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First line-up release for Dimensions
Fresh from a milestone five years last summer, Dimensions Festival can now reveal plans for it’s 2017 outing, with it’s heaviest bill of live acts and selectors to date.
You’ll find the all-powerful, all-magical enigma Grace Jones headlining the opening concert, alongside Moderat, Yussef Kamaal and Moses Boyd, plus over 80 more names including Jeff Mills, Theo Parrish, Floating Points, Cymande, Nina Kravitz, Danny Krivit, Ata Kak, Hessle Audio, Levon Vincent and more bringing sonic explorations from house, techno, soul, disco, jazz, dub, R&B, world and beyond. Set across five days between 30th August to 4th September in an abandoned fortress home, Dimensions Festival is an essential date in the diary for any electronic music aficionado. And there’s more to come, with a bunch of talent, plus boat parties, beach takeovers and more all to be revealed in the coming months. With tickets currently standing at £120 and early birds selling out in no time, reserve a place at Dimensions Festival 2017 by heading to http://bit.ly/20juIAz.
Each year Dimensions Festival unites a solid-gold line-up for it’s Opening Concert held in Pula’s stunning amphitheatre space, with Massive Attack playing to 8,000 fans at last year's event. 2017 will be just as monumental, with the iconic Grace Jones headlining; an artist who has been defining culture in the art and music for over thirty years. Also on the bill is Berlin super-group Moderat, comprised of Appartat & Modeselektor, plus Brownswood’s cosmic sound adventurers Yussef Kamaal, and award winning drummer, composer and producer Moses Boyd, presenting his Solo X show.
The Dimensions team annually curate a dream combination of acts from local legends to internationally revered artists, and always deliver the highest quality programming. 2017’s edition sees one of techno’s founding fathers Jeff Mills step up for his Dimensions debut, along with king selector and Soundsignature head honcho Theo Parrish who’ll bring a blend of Chicago cuts. Berghain resident Marcel Dettmann returns with his trademark techno, then Floating Points plays twice across the week, with a special live show journeying through his own productions, and one eclectic and expansive DJ set in true FP style.
Without a doubt, another highlight are celebrated 70s funk band Cymande, who’ll play the classics with the full team, plus multi-instrumentalist funk lord Shuggie Otis, and enigmatic Ghanian rapper Ata Kak. On the darker end of the spectrum, twisted experiments come from selector Nina Kravitz and breakout star Helena Hauff, who has cemented a place as a leading light in the underground community with releases on Ninja Tune, K7! and more. More left-leaning sets are in store from Dan Snaith aka Daphni, Joy Orbison and the Hessle Audio team (comprised of Ben UFO, Pangaea and Pearson Sound) representing for the bass and techno contingent.
There’s loads more acts still to come too, so keeps your eyes peeled for more announcements. But if this is enough to get you booking your tickets, then make sure you check out our accommodation directory to bag yourself somewhere to stay during the festival, with apartments and hostels starting at £20 per person per night.