Global GATHERING: Basement Jaxx & Faithless

BASEMENT JAXX & FAITHLESS HEADLINE GLOBAL GATHERING ALONGSIDE THE WORLD’S BEST DJS PAUL VAN DYK, CARL COX....

Chay Woodman

Date published: 3rd Apr 2007

BASEMENT JAXX & FAITHLESS HEADLINE GLOBAL GATHERING
ALONGSIDE THE WORLD’S BEST DJS PAUL VAN DYK, CARL COX
ERICK MORILLO & ARMIN VAN BUUREN
Friday 27TH - Saturday 28TH July 2007
Long Marston Airfield, Stratford Upon Avon

Basement Jaxx and Faithless will headline Global Gathering, the world’s biggest dance festival, joining a line up that features the greatest DJs on the planet. 50,000 people are once again expected to congregate at the Long Marston Airfield on the 27th and 28th July to soak up the incredible atmosphere created by the likes of Paul van Dyk, Carl Cox, Erick Morillo and Armin Van Buuren who will deliver life-changing sets from the 16 state-of-the-art arenas and stages.
 
The festival’s reputation has been built on its commitment to quality and each year the organisers outdo themselves. The bill sees the return of firm favourites Paul Oakenfold; Sasha; Ferry Corsten; Roger Sanchez and 2ManyDJs who are guaranteed to roadblock their arenas.
 
Once again Radio 1 will host the main stage and broadcast live from the event throughout the entire weekend with Pete Tong and Judge Jules who will broadcast his set live from the Godskitchen Arena. Radio 1's Grooverider, Fabio, Dave Pearce and Annie Mac will also appear across the weekend.
The station will bring its listeners unprecedented coverage including a specially extended Essential Mix.
 
New for Summer 07:
Calvin Harris who’s been waiting since the 80’s to perform live at Global Gathering
Armand van Helden who will exclusively deliver one of his infamous festival mash ups
Sven Väth from Germany’s temple of Techno, The Cocoon Club
Feddé Le Grand whose records dominate clubs and charts alike
Goldie who returns after a three year hiatus to the Drum & Bass Arena
Steve Angello & Sebastian Ingrosso, the DJ duo behind Tong’s Essential Miami tune
New Young Pony Club who’s look and music is straight out of the 80’s Studio 54
Francois Kevorkian the house music purist who’s renowned dedication to high quality sound is proof of how exceptional the Global Gathering sound systems are
Bookashade who will deliver a rocking live electronica set
Also new for 07 are the three Ibiza-inspired terraces each programmed by well known clubbing brands: The Mixmag Terrace will be headlined by The Klaxons who will be swapping instruments for record decks; Polysexual has Anne Savage and guests and Circo Loco will bring over their popular Ibiza residents from DC10.
 
Accommodation for this year’s Global Gathering will be better than ever. The newly expanded campsite is large enough to fit 40 football pitches and includes hot showers and an outdoor cinema. Those wanting the lap of luxury can take advantage of the newly introduced ticket range -  Cloud 9. These packages include VIP tickets, a Global Gathering goodie bag and a souvenir programme.  Guests will be able to park their cars next to their tents and enjoy an exclusive area away from the main campsite.  ‘Seventh Heaven’ hotel packages are also on offer that include free transfers to and from the event.
 
Options for the Cloud 9 packages include:
Kip ‘n’ Kit Boulevard includes a fully equipped tent that’s pitched ready for arrival and can be taken away afterwards
Belle Pad Tents – large enough for a group of at least four friends, pitched and fully equipped
Pod Pads – cute and colourful, these little wooden festival homes come complete with airbeds, sleeping bags, lights and a lockable door
Camper vans and caravans are also welcome and will be parked in Cloud Nine with easy access to electricity links
Full details and ticket prices are at the end of this release. Every year since it’s launch, Global Gathering has sold out. For young, music lovers it’s a world of musical euphoria and dance adventure. It’s also not just the guests who are full of anticipation, the DJs and bands are in the same mind frame.
 
Basement Jaxx say: "We're looking forward to spending a day in the company of the sun-kissed ravers of Stratford Upon Avon.
 
Sister Bliss of Faithless says “We’re chuffed to be playing this years Global Gathering knowing how rocking it was to DJ there a couple of years ago, it’s great for the whole band to be invited to that’s shaping up to be the dance event of the summer”
 
Calvin Harris says: "I'm really looking forward to playing one of the biggest discos in the Universe, get yourself down there and check out the most handsome band in the stratosphere, it's going to be Electric"
 
Global Gathering 2007 will also be launching a weekly Podcast with artist interviews, news and competitions every week. To check out the first episode please visit: http://www.globalgathering.co.uk/podcast
 
EVENT INFORMATION:
Website: 
www.globalgathering.co.uk
Price:   Weekend Tickets - £105.00 + booking fee. ON SALE NOW
Weekend VIP Tickets - £155.00 + booking fee. ON SALE NOW
Tickets include FREE weekend camping & FREE car parking
Location:  Long Marston Airfield, Nr Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Date:       Friday 27th and Saturday 28th July 2007
Times:  Friday 5pm -2am / Saturday 2pm-6am
24hr Hotline: 0871 789 1010
Subscribe: 
http://www.globalgathering.co.uk/subscribe
Tickets available from:
http://www.globalgathering.co.uk
24hr Ticket Hotline – 0871 789 1010
For more information on Radio 1 keep listening and go online at:
www.bbc.co.uk/radio1
Global Gathering has also secured SPUTNIK VODKA as headline sponsor for the festival:
www.sputnikvodka.com 
Sputnik Vodka, unlike the majority of its competitors, is one of the few genuine Russian Vodkas available in the West. The authentic recipe was selected by some of Russia's greatest vodka distillers to mark the pioneering launch of the Sputnik satellite in the late fifties. Sputnik Vodka is premium vodka made from the finest Russian winter grain to an authentic age old recipe and is triple distilled to create a pure 40% vodka. Sputnik Vodka recently won a bronze award for quality at the International Spirit Challenge 2004.

LINE UP:
FAITHLESS (LIVE) . BASEMENT JAXX (LIVE)
PAUL VAN DYK . CARL COX . ERICK MORILLO . ARMIN VAN BUUREN
SASHA . FERRY CORSTEN . PAUL OAKENFOLD . ROGER SANCHEZ
PETE TONG JOHN DIGWEED . 2MANYDJS
ARMAND VAN HELDEN . ERIC PRYDZ . DAVID GUETTA
EDDIE HALLIWELL .  NIC FANCIULLI+JAMES ZABIELA
ABOVE & BEYOND . SANDER KLEINENBERG
SPECIAL LIVE APPEARANCE - CALVIN HARRIS
JUDGE JULES . SVEN VATH . EROL ALKAN . STEVE LAWLER
PENDULUM DJ SET & MC VERSE . STEVE ANGELLO & SEBASTIAN INGROSSO DANNY HOWELLS . FEDDE LE GRAND . BOOKASHADE (LIVE)
THE SHAPESHIFTERS . ANNIE MAC . YODA (AV EXPERIENCE)
PLUMP DJS . D RAMIREZ . FRANCOIS K . LISA LASHES . TIDY BOYS
ANDY C . GOLDIE . SCRATCH PERVERTS . STANTON WARRIORS
SANDER VAN DOORN . KLAXONS (DJ SET) . NEW YOUNG PONY CLUB (LIVE)
YOJI BIOMEHANIKA . TOM STEPHAN . ADAM FREELAND
TANIA VULCANO . TOM NOVY . SWITCH . CHRIS LAKE . MASON
TROPHY TWINS . PROTEUS . MARKY . BODYROX . DAVE PEARCE
GROOVERIDER . FABIO . MARK KNIGHT . EVIL NINE . THE GLIMMERS
BK (LIVE) . ROB TISSERA . SECOND SUN (LIVE) . MARTIJN TEN VELDEN
MARKUS SCHULZ . MARCEL WOODS . CLIVE HENRY . HOT CHIP (DJ SET) TOUCHE . BOYS NOIZE . HIXXY & MC STORM . LAIDBACK LUKE
JIMMY VAN M . FRICTION . ALI B . THE NEXTMEN & MC WREC
ANNE SAVAGE . AMBER D . SOS (DEMI, DESYN MASIELLO, OMID 16B)
CIRILLO . ZOMBIE DISCO SQUAD . DOES IT OFFEND YOU, YEAH! (LIVE) FUNKAGENDA. MICKY SLIM . PAUL THOMAS . MARK ETESON
EDISON FACTOR (LIVE) . ANDY WHITBY . ALEX KIDD . MARK H
JESSE GARCIA . TC & DISTORTED MINDS (LIVE) . MAMPI SWIFT
DJ FU & JUNGLE DRUMMER (LIVE) . ZINC . BRYAN GEE
NICKY BLACKMARKET . BAN BAN . GARRY K . RITON . KASKADE
MARDEL . SIMON HAWES . KISSY SELL OUT . TECHNIKAL . PAUL KERSHAW . MARK H . SOSSA . REBEKAH . STREETLIFE DJS . JANETTE SLACK
WILL BAILEY . DUNCAN MURRAY . VICARIOUS BLISS . STEED LORD
KRIS BONES . CHLOE HARRIS . DAN GREENPEACE . PETE JORDAN
NEIL QUIGLEY + MORE TBA
Arena Hosts:
Radio 1 Main Stage - Godskitchen Arena
Electric Arena - Bedrock Transitions Arena
Sputnik Global Arena - Air Breaks Arena
Release Yourself Arena - Essential Selection Arena
Random Concept D&B Arena - Polysexual Arena
Circo Loco Terrace - Polysexual Terrace
Mixmag Terrace - Nocturnal Terrace
Strongbow Ciderhouse - VIP Area & Deck
 
For more information on Cloud 9 & Seventh Heaven VIP packages please call:
0207 009 3484 or visit
www.LiveNation.co.uk/experience
CAMPING INFO:
Ticket Prices:
Cloud 9 - Camping - £249.00 per person
Cloud 9 - Caravan - £249.00 per person
Cloud 9 - Pods - £810.00 per pod (sleeps 2)
Cloud 9 - Kip & Kits Single - £320.00 per person
Cloud 9 - Kip & Kits Double - £620.00 per tent (sleeps 2)
Cloud 9 - Belle Pad - £1280.00 per tent (sleeps 4)
Seventh Heaven:
Seventh Heaven - Thistle Hotel Single - £525.00 per person
Seventh Heaven - Thistle Hotel Double - £840.00 per room (sleeps 2)
Seventh Heaven - Holiday Inn Double - £820.00 per room (sleeps 2)
All prices include booking fees and credit card charges.
 

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