7 acts you need to see at Eastern Electrics Festival
This summer, Eastern Electrics Festival takes the next step, rolling into a full weekend affair across Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th August in the lush grounds of London’s Morden Park. Something for everyone, with a mammoth bill it’s house, techno, and big room bangers on Saturday and all things bass, garage, reggae and more on the Sunday. With seven massive stages hosted by some of the world’s biggest clubbing brands, there’s something for everyone. With guaranteed vibes brought to you on full throttle sound systems, the line up this year is a real treat for music lovers, ravers and those who just want a wicked day out, with Rodigan, Conducta, Eats Everything, Jamie Jones and many many more.
Organiser Rob Star is excited to bring the two day party in South London. “Being back in London was natural shift back to our roots, the city shaped Eastern Electrics, so we can’t wait to return to the lush Morden Park. The site is beautiful and it’s so easy to get to at the end of the Northern Line, it’s proven perfect for late summer all-dayer. 2018 marks Eastern Electric’s ninth year and it’s great to see how far we’ve grown and our strong community of music lovers continues to grow, joining us rain or shine.”
From Skream and Dennis Ferrer, to Defected darlings Sam Divine and Riva Starr, plus the likes of TQD, D Double E, Conducta and more, we’ve picked out the essential acts you shouldn’t miss at Eastern Electrics. Check them out below! At a bargain price, don’t miss out all out debauchery and dancing in London this summer. Grab tickets here and plan your weekend with our picks.
Always a highlight, Skream is an Eastern Electrics mainstay, and he is back again for 2018 with his own much-adored Skreamizm stage. Packed to the rafters by 12pm with a groundshaking RC1 Soundsystem, the man who invented dubstep is the life and soul of the party. House, techno, disco, garage and beyond from the Croydon legend, bring your dancing shoes for this one and stay for Dennis Ferrer and Elrow’s De La Swing.
With Paradise parties, and many Ibizan summers, multiple DJ awards under his belt and a mega catalogue of infectious releases, this guy is an expert in sunshine sets and seamless blends. An Eastern Electrics festival favourite, jack your body to a headline set as Jamie Jones takes to the main stage.
Breakthrough techno don, Billy Turner has been climbing the ranks massively in the last year or so – making his Fabric debut, remixing for Anja Schneider and now joining Eats Everything in the iconic Switchyard arena at his edible stage takeover. Catch a rising star and see for yourself what the fuss is all about!
Ministry of Sound are setting up shop in The VIP Area and bringing a string of don party selectors with them. Go back to roots of DJing and get an education in turntablism with hip-hop hero, Shortee Blitz. Kick back in plush VIP and chill – an ideal Sunday session following a hefty Saturday smattering of house and techno.
Nothing beats a set of stone cold garage classics at a festival! Scott Garcia is a godfather of Garage scene, with iconic tracks under his belt and an unbeatable ability to rock the crowd. Eastern Electrics is a legendary loved London party, so celebrate with the sound of the city.
Few people know how to amp up the vibes the way DJ Sam Supplier does! A much loved face around London, serious venues, is a resident DJ on London’s beloved Rinse FM. If you’ve ever tuned into to Sam’s show – you’ll know his hi-octane energy and banging tunes will give you all the excitement you need to keep on raving. Listen to a taste of whats to come here.
Feelings face and man about East London, DJ Karl Karlson is someone you must know, if you don’t already. A key player behind Feelings institution – parties, record label and radio shows – Karl is an eclectic DJ who could easily spin an old skool NYC house party, a warehouse rave, or soundtrack an 80’s MTV Christmas Party. For hands in the air moments, tunes to make you go WTF? and the most fun dancing you can have, this is going to be a feel-good, charismatic set so if you can’t decide what stage to go to, keep calm and see Karl Karlson.
You can check out the full line up for Eastern Electrics here. Don’t miss out on your chance to experience two full days of revelry this August 4-5th.