El Dorado Announce Groove Armada, AJ Tracey, Goldfish, Zak Abel, SG Lewis, Jax Jones, The Sugarhill Gang, Bondax, My Nu Leng, Artwork, Redlight, Dusky, TQD
Cirque Du Soul Present
El Dorado Festival
30th June - 3rd July 2017
Eastnor Castle Deer Park, Ledbury, Herefordshire
Weekend Camping Tickets £99
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GROOVE ARMADA (DJ Set)
THE SOUND YOU NEED PRESENTS
ZAK ABEL / SG LEWIS (LIVE) / BONDAX
AJ TRACEY / ARTFUL DODGER / ARTWORK
CHANNEL ONE / CONGO NATTY / CRAZY COUSINZ
DAN SHAKE / DENIS SULTA / DUSKY
JAX JONES / GENTLEMAN’S DUB CLUB
GOLDFISH (LIVE) / GREG WILSON
HOLY GOOF / KENNY KEN / KLOSE ONE / MY NU LENG
REDLIGHT / SHY FX & STAMINA MC / SOLARDO / THE HOT 8 BRASS BAND
THE MOUSE OUTFIT / THE SUGARHILL GANG / TQD (ROYAL-T, DJ Q, FLAVA D)
CARAMELLO / FIESTA BOMBARDA / GIN & JUICE / JUNGLE JAM
THE HEATWAVE PRESENTS HOT WUK / TREATMENT / OUSE
THE FLYING CIRCUS:
FIRE BREATHERS / MISCHIEVOUS CLOWNS / RING MASTERS / MAGICIANS / ACROBATS JUGGLERS / CONTORTIONISTS / STILT WALKERS
PLUS OVER 80 LIVE ACTS & DJS
After their inaugural year in 2016, party purveyors Cirque Du Soul present the second edition of El Dorado Festival, with the ultimate party line up. This year’s chapter is set to be even more spectacular than the last and features over 80 live acts and DJs across seven stages, with two new stages added for 2017.
Leading the charge are dance music royalty Groove Armada, the london born duo are known the world over for their electric shows and unrivalled DJ sets. The Garden stage is also proud to play host to some of the Cirque Du Soul family including undisputed legends of hip hop The Sugarhill Gang. Grammy nominated brass outfit The Hot 8 Brass Band, will be performing with their full setup, loved by collaborators from Lauryn Hill and Mos Def. Gentleman’s Dub Club and Goldfish will also be bringing their infectious live shows to The Garden.
TheSoundYouNeed are set to present the imitable Bondax, Gorgon City collaborator Zak Abel, and need-to-know producer SG Lewis on The Garden stage. Having amassed 1.4 billion views, TheSoundYouNeed are renowned for showcasing the finest music of our time to their 4 million strong YouTube audience, they are are the undisputed authority on the music you need to hear right now.
The Cirque Du Soul Big Top presents AJ Tracey, outspoken and sharp, he’s undoubtedly one of the brightest MC’s to emerge from the grime scene. Musical shapeshifters My Nu Leng return to El Dorado, with Redlight, Shy FX and TQD, the newly formed supergroup from Royal T, DJ Q and Flava D.
The Lost Ruins welcome Dusky, whose deep grooves have marked them out as one of the UK’s most exciting dance acts. Hotly tipped tastemakers Solardo, and Dubstep pioneer Artwork also join the line up alongside Denis Sulta, Dan Shake, Klose One and more.
Brand new for 2017 El Dorado have created The Holy Bale. Northern partymakers Jungle Jam present Congo Natty, Channel One and a Jungle set from Kenny Ken. Greg Wilson, one of Disco’s finest selectors will play an extended disco-only set as part of the Caramello funk and soul takeover.
El Dorado satisfies every curious soul’s lust for adventure. Set against the beautiful backdrop of Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire, the resplendent park is transformed into a treasure trove of hidden realms for music lovers. It’s a place where curious revellers can explore their beautiful surroundings with plenty of extra-curriculars on offer.
The circus spirit is well and truly alive at El Dorado. Music might be at it’s heart, but there’s plenty more on offer as it comes alive with a feast for the senses thanks to The Flying Circus. Expect shows from contortionists, acrobats, trapeze artists, fire breathers, and stilt walkers, all under the watchful eye of the El Dorado Ringmaster.
There’s even more mischief and mayhem onsite with the B.Y.O Inflatable Party, body painting, fortune tellers, karaoke, blind dating and a pie face showdown.
Known for their hugely successful national club night series, Cirque Du Soul aren’t content with slowing down with El Dorado Festival.
Their lovingly curated line up and creativity has cemented El Dorado’s position as one the UK’s fastest growing boutique festivals. This year’s line up reflects their commitment to booking the finest selection of need-to-know acts and nurturing new talent in the glitter soaked community at El Dorado.
Co-Founder of Cirque Du Soul, Luke Wolfman adds: “After seeing what we could do at the very first El Dorado we’ve decided to go bigger and bolder. El Dorado is an escape and a rite of passage for any music lover. Expect plenty of glitter and gold”
For those seeking some tranquility onsite, El Dorado boasts it’s own Wellness & Recovery space at the Mobile Massage Parlour, as well as morning yoga classes, lake swimming, and skinny dipping for the bravest. All of this is joined onsite by their selection of world street food.
El Dorado is a place for friends and adventurers to come together and discover the unexpected.
30th June - 3rd July 2017
Weekend camping tickets £99
GROOVE ARMADA (DJ SET)
THE SOUND YOU NEED PRESENTS…
ZAK ABEL // SG LEWIS (LIVE) // BONDAX
JAX JONES // GOLDFISH (LIVE) // THE SUGARHILL GANG
THE HOT 8 BRASS BAND // GENTLEMAN’S DUB CLUB // THE MOUSE OUTFIT
GALACTIC FUNK MILITIA // JACK’S HOTEL // PHOEBE KATIS // PRINCESS SLAYER,
THE GREASY SLICKS // THE TIN PIGEONS // WE ARE BANDICOOT
THE CIRQUE DU SOUL BIG TOP:
AJ TRACEY // MY NU LENG // REDLIGHT
SHY FX & STAMINA MC
TQD (ROYAL T / DJ Q / FLAVA D)
ARTFUL DODGER // CRAZY COUSINZ // HOLY GOOF
LFM // JAMIE THOMPSON // BUCKFAST BOYS CLUB // WOLF & CHI
BASSIC // TAIM // STANDFAST // MOSCROP
THE FLYING CIRCUS presents...
FIRE BREATHERS // MISCHIEVOUS CLOWNS // RING MASTERS // MAGICIANS // ACROBATS
JUGGLERS // CONTORTIONISTS // STILT WALKERS
THE LOST RUINS:
DUSKY // SOLARDO
ARTWORK // DENIS SULTA // DAN SHAKE // KLOSE ONE
HARRY WOLFMAN // LAURENCE GUY // WOO & COMFORT // FELON // WAXWERK // LUKE WBH
SIDEPONY // HARRY BUGGE // CLOUDY ORANGE // ILL BEHAVIOUR
MI CASA FIESTA // REACH // DISCOTEK // JIVE TALK
THE HOLY BALE:
CONGO NATTY // KENNY KEN (JUNGLE SET) // CHANNEL ONE
THE HEATWAVE PRESENTS HOT WUK // GREG WILSON (EXTENDED DISCO SET)
TWOGOOD // RUSS RYAN // WEAVER BROS // SON OF KONG // COLLYER TWINS
SUNSHINE SOUL // SHOREBITCH // PRIMAL SOUND // SHUT THE FRONT DOOR
FATHER FUNK // DJ HIPHOPPAPOTAMUS // SKUNKADELIC
THE DRAKEOVER W/ MYLO HARVEY // I’M A BELIEBER W/ DIRTY BURB // FAITH (2016 FALLEN HERO’S TRIBUTE) // SUNSHINE SOUL // SELBY // SPIN DIESEL // BIG SPENDER // JOSH PARKINSON // CLIQUE // DON’T WALK, BOOGIE // SHARKBAIT // JAM CITY // DAZED
YOU KRY WOLF // KID GORGEOUS // TOP CAT COLLECTIVE // ALPHABET PONY & VITAMIN P // MISTAMINA
RALPH TAYLOR // IDLE FRETS // THE SOUL RAYS // ARC // CHEESE ON BREAD // CRUX // FREERANGE HOUSE OF WAX // JUJU CLUB // PABLOS
CARAMELLO // FIESTA BOMBARDA // FOREVERLAND // HOT WUK // GIN & JUICE // JUNGLE JAM // OUSE TREATMENT // TRIPLE COOKED
More about Cirque Du Soul
Cirque Du Soul is a travelling collective energy of colour, magic and dance. Aside from its fresh selection of world class DJs they create vibrant underworlds built of playful, open-minded partygoers, massive musical variety, weird and wonderful backdrops, and an unrivalled attention to detail unique to urban clubbing. They are famed for their parties across the country with shows taking place in Leeds, Newcastle, Cardiff, London, Edinburgh, Nottingham, Liverpool, Bristol and Glasgow.
Eastnor Castle Deer Park
For one weekend a year the beautiful Castle backdrop is home to El Dorado. Set at the foot of the Malvern Hills, the park has achieved Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty status, and is home the historic Castle, the Castle Lake, a vast canopy of trees that surrounds the site, and 5000 acres of parkland.