deadmau5, & Avicii lead line-up for Creamfields

plus David Guetta, Tiesto, Axwell, Steve Angello, Sebastian Ingrosso, Skrillex

published: Fri 2nd Mar 2012


Friday 24th to Sunday 26th August 2012
Daresbury Estate, Halton, Cheshire, WA4 4AR, England MAP
£125 for 2 day camping tickets, or £145 for 3 days - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 40000
last updated: Tue 14th Aug 2012

Deadmau5, Avicii, Tiesto, and David Guetta lead the first line-up announcement for this year's Creamfields which takes place at Daresbury Estate, Halton, Cheshire over August Bank Holiday 2012.

Example (crowd)



David Guetta



Calvin Harris
Headlining Saturday's South Stage is Avicii. Joining the Swedish DJ on the main stage line-up are Sebastian Ingrosso, Alesso, Cazzette, Norman Doray, and Syn Cole.

Tiesto returns to host his own Clublife South Stage featuring Axwell, Dirty South, Hardwell, and Tommy Trash.

David Guetta takes the helm of Saturday's North Stage with Example, Nicky Romero, Nervo, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike.

On Sunday's it's Deadmau5 making his last UK festival performance of the year, with Calvin Harris, Zane Lowe, Feed Me, and Porter Robinson confirmed so far as support.

Skrillex performs under canvas this year as headliner of the BBC Radio 1Xtra arena on Saturday topping a bill of Skream ft. Sgt Pokes, Benga and Youngman, Andy C & MC GQ, Caspa, Flux Pavilion, Friction, Mistajam, Doctor P, Loadstar ft. Texa & Ikay , Koan Sound, and Rudimental.

Paul van Dyk jets in from his Cream Ibiza residency to top the Cream Arena bill on Sunday with Ferry Corsten, John O'Callaghan, Simon Patterson, Orjan Nilsen, and Adam Sheridan. On Saturday the arena plays host to Above and Beyond, Gareth Emery, Markus Schulz, Judge Jules, Mat Zo, Gareth Wyn, Ben Gold, and Rob Harnetty.

With all of Swedish House Mafia appearing solo Steve Angello tops a Size Matters line-up on Saturday that includes Pete Tong, Max Vangeli & An21, Third Party, Tim Mason, Qulinez, and special guest Benny Benassi. Swedish DJ/Producer Eric Prydz has become a regular arena host at Cream and this year presents Friends John Digweed, Joris Voorn, Maya Jane Coles, Sebastien Leger, Scuba, and Jeremy Olander.

Annie Mac also returns on Saturday to Present Major Lazer, Erol Alkan, Crookers, Madeon, Brodinski vs Gesaffelstein, and Mele.

On Sunday Laidback Luke returns with his Super You&Me arena once again, and a debut performance from Steve Aoki, plus Wolfgang Gartner, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Zedd, and Swanky Tunes.

Completing Saturday's line-up is Eddie Halliwell who returns as host as he debuts the all new Fire It Up Arena with Sander van Doorn, Mark Knight, Funkagenda, Michael Woods, Thomas Gold, Kryder, and D.O.D.

Sunday's hosts include Groove Armada (DJ set) who present A-Trak, Fake Blood, Jaguar Skills, Alex Metric, Burns, and special guest Jacques Lu Cont.

Mistajam Presents Speakerbox with Bass beats from Sub Focus, Knife Party, Borgore, Shy FX (Stamina MC), Redlight, 16bit, and North Base.

M-Nus Presents Enter with Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice, Seth Troxler , Gaiser, Paco Osuna.

The Mixmag Allstars arena will feature James Zabiela, Hernan Cattaneo, Nick Curly, Paul Woolford, George Fitzgerald, Mar-T, and Anthony Probyn.

Friday night's Silent Disco Arenas are hosted by That Mixmag Thing, UNION and Riva Starr's label Snatch! and deliver a line-up that includes Brookes Brothers, True Tiger, The Prototypes, Mixmag Allstars, Kissy Sell Out, Union, Engine-Earz Experiment, Riva Starr, Kim Fai, The Japanese Popstars, and Jet Project.

For the line-up details, day and stage splits, as available please click here.

Hed Kandi return as hosts of the Hospitality Arena. More acts to be announced over the coming weeks for the three day camping festival takes place from Friday 24th until Sunday 26th August.

The early bird offer ended earlier this evening. A 3 day camping ticket is now priced at £135, or a two day camping ticket is priced at £115, with hospitality options also available. Day tickets are priced at £65 for Saturday, or £60 for Sunday, and 2 day non-camping ticket is priced at £115.

To buy tickets, click here.

around the festival site

Friday 24th to Sunday 26th August 2012
Daresbury Estate, Halton, Cheshire, WA4 4AR, England MAP
£125 for 2 day camping tickets, or £145 for 3 days - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 40000
last updated: Tue 14th Aug 2012

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