As part of their 'Gardeners Guide To The Galaxy' theme The Secret Garden Party has revealed some of it's usually unannounced line-up of DJs at this year's event happening from Thursday 21st to Sunday 24th July 2016 at Mill Hill Field, Abbots Ripton, in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire.
Most year's the festival has give no clue to the unannounced headline DJs either playing one-off sets or mixing it up with unique collaborations.This year however the line-up of revealed DJs includes The Martinez Brothers, Hot Since 82, Jackmaster, Waze & Odyssey, Super Flu, Eagles & Butterflies, Jon Sa Trinxa, Bicep, Paranoid London, Midland, Citizenn, Ejeca, B.Traits, Jasper James, Huxley, Waifs and Strays, Edu Imbernon, Mark Jenkyns, Felix Dickinson, Eddy Temple Morris, Denney, Mystery Jets (DJ Set), Children of The Dust, Be Svendsen, Olaf Stuut, Mojo Filter, Mr Price, Slim Howl, Cousn, Wild Sirenda, and Shapes DJs, plus you can expect an appearance from The Head Gardener.
A statement from organisers reads, "Now, for the first time, SGP is prepared to leak some night time comings and goings in what is shaping up to be the ultimate ‘Gardener’s Guide to the Galaxy.’ But as simple respect demands there will still be a whole dossier full of celebrated big name djs joining the Garden that cannot be publicly announced. For now they remain in the file labelled, 'TOP SECRET.' All will be revealed to Gardeners during the event but rest assured they have pledged to deliver the ultimate ‘Party of All Parties.’ The Garden may wear a benign glow on the surface, but as those who come each year recognise, further investigation reveals a Party with more hidden depths than an Ultra Deep Field."
"These secret stations, whether deep in the Lost Woods, or over on the beautiful Pagoda by the lake, hidden in a labyrinth, or at the fabulously decadent Drop, will host some of the most unique, subversive, fun, parties in the universe. Intimate, yet with an elite line up of international DJs, rest assured this is the place where everyone would want to be if they were in the know. Join them on their mission to the thrilling outer limits...."
The full list looks like this:
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The Martinez Brothers - Hot Since 82 - XXXXX
Jackmaster b2b Special Guests - Waze & Odyssey – XXXXXXX - Super Flu - Eagles & Butterflies - Jon Sa Trinxa - Bicep
Paranoid London - XXXXXXXX - Midland – Citizenn - Ejeca - B.Traits - Jasper James - Huxley b2b Waifs & Stays - Edu Imbernon - Mark Jenkyns - Felix Dickinson – Eddy Temple Morris - Denney - XXXXX XXXXX - Mystery Jets Dj Set – Children of The Dust - Be Svendsen - Olaf Stuut - Mojo Filter
Mr Price - Slim Howl – Cousn
Wild Sirenda - Shapes DJ's
They join the first acts confirmed who were headliners Air, Caribou, and Primal Scream, plus Lissie, Maribou State, Rae Morris, Milky Chance, Shura, The Temper Trap, Submotion Orchestra, Band Of Skulls, Andreya Triana, Field Music, Izzy Bizu, La Femme, Hot Since 82, Teleman, Money, Dua Lipa, Billie Marten, Beardyman, Rosie Lowe, Little Comets, Jackmaster, Bicep, Haelos, Swim Deep, Midland, David Rodigan, The Japanese House, NZCA/Lines, Meilyr Jones, Barns Courtney, Hot 8 Brass Band, The Skints, Slutface, Louis Berry, Shannon Saunders, Postaal, Starling, Love Ssega, Seramic, Amber Arcades, Babeheaven, Beans on Toast, The Age Of L.U.N.A, Pleasure Beach, The Wholls, exmagician, Strong Asian Mothers, Man & The Echo, Lail Arad, Haus, Earl Kioko, Broadway Sounds, Zuri Aura, All The People, The Defekters, Earl Okin, The Meow Meows, Jamie Joseph, Aisha Badru, Petite Meller, C Duncan, Rationale, SG Lewis, Stealing Sheep, Formation, Zibra, Pure Bathing Culture, Oscar, Weaves, and Kudu Blue.
As well as 15 live music stages & 6 DJ stages Gardeners can expect Vogon poetry readings & spoken word, robo copout, cosmic knitting, mutation station, art constellations, cosmonaut displays, astronaut training, mermaid school, guerilla science, virtual reality, paint fights, floating dance floors, laser wars, regression sessions space safari, 24 hour pub, 24-hour woodland parties, boating lake & bathing, sanctuary & hot tubs, massage area, live theatre & comedy, exotic life drawing, the get high high jump, organic food stalls, the forum, camp fire tales from the outer limits, mud wrestling, dance-offs, kids’ area, fine dining, little gay brother bar, and science meets fiction.
Tickets sell out each year and expect this year to be no exception. Tickets are priced at £180. A teen ticket is priced at £135, children aged under 12 years can attend for free, a campervan pass is priced at £60, and dog passes (limited numbers) were also available. Prices do not include booking fees.
Since it's beginning in 2003, the Secret Garden Party has grown organically with an ethos of fun, friendliness, creativity and participation. Inspired by the original ethos of Glastonbury and Burning Man. The Secret Garden Party's, founder Head Gardener, aka Fred Fellowes, has succeeded in placing his own particular and idiosyncratic stamp on this event, making it quite unlike anywhere else in existence. His vision, commitment and enthusiasm conitnue to bring artistic communities together.
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