Melt! Festival 2011

Friday 15th to Sunday 17th July 2011
Ferropolis, Gräfenhainichen, Germany, Germany
119.40 euros for full w/e ticket - SOLD OUT
last updated: Tue 5th Jul 2011

The 14th Melt! festival returns to the 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

The latest acts to be announced are Fotos, WassBass, Markus Welby, Editors, Architecture in Helsinki, Tobi Neumann, Addison Groove, Azari& III (live), Chase And Status, Cold War Kids, Crocodiles, Dadub (live), Duchess Says, Edit Select, FakeBlood (live), José González, Richie Hawtin, TheHundred In The Hands, The Knocks, Jacob Korn (live), Lucy, Miss Fitz, Gadie Mizrahi, The Moroders, Mutter, Maayan Nidam, Noah & The Whale, NoRegular Play, Nôze (live), Christopher Rau, Smallpeople aka Dionne & Julius Steinhoff, The Sound Of Arrows, These New Puritans, Albrecht Wassersleben, We Have Band, When Saints Go Machine, and Patrick Wolf.

Headliners Pulp are joined on the bill by Robyn, The Streets, Boys Noize, Tensnake, Cut Copy, Ame, Atari Teenage Riot, Bodi Bill, Brandt Brauer Frick, Carte Blanche, Clock Opera, Console, Carl Craig & Radio Slave B2B, Crystal Fighters, Dial Records pres. Lawrence, John Roberts, Pawel & RNDM, Redshape pres. Palisade (live), Digitalism (live), DJ T., Errors, Everything Everything, Gold Panda, Guy Gerber, Calvin Harris, Housemeister, Junior Boys (live), Junip, Katy B, Les Savy Fav, Little Dragon, Metronomy, The Naked And Famous, Proxy, SBTRKT (live), Sizarr (live), Sizarr Soundsystem, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, White Lies, Gui Boratto, Ellen Allien, Kiki, Chaim, Skinnerbox, Busy P, DAF, Isolée, Fritz Kalkbrenner, Paul Kalkbrenner, Markus Kavka, The Koletzkis, Roman Flügel, Arto Mwambé, Manuel Raven, Oliver Hafenbauer, Gerd Janson u. a., Loco Dice, M.A.N.D.Y., Miss Kittin, Modeselektor present Melt!Selektor, Monarchy, Total Confusion B2B2B Tobias Thomas, Michael Mayer & Superpitcher, Anstam, Apparat Band, Beady Eye, Crystal Castles, Benjamin Damage & Doc Daneeka, Dananananaykroyd, The Drums, FM Belfast, Foster The People, IronandWine, Nicolas Jaar (live), DJ Koze, MEN, Ostgut Ton Special: MarcelDettmann, Ben Klock, Marcel Fengler, Barker & Baumecker (live), Phon.o, Planningtorock, Plan B, Rusko, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Siriusmo, Swans, and Jamie Woon.

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

The early bird offer has ended. Three day tickets have sold out and were priced at 119.40 euros plus a 5 euro garbage deposit. There will be no two day tickets available this year.

Garbage deposit

The garbage deposit, started last year and is an effort to make the festival more environmentally friendly and keep the festival site clean. Festival attendees will get the 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.

Solar powered

To spruce up the festival site in terms of regenerative energy and sustainability, solar collectors will be installed on the rooftops in Ferropolis in March 2011.

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.

Friday 15th to Sunday 17th July 2011
Ferropolis, Gräfenhainichen, Germany, Germany
119.40 euros for full w/e ticket - SOLD OUT
last updated: Tue 5th Jul 2011


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