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What a place

  • Dave Turner
  • 22 June 2017
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The first year of a dance tent

It's almost unimaginable to think that, once upon a time, Glastonbury didn't have an area catered towards dance music. These days you can catch DJs playing in every corner of the festival, but it wasn't until 1995 that ravers were given a place to get fully stuck in. Massive Attack, Carl Cox, Kenny Larkin and Plastikman were among the inaugural line-up and they clearly did a decent job as the Dance Tent was deemed a "major success" by the organisers. No longer just confined to one part of the festival, DJs are rolling it out across the whole site these days, from the incredible Block9 and Silver Hayes to The Beat Hotel and fire-breathing Arcadia. Let's have a little dance, shall we? DT

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