Ok so festival season 2020 hasn't exactly gone to plan, but can you even begin to imagine the scenes next year?
One crew that hasn't wasted any time getting ready for next year is the team behind Creamfields, who have been working hard to secure the lineup for 2021.
With many acts carried over from 2020, plus a bunch of new names, the first wave lineup includes (A-Z): Above & Beyond, Adam Beyer, ANNA, Andy C, Ben Nicky, Boris Brejcha, Carl Cox, Darren Styles, deadmau5, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Disciples, Eric Prydz HOLOSPHERE and Example.
Also featured in the first wave announcement are: Fisher, Hannah Wants, Hot Since 82, KC Lights, Laidback Luke, Martin Garrix, MK, My Nu Leng, Nightlapse, Paul Woolford, Peggy Gou, Scooter, Tchami, Tiësto, Timmy Trumpet and Yousef.
As far as first announcements go, they don't get much bigger than that. And with over 300 performances due to play the Cheshire festival over four days, there's plenty more to come.
While tens of thousands chose to retain their tickets for next year's festival, there will be a new batch going live on Skiddle from Friday 26th June. You can sign-up to be the first in line below.
Tickets for Creamfields, Thursday 26th - Sunday 29th August 2021, Daresbury Cheshire: