The final pieces in the puzzle for the return of the Glade festival have arrived with the news this week they will be hosting this year's event at the Mansion House in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire here in the UK...
You may well have been very excited by the return of the Glade festival for 2011 but wondering over the past few weeks just where the hell is it being held. Well, your curiosity is just about to be answered as this week they finally announced the venue for Glade’s return to the festival scene after a year away. It’s in a place in the UK I’ve not been to before but I’m sure a few of our UK followers will know where The Mansion House in Biggleswade Bedfordshire is. If not, check out the line up and you sure will want to find out as its shaping up to be a very diverse festival for electronic dance music.
GLADE ANNOUNCE FESTIVAL SITE FOR 2011
Glade is very pleased to announce The Mansion House, Old Warden Park, Biggleswade Bedfordshire is the new home for Glade Festival 2011. Conveniently situated for festival goers travelling from all directions this location is an ideal site, close to all major routes, and in a beautiful landscaped park. We will have room to grow here, and hope to keep the festival at this site for years to come.
NEW STAGES AND LINE UPS ANNOUNCED
Like Spring we’re in, new stages have sprung, lines ups are flowering and Glade 2011 is taking it’s full shape. We’ve got loads of new arenas and tents to tell you about as well as not one, but two fantastic competitions starting with our brand new club tent…
BETA – THE SOUND OF THE FUTURE (OR SOMETHING)
Brought to you by Bristol’s Team Love (Motion) online mix hosting network Mixcloud and London promoters Man Make Music and Bridging The Gap. Beta is a brand new party tent showcasing forward thinking producers of underground dance music from right across the spectrum. House to hip-hop, boogie to broken beat, disco to dubstep, drum-n-bass to future garage featuring…
Untold, Space Dimension Controller, Om Unit, Mosca, Midland, Mark E, Hyetal, Blawan, Ben UFO + Pangaea, Maxxi Soundsystem, Royalty, Sketchy, John Monkman, Futureboogie, Elphino, Just Jack DJs, El Diablos Social Club, Count Chocula, Bonar Bradburry, Bobby Gandalf, BICEP, Another Amit, Alembic
ENTER THE NANOSYSTEMS
Alongside the five main stages; Glade, Overkill, Origin, InSpiral and our latest addition Beta, we’re pleased to announce a whole host of new, smaller venues we’ve named the ‘Nanosystems’, these will be scattered across the site adding an extra dimension to this years festival. Featuring a mix of music and off-the-wall entertainment and hosted by a selection of friends and family prepare to enter the Nanosystems. Here’s a venue by venue taster of what to expect:
A tent for the bass-driven tunes, expect Drum-n-Bass, Dubstep, Basslines, Breaks and all the rest sizzling in the Bassment. Hosted by South West’s Finest Promoters: Beats & Bobs, Rinseout and more.
Featuring: Atomic Hooligan, Disco Of Doom, TQ Scoundrel, Chinna, Stanza, Fred V B2B Grafix, Mr Nice. Maxxi P, Tuskan, Spinna, Richmond, Ben & Lex, Lewah, Subindex, SharkMan, Don Johnston, DJ Pharma.
A new psy trance stage. Hosted by Liquid, Illuminaughty, Planet Shroom, Wildthings, Planet Zogg and Toadstool. Representing the UK’s local party scene in the North, West and South East.
Featuring: Earthling, Tron, OOOD, EVP, Beardyweardy, Greg Zogg, Chameleon, Hedflux, Monk3ylogic, Insomniscene, Johnny M, Mazieg, Nosf, Recreation, Sabretooth, Morph vs Lurk, Sean Shift, Boris, Ben Edge, Toad, Mikey
One of the most popular underground parties in London. A party atmosphere that takes inspiration from the Detroit of the early 90s where the music policy is always underground. Always Techno.
Featuring: Tim Sheridan (Veryverywongindeed), Miguel Campbell, Malcolm Murra, Nisekey, Mam, Alexander Kaas, Isaac Ferry
The killer London party outfit come to the Glade with their techno funk vibes…
Featuring: Hugo Heathcote, Adrian Forster, Jimmy V, Cedric Maison, Eric Volta, Thurdculture, Philip Tomlin, Matt Field, Josh Silver, Ellie Shepherd, Silvio Pacini
Expect moonshine drinking, piano playing, trash talking and impromptu bar brawls, complete with theatrical bottles to smash over anyone who looks at you funny… Over the weekend let your hair down with high-spirited line dances, score settling limb slinging, and the occasional gunfight. Cowboys & girls can show off their lasso skills, brave the bucking bronco and defend their good names with pistols at dawn…
Pronounced `Laser Dome` this venue contains 40 individually controlled 3-colour laser modules. Their position and colour is individually computer-controlled – creating an intense and entrancing effect on you all once the phase transition is underway! The `laser dance` is also known to cause endogenous hyper-emotional ebullition from participants – a side effect that has not yet been fully researched! Ooooooooooh…
THE TIME MACHINE:
Play video games, trigger drum machines with your feet and manipulate projected visuals as you dance to DJs. Flying forwards and backwards through time has never been more fun…
And there’s plenty more to find when you come… Games, Roller Discos, Tenpin Bowling, Zorbing and more
WIN A BOUTIQUE CAMPING WEEKEND AT GLADE 2011
We’re pleased to announce that we’re offering one lucky festival-goer the chance to win a boutique camping weekend at Glade 2011. Your prize will include 4 festival passes, a 4-6 birth traditional tipi that comes repleate with all mod coms. You will be greated at the entrance by our boutique barrow boys who will carry your luggage onto site, add to this loads of special treats and one lucky winner will win the weekend of their year!
:: Enter the competition right now!
WIN A DJ SET AT GLADE
Glade Festival have teamed up with Mixcloud to offer aspiring DJs the opportunity to win a set at this years Glade Festival, one aspiring DJ will pen the Beta tent, win two artists passes giving you access to artist camping and backstage bar and travel expenses. Ten entrants will be shortlisted to become finalists - these mixes will then be posted on Glades Facebook page, their community will choose the competition winner.
:: Go here for all the details on how to enter!
GLADE FESTIVAL RETURNS!
The UK’s most forward-thinking electronic music event Glade Festival returns for 2011, revolutionised and stripped back to it’s shiny roots. Taking place at a brand new, as yet undisclosed, venue this year’s festival will feature a selection of the biggest names in cutting-edge electronic music. This years event sees the festival scaled down in terms numbers (strictly limited to 5000 capacity) BUT will feature the same attention to detail which saw the event voted Best Dance Festival 2008 at the UK Festival Awards.
GLADE 2011 – MAIN STAGE LINE UPS
(LIVE feat. FULL 7-PIECE BAND)
DRUMCODE feat. ADAM BEYER,
SLAM, PAUL RICH (LIVE ) & JOSEPH CAPRIATI
GLOBAL COMMUNICATION (DJ SET)
ANDREW WEATHERALL / PHOTEK (LIVE)
DREADZONE (LIVE) / KRAFTY KUTS
HYBRID (LIVE) / DIRTYPHONICS (LIVE) / SKRILLEX
ENGINE EARZ EXPERIMENT (LIVE) / DUB FX & THE FLOWER FAIRY (LIVE)
DUB PISTOLS (LIVE) / DIRTY VEGAS (LIVE)
BEN & LEX + More TBA
AJJA, ALLABY, ATMOS, ATOMIC DROP, BROKEN TOY, DICKSTER, FØRM, HEADROOM, LOGICA, M-THEORY, MAN WITH NO NAME, PROMETHEUS, QUANTIZE, SONIC SPECIES, THE COMMERCIAL HIPPIES, TRISTAN
EDOARDO, EMOK, HAMISH,
LIQUID ROSS, LUCAS, REGAN,
SHANE GOBI+ More TBA
RICHARD DEVINE, EPROM, ESKMO, YOUNG MONTANA? BROKEN NOTE, LOOPS HAUNT, KORELESS, BACONHEAD
SHITMAT, ANXST, BARKER & BECKETT, N>E>D b2b VOLTEK DJS, SQUIRE OF GOTHOS, THRENODY, SILVERMAN, REVOLVA (BUF b2b GHETTOZOID) BASHOUT ALLSTARS, SPONGEBOB SQUAREWAVE, WARLOCK, WARRIOR ONE, RACKNRUIN + MC SEROCEE.
:: Weekend Tickets: £135 + BF
:: Camper Van Passes: £50
:: Deposit Scheme Tickets: £50 + BF
:: Order tickets right here!