Electric Castle returns this summer for its sixth edition as Europe’s most spectacularly located festival, Boasting an unbelievable multi-genre line-up of renowned artists across seven stages, Electric Castle have announced stunning vocalist and chart-topping Jessie J. From 18th-22nd July 2018, the fifteenth century Transylvanian castle will welcome a who’s who of talent from across the music industry which includes newly announced performances from Groove Armada, Mura Masa, Nothing But Thieves as well as anticipated sets from Richie Hawtin, Romare and many more.
A tech park filled with the latest in VR and gaming as well as an impressive yoga, film and food offering adds to the daytime activities across the festival.
Vocal powerhouse Jessie J is set to ignite the stage with a raw and empowering set filled with pop anthems from her chart smashing back catalogue, including the likes of ‘Domino’, ‘Price Tag’ and ‘Do It Like a Dude’, as well as the promise of brand new work from ‘R.O.S.E.’, the pop icon’s eagerly anticipated 2018 come back album.
Globe dominating Groove Armada join for fantastical party experience elrow as well as multi-instrumentalist, producer and A-List collaborator Mura Masa, bringing tropical house anthems and ultimate summer pop vibes to the festival as well as alternative Indie rockers Nothing But Thieves. Then arrives the return of Parisian nu-jazz specialist St. Germain plus Hamburg electronic veterans Digitalism, it’s not one to be missed.
Godfather of minimal house, Richie Hawtin, will administer a liberal dose of full-blooded techno sound to the festival accompanied with the usual audiovisual spectacle his fans have become accustomed to, whilst Excision promises an equally visually impressive, crowd shaking set for bass veterans.
French producer and pioneer of future house, Tchami also joins the festival’s line-up for a satisfyingly drop heavy set, with further appearances from Alison Wonderlandplus Italian electro duo The Bloody Beetroots, famed for their comic hero inspired masks and brash beats, as well as bass-heavy sets from Mark System, LSB, Technimatic, Spectrasoul not to mention Bakermat, Chris Lorenzo, Fabio Florido and Shiba San.
Zed Bias & Romare promise to set the castle awash with his distinctive soulful sample filled sound, with further appearance from symphonic pop trio Son Lux and brass and bass masters Dub Pistols. Fresh new sounds and smouldering vocals will come fromMúm, Elderbrook and the hotly-tipped Hayden James, whilst Danish electro-pop trio,Off Bloom will perform a high octane set following a 2017 tour with Dua Lipa.
Raresh, Little Big and Kensington are all confirmed to appear as well as Yonaka, The Last Internationale, Halott Penz, My Baby, Kabatronics, Idles, Fabio Floride, Pillowtalk,Agent Fresco, Fran Palermo, Lowqui MC, Middlemist Red. Further sets come from DJ Cam, Buscemi and Boca 45.
Electric Castle previously announced a headline performance from reggae superstar Damien Marley as well as the previously confirmed London Grammar, Netsky, Wolf Alice, JP Cooper, The Horrors, High Contrast, Cancer Bats and many more. The Hangar stage will play host to a dnb masterclass from Hospitality Takeover with London Electricity, High Contrast, Krakota & Makoto, MC Dynamite and Ruthless MC as well as welcoming the world famous, elrow, bringing its fantastical party experience to Banffy Castle.
Standard four day tickets for Electric Castle are now available at £104 for general admission and £123 for general admission plus camping and can be purchased here.