We’re long-time lovers of Eastern Electrics festival, having been rather a few times. The festival brings together a choice mix of techno and house acts and always has a decidedly fun vibe. For 2016 the festival makes camp at new venue Hatfield House (25mins by train from London) and will host skreaming rave tents, the always grooving switchyard, a grime-laced forest, an Electric City full of tropical surprises, a VIP island paradise and the intimate EE pub. Music aside there will be fairground rides, dancers, food vans, mysterious woodland areas and more.
This year’s line-up is varied featuring heavy hitting house names to masters of garage, grime and bass. Take a look…
Main Stage: Seth Troxler * Martinez Brothers * Eats Everything * Hot Since 82 * Richy Ahmed * Darius Syrossian * Colin Chiddle
Skreamizm: Skream * Citizenn * Derrick Carter * Grain (Special Guest) * Waifs and Strays Groove Armada: Groove Armada * Waze and Odyssey * Kolsch * Breach * Felix Dickinson
Viva Warriors : Steve Lawler * Cassy * wAFF * Denney * Detlef * Ceri
Do Not Sleep : Darius Syrossian * Nick Curly * Matthias Tanzmann * Huxley * Bones * Kydus
Black Butter Records : Shy FX * Oneman * Monki * Mele * Bodhi * NVOY * Syv
Star of EE Pub : DJ S.K.T * MJ Cole * Spoony * Artful Dodger * Sam Supplier
Ibiza Rocks House Presents Pikes VIP Village : Tom Findlay * Andy Cato * Severino * Doorly Does Disco * Guy Williams * Bones * Grainger * Special guests TBA
Tickets are pretty damn reasonable at £39.95 and there’s also a £10 payment scheme to help you out til pay day. If you want to take a trip down the rabbit hole into The Pikes VIP Wonderland tickets are £50/£59.95. It’s going to be a good ‘un!