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2014 Festival Guide: May

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  • 8 May 2014
2014 Festival Guide: May

[Pictured: We Are FSTVL]

THE GREAT ESCAPE
£45–£54.50 (three-day pass)
Brighton

May 8–10: Kelis, September Girls, Slaves, Fat White Family, FTSE, Money For Rope, Shy Nature, Future Islands
Brighton Dome Concert Hall, Church Street, BN1 1UE
www.mamacolive.com/thegreatescape

SOUTHPORT WEEKENDER
£185
Minehead
May 9–11
: Carl Cox, MK, Kerri Chandler, Seth Troxler, The Martinez Brothers, Tony Humphries, Terry Hunter, Derrick Carter, DJeff Afrozila, Moodymann, Gilles Peterson, Osunlade, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Greg Wilson, Ben UFO, Alexander Nut , Floating Points, Tall Black Guy, Kev Beadle, Gavin Kendrick, Joey Negro, Kenny Dope, Andrew Ashong, Mr Scruff, Norman Jay, Paul 'Trouble' Anderson, Andy Davies, Bob Jeffries, Terry Jones, Jazzy Jeff, MistaJam, DJ Spinderella, David Rodigan, DJ Ez, DJ Spoony, Shortee Blitz
Butlins Resort, Minehead, TA24 5SH
www.southportweekender.co.uk

ELECTRIC CIRCUS MUSIC FESTIVAL
250CNY (pre-sale)
Shanghai, China
May 17
: Cosmic Gate, Swanky Tunes, Falcon, Greg Armano, local acts, plus two electro bands, GoChic and Nova Heart
Shanghai New Expo Center, He Huan Road no.201, Pudong Area, Shanghai, China
www.electriccircus.org

KNOCKENGORROCH
World Ceilidh
£71+ (earlybirds)
Kirkcudbrightshire

May 22–25: Dub Pistols, Neville Staple, KAN, Mungo's Hi Fi, Coldcut, Sam Lee, Vieux Farke Toure, Ross Ainslie & Jarleth Henderson, Alejandro Toledo & The Magic Tombolinos, Plantec
Knockengorroch CIC, Carsphairn, Castle Douglas, DG7 3TJ
www.knockengorroch.org.uk

DOT TO DOT FESTIVAL
£20+
Manchester, Bristol, Nottingham
May 23–25: Peace, The Midnight Beast, Real Estate, Wolf Alice, Courtney Barnett, Darlia, Kyla La Grange, Barbarossa, Betty Who, Caveman, Frank Hamilton, Fyfe, Gavin James, George Barnett, Horse Thief, Lapland, Laura Welsh, LSA, Marika, Hackman, MT Royal Norma Jean Martine, Sean McGowan, Sivu, St Paul & The Broken Bones, Sundara Karma, We The Wild, We Were Evergreen, Wonder Villains, Young Kato
Various venues across each city M1 5QR
www.dottodotfestival.co.uk

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[Pulse Festival. Photo by Robin Ball Photography]

PULSE FESTIVAL
£12–£65
Southampton
May 23–25:
Chloe Fontaine, Miss Dix, Paul Sawyer, Alan Prosser, LA Williams, Paul Moore, Dean Detached, Lio, Steve Brandwood, Dizko Delta & Cuz Beats b2b, OlivrX, The Business Partners, Mr Black & Robberto, Ronnie Spiteri, Niko & Lyall, Ordinary Jack, Von Allmen, Ramaytush, Olly-S & Sven Clarke, John Tyrrell, Marco Giovanni, J Nova
Sunneyfields Farm, Jacob Gutter Lane, Totton, SO40 9FX
www.pulse.org.uk

THIS MONTH'S FESTIVAL FAVOURITE: MYSTERYLAND
May 23–26, Bethel Woods, New York, USA

Held on the site of the legendary festival of '69 – though presumably with less acid and fewer doomed rock stars – Mysteryland USA is the Stateside version of the Dutch festival that claims to be the longest-running in the world.
Highlights: Steve Aoki, Nicky Romero, Showtek, Nervo, Fedde le Grand, Dubfire, Joris Voorn, Pan Pot, Booka Shade DJ set, Kolsch (live), 2000 And One, Carl Craig B2B Dimitri, Josh Wink, Soul Clap, DJ Sneak, Steve Bug, Visionquest, Boris Werner, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Moby, Dillon Francis, Kill The Noise, Chase & Status, Chris Liebing, TiNi, Marcel Dettmann, Gaiser (live), Scuba, Heidi, Justin Martin, Cassy, Blond:ish
Don't miss: Kölsch live in the big top, Dillon Francis on the main stage, and Josh Wink's '20 years of Ovum' set
Mixmag supertip: We like the look of the Vinyl-Only 'minifest' on Saturday, with Carl Craig, Josh Wink, Soul Clap and DJ Sneak!
Tickets from $109
www.mysteryland.us



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LOVE SAVES THE DAY
£25–£49.50
Bristol
May 24–25:
Annie Mac, Greg Wilson, Congo Natty, Jakwob, Ms Dynamite, Breakage, Just Jack, Todd Terje, Hercules and Love Affair, Shy FX, SBTRKT, Gentlemans Dub Club, Jamie XX, Quantic, Pardon My French DJs, Crazy P, Horse Meat Disco, Eats Everything, Nina Kraviz, PBR Streetgang, Tessela, The Heatwave, Waifs & Strays, Kidnap Kid, Eton Messy, John Talabot, Clean Bandit, Neneh Cherry, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Sam Binga
Castle Park, Castle Park, Bristol, BS1 5TA
www.lovesavestheday.org

WE ARE FSTVL
£69 (day) £132.50 (weekend)
Upminster
May 24–25:
Annie Mac, The Martinez Brothers, Richie Hawtin, Eddie Halliwell, Sven Vath, Tiga, Fatboy Slim, Andy C, Duke Dumont, Chuckie, Geddes, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Mark Knight, Sub Focus, Steve Lawler, High Contrast, Noisia, Adam Beyer, Guy Gerber, Giles Smith, Derrick Carter, Solomun, Jamie Jones, Nick Curly, Michael Woods, Riva Starr, mirko loko, Ricardo Villalobos, Kevin Saunderson, Timo Maas, Thomas Gold, Teebee, Tom Staar, Carl Craig, Shy FX, Shane Watcha, Levon Vincent, Lee Foss, Danny Byrd, Ellen Allien, Delta Heavy, DC Breaks, Doorly, Friction, Simon Baker, Matthias Tanzmann, London Elektricity, Cassy, Jaymo & Andy George, Kerri Chandler, Robert James, Tensnake, Miss Kittin, Tania Vulcano, Davide Squillace, Maya Jane Coles, Clive Henry, Alexis Raphael, Calyx, Knife Party, Camo & Krooked, Luciano, Guti, Lee Brinx, Cesar Merveille, Nina Kraviz, No Artificial Colours, Copyright, Max Chapman, Sam Divine, Disclosure, Martin ikin, Terry Farley, Deetron, Huxley, Loadstar, wAFF, Hector Couto, Mind Vorte
Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Aveley Road, RM14 2TN
www.wearefstvl.com

MOVEMENT ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL
$110–$230 (three day pass)
Detroit, USA
May 24–26:
Adriatique, Andrés, Baauer, Bicep, Bonobo (DJ set), Boys Noize, Claude VonStroke, Daniel Avery (live), Dantiez Saunderson, DBX (live), DJ Godfather b2b DJ Zebo; feat. MC Flipside, DJ Snake, Ed Rush & Optical, Flosstradamus, Function (live), Golf Clap, Green Velvet, Jamie XX, Jacques Greene (live), Jimmy Edgar, John Digweed, Julio Bashmore, Just Blaze, Kevin Reynolds (live), Kevin Saunderson, Kode9, Konkrete Jungle Detroit, Maceo Plex, Malik Alston (live), Marco Carola, Martin Buttrich (live), Michael Mayer, Moon Boots, Move D, Niko Marks (live), Orphx (live), Oscar Mulero, Perseus, Riff Raff, Robert Hood (live), Ryan Hemsworth, Tiga, tINI, Tourist (live), Voices From The Lake (live)
Hart Plaza, Detroit, USA
www.movement.us

OSFEST
£34.50 (day) £74.50 (weekend)
Oswestry
May 24–26:
Wiley, Nina Nesbitt, Wilkinson, Neon Jungle, Union J, Foxes, Luke Friend, Elyar Fox
Oswestry Showground, Park Hall, Shropshire SY11 4AS
www.osfest.co.uk

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[Pictured: Mysteryland]

ALFRESCO
£12–£15
Blackpool
May 25:
Mr Scruff, Andrew Weatherall, Chris Duckenfield, Luke Unabomber, Government Sound, A Love From Outer Space, Section 25
Blackpool Cricket Club, Stanley Park, Barlow Crescent FY3 9EQ
Facebook.com/AlfrescoFamilyEvents

NUITS SONORES
€138 (weekend)
Lyon, France
May 28–June 1:
Four Tet, Kraftwerk, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Trentemøller, Black Lips, Boris, Gold Panda, Earl Sweatshirt, Fuck Buttons, The Octopus Project, Dum Dum Girls, Man or Astro-man?, Laurent Garnier, Oneohtrix Point Never, Rustie, Crocodiles, Actress, Legowelt, Agoria, Efdemin, Wooden Shjips, Suuns, Aether, Kode9, The Ex, Jimmy Edgar, Labelle, Shed, Robert Hood, Floating Points, Bob Log III, Roman Flügel, Marcel Dettmann, Fulgeance, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Brandt Brauer Frick, Andy Votel, The Julie Ruin, Lunice, Rich Aucoin, Nina Kraviz, Deetron, Nick Curly, Optimo, Darkside, D'Julz, Bambounou, Ten Walls, DJ Pierre, Axel Boman, Matador, Apollonia, Kowton, Dixon, Daniel Avery
Various venues across Lyon
www.nuits-sonores.com/en

PRIMAVERA SOUND
€160 (three days)
Barcelona, Spain
May 29–31:
!!! (Chk Chk Chk), Arcade Fire, Chromeo, Chvrches, Cut Copy, Daniel Avery, Darkside, Disclosure, Factory Floor, Genius Of Time, Haim, Har Mar Superstar, Holy Ghost!, Jagwar Ma, Jamie XX, Julio Bashmore, Kendrick Lamar, Laurent Garnier, Metronomy, Moderat, Mogwai, Neutral Milk Hotel, Nine Inch Nails, Pixies, Queens Of The Stone Age, Real Estate, SBTRKT, Temples, The National, Warpaint
Parc del Forum, Barcelona
www.primaverasound.com


909
€19–€29
Amsterdam, Holland
May 31:
Danny Tenaglia, Laurent Garnier, Mathew Jonson live, Nuno Dos Santos, Stacey Pullen, Technasia
De Kleine Speelweide Duizendmeterweg, Amsterdamse Bos, Amstelveen
www.909.nl/en

TOGETHER FESTIVAL
£37.50–£57.50 plus camping
Carmarthen, Wales
May 31:
Technoboy, Marco V (producer set), Lange, Atmozfears, Activator, Scot Project, Acti, Kutski, Andy Whitby presents Hadrl!ve, Gammer, Aphrodite, Bailey, Crissy Cris, DJ Rap, Kenny Ken, Mampi Swift, Nicky Blackmarket, Brian M vs McBunn, Jordan Suckley, Laura Jones, Darius Syrossian, Gerd, De Sluwe Vos, Cally & Juice feat Natski (live PA), Mark EG, Joey Riot, Argy, Christina Novelli (live PA & DJ set) Ben Nicky, Mark Sherry, Angry Man, Pilgrim & Mc Energy, Sub Zero, D-Ice, Ragga Twins, Swankie DJ & Kashi, DJ Chuck-e, Ed Et & Dtr, Tranzlinquants, The Organ Grinder, Chesus, Soul Rebel, Amber D'Amour, Double Cream, Shocker,Keyes, Juan Baptiste, Fredi Inglish
United Counties Showground, Carmarthen
www.togetherfestival.co.uk

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