High Definition Festival 2015 back and bigger than ever
PUBLISHED: 15:38 18 February 2015 | UPDATED: 15:38 18 February 2015
High Definition Festival (HD Festival) returns on July 4 and 5 for a huge fifth birthday bash with its biggest line up to date.
Encompassing live music and DJ’s and set in the stunning surrounds of Eridge Park in Tunbridge Wells, High Definition has gained an enviable reputation as one of the most progressive electronic music festivals on the planet.
As the festival expands to a two day camping event due to ever increasing demand, the first headliner is confirmed as Luciano whose mystical blend of deep techno and house has marked him out as one of the biggest stars of the global electronic music scene.
The Cadenza head honcho’s expressive sets have a distinctive South American influence and he will be joined on the main stage by Parisian act Appolonia showcasing their deep tech house, Canada’s dynamic duo Art Department, Miguel Campbell who has galvanised the house music scene and Argy who will play out a fearlessly eclectic set.
On Saturday drum ‘n’ bass legend Goldie will perform in the Digital Arena alongside Kove and Dimension whist Sunday brings Redlight and dexterous party starter Oneman to the fore.
Drum ‘n’ bass dons Sigma will perform live, whilst Black Butter boys My Nu Leng, Hamburg’s finest Tensnake and house supremos Prok and Fitch will all be in attendance.
Nick Curly leads the charge in the Audiowhore Arena with Tribal Sessions resident Darius Syrossian and Sidney Charles who was nominated for Best Newcomer at the DJ Magazine Awards also taking to the decks.
Garage and bass music legend DJ EZ is back by popular demand whilst Toolroom label boss Mark Knight will host his own stage with acts such as Amtrac and Doorly performing
High Definition are proud to present House supremo Breach and showcase Will Saul’s driving underground house and in a real festival coup, internationally celebrated DJ Eddie Halliwell will be playing a rare trance set.
House and techno stalwart Lilleth makes a welcome debut at the festival and Old Skool is represented courtesy of Epidemik.
Many more acts, Sunday headliners included, are set to be revealed very soon.
In addition to world-class musical programming, High Definition also looks to complement the performers and DJs appearing across the weekend with top-spec production. Mind-bending visuals and immersive environments have been a central feature of High Definition since its inception, and this year will be the team’s most ambitious undertaking to date.
Stage partners include Digital, Aus Music, Audiowhore, Toolroom Live, GoodGreef, Agenda, Gurilla Concept, Epidemik and All Funked Up. The VIP Arena will be hosted by Viva Warriors on Saturday and Weird and Wonderful on Sunday.
Last year High Definition sold out all 15,000 tickets well in advance of the festival so early booking is advised as the globes very best electronic artists descend on Tunbridge Wells for two days of the very best electronic sounds.