Snoop Dogg + The Dogg Pound for Lovebox

Scissor Sisters, 2 Many DJs, The Wombats, Blondie, Robyn, The Drums + more

published: Wed 2nd Mar 2011

Snoop Dogg

Friday 15th to Sunday 17th July 2011
Victoria Park, London, E9 7BT, England MAP
£99 Weekend; Friday £28.50; Saturday/Sunday £48.50
last updated: Mon 11th Jul 2011

Snoop Dogg & The Dogg Pound, Scissor Sisters, 2manydjs, and Blondie are amongst a host of acts announced for Lovebox which takes place in London's Victoria Park from Friday 15th to Sunday 17th July 2011.

Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg & The Dogg Pound will play Lovebox featuring Death Row heavy weights Warren G, Kurupt and Daz Dillinger to perform the legendary quadruple platinum 'Doggystyle' album. Also confirmed for Saturday are Mulletover presents with Lovebox founders Groove Armada present Red Light, Seth Troxler , Art Department, and Geddes.

In addition Sunday's line-up includes Scissor Sisters, 2manydjs, Blondie, Robyn, and Kelis.

Also confirmed for Lovebox are Flying Lotus, Hudson Mohawke, Marc Almond, Katy B, and Fenech-Soler.

Plus RBX, Ross Allen, The Phoenix Foundation, Ame, Sebo K, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Appleblim, Floating Points, Mark E, Azari & III, Black Devil Disco Club, Hard Ton, Tensnake, Shit Robot, Severino, Luke Howard, Jim Stanton & James Hillard, MEN, Planning To Rock, Maverick Sabre, Bag Raiders, Daz Dillinger, Jess Mills, Joe Cool, Kurupt, and Lady Rage.

Elsewhere in the park, Gaymers Cider will return for their fourth year, hosting the Second Stage and featuring a UK festival exclusive with The Drums, plus Robyn, Kelis, The Wombats, Example, Metronomy, Beardyman Lykke Li, and Dry The River.

Kicking off the weekend's music programme will be Lovebox's younger sibling, Bang The Box hosting Friday, and featuring the first London Festival appearance from local heroes Rinse FM who will be hosting an Arena showcasing dubstep/grime acts, with Ed Banger Records also there to ensure Friday night gets off to a flyer.

Acts confirmed for the FWD Rinse stage are Skream, Plastician, Ms Dynamite, Roll Deep, DJ Zinc & MC Tippa, Kode 9, Roska, Jamie George, and P Money.

The Relentless Energy Drink Stage makes a return to Lovebox hosting the first ever festival appearance of Ed Banger and together with Hospitality to bring Busy P who teams up with graphic designer and illustrator, So Me to form Busy Pictionary. So Me will be creating live artwork on stage whilst Busy P spins the decks. Also confirmed to perform are SebastiAn, Cassius, Carte Blanche (DJ Mehdi & Riton), and Uffie.

Independent Drum & Bass label Hospital Records will be making their first ever London festival appearance, showcasing High Contrast, David Rodigan, London Elektricity (featuring Elsa Esmerelda), Danny Byrd, Netsky, Shy FX, Camo & Krooked, Starkey, Logistics, Nu:tone feat Natalie Williams, Sigma, Wah Wah 45s Soundsystem, and hosts include MC's: Wrec, Dynamite, Stamina, A.D. and SP:MC.

Closing the weekend will be Sunday's Out and Out Fierce with a collection of the weird, and wonderful, showcasing the diversity of the polysexual capital. Lovebox fans can once again expect to see a mixture of all night parties, ballrooms, gay discos, cabarets, and bingo halls, and recycled couture.

Jodie Harsh, the Queen of London's drag scene, will be bringing her infamous Circus parties out of the warehouses and into the park, with Jonny Woo, DJ collective Horse Meat Disco, and subversive artist/designer/stylist and Vogue favourite Dr Noki also confirmed.

Lovebox also guarantees hidden soundsystems, secret corners within the trees, random acts of weirdness, a Farmer's Market, street artists, fringe cabaret, cirque, comedy, roaming performance, and more surprises.

Tom Findlay, Lovebox founder and one half of Groove Armada said, "Last year's three day Lovebox was so damn good people said we couldn't top it, but with this line up we will! Friday's Bang the Box delivers bang for your buck – Ed Banger, Skream and The Wombats on a Friday night for only £28.

"Saturday, Snoop Dogg will turn Victoria Park into an East London block party playing seminal debut album Doggystyle on a UK exclusive, gin and juice available at the bar. I'll be there as well with the launch of new GA project 'Red Light'.

"Sunday is 'Out and Out Fierce' and if you were there last year you'll know that's no exaggeration. A full throttle dance off between 2manydjs, Scissor Sisters, Blondie, Robyn, and Kelis. Bring your party poppers. Lovebox is London's only authentic festival. 15-17th July, 3 whole days of summer loving... in Hackney."

A full three day ticket is priced at £99, a 2 day (Friday + Saturday) ticket is priced at £65, or £87.50 for Saturday + Sunday. Day tickets are priced and £28.50 for Friday, and £48.50 for Saturday or Sunday. Under 12s go free (ID required to gain entry) - max of 4 under 12s per adult. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

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Friday 15th to Sunday 17th July 2011
Victoria Park, London, E9 7BT, England MAP
£99 Weekend; Friday £28.50; Saturday/Sunday £48.50
last updated: Mon 11th Jul 2011

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