The 2012 Loveland Festival takes flight with its electronic sounds with a new mascot, the butterfly. Built from the equipment needed for the festival, the butterfly flies with a passion for music, addicted to the rhythm swinging, flying from one setting to another.
If you want to attend the Dutch festival, it takes place on the second Saturday in August, from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm, with 6 different stages led by international artists such as Sven Vath, Sasha, Fedde Le Grand and Umek.
Now in its seventh year, the Loveland Festival wanted to open all its stages and they will present a surprising line-up with everything you expected and more.
The first stage is lit up with the name “Fire!”, featuring Sven Väth, Extrawelt (live), Dubfire, Sébastien Léger, Egbert (live), Secret Cinema and DMZS. Sven Väth, who is the most successful German producer in his country, is the DJ. He’s been the godfather of minimal, trance and techno scene since its inception in the 90´s. He’s also a founder of the label Cocoon. A living legend.
The tent “Rise” features the sounds of Sasha, Maya Jane Coles, Gui Boratto (live), Cassy B2B Danny Howells, John Sanchez, Aril Brikha (live) and Dimitri Kneppers. Sasha, the famous DJ and music producer from the UK, is a true veteran of the Loveland Festival. Since 1989 he’s been known for combining different musical styles. He’s also considered one of the world´s most innovative icons of the progressive house scene.
In the “Underground” you’ll find Solomun, Martin Buttrich (live), Maceo Plex, Arjuna Schiks (live), Butch, Olivier Weiter and the winner of competition for Pioneer’s Top DJ. Maceo guarantees a unique blend of techno, house, funk and electro that only he can produce. See the Pioneer Top DJ contest on the website of the event or sign up and participate in the exclusive billing of the Loveland Festival.
In “T-Dansant” you can move to the sounds of Fedde Le Grand, The Shapeshifters, Sander Kleinenberg, Tom Novy, Funkerman and Roog. The Dutchman Fedde Le Grand, one of the most innovative DJs today, ensures a unique music style that is both energetic and very danceable and has been internationally recognized for the single “Put your hands up for Detroit”, published in 2006.
In “House” we’ll encounter Umek, Gregor Salto, Ron Carroll, Shermanology, Bingo Players and Benny Rodrigues. You´ll love Slovenian producer and DJ Umek whose work is ideal for long-lasting festivals and very popular among young people.
And the last stage, “Nest”, will feature the sounds of Jimpster, Miguel Campbell, Lovebirds, Tom Trago, San Proper and Melon. From Hamburg, Lovebirds is a solo project that will overwhelm us with retro sound, taking us on a trip to the 70s and 80s, but with a futuristic touch. With his experience as a producer, he works steadily in his repertoire of classic dance tracks and soft sounds, all of which are destined to conquer the world.
For further information see the official website at: http://lovelandfestival.nl
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