE LAST PARTY will be taking to the Main Stage alongside some of the most exciting new artists in the country including THE CARPELS, BEAR CAVALRY and I AM IN LOVE.
LABRINTH THE CHARLATANS
JAGUAR SKILLS HADOUKEN!
STOOSHE YOUNG KNIVES
THE CUBAN BROTHERS KYLA LA GRANGE
MIKILL PANE MODERN FACES
AARON DELAHUNTY THE DRAYTONES
BEAR CAVALRY THE LAST PARTY
I AM IN LOVE THE CARPELS
YOUNG BLOOD PARK BENCH SOCIETY
The Strawberry Jam Stage was set up at SFF2010 to support the best local talent and SFF's commitment to further enhancing opportunities for new and established acts has been extended this year to include a bigger and better platform for showcasing some of the countries hottest bands. Artists over the 3 days will include KAV (ex- Happy Mondays), BY THE RIVERS, THE LYSERGIC SUITE, PREACHER AND THE BEAR, MOVE, BLACK DRUMMER, RED N PINK, BIBELOTS....plus many more.
The Vintage Acoustic Lounge will be the perfect place to kick back and relax to some great acoustic performances. Styled by the Sutton Vintage crew, expect Chesterfield Sofas, coffee tables and standard lamps galore. Already confirmed are; JON PAUL PALOMBO, DEMONS OF RUBY MAE, JOEL WILDGOOSE...plus many more.
NEW FOR 2012 - THE DANCE VILLAGE
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BIRMINGHAM MEGA BRAND ROCKNROLLA
We're delighted to announce that RocknRolla will be starting the party at SFF 2012 on Friday 10th August. Over the last few years RocknRolla have been involved in some of the world's biggest parties including Come Together @ Space (Ibiza), The World Dance Festival (S. Korea) & Global Gathering (UK) PLUS their weekly sellout event in Birmingham. What's more, we'll be welcoming back Micky Slim who smashed the Dance Arena at the first ever Strawberry Fields in 2010 with an epic headline set
From House to Drum & Bass, Dubstep to Old Skool, the Dance Arenas at SFF2012 promise to blow you away with a huge line up of top names and a production set up to match! Expect Funktion 1 sound systems and mind blowing visuals throughout the weekend. If you're a dance music fan this is one party you will not want to miss!!!
Dance Arena 1 will host Birmingham drum & bass brand RAVEOLOGY on Saturday 11th August who will be bringing a raft of huge names including; FRICTION (Radio1), DRUMSOUND & BASSLINE SMITH, MAGIKSTAR, GROOVERIDER, DJSS...plus many more. On Sunday 12th August we will be hosting our own day of the best upfront house and electro with DANNY HOWARD (Radio 1), SONNY WHARTON, DIRTYSECRETZ and WILL CLARKE already confirmed.
Dance Arena 2 will be a real treat for all you old skool ravers on Saturday 11th August. FLASHBACK will be bringing top old skool names including; SLIPMATT, SHADES OF RHYTHM (live PA), and NICKY BLACKMARKET to name a few. Sunday 12th August is all about the DUB STEP. Derby based HYPE are bringing a fresh line up of some of the hottest names in the scene, including; FUNTCASE, EPTIC (exclusive UK appearance), DREAM, BADKLAAT and local Leicester DJ, BOY KID CLOUD....plus many more.
RED BULL STUDIO LIVE - We are all very excited about this. RED BULL are bringing a TOP SECRET line up of DJ's from their immense roster....but we've got to stay tight lipped. Trust us, it will be BIG. All will be revealed on Saturday 11th August.
The Boat That Rocks - Our legendary sailing boat totally covered in SFF street art is back! This outdoor sound system will be pumping out a mash up of reggae beats, ghetto funk, dirty soul and party jams in our beach themed area - check out the A LIST RED BULL DJ's in 2012 as they storm the boat that rocked!
Main Bar - From 11pm the main bar turns into a massive party area. DJ's will see you through to 2am playing everything from Northern Soul to classic Britpop and Indie remixes.
Fun Fair - The fun fair returns, this year sited right at the heart of the DANCE VILLAGE.
Vintage Fair - The team from SUTTON VINTAGE AND ARTS FAIR will again be casting their retro magic in the amazing STRAWBERRY GLAM VINTAGE FAIR. You'll be able to lose hours browsing the rails or chilling to some great acoustic performances in the chill out lounge.
Karma Canvas VIP Glamping - For those of you who like the finer things in life, then these bespoke bell tents will be right up your street. Pre-erected, furnished and lockable, it's the ideal way to spend the weekend with us. For more information or to book your tent, CLICK HERE
Great Food - From traditional festival fayre to Mexican, vegetarian and vegan. There will be something on offer for everyone.
.....And everthing else - Including; Shisha Lounge, beauty and therapy yurts, healing and massage area, theatre companies and a massive array of trade stands - check a small selection out here.