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Creamfields 2016

at Daresbury Estate, Halton
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Following its 7th consecutive sell-out last year, the UK’s No.1 dance festival Creamfields returns this summer and with a 4th day added has officially become the world’s biggest electronic music festival!

The multi award winning Creamfields is undoubtedly a rite of passage for any electronic music fan or artist, with over 70,000 fans flocking from around the world every August Bank Holiday to witness performances from some of the biggest names in dance music.

With 28 stages across the weekend to explore and over 200 acts celebrating all that is good in electronic music the global powerhouse that is Creamfields have got it.

2016 will see Creamfields unveil its most ambitious production concept ever as they introduce the Steel Yard superstructure. Taking 12 months of planning and constructed exclusively for Creamfields the Steel Yard is the first and largest of its kind in Europe, with a capacity of 20,000 and reaching 20m high, this living, breathing behemoth redefines festival production as we know it.

Please visit www.creamfields.com/ for more information.

Cream

Armada

Friday 26th August

Steel Yard

Fatboy Slim Presents Smile High Club

Pepsi Max Arena

Smash The House

Sunday 28th August

Melbourne Takeover

Friday 26th August
  • Tigerlily
  • UberJak'd
  • Joel Fletcher
  • New World Sound
  • Mashd N Kutcher
  • Some Blonde
  • Teddy Cream
  • Brynny
  • Brooklyn
  • Sax On Legz

Misterjam Presents Jam Packed

Revealed

Sunday 28th August

MK Area 10

Cream Classics

Cream Hospitality

Thursday 25th August
  • Paul Nunn
  • James Glover
  • Strictly Underground
  • Ricochet Musica
Friday 26th August
Saturday 27th August
Sunday 28th August

Cream Terrace

Thursday 25th August

Goodgreef Xtra Hard

Sunday 28th August

Tidy

Saturday 27th August

Hard Fest Presents

Saturday 27th August

Sexy By Nature

Thursday 25th August

Also Appearing

Headliners

Eddie Halliwell

Eddie Halliwell appearing at this event

Superb scratching, mixing and genre spanning abilities.

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Above & Beyond

Above & Beyond appearing at this event

Aka Oceanlab, highly rated trance DJs and producers. Winning the highly coveted Essential Mix of the Year Award prompted Radio 1 resident Pete Tong to describe them as 'the UK's new trance superstars'. Since the release of their second artist album 'Group Therapy' ('the biggest artist album of the year 5*.' - Mixmag), Above & Beyond have toured the stadium's and concert halls of the world - creating an electric vibe wherever they go.

See Above & Beyond tour dates

Alesso

Alesso appearing at this event

Already with huge original productions under his belt, Sebastian Ingrosso's protégé started off big in 2011 and has continued to set the bar even higher, playing at some of the world's biggest dance events.

See Alesso tour dates

Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris appearing at this event

Deep electro disco from Scottish one-man studio Calvin Harris. His gold-selling debut album, I Created Disco, was released in 2007 and contained the top-ten singles "Acceptable in the 80s" and "The Girls". His second studio album, Ready for the Weekend (2009), reached number one on the UK Album Chart and includes the chart-topper "I'm Not Alone", the UK top-five hit "Ready for the Weekend", and the singles "Flashback" and "You Used to Hold Me". Harris holds the record for the most UK top 10 hits from a studio album with nine top 10 hits.

See 4 tour dates featuring Calvin Harris

Axwell & Ingrosso

Axwell & Ingrosso appearing at this event

A progressive house duo from Sweden who have skilfully combined their prowess for creating huge pop tracks with their inimitable, stadium-filling sounds and beats.

See Axwell & Ingrosso tour dates

Armin van Buuren

Armin van Buuren appearing at this event

Talented Dutch trance DJ who has a huge following both in the UK, Ibiza and the US. Growing up amidst the early 90s dance scene in Holland, his producing career started at an early age. Having snubbed a career in law for life on the decks, it seems he made the right decision with a string of awards and his own radio show to his name.

See 6 tour dates featuring Armin van Buuren

Chase & Status (DJ Set)

Chase & Status (DJ Set) appearing at this event

Chase (Will) & Status (Saul) have been hailed as 'the most exciting producers in the UK today'. They met at Manchester University through their mutual love of drum and bass in the mid nineties and have DJ'd ever since. Their frenetic formula of raging riffs and high octane breakdowns earned their acclaimed album 'No More Idols' double platinum status, whilst their baffling, on-the-fly manipulation of dirty, ferocious beats has attracted a devoted global fan base, who live and breathe that tumultuous bass driven sound.

See 5 tour dates featuring Chase & Status (DJ Set)

Avicii

Avicii appearing at this event

Tim Berg, aka Avicii, was a DJ/producer hailing from Stockholm. He started out in 2008 at the tender age of 18 doing a bedroom remix of the theme tune to Commodore 64 game, 'Lazy Jones'. This led to his first release on Strike Recordings, 'Lazy Lace'. He broke into the mainstream with his hit single "Wake Me Up!" which is the eighth-most downloaded song in the United Kingdom. He passed away in April 2018 at the age of 28.

See Avicii tour dates

Tiësto

Tiësto appearing at this event

The Dutch master DJ with his own brand of pumping, dynamic trance and whose sets take you on an aural journey that must be heard to be believed. Voted world's number one in DJ Magazine's prestigious poll for three consecutive years.

See 3 tour dates featuring Tiësto

Fatboy Slim

Fatboy Slim appearing at this event

English DJ and electronic music producer Norman Quentin Cook was a pioneer of the '90s big beat movement, issuing a handful of era-hits like The Rockafeller Skank and Praise You under the moniker Fatboy Slim. Formerly the bassist for the Housemartins and one-third of acid house hitmakers Pizzaman, Cook started by releasing his Fatboy material through club staple Skint, with his raucous blend of house, acid, funk, hip-hop, electro, and techno adding to his already formidable reputation as one of the foremost all-around producers on the UK club scene. More than two decades on, he's still one of the biggest DJs in the world.

See 10 tour dates featuring Fatboy Slim

Bassjackers

One afternoon somewhere in the beginning of 2007 two friends decided to join forces, one DJ and one producer, both sharing great passion for house music. Bassjackers was born! Marlon Flohr and Ralph van Hilst had not foreseen what was to come when they started their collaboration. Marlon was mainly DJ-ing and playing house music, when the idea came to push Ralph’s productions in a direction where Marlon could play the tracks in his sets. Since then Bassjackers have remixed for A-list artists like Rihanna, Enrique Iglesias and Moby and played in clubs from Ibiza alongside Tiesto, to Las Vegas alongside Afrojack, and continue to tour around the globe.

See Bassjackers tour dates

Laidback Luke

Laidback Luke appearing at this event

Amsterdam DJ and remixer recognised as one of house music's most thrilling figureheads.

See 2 tour dates featuring Laidback Luke

Paul Van Dyk

Paul Van Dyk appearing at this event

Over the last 20 years, the term ‘electronic dance music’ and the name ‘Paul van Dyk’ have become all but synonymous. In that time the Berliner has pioneered sub-genres and through his kinetic on-stage performances, entertained untold millions. He’s written and produced certifiable genre anthems, smash albums and helmed one its most iconic labels. Selling out shows in every dance music-centric city on the planet, it’s seen him break more than his share of world records, earn himself legions of fans and win numerous accolades in the process.

See 6 tour dates featuring Paul Van Dyk

Jamie Jones

Jamie Jones appearing at this event

Welsh born but now a truly global presence, Jamie Jones is the label boss of Hot Creations, the label that created and defined a new flavour of moody yet pop-inflected deep house that has taken the world by storm. He is regularly found topping the annual Resident Advisor top 20 DJs list, and his party brand Paradise is a dominant force not only in Ibiza, but across clubs worldwide.

See 4 tour dates featuring Jamie Jones

Andy C

Andy C appearing at this event

In the world of electronic music, there are few bigger names than that of Andy C. Regarded as one of the greatest DJs to ever touch a turntable, the Ram Records founder has relentlessly dedicated almost two decades of his life to the music he loves. Much more than just a DJ, Andy C is a true figurehead for the drum & bass movement, within which he has been an instrumental player since its very beginnings. His DJ sets and seminal productions have helped to evolve the genre through the many stages of its evolution. His commitment to his craftsmanship has earnt him a status as one of the most iconic and important figures in global dance music culture.

See 12 tour dates featuring Andy C

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike appearing at this event

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike are a brotherly duo from Belgium, whose electrifying live combination of DJ Sets and crowd busting MC’ing has catapulted them to superstardom. Their notoriety on UK shores was cemented in 2013 when they took the award-winning Creamfields by storm with one of the most exciting and electric performances in the festivals history. As well as releasing tracks on Size, Dim Mak, Mixmash and their own label ‘Smash The House’, the pair continue to set global charts on fire with tracks like ‘Wakanda’, ‘Turn It Up’ and ‘Madness’. As #1 hit makers and remixers to the A-list elite they have amassed a barrow full of accolades over the last few years and become one of the world’s most sought after production outfits and a leading light in the new wave of international dance music currently taking the planet by storm.

See 3 tour dates featuring Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike

Pete Tong

Pete Tong appearing at this event

Radio One DJ and all-round dance deity who is the man behind London Records dance label FFRR which is possibly one of the best dance labels in the world.

See 7 tour dates featuring Pete Tong

Tigerlily

Tigerlily appearing at this event

Dara Hayes, known as Tigerlily is an Australian DJ.

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Eric Prydz

Eric Prydz appearing at this event

International DJ and producer from Sweden, now based in London, Eric Prydz was most famously the man responsible for the European dance smash 'Call On Me', cleverly sampling Steve Winwood's classic 'Valerie'. The song was helped by the accompanying unforgettable fitness workout video! Reaching a respectable 30th position in DJ Magazine's Top 100 DJs poll, Prydz is not only an outstanding tech house DJ, but can also cut the mustard in live performance, fusing keyboards and guitar with turntables to impressive results.

See 5 tour dates featuring Eric Prydz

Gorgon City

Gorgon City appearing at this event

Gorgon City are North London producers Matt & Kye. Their already distinctive sound is a logical development of the duo’s individual work as RackNRuin and Foamo. Hailing from the impressive Black Butter camp (who brought you Rudimental amongst others), the pair are one of the most exciting and hotly tipped new acts in the ever-flourishing landscape of British club savvy pop.

See 3 tour dates featuring Gorgon City

DJ EZ

DJ EZ appearing at this event

Heralded as possibly the UK's best garage DJ, EZ drove to the top with his 'Pure Garage' albums and regular slots with Kiss 100.

See 4 tour dates featuring DJ EZ

Blasterjaxx

Dutch duo, Thom Jongkind and Idir Makhlaf, are better known as producer/deejay duo Blasterjaxx in the music industry, Blasterjaxx experienced one of the highlights in their relatively young career in early 2013, as they produced their newest production Loud & Proud together with Billy The Kit. The spot was marked and dreams started becoming reality. None other than Tiësto approached the guys personally to sign the track at his own record label Musical Freedom. In addition, Tiësto invited Blasterjaxx to perform at his Musical Freedom Party in Nikki Beach, Miami.

See Blasterjaxx tour dates

Seb Fontaine

Seb Fontaine appearing at this event

Resident DJ at Cream in Liverpool and on Radio 1 playing cutting edge dance and chunky, pounding, tech house and trance. He is one of the most recognized DJs on the international club scene.

See 4 tour dates featuring Seb Fontaine

Jemmy

Jemmy appearing at this event

#With a Cream residency and music signed to some of the finest labels dance music has to offer, including industry giants Renaissance and Global Underground, Jemmy is making a big impact on the world of electronic music right now. His success is based on a combination of hard work, musical integrity, and powerful creative vision.

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Andy Mac

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Ed Mackie

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Kutski

Kutski appearing at this event

Radio 1 DJ who has become one of their fastest rising stars ever since he was asked to stand in for Dave Pearce. A unique mix of electro-trance and big beat tunes.

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Yomanda

DJ with Hi-Gate, Synths & Strings and Sunshine.

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Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano

Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano appearing at this event

Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano are two names that will excite any electronic music fan. With an eye for the audience, and an ear for each other, their instant interaction and chemistry inevitably creates some of the most energetic performances you are ever likely to see. Since bursting onto the scene in 2008 with their first release 'PINA', the highly dynamic duo have leapt from strength to strength, now regularly featuring at festivals such as Ultra Music Festival, Sensation White, South West Four, and more recently the BPM Festival.

See 2 tour dates featuring Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano

Sven Vath

Sven Vath appearing at this event

German trance and techno DJ and a genuine lord of the underground dance scene. As well as producing literally hundreds of records through the now sadly defunct Harthouse and Eye Q labels, being best known for such superb tracks as 'The Mission', Barbarella' and 'Accident in Paradise', Vath has also won a huge following as a DJ with his legendary thumping sound and lunatic antics. A key figure in electronic music history, Sven has been hugely influential in the progression of house and techno music with nearly 30 years behind the decks.

See 5 tour dates featuring Sven Vath

Daresbury Estate

  • Halton
  • WA7 2AN