WE ARE FSTVL 2016: PHASE TWO NOW REVEALEDFestival | 14.01.2016
Following an impressive phase one announcement that revealed a host of names across the electronic spectrum, We Are FSTVL can now reveal the second wave of acts fortheir 2016 edition. Set to return to Upminster, Greater London onSaturday 28thand Sunday 29th May, the latest line-up additionsinclude festival headliners Fatboy Slim, Steve Angello, Shy FX, Sub Focus, Todd Terry and Geddes –making their fourth anniversary the biggest to date.
Kicking off anarrayof stellar DJs that have been intrinsic to dance music?s trajectory is the legendary Fatboy Slim, who is confirmed to bring his incomparable party atmosphere toSaturday?s We Are FSTVL main stage. After launching his colorful Smile High Club brand last summer, Norman Cook aka Fatboy Slimis guaranteed to provide revelers with a plethora ofdance floor anthems, whilst chart-topping producer DJ Fresh will also feature. Over onSunday?s main stage, Swedish superstar Steve Angellois confirmed to headline – amidst the release of his debut solo album ?Wild Youth? – with DJ Snake, Tchami and Disciplescompleting the stage?s billing.
Representing We Are FSTVL?s house and techno offerings and joining Guy Gerber for his RUMORS showcase is the Parisian DJ trio Apollonia– comprised of Dan Ghenacia, Dyed Soundorom and Shonky, who are renowned for their sophisticated yet relentlessly groovy productions – and will be joined byan incredible cast of selectors including Cassy and Eats Everything.In equal measures, Jamie Jones’ Paradise takeover on Sunday has announced special guests Solomun and Hot Since 82, who will perform alongside Matthias Tanzmannan brand residents Richy Ahmed, Patrick Topping and wAFF.
Drum and bass institutions UKF and Hospitality continue the list of established names, collaborating with genre mainstays Shy FX and Sub Focus respectively for two typically high-energy performances. Defected?s Glitterbox will be bringing their hugely creative party brand to Saturday?s Disco Tropics arena and will be joined by house music royalty Todd Terry, Joey Negro and Roger Sanchez, whilst upholding these soulful sounds isNorman Jay,with Defected head honcho Simon Dunmore also on hand to support. Rounding off the phase two additions isGeddes, who will take play inParavana Project’s imaginative and vibrant takeover of Sunday?s Favela Fiesta.
With weekend early bird tickets already sold out and second release running low, We AreFSTVL continues prove its position as a stand out date in the 2016 festival calendar. More line-up announcements are also scheduled, and with the addition of 5 themed FSTVL worlds and enhanced logistical improvements, be sure to act fast to secure tickets.