Melt! Festival 2010

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th July 2010
Ferropolis, Gräfenhainichen, Germany, Germany
111.35 euros - full w/e ticket; 2 day tickets sold out
last updated: Tue 29th Jun 2010

This is the 13th Melt! festival which returns as a three day event, Melt! is held in a giant industrial museum, Ferropolis, in the city of Gräfenhainichen, south east of Dessau, Germany. The festival features electronica dance music from pop and indie though to ambient beats and hop hop, spread across 6 floors with more than 80 live acts appearing over the weekend.

Line-up

Massive Attack, The XX, Jónsi, Broken Bells, Groove Armada, Booka Shade, The Wombats, Foals, Blood Red Shoes, Kings of Convenience, Moderat feat. Paul St. Hilaire & Dellé, Simian Mobile Disco (DJ set), Dendemann, Goldfrapp, Kele, Shout Out Louds, Yeasayer, Jamie T, Midlake, Delphic, Friendly Fires, Johnossi, Health, The Big Pink, Dirty Projectors, Miike Snow, Hercules And Love Affair, Jamie Lidell, Hurts, and Modeselektor.

The full list of confirmed acts is below.

The doors open at 3pm every day with performances beginning at around 5pm and going on thru' the night, with the Sunday headliner expected to end just after 11pm.

Tickets

Early bird weekend tickets were on sale priced as follows:
3-day weekend ticket is priced at 111.35 euros.
2-day tickets (Fri 16th & Sat 17th July 2010).
Day tickets will be available at a later date.

Tickets have sold out.

Garbage deposit

This year Exit is introducing a garbage deposit, and improving their measures in terms of being more environmentally friendly and keeping the festival site clean. The garbage deposit will only be one measure.Festival attendees will get the 5,- Euro garbage deposit back on returning a full garbage bag and the deposit chip (handed out with the wristband).

Camping

You will only be able to camp at the festival site with a festival ticket! Festival visitors with a two-day ticket are still allowed to stay on the camp site for three days and they will also be able to visit the Sleepless floor on Sunday. The camping site opens on Thursday at 03:00pm, and closes on Tuesday at 01:00pm. Camping and parking is included in festival ticket price.

Location

An attraction of the festival is the actual location, Ferropolis, an open air museum of huge machines from the 20th Century. Some of the machines weigh up to 1980 tonnes and reach 30 metres high.

Travel Directions

From the A9 Berlin-Leipzig -> exit Dessau Ost -> B 185 to Oranienbaum -> in Oranienbaum right B 107 to Gräfenhainichen -> between Jüdenberg and Gräfenhainichen left to Ferropolis.
By public transport: By train to Dessau central station, then by bus to Ferropolis.

More information will be here when available.

New Additions: Jónsi, Broken Bells, Groove Armada, Autokratz, Slagmalsklubben, Kissy Sell Out, Dirty Disco Youth, Archie Bronson Outfit, Beta, Black Mountain, Fucked Up, The Futureheads, Turbostaat, Trip Fontaine, Philipp Poisel, Sweat X, Revolver Club, Trash Pop, Karrera Klub, Team Recorder, Les Yper Sound, Fieber-Tanzparty, King Kong Kicks, Kraushaar & Gradmann, Marius Funk, and Radio & Fernseh.

All confirmed acts:
1000 Robota, A-Trak, Matias Aguayo & Band, Ellen Allien, An Horse, Archie Bronson Outfit, Ata, Autokratz, Beta, The Big Pink, Black Mountain, Black Rose (Henrik Schwarz & Jesse Rose live), Blood Red Shoes, Booka Shade, Bonaparte, Boris, Bratze, Broken Bells, Chromeo, Carl Craig feat. Mike Banks, Chris Cunningham, Clues, Crookers, Danger, Darwin Deez, Delphic, Marcel Dettmann, Dirty Disco Youth, Dirty Projectors, dOP, Douster, Edu K, Egotronic, Empro, Fake Blood, Fred Falke live, Marcel Fengler, Fieber-Tanzparty, Roman Flügel, Foals, Four Tet, Frittenbude, Friendly Fires, Fucked Up, Marius Funk, Sascha Funke, The Futureheads, Get Well Soon, Goldfrapp, Groove Armada, Daniel Haaksman, Health, Hemmann & Kaden live, Hercules And Love Affair, Holy Ghost, Nick Höppner, Hurts, Ja, Panik, Jackmaster, Jamie T, Jamie XX, Jamaica, Johnossi, Jónsi, Karrera Klub, Markus Kavka, Kele, King Kong Kicks , Kings Of Convenience, Kissy Sell Out vs. Herve, Ben Klock, Oliver Koletzki, Kode 9 vs. Martyn, Monika Kruse, Jamie Lidell, Les Yper Sound, Lindstrøm & Christabelle, Mala, Massive Attack, Midlake, Miike Snow Modeselektor feat. Bonaparte live, ND Baumecker, Norman Nodge, Pantha Du Prince, Ewan Pearson, DJ Pete, Philipp Poisel, Popof live, Post War Years, Prosumer, Radio & Fernseh, Revolver Club, Riton, Saalschutz, Schlachthofbronx, DJ Shadow, Shed live, Shout Out Louds, Sinden, Skate, Slagmalsklubben, Steffi, Die Sterne, Tama Sumo, Sweat X, Team Recorder, Tiefschwarz, Tommie Sunshine, Matthias Tanzmann, Tobias Thomas, Tiga, Tocotronic, Martina Topley Bird, Trashpop, Trip Fontaine, Turbostaat, Two Door Cinema Club, The Very Best, Ricardo Villalobos, Joris Voorn live, Wareika, WhoMadeWho, Yeasayer, and The XX

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th July 2010
Ferropolis, Gräfenhainichen, Germany, Germany
111.35 euros - full w/e ticket; 2 day tickets sold out
last updated: Tue 29th Jun 2010


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