Animal Crossing announces HUGE lineup for this year's Summer of Love festival

The bespoke party brand will deliver two days of world class dance music, courtesy of some of the finest selectors in the electronic scene - from Margaret Dygas and Ben UFO to ANOTR, Dr Banana and more

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 22nd Mar 2022

Manchester-based party starters, Animal Crossing have recently announced the full lineup for the second ever edition of The Summer of Love Festival.

The two-day event, set to take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend - Saturday 27th to Sunday 28th August 2022 - will see over eighty acclaimed dance acts taking turns at putting punters through their paces. Held in an abandoned warehouse deep within the heart of Manchester City Centre, the electronic music spectacle will boast six epic stages armed with the very best in live production, with global dance brands and charities the likes of Mind Manchester, Juno Records, Foundation. FM, You&Me, Crack and more sponsoring the eagerly anticipated occasion.

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Confirmed to appear across the weekend are the likes of veteran groove master, Mr G, Eris Drew, one of dance music's most adventurous selectors Ben UFO B2B Craig Richards, Toman, Rosski, experimentalist Margaret Dygas, Traumer B2B Cristo Cons and Dr Banana. Check out Animal Crossing's latest Instagram post above for more details.

Said to be the brands biggest adventure to date, the site of the festival will also house its own wellness cafe, run by Northern Quarter coffeehouse, Feel Good Club, as well as its own record fair and food market. 



Tickets for the Bank Holiday bash will be available to purchase from 10 am on Thursday 24th March. Payment plans to help spread the cost of a full weekend ticket will be available. Head to the bottom of the page now and sign up to be notified when tickets are on sale. 



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